Yesterday, I cast my first ballot as a newly naturalized citizen of the United States.
Rather than killing Muslim civilians and children under a façade of liberation, we should empower these communities.
With such a deep history and continued commitment to Afro-American history, what could stop me from living in the house?
I have more in common with a moderate Christian than any Muslim radical who proposes violence.
The issues facing Sudanese citizens and those facing students of Philadelphia are not one in the same. They do, however, represent similar injustices.
The Class of 2016 — who will be joining us next fall — promises to be more diverse and representative of the shifting demographics in this country. The increased diversity creates new potential to unite students from all walks of life.
Philadelphia is home to some of the most discriminatory laws in the country, but we simply do not have to deal with their repercussions because of our Penn ID.
Trayvon Martin is not dead — his memory is giving life to a powerful movement. And in his spirit, I’m asking this community to join the Million Hoodie March today at 5 p.m. in front of Du Bois College House as we march toward Love Park in protest.
Before this incident, I was pretty confident that I was in no way subjected to the scrutiny of American law enforcement, but I was naïve. The same might apply to you.
In reaching our leadership positions on campus, we have all learned to navigate these subtle forms of gender discrimination in our daily work.
Don’t get me wrong. I have no qualms with free speech, since I am obviously utilizing that right as you read.
Penn students are eager to integrate themselves into the community and ensure that things change for the better. But it’s time to also gather momentum in combating an issue of life and death.
Two Penn researchers are combatting the problem of our society’s culture of obesity in an innovative way — by partnering universities with the community.