Penn students from all over the country have received Philadelphia jury duty summons as a result of registering to vote in Pennsylvania for the 2008 presidential election.
Pennsylvania’s Senate primary may not be until May 18, but Democratic candidate Joe Sestak isn’t wasting any time getting his message out to students.
One year ago today, Penn students packed into Houston Hall and huddled in the cold on the National Mall to watch Barack Obama’s inauguration as the 44th President of the United States.
Monday night, Penn Dems made the most of campaigning technology to support Democrat Martha Coakley in a special election to fill the late Massachusetts Senator Ted Kennedy’s seat. With 89 percent of ballots counted, Brown receieved 52 percent of the vote to Coakley’s 47 percent, according to CNN.
Last week Penn for Palestine held a memorial for the lives lost in the conflict with Israel in Gaza last winter, and reactions within the Penn community were mixed.
Professor Gail Shister took her class to The Daily Show in New York City on Tuesday as a part of her “Television Criticism” writing seminar.
College sophomore Emma Ellman-Golan and Wharton junior Liz Celata will take the helm of Penn Democrats, hoping to increase excitement among students for the upcoming gubernatorial and senatorial elections.
Peter Hart's Annenberg study, to be aired on C-SPAN, sought to elicit qualitative feedback on the new administration’s progress thus far.
Vice President Joe Biden spoke at the Committee of Seventy’s annual breakfast yesterday at the Park Hyatt at the Bellevue.
Nine months have passed since President Barack Obama signed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, but Philadelphia has spent less than $800,000 of its allotted stimulus money.
Army Chief of Staff Gen. George Casey reviewed the first Master Resilience Training class of 150 non-commissioned officers Monday.
It’s the economy, stupid.
Ted Sorensen, special counsel and principal speechwriter to former President John F. Kennedy, spoke Wednesday afternoon at the Penn Bookstore about his new book.
Last night, healthcare experts voiced their thoughts on the need for reform and the possible effects of changes to the system.
Last night, Israeli Defense Forces Brigadier General Effi Eitam offered the Penn community a “wake-up call.”
Melissa Harris-Lacewell, associate professor of Politics and African American Studies at Princeton University, discussed the roles that race and youth grassroots organizing played in the election in Claudia Cohen Hall last night.
The long lines of students waiting to vote on Election Day last year were nowhere to be seen during yesterday’s municipal election.
The highest-profile race in the election is the contest for district attorney between Democrat Seth Williams and Republican Michael Untermeyer.
A total of 13 Penn Dems members canvassed on Saturday for the reelection of New Jersey Gov. Jon Corzine and on Sunday for the election of Chris Asplen for Bucks County District Attorney.
In an effort to educate students, the Penn Democrats and College Republicans debated about healthcare reform and Afghanistan.