Rather than contribute to the volumes of verbiage that already take up so much space, and having listened to you for so many years, I thought I would just tell a story.
Pressure to prove that we are a profitable connection, that we may be useful to know, is ubiquitous. We commodify ourselves, our friends, even our families.
If you were too busy to deal with the recruiting circus last fall, that’s OK. And if you did pursue positions and weren’t selected, don’t panic.
Reading that open letter was the first time in the nearly 40 years I have been involved with Penn Law that I truly felt embarrassed for the institution.
I don’t know why Professor Wax has engaged in so much misleading conduct. Maybe it’s a clear-eyed scheme to con people who gullibly swallow any horror story about universities.
When people respond to anti-Asian sentiment with anti-blackness, we distance ourselves further from combating white supremacy.
Despite this widespread trauma and the demands that follow, our nation has yet to make real progress in enacting common sense gun reform.
I was cast as a fill-in last year, and somehow in 17 years of the production, that was the first to include trans performers.
Women's empowerment is not deciding that the 200 women in certain organizations are beneath you and therefore not worth your time. If that was the type of “empowerment” the author was looking for, I do not believe that she would find it in the Panhellenic community.
I am going to miss Blaze deeply, more than I can adequately say. I will honor him every day by incorporating his values and his spirit, his Blaze-ness, into my own life and in my conversations with students.
With a planned 50,000 employees at its new headquarters, Amazon would quickly displace Penn as the city’s largest private employer.
We must incorporate giving into our daily lives, promote its significance, and engage in it regularly so we can foster a more unified, empathetic, and civic-minded generation.
When Chelsea Manning speaks at the Annenberg Center on November 29, the Penn campus will be missing out on an opportunity.
Academia does not exist in a vacuum of the University; it is full of real people bringing their own real biases into this space.
The club recruitment process is one of the first stressors that new students encounter when they arrive at Penn, and it has wide-ranging effects on both student life and mental health.
College students, whether they are secular or religious, are religious. That is, they have dogmas, cults, temples, scriptures, prooftexts, prophets, methods of absolution, and methods of excommunication.
To error is to be human; but to be a Penn administrator is to never learn from those mistakes.
Freshmen are often shocked to learn that there lies a multi-step process for them to find their home.
The Daily Pennsylvanian letter on my recent op-ed, signed by some of my colleagues, puts forth no substantive argument and so requires no response on that score
Between August 22 and 28, while Penn freshmen enjoyed a gala at the art museum and Penn-themed ice sculptures, an estimated 23 people died from a drug overdose in the city of Philadelphia.
We write to condemn recent statements our colleague, Amy Wax, the Robert Mundheim Professor of Law at Penn Law, has made in popular media pieces.
At the beginning of this new academic year, I hope we all take a few moments to celebrate our campus community as the best and, ultimately, the only way forward to a better world.
Exactly one year ago, in its Columbia University decision, the National Labor Relations Board reconciled a decades-long inconsistency in employment law.
We, a group of Penn alumnae and current students, wish to address white supremacist violence and discourse in America.
My parents took a risk. Two freshly minted Ph.D.'s, raised in poverty, leaving their home country, coming to America.
In the recent opinion article “Paying the price for breakdown of the country's bourgeois culture,” published in the Philadelphia Inquirer, law professors Amy Wax and Larry Alexander lament the loss of the “bourgeois cultural hegemony” of the 1950s.
As a community and as individuals we are shocked and saddened by the deadly, violent events in Charlottesville yesterday, and we grieve for the victims and their families.
“You have two months left to live.” The doctor delivered the words with a steel, monotone voice without looking up from his computer.
After the recent atrocities in Westminster, Manchester, and London, the politically correct in the United Kingdom and the world are yet again fully engaged in assiduously ignoring the threat we all face.
The facts are as plain as they are uncomfortable — the world is currently living through an unprecedented threat, a modern enemy fighting for an archaic, theocratic vision that president George W.
As a graduate student worker at the University of Pennsylvania, I research the politics of emotion as a member of the political science department.