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Politics

10/19/23 2:31am
Around 200 pro-Palestine supporters gathered together in front of Van Pelt-Dietrich Library for a walkout and vigil, and 50 pro-Israel supporters stood silently against the backdrop of the Benjamin Franklin statue. 
10/17/23 12:24am
The event, called “Israel and Hamas at War,” took place at 12 p.m. at Perry World House and brought together three experts on the region. 
10/17/23 12:22am
In January, the Department of Justice began reviewing classified documents that were found at Penn’s Biden Center for Diplomacy and Global Engagement, a University think tank based in Washington, D.C.
10/15/23 9:58pm
The Office of the Provost forwarded a webpage to graduate students via email on Wednesday detailing the potential implications of unionization for student workers at Penn.
10/15/23 1:55pm
The end to the Huntsman Foundation's donations could represent a significant blow to the University's funding amid a growing backlash from Penn trustees and alumni.
10/15/23 12:46pm
In her second statement since the Hamas attack on Israel, Magill referred to the Hamas violence as a terrorist assault, a change from her initial statement. 
10/10/23 11:32pm
A crowd of nearly 200 people joined together at the LOVE Statue on Tuesday at noon.
10/10/23 2:44pm
Penn Global has deferred all University-affiliated travel to Israel and Palestine "until further notice" and plans to remain in contact with all Penn students who are currently studying or visiting the region.
10/09/23 12:01am
Previously, RAs and GRAs overwhelmingly chose to unionize in a 142-22 vote, representing an approximate 75% turnout from the University’s nearly 220 RA. 
10/09/23 12:00am
McCaffery spoke about the unique power of the state Supreme Court to make decisions that affect Pennsylvanians.
10/08/23 11:59pm
Last week, organizers entered College Hall and delivered a letter with nearly 500 signatures directed to President Liz Magill and Provost John Jackson.
10/05/23 10:02pm
FFP members set up a table on Locust Walk to hand out pamphlets with the names of the 21 lobbyists employed by the University and highlight the new finding from the F minus report.
10/05/23 10:00pm
Smerconish is the host of Smerconish on CNN and the host of his daily radio show on SiriusXM. 
10/05/23 12:07am
The topics of conversation at the discussion ranged from the University City townhomes to Penn’s community engagement and gentrification of West Philadelphia.  
10/04/23 3:32pm
The letter, addressed to President Liz Magill and Provost John Jackson, said that GET-UP intends to file a petition with the NLRB if the University does not voluntarily recognize the union by Oct. 6.
10/02/23 11:12pm
The 24 incoming visitors are experts in fields spanning climate, finance, journalism, and architecture. 
10/01/23 8:02pm
Penn Law professor Osagie Imasogie has been named an inaugural member of the President’s Advisory Council on African Diaspora Engagement in the United States.
09/28/23 9:40pm
Voting took place over two days, from Sept. 27 to 28, in the Golkin Room on the second floor of Houston Hall.
09/27/23 12:00am
A simple majority of votes in favor of unionizing will allow the vote to pass and continue a trend among peer universities.
09/25/23 9:15pm
Penn placed second to last for the second year in a row.