If all cultures are truly not created equal, then we must examine the downside of white European culture before pointing the finger elsewhere.
We place too high of a value on the number of choices we’re offered and we’re so in love with the agency we have that we don’t stop to consider how daunting it all is.
It is about time that we work against the social current that normalizes toxicity in our club culture rather than conform to it.
The College must offer less electives and instead use the space for more adequate development of each major.
As a freshman there’s a great deal of pressure to prove that you’re enjoying college at any school, particularly at one commonly referred to as the “social Ivy.”
In the American university system, we are connected, not separated.
I suspect that I will not be the only one who feels that 16 years of schooling has led us to no certain answers.
If I’ve learned anything from my peers, it’s that the goal of your four years should not be to seek out the best things about Penn but rather to find the things that you think need changing.
For the sake of our sanity, we must realize that it’s not necessary to overexert ourselves for resume-building activities we don’t actually care that much about.
I sometimes forget how wonderful inefficiency is, in a fast-paced environment like Penn’s.
Should Penn admissions change its policies regarding legacy students? If so, what should it do?
You become “well-rounded” by simply existing at Penn, and by not letting your extracurriculars define that existence for you.
An open-source system is evidently imperative to the success of any institution, especially one with students as motivated and creative as those at Penn.
There are two distinct worlds separating Penn and the local communities that are on the outskirts.
Instead of visiting schools, high schoolers should focus on what they truly want in their college experience.
In my family, following our dreams isn’t just a cliched motto. It’s a religious truth, a way of life.
Cultural criticism is most valid when it comes from a place of deep, albeit complicated, love for that culture.
If we demanded that governmental attention be paid to small actions by businesses, we may just end up with a little less wastage and a little cleaner land.
Simply existing as a minority at an Ivy League Institution such as Penn is a revolutionary act in itself.
Although unconventional, it may pay to pursue a career path that aligns most with one’s passions.