If we, as a community, would wish for our incoming classes to be truly composed of the best students Penn can find, rather than the elite few who serve the University’s self-promotional needs, then we ought not to celebrate our yield rate.
I assumed Trump would understand the national electorate. I assumed he would adjust his strategy and pivot to the general election. I might have been wrong.
he College Board’s 6,000 member institutions—including Penn—are the only ones who can reasonably hold the College Board accountable. Universities should push the College Board to explain where all of those testing profits go.
The media, at its best, is a vehicle for information. At its worst, it reflects the ugliest of our prejudices back at us, and I’m concerned over how the latter disguises itself as the former.
My mother is a lively woman with an infectious, uncompromising spirit.
The time to unite our party has arrived. If we don’t unite, we risk, as Senator Lindsey Graham put it, electing a “'race-baiting, xenophobic, religious bigot” by the name of Donald Trump.