Articles by Celia Kreth

04/05/21 3:12am
Biden recently ordered an expansive review of existing Title IX regulations on sex and gender discrimination and violence in schools, prompting members of Penn’s anti-violence groups to call for further support for sexual assault survivors at the University. 
03/22/21 1:31am
1997 Wharton graduate Jessica Haller, who grew up in the Bronx, is running as a Democrat to represent the 11th District in the New York City Council in a special election held on March 23.
03/12/21 12:46am
PLTV, a nonpartisan group, is gearing up to get Penn students to run for three of the five positions that are responsible for running local polling places: two inspectors and one judge of election. 
02/13/21 5:00pm
The Senate voted to acquit Trump in his second impeachment trial on — falling short of the two-thirds majority needed for conviction.
02/11/21 2:28am
Four of Penn's political groups detail how they are gearing up for a hybrid approach to event-hosting and community building this semester.
01/28/21 1:32am
Students and professors expressed a sense of optimism towards the Biden-Harris administration as they look forward to the reversal of several Trump-era policies.
01/20/21 12:20am
A new slate of Penn affiliates will serve in leadership roles within the Biden-Harris administration, ranging from the Office of Political Strategy and Outreach to Biden's White House COVID-19 Response Team.
12/30/20 9:28pm
Three Penn graduates were appointed to Biden's White House staff this week, completing the Biden-Harris transition team's endeavor to appoint 100 diverse staffers by the end of 2020. 
12/09/20 11:37pm
The history-making presidential election saw an intense battle between former Penn professor Joe Biden and 1968 Wharton graduate and Republican incumbent Donald Trump, with Pennsylvania flipping blue to propel Biden to the White House. 
11/05/20 2:08am
They span across six states and the majority are running for seats in the United States House of Representatives. Nine are incumbents, while seven are running for the first time. 
10/26/20 10:59pm
Around Philadelphia, Penn students have expressed so much interest in working at the polls that the commonwealth has had to turn some volunteers away.
10/16/20 12:06am
Biden is currently on an unpaid leave of absence from the University, but remains the Benjamin Franklin Presidential Practice Professor, and has established the Penn Biden Center for Diplomacy and Global Engagement. 
10/13/20 11:23pm
Although Trump is concerned about election integrity in Philadelphia, Penn students are not. Instead, student leaders  are pointing the finger at the 1968 Wharton graduate himself.
09/24/20 12:42am
While absentee ballots require the voter to list a reason they cannot vote in person– like traveling out of state during the election, or having an illness or physical disability – anyone can apply for and receive a mail-in ballot.
09/16/20 1:32am
Outside the venue, at least 200 people gathered for an anti-Trump demonstration organized by Refuse Fascism Philly and the Penn Community for Justice. 
09/15/20 12:18am
The event was held over Zoom Monday night, and is part of Penn Dems' effort this semester to encourage as many people as possible to vote.
09/10/20 11:49pm
Though upperclassmen with residences in Philadelphia remain eligible to vote, most first years did not live on campus, preventing them from establishing a residence and registering to vote in the state.
09/03/20 11:26pm
Penn Democrats have seen over 150 sign-ups after posting about it in the Class of 2024 Facebook group, along with many new Facebook likes and follows on their social media pages.
07/30/20 12:03am
The "COVID-19 Return to Campus Guide for Penn Faculty and Staff," released in mid-July, was developed by a 20-member committee comprised of faculty and staff from various University departments.
07/22/20 10:29pm
David Fox, director of NSO and the Penn Reading Project, said Convocation may be run in a similar form to the Class of 2020's virtual commencement this spring. NSO will be held primarily through Thrive at Penn modules on Canvas.
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