Being a freshman at Penn is tough. But being a queer freshman at Penn has made my adjustment to college way more difficult than it should be.
After the recent revelations of the Paradise Papers, it is obvious that Penn hasn’t been entirely practicing what it preaches.
BEN CLAAR is a College junior from Scarsdale, N.Y.
Perhaps we don’t need a Penn course to teach us how to spot fake news, but we do need to take individual responsibility in learning this valuable skill.
While the DP is a great outlet to share experiences with the larger student body, we want students to know that there are many outlets on our campus to voice concerns and make productive change.
We should ensure that when we hold ourselves accountable it doesn’t come at the cost of neglecting to have Penn do the same.
When Chelsea Manning speaks at the Annenberg Center on November 29, the Penn campus will be missing out on an opportunity.
There is great education and adventure in taking classes in a subject that is not only foreign to us, but also challenges our fundamental assumptions and beliefs.
An education not only teaches but molds, and we ought to remember the forces that shape us into ourselves.
Do we need a major overhaul of the UC or does the UC just have a brand problem?
SARAH KHAN is a College freshman from Lynn Haven, Fla.
Celebrating Thanksgiving the “right way” shouldn’t be a litmus test for American-ness.
CLAUDIA LI is a College senior from Santa Clara, Calif.
SIYIN HAN is a College senior from Birmingham, Ala.
BRAD HONG is a College sophomore from Morristown, N.J.
CASSANDRA JOBMAN is a College freshman from Garland, Texas.
With Thanksgiving just around the corner, we can all take a step back and reflect on what an amazing school Penn is, even if there’s room for improvement every now and then.
Kindness at Penn shouldn’t just be reserved for one week; it should be just as integral to our identities as our competitive spirits.
Maybe losing our otherwise well-defined sense of kindness is just a part of growing up.
We must come together in times to support one another when no one wants to recognize us and make sure that our various cultural communities are valued on campus.