Former Penn men’s basketball coach Jerome Allen pleaded guilty in October 2018 for accepting bribes in exchange for the recruitment of a player. 

Credit: Ilana Wurman


Penn students turned out in record-breaking numbers for the 2018 midterm elections.

On Nov. 6, 2018, a total of 2,762 ballots were cast on campus, more than double the count from the 2014 midterms, and more than the number from any midterm election in the previous 12 years.

Incumbent Governor Tom Wolf (D-Pa.) and incumbent Senator Bob Casey (D-Pa.) won by large margins among Penn voters.

In February 2019, former Penn Law professor and U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) officially announced her candidacy for the 2020 presidential race. In April 2019, former Penn Presidential Professor of Practice Joe Biden (D-Del.) followed suit. The…

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