Articles by Tori Sousa

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.
07/27/20 1:34am
This year, Democrats need a net gain of four senate seats and nine state house seats to control both chambers of Congress. 
07/20/20 12:50am
The new additions include former Wharton Dean Geoffrey Garrett and Melissa C. Thomas-Hunt as the Institute's newest Senior Global Fellows and professor Julia Lynch as a new co-director. 
07/17/20 1:06am
Between the November 2019 election and this year's June 2 primary the list of eligible voter grew by only 0.8% even after the delayed primary gave residents an additional month to register.
07/15/20 12:39am
Penn Leads the Vote expects its events to be solely virtual, while Penn Democrats, Penn College Republicans, Penn Justice Democrats, and Penn for Biden will try to hold smaller in-person events. 
07/09/20 5:26pm
1997 College graduate and two-term New Jersey Representative Josh Gottheimer will be the Democratic nominee in New Jersey's fifth district, after 2005 Perelman School of Medicine graduate and Glen Rock councilwoman Arati Kreibich conceded the race on Wednesday. 
07/06/20 1:29am
People are calling for the firing of Annenberg professor Carlin Romano and his removal from NBCC's board following his feedback on the organization's statement about Black Lives Matter.
07/03/20 1:12am
Penn also spends money on cash grants to University City and the School District of Philadelphia, according to the University's most recent Form 990 from the 2018 fiscal year.
06/26/20 1:04am
Arati Kreibich, 2005 Perelman School of Medicine graduate and Glen Rock councilmember, is challenging 1997 College graduate and New Jersey Representative Josh Gottheimer in New Jersey’s upcoming fifth district Democratic primary. 
06/23/20 12:05am
The summer cohort includes over 90 students from a variety of degree-seeking programs, such as Wharton MBA, Penn Dental, and Penn Veterinary Medicine students, who are pursuing joint degrees. 
06/22/20 1:12am
Six and a half percent fewer Democrats and 29% fewer Republicans voted in the 2020 Pennsylvania primary than in the 2016 Pennsylvania primary.
06/19/20 1:33am
The newly-formed YDSA chapter aims to engage members of the Penn community in activism for Democratic Socialist policies, such as providing universal single-payer healthcare, canceling nationwide student debt, and providing tuition-free undergraduate public education.
06/15/20 3:35am
PLTV, the Office of Government and Community Affairs, and the Netter Center for Community Partnerships released Penn’s official 2020-21 voter engagement action plan on June 1. 
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