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.
The month preceding graduation is filled with finales. But sometimes an especially climactic event, like Final Toast, feels too surreal to process, so it doesn’t even feel like an emotional milestone.
I closed the door on my Penn career sitting in Huntsman Hall watching the timer as it ticked towards blinking zeros.
It took a recent walk through campus for me to realize how much things can change in just a few years’ time.
At risk of sounding like an actual senior citizen — back in my day, Spruce Street across from the Quad had only one sidewalk.
I had people that encouraged me to challenge myself and take risks every day, and that feeling was hard to find anywhere else.
In coming up with a concept for this column, I can easily say I rediscovered my deep admiration for the ability of every columnist I ever edited to come up with compelling topics on a regular basis.