There is ample evidence showing that culture of origin is no indicator of assimilation and performance.
It is crucial for us as students to draw a line in politics and separate political judgments from our daily interactions.
I’m with Kenny Chesney when I ask myself the question: “Can’t we all get along?”
To prevent self-deprecation from becoming even more problematic, Penn students need to be more conscious of the language they engage in, as well as the language that their peers use.
On Wednesday, Oct. 21, we invite you to join us — remotely — for “Penn Remembers: A Virtual Vigil.”
Though Penn leans liberal, I’m sure that there are Republican Quakers waiting to have a conversation, feeling marginalized by their peers.
Stress doesn't have to paralyze you. When it feels like everything is out of control, pause and think about the ways in which you are already in control.
Feeling overwhelmed is all too common, but it should no longer be an inherent part of the college experience.
Though all institutions seek to avoid the negative association with racism and slavery, it is an unchangeable aspect of Penn’s history and therefore must be discussed.
Re-opening campus, even in a hybrid format,, will undoubtedly be challenging, but for the sake of the emotional and educational quality of the students, it is a challenge Penn should be willing to face.
The loneliness of previous years is nothing compared to how students feel now.
Police Free Penn rightly points out the necessity to “reimagine police-free strategies for community safety and well-being.” But the gulf between imagination and reality runs deep.
Perhaps the only time when sleeping through your alarm and missing class is acceptable is when that alarm is for 3:00 a.m.
At Penn, there isn’t a lack of political outlets for civic engagement, as demonstrated by active groups on campus such as Penn Democrats, College Republicans and Penn Leads the Vote. However, we shouldn’t settle on voting as bare minimum engagement.
I know how tough these times can be. I also know the power of generosity. The world is too ugly right now to not be kind and generous when we can be.
In honor of National Voter Registration Day, it is imperative that you register to vote so that your vision is represented when votes are counted this November.
Students ought to realize the vast opportunities presented by online learning, and challenge themselves academically throughout the semester.
One must realize that the Penn Bubble is a phenomenon that extends beyond its geographical boundaries — it's a symptom of a larger problem.
As a supposedly independent college student, dealing with a toxic or abusive parent brings me back to my childhood and high school days.
I urge everyone to think about what kind of harm they’re doing to their peers when they record them on Zoom, and what kind of harm this does to the safe space of education more generally.