We must change the over zealous culture that has come to dominate college campuses by being more accepting of opposing ideas and hiring more conservative faculty.
As I near the end of my Penn education, I can’t help but begin to reflect on my time here and the effects it has had on me as a person and a student.
The search for “home” and the need to belong often nags at the back of our heads and tugs at our hearts as we navigate our way through Penn.
After the recent events in Charlottesville, Va., the status of Confederate statues all across the country has come into question.
There is strong evidence of racial discrimination against Asian Americans when it comes to the college admissions process.
My friend recently interviewed Bing Chen, an extremely successful 2009 College graduate and a person I look up to as almost a role model.
Nearly all the town's buildings had been razed for scrap wood, and those that remained standing had either caved-in, or seemed to be held up by the dead trees rising besides them.
The trail began at the grounds of the Mesa Laboratory of the National Center for Atmospheric Research, a pink concrete building perched on the slopes of Green Mountain, near Boulder, Colorado.
Recently, I’ve spent a lot of time thinking about what it would take for someone of one political persuasion to ‘switch sides’. There’s a lot of merit to the idea that we, especially at Penn, restrict ourselves to ‘echo chambers’ where our communities and groups are just reflections of our own backgrounds and beliefs.
When I was younger, I wanted to be an author. I wanted to write short stories and plays and novels.
The rise of multiculturalism has created an environment where all backgrounds, and by extension all opinions, are given equal standing.
Sometime in 1999 my father took me along on his daily ride to work. He was a landscape architect and had been working on planting a rose garden in the backyard of a large, concrete house.
On June 5th, Amy Gutmann slapped her signature on an official statement reaffirming commitment to progress on climate change in response to Trump’s decision to pull the U.S.
I was struck by a conversation that my friend had the other day. Like me, she identifies herself as part of the “green” scene, someone who cares about and advocates for the environment on Penn’s campus.
I am throwing JFK a hundredth birthday party on May 29th. The signature drink will be the Jack & Coke; pun intended.
The one other time I wrote about my experience as the “DP Guy,” I mentioned that I grew up listening to The Clash.
I’ve spent four years studying philosophy, and all I have to show for it is a lot of uncertainty about life.
It was the best of times; it was the worst of times. Actually, it was probably more worst of times, but who’s counting?
The Daily Pennsylvanian has a challenging road ahead.
The entire media industry is changing.
There’s nothing sadder than the final page of a book.