On April 1, Aramark and the Coalition of Immokalee Workers released a joint statement proclaiming an agreement that outlines better wages and improved working conditions for Florida tomato field workers.
Although Penn’s Washington Semester Program has been offered every semester since 1994, the political climate in the nation’s capital may affect students’ motivations for enrolling in the program.
Despite the huge amount of media and legislative drama surrounding health care reform, most Penn students know little about the specifics of the bill that the president signed this week.
Though the group has connections to United Nations officials and Supreme Court justices, few outside of the Law School know about Penn’s Federalist Society.
As the first Iraq War veteran to serve in Congress, Murphy explained that he is leading the charge for repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell this year, a policy that he views not as a “peripheral issue” but central to U.S. national security.
With the new health care legislation passed and signed into law, the direction Penn School of Medicine students choose to take may change over the coming years.
Student leaders say that outside specific groups supporting the candidated, the election is much less pervasive on campus than the 2008 primary, when students widely volunteered for Obama or Clinton and attended political events around the city.
Along with passing a massive overhaul of the nation’s healthcare system, the U.S. House of Representatives voted 220-211 in favor of a revised student financial aid bill on Sunday.
The demonstrators fought to regain the attention of Congress and remind the White House of its promises to overhaul the immigration system.
A breakdown of who gets counted in the U.S. Census and how to ensure you are counted correctly in the 2010 Census.
Most Penn students would probably have trouble remembering a time before political campaigns asked for monetary donations in addition to support. Many, however, prefer to back their candidates in other ways.
Penn students expressed various reactions to the legislation, intended to provide healthcare coverage to 32 million more Americans.
The Penn Democrats, along with Penn for Sestak and Penn for Specter, will be working hard to get out the vote before the semester comes to an end, according to Penn Dems President and College sophomore Emma Ellman-Golan.
Lanny Breuer, the Assistant Attorney General of the Criminal Division of the Department of Justice, joined a panel of campus leaders to discuss violence against women.
According to Penn Dems President and College sophomore Emma Ellman-Golan, the Shabbat Unity Dinner with the College Republicans is just one of the activities during which the two groups come together to emphasize bipartisanship.
Last week, President Barack Obama named Penn alumnus Andy Stern as one of the individuals serving on his fiscal commission.
As part of the act, individuals under 21 years of age seeking to open a credit card account need a cosigner or the ability to prove sufficient assets for repayment.
The 2008 election may be over, but the members of Penn’s Students for Sestak group have found a new kind of change they can believe in.
Proposed law would allow grocery stores and convenience stores to sell beer but not without concessions.
Penn for Specter says the senator’s switch from the Republican to Democratic party last April is a mark of courage, not cowardice.