Articles by Pia Singh

11/13/20 12:15am
This lawsuit marks Trump’s most thorough attack against the certification of Pennsylvania’s election results.
11/10/20 11:37am
Penn Vice Provost of Global Initiatives Ezekiel Emanuel has been named to President-elect Joe Biden's Transition COVID-19 Advisory Board, a 13-member team of leading public health experts who will guide the nation’s pandemic response in a markedly different approach than the current administration.
11/09/20 12:24am
Despite the celebrations, many students believe the nation must continue fighting for progressive policies in efforts to undo the nation's divisions exacerbated under the current administration.
11/07/20 11:34am
Biden, a 77-year-old Scranton, Pa. native, will be the third president with close ties to Penn, following Donald Trump and William Henry Harrison.
11/06/20 1:30am
As of 9 a.m. on Friday morning, Biden led Trump by over 5,000 votes with 95% of Pennsylvania's vote reported as scores of Philadelphia absentee and mail-in ballots were finally counted. 
11/06/20 12:49am
During the Walter Wallace Jr. protests earlier this week, Philadelphia police officers bashed in the windows of an SUV and beat the female driver and another passenger, and shortly appeared to remove a toddler from the car. An investigation has since been opened into the incident, and reasons for the violence remain unclear.
11/04/20 12:18am
Of the 689 ballots cast at Houston Hall, ARCH, and Walnut Street West Library on Tuesday, 83% were cast for former Vice President Joe Biden.
11/03/20 8:24am
The three voting sites nearest to Penn's campus — Houston Hall, ARCH, and Walnut Street West Library — have reported no lines since around 8 a.m. Tuesday morning.
10/31/20 3:22pm
At least 500 protesters, including Penn students, gathered at the corner of Locust and 61st streets on Saturday evening to protest the Philadelphia police killing of Walter Wallace Jr. 
10/28/20 1:32am
Penn students participated in protests, including a Tuesday night march from Malcolm X Park in West Philadelphia through Penn's campus to Clark Park, to demand justice for Wallace Jr., calling to defund the Philadelphia Police Department and have the officers who killed Wallace Jr. arrested and charged. 
10/26/20 10:57pm
Your vote is a key part of the county's democracy. It can help shape policy and government to reflect America’s diverse population.
10/23/20 12:09am
Penn professor Rogers Smith and former presidents of the American Political Science Association argued in a recent op-ed that media networks will not be able to call the 2020 election fairly. But Penn's elections experts who work in the NBC News Decision Desk disagree, calling APSA's claim entirely misinformed.
10/21/20 10:32pm
The former president ended the day with a ticketed “drive-in rally” outside Citizens Bank Park in South Philadelphia, during which he particularly urged Black men, progressives, and other voters to participate in the election in efforts to oust Trump.
10/20/20 11:32pm
Penn cites state regulations for why it cannot change the Academic Calendar without explaining other unforeseen days — such as snow days, and a day off for the 2018 Eagles parade — the University has given off in the past.
10/15/20 12:11am
The Faculty Senate — which serve as the representative voice for full-time teaching faculty — announced on Oct. 6 a resolution that all Penn faculty members should accommodate students who wish to engage in “election-related activities” on Election Day. 
10/08/20 1:07am
While Gym believes Penn has made great contributions to Philadelphia, she thinks the University has an unfinished role in uplifting one of the poorest cities in the country.
10/01/20 2:02am
Several students and professors stressed their frustration with candidates’ inability to achieve productive discussion, and cited Trump’s refusal to condemn white supremacy as one of the night's most shocking sentiments.
09/29/20 3:57am
The Black Lives Matter movement inspires numerous comparisons to the civil rights movement of the 1960s. But some Penn alumni — who have marched on its bloodiest streets and decades later, remain committed to seeking justice — are not convinced there can necessarily be a direct comparison. 
09/22/20 1:43am
Penn students from the West Coast  — many of whom remain at home due to the coronavirus pandemic — began the fall semester from areas with the most dangerous air quality on Earth right now. 
09/17/20 10:53pm
After spending the morning with Latinx elected officials and community leaders during a closed-door roundtable discussion in Kensington, Harris made a surprise visit to the Philadelphia Democratic City Committee headquarters.
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