Wearing a purple skinny tie and a pair of Ray-Ban Wayfarers, Lizza seemed more a contributor to GQ than a Washington correspondent for The New Yorker. However, his lunch discussion at the Kelly Writers House yesterday was all politics, as he spoke about his career as a political journalist.
As the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court prepares to hear another challenge to the state’s voter ID requirement, a new study reveals that across the country, voter ID laws disproportionately affected young minority voters in the 2012 elections.
On Tuesday and Wednesday, the United States Supreme Court heard oral arguments from the cases Hollingsworth v. Perry and United States v. Windsor, both of which deal with the issue of gay marriage.
On Monday morning, dining hall workers and Student Labor Action Project members delivered a concerted activity letter to the Penn Business Services office to notify Penn of the employees’ organizing efforts.
In the 102 days since the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School, over 3,000 people in the United State have been killed by guns — and Penn Democrats have had enough.
Just one year away from its full implementation in 2014, the Affordable Care Act continues to raise concerns as many consider the effects it may have on national full-time employment.
A group known as Americans for Free Speech marched to protest the removal of Gujarat chief state minister Narendra Modi from the Wharton India Economic Forum Saturday afternoon.
Thursday night, the Pennsylvania House of Representatives passed a bill that calls for liquor sales to gradually be removed from the state’s hands.
Last night, about 30 students and faculty shared in a discussion with Chinese history professor Arthur Waldron and associate professor of Japanese history Frederick Dickinson on cooperation and conflict between China and Japan in the 21st century.
On March 14, council member Blondell Reynolds Brown introduced legislation to compel contractors applying to work with the city of Philadelphia to disclose the number of female executives in their company.
An on-campus information session for the Boston Consulting Group was canceled at the last minute today against the backdrop of a planned student protest.
On Tuesday, Sen. Lloyd Smucker (R-Lancaster) introduced the Pennsylvania Dream Act. The bill would place undocumented students and citizens on a more level playing field.
College Republican’s partnership with Penn Democrats and the Lambda Alliance last month to host a marriage equality event at the Love Statue on campus kicked off its recent support for same-sex marriage rights”
Last night in Fisher-Bennett Hall, however, the debate concerning Narendra Modi and the disinvitation continued with a screening of “Final Solution,” a documentary about the Hindu-Muslim riots in India.
Mayor Michael Nutter signed an executive order earlier this month establishing the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant and Multi-Cultural Affairs. The new office will be tasked with “improving access to city services, engaging community-based organizations, developing economic resources and assisting with educational opportunities,”
Nutter presented his budget, which included details on the city’s property tax overhaul, the Actual Value Initiative.
Property values in University City are on the rise, which means higher rents for students and higher taxes for homeowners.
If a State of the Union proposal becomes law, low-wage workers may see income increases, and Penn work-study students may feel their wallets fatten in the coming months.
The rhetoric is heating up in 1993 Fels Institute of Government graduate Brett Mandel’s bid to unseat Alan Butkovitz as Philadelphia City Controller. The two Democrats also battled for the same position in the 2009 Philadelphia municipal election, where Butkovitz prevailed over Mandel in the Democratic primary.
While hundreds of Penn students made their way down to Washington for Monday’s inauguration, few had as active of a role in getting Obama re-elected as College senior Graham White.