Articles by Mitchell Chan
On election night, 'build the wall' chant reverberates at SmokesWhile much of Penn's campus watched Donald Trump's Election Day victory with shock and concern, the news put a group nearby in a celebratory mood.
Here is every time Donald Trump tweeted about Penn or WhartonTrump has mentioned both Penn and Wharton on Twitter over a dozen times.
12 'firsts' Donald Trump would accomplish if he winsThroughout this roller-coaster of an election, Republican nominee Donald Trump has emphasized how different he is from his opponent. The Daily Pennsylvanian decided to investigate.
Trump and Clinton on the issues: a comparisonThe Daily Pennsylvanian has compared Clinton and Trump’s policy platforms on several key issues that most affect Penn students.
Jon Huntsman Jr. calls on Donald Trump to drop out of raceThe man whose name adorns one of Penn's most prominent buildings is none too pleased with Donald Trump's recent remarks about women.
President of Mongolia reflects on leading democratic protests at Perry World HousePresident Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj of Mongolia gave a public lecture at Penn on Friday as part of a day-long visit to Philadelphia.
Donald Trump breaks silence on student debtThis was the first time that the Trump campaign, known for noncommittal policy positions, publicly addressed the issue in detail.
Trump formally accepts GOP nominationTrump has formally become the Republican presidential nominee despite having no prior political experience.
Donald Trump becomes first Penn grad to win Presidential nominationThe votes that put Trump over the threshold came from Trump’s native New York, whose delegation cast 89 votes for Trump.
Tiffany Trump speaks at the RNCDonald Trump’s daughter Tiffany made a rare public appearance at the Republican National Convention Tuesday night, just hours after her father won the party’s nomination for president.
Possibility emerges for appeal of Fattah's convictionThere may be some hope left for former congressman and 1986 Fels Institute of Government graduate Chaka Fattah, who was convicted last month of 23 charges including bribery, racketeering and fraud.
Trump reacts to FBI's Clinton investigationPresumptive Republican presidential nominee and 1968 Wharton graduate Donald Trump issued a harsh assessment of the FBI after the agency recommended against criminally charging Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton for using a private email server as U.S. Secretary of State.
Grace Kelly's Philadelphia home goes on the marketWhen Philadelphia-born Grace Kelly married the Sovereign Prince of Monaco in 1956, it was a crowning moment for a family whose legacy had been intertwined with Penn before she had even been born.
DNC announces journalism program for local youth25 Philadelphia schoolchildren will be among the thousands of journalists expected to cover the Democratic National Convention (DNC) this July.
Penn's 'vegan Bernie Madoff' arrested for embezzling millions from own businessThe fugitive vegan, who disappeared after embezzling millions from her own business, was caught after months on the run when her accomplice ordered a cheese pizza.
Philadelphia mayor bans city employees from travelling to anti-LGBT statesPhiladelphia mayor Jim Kenney said city employees would be banned from traveling to states with anti-LGBT laws on official business.
Amazon@Penn opens first shipping center among Ivy LeagueThe new shipping center, which occupies half of the ground floor of 1920s Commons, officially opened its doors to the public last Wednesday.
Penn protects prof. after death threatsControversial Religious Studies professor Anthea Butler has frequently said her status as a tenured professor protects her from sanction or censure. But it really may be the Penn Police that are protecting her from backlash.
Penn Law holds lecture on Paris climate change agreementA New York University environmental ethicist gave a well-attended lecture about the 2015 Paris Agreement on global greenhouse gas emissions.
Former Phila. Mayor Nutter will teach from experience at ColumbiaAfter spending eight years running America’s fifth-largest city, Michael Nutter is now teaching students how he did it.
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Donald Trump calls for "complete" ban of Muslims entering U.S.Presidential candidate and 1968 Wharton graduate Donald Trump called on Monday for a complete ban on Muslims entering the United States. His remarks came just hours after new poll numbers showed Trump being overtaken by fellow candidate Sen. Ted Cruz.
Penn for Trump dumps TrumpAfter months of presidential candidate and 1968 Wharton graduateDonald Trump’s inflammatory insults, Penn for Trump has finally had enough. The organization dissolved last month after founder and Wharton freshman Patrick Lobo decided to no longer support Trump as a presidential candidate.