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Politics

04/02/18 11:16pm
Gutmann has remained largely silent since Trump took office, focusing on policy rather than the Penn alum and president himself.
04/01/18 6:26pm
PAGE and Penn Democrats hosted the “Know Your IX” panel discussion, which focused on Title IX of the 1972 Education Amendments Act and its lasting effect on the ways that universities handle sexual assault. 
03/29/18 8:00am
The incumbent in the third district is Rep. Dwight Evans (D-Philadephia), who is running against two newcomers: Democrat Kevin Johnson and Republican Bryan Leib.
03/28/18 7:26pm
This increase in Pennsylvania follows a nationwide trend of organic food sales, reported by a USA Today analysis of data from the Organic Trade Association.
03/25/18 11:33pm
Penn Medicine, Drexel University, and the University of the Sciences have all expressed interest in furthering medical marijuana research, according to NBC Philadelphia. 
03/25/18 10:14pm
The DP contacted 287 people for this story. Of the 59 people who responded, 50 said they expected Trump not to attend the reunion. Nine people said they expected Trump to attend.
03/25/18 7:21pm
Described as 'a racecar-driving lawyer from California,' Avenatti has become a central figure in Daniels' case against Trump and has made no effort to stay behind the scenes.
03/24/18 6:17pm
At Penn and across the country, educators are pushing back against proposals to arm teachers with weapons. 
03/24/18 5:57pm
Across the world, there were 800 marches planned for this one day. Along with two high school students, Penn College senior Jana Korn organized Philadelphia's march. 
03/23/18 11:46pm
Panelists included former White House Counsel Jim Schultz, Pennsylvania state Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick (R-08), Criminal Justice Task Force Director at the American Legislative Exchange Council Ronald Lampard, and GOP gubernatorial candidate and Sen. Scott Wagner (R-Pa.). 
03/23/18 10:41pm
College senior Jana Korn is one of the organizers behind Philadelphia's 'March For Our Lives,' happening on Mar. 24 and 9:30 a.m.  
03/21/18 10:00am
In support of the "#Enough" National School Walkout to Protest Gun Violence on March 14, students at Drexel, Temple, and Villanova staged walkouts of their own. Many of these students continue to engage in the movement.
03/21/18 8:00am
Penn's chapters of Common Party, TableTalk Global, and Bridge USA hosted the event, which took place in Houston Hall on March 20.
03/20/18 4:01pm
While this link was not found in relation to Clinton’s rallies, the researchers discovered that cities experienced 2.3 more assaults on days that they hosted Trump rallies. 
03/19/18 9:36pm
Yellen, who announced her resignation in November 2017, largely expressed fondness for her time in the role, but also noted a few detractions of working in such a high profile position – specifically the required 24/7 security detail. 
03/18/18 9:15pm
The Court upheld its decision Monday, March 19, after a failed second attempt by Republican lawmakers to overturn the decision that stated the previous district lines were influenced by gerrymandering.
03/18/18 7:42pm
Asa Khalif, the leader of Black Lives Matter in Pennsylvania said that if no action is taken against Wax by Mar. 23, he plans to disrupt classes and lead petitions across Penn's campus. 
03/18/18 1:58pm
The panel was called the "ReFormers Caucus" and was organized by Issue One and Penn Law School. Issue One is a nonpartisan, nonprofit advocacy group dedicated to political reform and government ethics. 
03/16/18 8:24pm
Ford served in the Obama Administration, where she assisted in leading the implementation of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, which aimed to save and create jobs.
03/16/18 3:00pm
This is not the first of Krasner's more progressive policy changes. With a background of a civil right's attorney, Krasner aligns himself with many of the causes furthered by former presidential candidate, Bernie Sanders.