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.
When Chris Hedges was uninvited to the IAA's peace conference, he wrote a subsequent denunciation of the student group. But the conflict could potentially be explained by deficient communication.
Following President Barack Obama's announcement of resumed Cuba trade, Wharton will host the Cuba Opportunity Summit in New York City.
Other Ivies accommodated law students on a case-by-case basis
Recently, my fellow columnist Yessenia Gutierrez wrote about challenging the misguided notions about low-income students being “privileged” and “lucky” for not having to pay tuition.
With Philadelphia mayoral election gaining citywide momentum in anticipation for the Democratic primary on May 19, Penn students are at risk from being shut out of the process.
New senate committee chairmanships have Penn administrators fighting a previously lost battle: reinstating sequestration cuts.
Protesters marched through the city on Wednesday evening.
How much do we have to take away from our children until they receive the message that their lives don't matter? The quality of K-12 students’ education often depends on their zipcode. Money matters in education.
On Monday, 70 students laid in silence on the floor of Penn Law in solidarity with protestors around the country after the Ferguson, Mo. grand jury decision.
Although the Democratic primary — which is important in Philadelphia, where Democrats generally win the general election — remains six months away, candidates to replace Mayor Michael Nutter are already beginning to emerge.
In response to recent events — such as the shooting of Michael Brown by officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Mo. — the White House has created the Task Force on 21st Century Policing to research and examine how to effectively reduce crime while building public trust.
Sam Sherman is a College junior from Marblehead, Mass. His email address is email@example.com.
Leading up to and during this Thanksgiving break, many Penn students joined the national protest against a grand jury’s decision to not indict police officer Darren Wilson, a white man, for shooting Michael Brown, a black teenager.
Hannah Rosenfeld is a College sophomore from Tokyo. Her email address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
Even more indicative of the problems with the political process of the Penn Undergraduate Assembly was the widespread propagation of the idea that the UA is not the place for activist work.
The Democratic National Committee, also known as the DNC, announced on Monday that Philadelphia will be one of three finalists that could host the party's 2016 national convention.
Jose Antonio Vargas, one of the faces of the undocumented immigrant as well as a Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, will be SPEC's fall speaker this year.
Parents, students, policymakers and educators gathered at Philadelphia City Hall to address their concerns with district spending on non-mandatory and additional testing.