Articles by Amy Chan

01/14/18 9:06pm
Like editing an essay, reinventing doesn’t mean that we’re erasing everything we had before. We are tweaking it, refining it, uncovering the original spark hidden in the chaotic mind. 
12/12/17 8:41pm
If we insist on viewing time as ours, then we have to acknowledge that we’ve never misplaced a single second; only put it somewhere it’s a little more difficult to show off on a plaque.
12/11/17 8:05pm
The fall semester is just about to end and a lot has happened that has left lasting impressions and changes on this campus.
12/06/17 10:30pm
You cannot always repress and ignore grievances you have with certain people. Nor can you avoid becoming close to those same people in the first place.
11/19/17 6:50pm
Do we need a major overhaul of the UC or does the UC just have a brand problem?
11/08/17 11:32pm
College is only a small part of our lives, and the lifelong friends we do make don’t have to come from these fleeting four years.
11/05/17 10:48pm
In general, how can student activist groups lobby Penn's administration effectively in order to promote change? 
10/25/17 11:51pm
We are eager to do what is expected of us when the trend calls for it, but we don’t let that influence anything we do in real life.
10/22/17 11:16pm
Is Penn filling up too much of its classes through early decision? Should there be any changes to Penn's admissions policies with regards to early decision?
10/11/17 11:56pm
There is a home waiting inside each and every one of us. We only have to know ourselves first to recognize it.
09/28/17 12:04am
Like most people, I always believed happiness was a fleeting emotion. And, like most people, I believed that though we cannot create happiness, we can still somehow tame the slippery creature. 
09/13/17 10:42pm
If all cultures are truly not created equal, then we must examine the downside of white European culture before pointing the finger elsewhere.
09/08/17 5:37pm
Should Penn admissions change its policies regarding legacy students? If so, what should it do?
08/30/17 9:39pm
In my family, following our dreams isn’t just a cliched motto. It’s a religious truth, a way of life.
04/24/17 10:40pm
When I first applied to be an opinion columnist, the application asked one question which will forever stick out in my mind, “What do you want your column to be known for?” I answered, “I want my column to provide a voice for Asian Americans, because we don’t often get to hear the perspective of the most silent group in America.”
04/12/17 10:12pm
Hospital visits seem, to me, to always reinforce the necessity of human beings in each other’s lives.
03/29/17 11:46pm
When I first arrived in Cambridge, I thought I would immediately integrate. I thought that I would make many British friends and that I would excel at every stereotypically British task I tried.
03/15/17 8:57pm
My friend says that “studying abroad is learning how to shame yourself.” I would like to amend that statement by saying, firstly, that I never needed to learn how to shame myself.
03/01/17 8:43pm
I’ve been happy lately — really happy — and when I’m happy, I don’t want to write. It’s unfortunate, this sensation.
02/26/17 6:09pm
GROUP THINK is the DP’s round table section, where we throw a question at the columnists and see what answers stick.
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