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Politics

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.
11/02/23 1:54am
Penn is arguing that graduate students are "not employees" in response to their recent decision to unionize.
11/02/23 1:23am
Faculty members also offered support to the University community and called for “respectful and civil discourse" while refusing to allow hateful rhetoric.
11/01/23 11:34am
The plan comes after several high-profile donors have criticized the administration for their response to the Palestine Writes Literature Festival and the ongoing violence between Hamas and Israel.
11/01/23 1:58am
Penn's Office of Audit, Compliance, and Privacy website provides information regarding online harassment and how community members can receive support. 
10/31/23 9:15pm
The Department of Justice and the Department of Homeland Security will join forces with campus law enforcement to monitor and address hate-related threats and offer federal support to educational institutions.
10/31/23 12:27am
Around 20 Penn community members — including representatives from Penn’s Young Democratic Socialists of America, Students for the Preservation of Chinatown, and the Coalition to Save the University City Townhome — attended the conference and gave speeches about the legal action