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Politics

09/16/18 8:12pm
Penn Law graduate Mary Gay Scanlon won the Democratic primary election this May for Pennsylvania's 5th Congressional District.
09/13/18 9:32pm
Annenberg professor Barbie Zelizer said increased threats to journalism in the U.S. and abroad compelled her to establish the Center for Media at Risk in April.
09/13/18 9:27pm
The annual event, titled 'Careers in Journalism and New Media,' featured Ashley Parker, Jessica Goodman, and Jill Castellano, all of whom currently work in journalism.
09/09/18 7:59pm
Penn Democrats are kicking off midterm season by traveling an hour out of Philadelphia to Allentown, Pa. They hope to help elect Democrat Susan Wild to replace former republican representative Patrick Meehan. 
09/05/18 10:25pm
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.
09/04/18 11:40pm
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.
09/03/18 10:37pm
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 7:17pm
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 3:40pm
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 12:16am
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 12:32am
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 3:44pm
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 6:21pm
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.
04/25/18 9:39pm
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 4:46pm
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 2:04pm
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 3:21pm
“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 5:53pm
"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."
04/19/18 11:43pm
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 3:32pm
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.