It was with a mix of great sadness and severe frustration that I read about the death of Wharton junior Olivia Kong yesterday.
Today the College Republicans wrote an op-ed arguing that America should focus on fixing it's mental healthcare system in response to the wave of mass shootings that has plagued the country.
I find this quite hypocritical, considering that the ten states with the lowest level of access to mental health resources (as ranked by Mental Health America, an advocacy group) are all controlled by Republicans.
The publication of the article “Many Penn women not discouraged by gender disparities across fields” is uncritical and misogynistic.
The purported goal of The Daily Pennsylvania article “Black PhDs face disparate treatment in the sciences” was to discuss disproportional funding trends facing under represented minorities in science.
As former leaders of the College Republicans here at Penn, we would like to express our utter dismay at the position that the recent College Republicans article took on the issue of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act.
I'm writing concerning Jason Tangson's article, Vivisect la Difference. I found this article extremely offensive, appalling and honestly downright sickening at some points.
To the editor,In your 'Under The Button' September 23rd blog post, "Econ TA has 'Dun Goofed'", you made a number of erroneous claims and omissions.
The free exchange of ideas is the lifeblood of an academic institution, and efforts to restrict that are in direct opposition to the values that we at Penn hold most dear.
Student input is essential to the work of the Task Force, and we anticipate that it will establish two working groups to carry out its charge, both of which will include students, faculty, and staff.
For some, depression may largely stem from a neurochemical imbalance, but for others, social media can play a big role in aggravating negative ideation.
I feel depressed not because Facebook is projecting some sense of perfection, but because my brain does not produce serotonin in the same way or in the same amount as most people’s brains do. The cause of my depression is not external, and it certainly isn’t Facebook.
I was not impressed by “A Wing-sperience to Remember,” the article about the Wing Bowl, a competitive eating contest of who can eat the most buffalo wings. Celebrating the worst of things all things American, it glorified gluttony with a side display of sexism.
Our life, the beating of the heart, the joy of friendship, the peace of well-being — these are the most precious gifts. Nothing is more important than them. No exam, no recruitment, no rush, no anything is more important.
If meaningful change is to occur, it will take the work of more than just administrators.
I beg the defacers of Penn Secular Society’s poster to please stop.
The Penn Secular Society wants everyone to stop believing in G-d because, well, because they don’t believe in G-d.
Collegiate ACB perpetuates the culture of violence that ASAP, and so many other student groups and individuals, work to combat.
Two weeks ago, the Philadelphia City Council — supported by local animal advocacy nonprofit The Humane League — passed a resolution endorsing Meatless Mondays.
SAC can either give out less money across the board or disenfranchise the many students who have no say in the matter.
This letter is in response to two recent articles published by the Daily Pennsylvanian (“Campus crime log disclosed minors’ identities,” 9/12/2013; “Names of arrestees not in campus crime log,” 9/27/2013) on the topic of the crime log published by the Division of Public Safety.