Student leaders say that outside specific groups supporting the candidated, the election is much less pervasive on campus than the 2008 primary, when students widely volunteered for Obama or Clinton and attended political events around the city.
Along with passing a massive overhaul of the nation’s healthcare system, the U.S. House of Representatives voted 220-211 in favor of a revised student financial aid bill on Sunday.
The demonstrators fought to regain the attention of Congress and remind the White House of its promises to overhaul the immigration system.
A breakdown of who gets counted in the U.S. Census and how to ensure you are counted correctly in the 2010 Census.
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.