How Your Senators Voted: Trump-Backed Tax Reform Passes in the Senate

By Dominic Gregorio The Senate worked late Friday night, remaining in its chamber until nearly two o’clock Saturday morning to hammer out the particulars of tax reform efforts backed by President Trump. You already know where University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann stands on tax reform. Here’s how Penn students’ representation in the U.S. Senate, … Continue reading How Your Senators Voted: Trump-Backed Tax Reform Passes in the Senate

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Why Gun Control is Not the Solution to Mass Shootings

By Connor Hart America has lost the ability to mourn. In the wake of the tragedy in Las Vegas on October 1st, there has been an outpouring of support and sympathy for the victims and their families. How do we know this? Numerous Twitter feeds, news articles, and conversations where our friends reference “what happened … Continue reading Why Gun Control is Not the Solution to Mass Shootings

The Fate of DACA Residents

By Bryce Daniels During his campaign, President Trump promised to end DACA, an executive order signed by President Barack Obama in June of 2012. DACA, or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, is an order that permits, with some restrictions, minors from other countries that had arrived in the United States to defer legal action against … Continue reading The Fate of DACA Residents

Pennsylvania Gears Up for 2018 Election

By Adam Sherman As the nation is still adjusting to the starkly different policies of the Trump administration compared to the Obama White House, aspiring politicians across the nation are looking ahead to the next major election in 2018. For Pennsylvania, that means two critical elections - for our Governor and for one of our … Continue reading Pennsylvania Gears Up for 2018 Election

The Good – but Mostly Bad – of Trump’s Immigration Order

On Friday, President Trump signed an executive order banning people from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States for a period of 90 days. Now, it’s Monday, and the uproar from the media and the public is still thundering, and I doubt that the disenchantment people feel will subside anytime soon. Before I state … Continue reading The Good – but Mostly Bad – of Trump’s Immigration Order

Oh Yes, I Am a Trump Supporter

Yes, I am an ever-exotic Ivy League Republican. No, Donald Trump is not a perfect conservative. Yes, I am still voting for him. Surely those in the party who have declined to do so have noticed that Hillary Clinton is no ideologically pure adherent to liberalism. Yet if elected, she has pledged to lead the … Continue reading Oh Yes, I Am a Trump Supporter