Articles by Nicole Rubin

12/07/16 9:08pm
Joseph Lewis had been a Penn Police officer for close to six years before his sergeant told him to shave or go home, according to his legal complaint.
11/30/16 11:35pm
See what crimes occurred in the Penn Patrol Zone between Nov. 11 and Nov. 22. 
11/29/16 1:20am
Ethnic intimidation, which is another legal term for hate crimes, is an overt action coupled with targeting an individual of a group which falls under the statue.
11/23/16 3:13pm
Thanksgiving is always a time where charged political conversation can send divisions down sides of the table.
11/21/16 2:27am
Three College sophomores, Emily Lurie, Raquel Szomstein, and Elena Prieto, sent out a survey on Tuesday afternoon introducing students to their proposal for a new Pass/Fail system. 
11/16/16 1:20am
The officer, Joseph Lewis, claimed he was fired because he maintained facial hair, which is reportedly against University policy. His skin condition, primarily affects black men and stems from an issue with ingrown hairs that create bumps every time he shaves, Billy Penn reported. 
11/15/16 2:18am
The rise of 1968 Wharton graduate Donald Trump came as a shock to many, but even more shocking was his win in the general election.
11/14/16 1:56am
Wharton professor J. Scott Armstrong and political science professor Marc Meredith spoke to The Daily Pennsylvanian this week about the failure of polling. 
11/09/16 10:41pm
See what crimes occurred in the Penn Patrol Zone between Oct. 29 and Nov. 3. 
11/08/16 2:53am
Chuck Todd told The Daily Pennsylvanian that the 2016 race is a "man-made political disaster."
11/03/16 8:52pm
It’s the eternal question — discussed during those testy Thanksgiving dinners and on long car rides — how to engage your parents when they are voting for a different political candidate.
11/02/16 11:51pm
To Linda Lucker-Leibowitz, an expert in the Graduate School of Education in studying childhood bullies, Republican nominee Donald Trump has proven to be a perfect test case.
10/26/16 10:47pm
See all the crimes committed in the Penn Patrol Zone between Oct. 14 and Oct. 20. 
10/26/16 10:27pm

Armed robbery at T-Mobile store on 34th and Chestnut streets prompts UPennAlert

An armed robbery occurred at 6:38 p.m. on Wednesday at 3441 Chestnut St., prompting a UPennAlert.  At that time, a robbery was reported in progress at the T-Mobile store, according to the Division of Public Safety. The suspect entered the store, indicated he had a gun and told the store clerk to open the cash register.
10/25/16 12:35am
You might think that with the increase of drunken people on the streets with dark costumes, Halloween weekend would lead to an increase in crime — but you’d be wrong.
10/24/16 1:26am
If McMullin were to win Utah, it would be the first time the state has elected a non-Republican presidential candidate since 1964.
10/19/16 9:55pm
"Like most Americans, and perhaps even most Republicans, I wouldn’t feel comfortable being in the same neighborhood as this guy," said Donald Morrison, a 1968 College graduate, of Donald Trump. 
10/12/16 10:29pm
See what crimes occurred in the Penn Patrol Zone between Sept. 30 and Oct. 6.
10/10/16 1:40am
“When someone participates in private conversations where they talk about groping women, they are normalizing the idea that women are sexual objects” College junior Amanda Silberling said.
10/09/16 3:52pm
A federal judge has ruled in favor of Penn in a recent lawsuit against a neuroscientist who died after exposure to radiation while researching at the University. The plaintiffs plan to appeal the result. 
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02/25/16 2:29am

Justice Antonin Scalia's death sends Congress into an election season frenzy

Barely hours after Justice Antonin Scalia's death was announced on Saturday, Feb. 13, social media exploded with arguments over who has the right to nominate his replacement.
02/17/16 2:35pm

Bernie Sanders' N.H. win is a milestone for Jewish community

College junior Katie Hartman, the president of Penn Hillel, applauded his win as an "exciting thing for Jewish Americans."
02/01/16 5:04pm

Tweets and GIFs: A gateway to political discourse

For any political observer, Donald Trump’s sound bites have become as familiar as his rising poll numbers: build a wall, make America great again, our politicians are stupid. With the advent of tweets, GIFs and memes, it’s become even easier to qualify political information into granular bits.
02/01/16 5:03pm

Penn fellow weighs in on the meaning of terrorism

The word “terrorism” is often tied to various crimes — but the recent shooting of a Philadelphia police officer has sparked disagreement over the usage of the word. The debate over what counts as terrorism comes after Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio spoke out against Mayor Kenney’s denial of terroristic action as the cause of the Philadelphia shooting. Expert Piotr Szpunar, George Gerbner Postdoctoral Fellow at the Annenberg School for Communication, said that the word can spark disagreement because of the openness of its definition.
02/01/16 4:39pm

Sunday morning at the church of Donald Trump

Inside the cramped walls of a middle-school gymnasium, supporters of all different sorts came together to hear the gospel of 1968 Wharton graduate and presidential candidate Donald Trump.
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