02/22/17 11:31pm
BEN CLAAR is a College sophomore from Scarsdale, N.Y.
02/22/17 11:29pm
I went back to Korea over winter break, because that is what you do when you’re the daughter of Asian parents: You fly back to your country of ethnic origin so that all your relatives can exclaim to your parents “how much taller she is!” and “She looks just like you!” except in Korean, because you are, as mentioned earlier, in Korea.
02/22/17 11:28pm
Adjusting to life at Penn was a very difficult process. Many people, especially Penn students with whom I have interacted, assume that because I am on financial aid, I have everything I need to survive on Penn’s campus.
02/21/17 11:10pm
BRAD HONG is a College freshman from Morristown, N.J.
02/21/17 11:07pm
James Baldwin once said, “The paradox of education is precisely this — that as one begins to become conscious one begins to examine the society in which he is being educated.” From the second I started my education here I’ve constantly seen and interacted with black staff working as servers, security guards, janitors and the like.
02/21/17 11:06pm
Next Tuesday, Irvine Auditorium will host a panel forum entitled “A Formidable Foe: Cancer in the 21st Century” as part of its David and Lyn Silfen University Forum series. While the forum will notably feature Penn President Amy Gutmann and former Vice President Joe Biden, one of the other panelists has stolen some of the spotlight by virtue of being embroiled in a lawsuit over discrimination against an Iraqi family.
02/20/17 11:06pm
The state of the press is alarming. And many of the critiques of the media, echoing endlessly in the ears of the American people, are legitimate and necessary.
02/20/17 11:06pm
BRYN FRIEDENBERG is a College junior from Kirtland, Ohio.
02/20/17 11:06pm
In high school, I used to participate in extemporaneous speaking. We were given a question on current events; something like, “How will Brexit impact the UK economy?” might be asked today.
02/20/17 11:05pm
The College Republicans urge both President Trump and the news media to grow up. Regardless of who dealt the first blow or who started it, the president and the media are caught in a mean-spirited, childish conflict.
02/19/17 10:51pm
CLAUDIA LI is a College junior from Santa Clara, Calif.
02/19/17 10:48pm
LANGSTON MACDIARMID is an Engineering senior from Pittsburgh, PA.
02/17/17 10:17pm
In a widely-cited piece of compelling data journalism, The New York Times last month compiled a list of the 38 American colleges and universities that enroll more students from the top one percent of the U.S.
02/16/17 11:39pm
GROUP THINK is the DP’s round table section, where we throw a question at the columnists and see what answers stick.
02/15/17 9:46pm
Last Thursday, a Pembroke College student burned a £20 note in front of a homeless man on Bridge Street.
02/15/17 9:46pm
BEN CLAAR is a College sophomore from Scarsdale, N.Y.
02/15/17 9:42pm
This week, the British government formally rejected an online petition started on its website to cancel U.S.
02/14/17 9:25pm
BRAD HONG is a College freshman from Morristown, N.J.
02/14/17 9:24pm
A recent New York Times article showed that the median family income for an undergraduate family at Penn is $195,500, placing the median Penn family in the 82nd percentile among U.S. families.
02/14/17 9:23pm
This semester, I’ve done my best to be as attentive as possible when examining Penn culture, and researching black history at Penn has truly strengthened that attentiveness.