At one of the last Democratic rallies this election season, Michelle Obama spoke to a crowd of 3,500 Penn students and community members about the stakes of tomorrow’s midterm election.
Protesters from Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions, a Philadelphia-based group which supports boycotts of the Israeli state, staged a flash mob Sunday at the Fresh Grocer at 40th and Walnut streets.
Monday and Tuesday, nonpartisan political groups will be expending their final efforts on making sure students get to the polls.
A glimpse at the National Mall on Saturday might suggest that people turned out to voice their opinions on issues ranging from marijuana to immigration, bears to pirates.
At Temple University on Saturday, the President delivered a short speech to a crowd of approximately 1,500 students and volunteers, imploring them to sign up to canvass before Election Day.
Michelle Obama will be headlining a Get Out the Vote rally at Wynn Commons on Monday night. Students and community members are allowed to start arriving at 5:30 p.m.
Students and local politicians gathered on a wet College Green Wednesday for the Get Out the LGBTQA Vote Rally, encouraging people to vote for allies of the LGBT community.
Students that have grown weary of an election season dominated by witchcraft ads and Nazi costumes had an opportunity to witness something different — a substantive debate on economic policy.
Elkanah Odembo, the Kenyan Ambassador to the United States, gave a public address Tuesday evening to discuss Kenya’s recent progress as well as its goals for the future.
With only eight days remaining until the 2010 midterm elections, Penn Democrats dedicated their time Saturday to the close election in Pennsylvania’s nearby eighth congressional district.
Members of the NRA Institute for Legislative Action critiqued arguments supporting gun control and encouraged students to support pro-gun candidates in the upcoming elections.
Enough students attended the Tuesday-evening event “Israel and Palestine: The Search for Solutions,” to fill up a lecture hall in Cohen Hall.
Political student groups registered 1,341 students to vote in the upcoming midterms. At just 180 short of the 1,521 student voters in 2006, the numbers suggest potential for high voter turnout.
In an effort to raise campus awareness of the Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors Act, which failed to pass last month, Chicano culture group MEChA held a teach-in Wednesday afternoon on College Green.
The host of 'The Colbert Report' — a satirical news show — is holding the 'March to Keep Fear Alive,' a rally taking place on October 30 at the National Mall in Washington, DC.
Former Pa. gubernatorial candidate Robert Mansfield spoke Wednesday night to Penn’s branch of the Tea Party about his political journey toward the conservative grassroots movement.
Now that registration for the Nov. 2 midterm elections is over, Penn’s political groups will shift gears to focus on voter turnout among both students and area residents.
With a Pennsylvania voter registration deadline of midnight tonight student political groups spent the weekend adding as many students as possible to the state’s voter rolls.
Volunteers from the Penn Democrats went door to door in Swarthmore, Pa., on Saturday on behalf of Bryan Lentz, the Democratic candidate in Pennsylvania’s seventh congressional district — a key area of Pennsylvania for statewide candidates.
Graduate student Dan Chinburg was once a full-time intern for the Democratic Committee in Montgomery County. Now he’s an active member of the Philadelphia Tea Party Patriots.