Articles by Tori Sousa

11/20/20 12:26am
Prior to the new guidelines, Smokes had been operating at 50% capacity, or a maximum of about sixty customers seated in the restaurant at a given time.
11/12/20 1:27am
If Democrats prevail in the two remaining Georgia Senate races, then the Senate will be split equally between the two parties, with Vice President Kamala Harris acting as tie-breaker.
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.
11/08/20 10:59pm
West sharply critiqued the Democratic Party, especially its failure to protect and uplift the working class, and cited frustration with having to vote for Biden, whom he labeled a "neoliberal disaster."
11/04/20 12:56am
The Daily Pennsylvanian spoke to leaders of some of Penn’s major political groups – Penn Democrats, College Republicans, Penn Leads the Vote, and Penn Justice Democrats – regarding how members of each group are preparing to watch election results trickle in.
10/28/20 9:03am
Penn Dems estimated that over half of the mail-in ballots of students who registered to vote with on-campus addresses, but requested their ballots to be sent elsewhere, were misdelivered by the city.
10/26/20 10:58pm
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10/18/20 11:10pm
Penn Dems hosts a convention each presidential election year for other collegiate Democratic clubs. The event continued this year virtually.
10/15/20 12:58am
The Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus concluded its National AAPI Bus Tour with the one-hour Zoom rally on Wednesday evening.
10/11/20 11:20pm
"Boys State" follows over a thousand 16-and-17-year-old boys who gather for an elaborate mock exercise in which they “build” their own state government, mirroring the intense party divisions and hyper-masculinity currently plaguing national politics.
10/02/20 12:49am
Student debaters explained why they feel that their respective candidates are best fit to lead the nation for the next four years, with particularly tense moments occurring when the speakers faced off about white supremacy. 
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.
09/20/20 11:32pm
The Poll Workers Project, a non-partisan organization founded by five Penn alumni, aims to address concerns about the potential impact of COVID-19 on voter disenfranchisement across the country.
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 10:51pm
Romano previously came under fire in July for disagreeing with part of the NBCC’s statement in support of Black Lives Matter. 
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.
08/08/20 12:49am
The move by Governor Tom Wolf endeavors to make the voting process safer, faster, and more accessible amid the pandemic. 
08/04/20 11:31pm
After the state's 20 electoral votes were decided by less than one percentage point in the last presidential election, both parties have since been pouring resources into Pennsylvania. But recent state polls place presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden ahead of 1968 Wharton graduate and president Donald Trump. 
08/04/20 8:01pm
The recently published study finds that personal political affiliation has more influence on social distancing than health-related concerns. It also dismisses the popularized notion that youth socialization is responsible for rising numbers of COVID-19 cases in America.
07/29/20 2:41am
Penn students were disappointed by the posts and said there is no place for anti-semitism in our society.
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