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Politics

11/28/23 1:01am
The statement published by PASS, PAO, and Penn MSA encouraged community members to report incidents where they feel unsafe on campus.
11/26/23 11:12pm
Penn argued that first- and second-year biomedical graduate students and educational fellowship recipients working on lab rotations should not be included in the body.
11/21/23 12:26am
The group has outlined three key demands towards top University representatives: ceasefire in Gaza now, the protection of freedom of speech at the University, and the institution of critical thought on Palestine.
11/20/23 1:32am
Christie spoke about antisemitism on college campuses and said Magill, in addition to the presidents of Harvard and Cornell universities, should be fired.
11/19/23 10:05pm
Over half of the Congress members who have publicly criticized Penn's response to Hamas' attack on Israel have received campaign support from withdrawn Penn donors and their affiliated companies.
11/17/23 3:27pm
The group will includes seven faculty representatives from multiple Penn schools, two student representatives, and six staff, alumni, and Trustee representatives.
11/16/23 10:06pm
The United States Department of Education is investigating five instances of antisemitism and two Islamophobia cases across seven schools.
11/16/23 2:02am
The letter expressed concern about the University's “failure to respond to the defamation and harassment” that pro-Palestinian faculty members have been experiencing.
11/16/23 12:12am
Around 50 attendees watched representatives from Penn College Republicans, Penn Democrats, Penn for Liberty, and the Penn Young Democratic Socialists of America debate a variety of topics.
11/15/23 3:15am
Penn Police Deputy Chief of Investigations Michael Morrin told the protestors that they would be arrested if they did not leave the building and gave them a 30-minute warning before arrests would begin. 
11/14/23 1:04am
Students told the DP that the vigil was organized to offer people a sense of community while mourning the deaths in Gaza.
11/13/23 8:21pm
The letter was also sent to schools including Yale, Harvard, Georgetown, Cornell, UC Berkeley, and Cooper Union.   
11/09/23 2:19pm
"These reprehensible messages are an assault on our values and cause pain and fear for our Jewish community," Penn President Liz Magill wrote.
11/09/23 1:04am
According to a press release, Makhija — who also has served as President of IMPACT, a national South Asian civic organization — is the first-ever Indian American and Asian American elected county commissioner.
11/08/23 1:08am
Parker, a former Philadelphia city councilmember and Pennsylvania state representative, faced Republican candidate David Oh and emerged as the winner with 74% of the vote.
11/07/23 8:15am
President Liz Magill has previously condemned the Hamas attack on Israel and antisemitism on campus in multiple statements to the Penn community.
11/07/23 12:02am
Philadelphia will choose its 100th Mayor, either Republican David Oh or Democrat Cherelle Parker.
11/07/23 12:00am
Penn Democrats, Penn College Republicans, and Penn Young Democratic Socialists of America shared their preparations, plans, and endorsements ahead of Election Day.
11/03/23 12:43am
While the drop in revenue is unlikely to affect the student experience in the short-term, experts said that the long-term financial and academic impacts are much less certain. 
11/02/23 2:29am
Many students who spoke with the DP felt that the action plan is a necessary step for the University to take, while some felt that the plan does not provide enough support to Palestinian or Jewish community members.