His outspoken positions in favor of LGBT equality and marijuana decriminalization have made him some early allies in the race.
In 2014, only one University-affiliated person was arrested for a crime involving any type of unspecified narcotic.
According to the 2014 campaign finance report released on Monday, several Penn administrators have donated to Democratic candidates seeking election in the city primary this spring.
On Saturday, the Philadelphia’s mayor’s race will formally welcome its newest candidate.
With an empty seat on City Council,, at least one new at-large Council member will have to be elected this year.
A new bill proposed by Representative Kevin Schreiber of York County will attempt to push same-day voter registration through the Pennsylvania state legislature.
SAM SHERMAN is a College junior from Marblehead, Mass. His email is firstname.lastname@example.org.
Messages included phrases like “do it for the kids” and “It’s in Penn’s Capacity."
The longtime councilman’s resignation marks the last step before Kenney officially enters the 2015 mayoral race.
State Senator Anthony Hardy Williams’s support for charter schools has made him some unusual allies.
Philadelphia's public schools face an $81 million budget deficit.
Pennsylvania is part of a minority of states that does not have a minimum wage over the federal standard.
Trujillo’s exit comes as a surprise to observers who saw the political outsider as a wild-card candidate.
College senior and community college transfer Emanuel Martinez weighs in on the new proposal.
Obama proposed free community college, increased cybersecurity and bipartisanship.
Roughly 7,000 people, including students from Penn, marched through Philadelphia yesterday as a part of #ReclaimMLK Day
Pedro Rivera is a Philadelphia native and former teacher and principal in the School District of Philadelphia.
The Supreme Court will hear an appeal to the 6th circuit’s decision to uphold gay marriage bans.
Philadelphia will face a range of pressing issues in 2015, and a new mayor will be at the forefront of it all.
Of the legion of Penn benefactors and gift givers, no two may be more infamous than David and Charles Koch.
The famous industrialist siblings contributed more than $12.7 million to 163 colleges and universities in 2012.