Most Penn students would probably have trouble remembering a time before political campaigns asked for monetary donations in addition to support. Many, however, prefer to back their candidates in other ways.
Penn students expressed various reactions to the legislation, intended to provide healthcare coverage to 32 million more Americans.
The Penn Democrats, along with Penn for Sestak and Penn for Specter, will be working hard to get out the vote before the semester comes to an end, according to Penn Dems President and College sophomore Emma Ellman-Golan.
Lanny Breuer, the Assistant Attorney General of the Criminal Division of the Department of Justice, joined a panel of campus leaders to discuss violence against women.
According to Penn Dems President and College sophomore Emma Ellman-Golan, the Shabbat Unity Dinner with the College Republicans is just one of the activities during which the two groups come together to emphasize bipartisanship.
Last week, President Barack Obama named Penn alumnus Andy Stern as one of the individuals serving on his fiscal commission.
As part of the act, individuals under 21 years of age seeking to open a credit card account need a cosigner or the ability to prove sufficient assets for repayment.
The 2008 election may be over, but the members of Penn’s Students for Sestak group have found a new kind of change they can believe in.
Proposed law would allow grocery stores and convenience stores to sell beer but not without concessions.
Penn for Specter says the senator’s switch from the Republican to Democratic party last April is a mark of courage, not cowardice.
Ahmed Rashid, best-selling author of Descent into Chaos: The United States and the Failure of Nation Building, gave the 2009-2010 Rena and Angelius Anspach Lecture, presented by the Christopher H. Browne Center for International Politics.
A federal credit policy that seeks to protect consumers from what President Barack Obama referred to as “deceptive, unfair tactics” practiced by credit card companies took effect Monday.
This weekend, members of the Penn College Republicans will be attending the Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington, D.C.
Confusion over where students are counted in the census has lead to miscounts in the past, but Penn students and staff are doing their part to make Penn’s count as seamless as possible.
Pennsylvania State Representative and Penn alumnus Mark Cohen thinks it’s time to raise the state’s minimum wage again — a measure that would affect many college students working minimum wage jobs.
On Saturday, the Pennsylvania Democratic State Committee voted to endorse incumbent Senator Arlen Specter over Congressman Joe Sestak in the 2010 U.S. Senate election.
Despite uncertainty surrounding healthcare legislation, administrators are optimistic the Penn Student Insurance Plan will continue to provide quality care to the 9,363 students it covers.
Monday morning at the Penn Law School, the Field Center — a group dedicated to making reforms in child welfare — held a discussion concerning what lies ahead in healthcare reform.
Despite the budget constraints that have eclipsed many of Nutter’s planned initiatives, Penn officials and political analysts say Nutter’s real accomplishment has been changing the tenor of university relationships, making City Hall much more accessible and open to College Hall.
Individuals have always been able to create their own advertisements — provided they had the money to do so. Corporations and unions were barred from doing this. In a 5-4 vote, the court ruled that these restrictions were in violation of corporations’ and unions’ First Amendment rights.