Politics

09/06/18 2:25am
The Justice Department supported the students Thursday, arguing that Harvard has failed to prove it does not unlawfully discriminate against Asian Americans in its admissions process.
09/05/18 3:40am
The officials from both Obama- and Trump-era administrations will engage in a closed-door conference on Sept. 24 and a public event, featuring panel discussions with other notable figures, the following day.
09/04/18 2:37am
Experts and campus anti-assault groups say these proposed rules could affect the way sexual misconduct is handled at universities such as Penn in significant ways, with the potential to make it more difficult for complainants to voice their concerns.
09/03/18 11:17pm
The Daily Pennsylvanian talked to Avenatti about his 'non-traditional' time at Penn and why the student vote is so vital in the upcoming election cycles.
08/30/18 7:40pm
Glioblastoma has a high fatality rate because the tumor works to transform cells into treatment-resistant bodies, so finding an effective treatment historically has proven difficult.
08/28/18 4:16am
At Penn, longtime psychology professor Robert Kurzban resigned in July after allegations of two separate romantic relationships with students were reported by The Daily Pennsylvanian.
06/07/18 4:32am
The abrupt White House announcement came after nearly the entire team said they intended to boycott the celebration that was scheduled to take place the next day. 
04/30/18 7:44pm
While Donald Trump may be Penn’s most famous current politician, come this November several more former Quakers may be making their mark on the American political landscape.
04/29/18 10:21pm
Obama will be the keynote speaker at Temple University's event, which is is expected to have approximately 8,000 high school students across Philadelphia in attendance.
04/26/18 1:39am
Harvard teaching and research assistants held the election on April 18 and April 19 to determine whether Harvard Graduate Students Union-United Auto Workers would become their official union. 
04/25/18 8:46pm
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court granted Mill bail, overturning the 2-4 year sentence he received for parole violations in November from Court Judge Grenece Brinkley. 
04/25/18 6:04pm
2006 College graduate Conor Lamb won a close special election in the mostly-Republican Pennsylvania 18th district and now is campaigning for reelection in PA’s newly defined 17th district.
04/24/18 7:21pm
“We are in the process of reviewing the bill with appropriate staff," University spokesperson Stephen MacCarthy wrote in an email to The Daily Pennsylvanian.
04/20/18 9:53pm
"We’re not viewing this as a partisan issue," Co-organizer and College freshman Simran Chand said. "It’s a human issue. People are dying on the streets. It’s not about who’s in office."
04/20/18 3:43am
Referring to Penn as 'Trump University,' the conservative speaker said one reason to vote for Trump was because 'it makes Democrats cry, and their salty, delicious, leftist tears give [him] joy.'
04/19/18 7:32pm
Thousands of Benjamin Franklin’s documents were made available by the Library of Congress for the first time in honor of his death on April 17, 1790.
04/19/18 7:15pm
The bill, named after Tim Piazza who died in a hazing-related incident at Penn State, received unanimous approval from the Pennsylvania Senate, and Governor Wolf has already expressed support for its intentions.
04/18/18 7:00pm
State official and Penn alum Robert Reed said while there is a national dialogue on mass shootings, gun violence is particularly prevalent in Phila., adding that since 2001, over 25,000 have been shot in Philadelphia alone.
04/18/18 6:42pm
Knowles recently published a best-selling book called 'Reasons to Vote for Democrats.' The book, which contained 266 blank pages, seems to suggest that there are in fact no reasons to vote for Democrats. 
04/18/18 5:47pm
In recent months, an online comment allegedly written by Connor Lamb, sworn into office April 12, when he was studying at Penn resurfaced, in which he described Israeli actions as “terrorism.”