My column, my editor, and the friendships I made along the way, were my lifelines. They kept me here.
It sometimes seems as though the more reserved Bush is overshadowed by the larger-than-life personalities of the men who preceded and followed him: Ronald Reagan and Bill Clinton.
You would think that it would be easy to just listen to each other. Yet, we’ve built up so many impulses to pivot away and check out when the subject gets intense or hits a nerve. Especially when it’s as easy as glancing down at our phones.
Don't let the soaring number of STEM majors dissuade you from pursuing art history or philosophy.
This weekend I slunk around the city avoiding protests that I could only half understand
We’ve all heard the stories — someone gets accepted to the college of their dreams or to the perfect job, and then their position is revoked on the basis of a Facebook photo of them holding a Red Solo cup.
Boiled down, the elementary characteristic of a friend is a person who cares about you. I had ignored this basic trait with my convenience friend.
I’ve experienced the stress, even in my first semester, of thinking about majors in terms of potential income first and passion second.
I was immediately disappointed when placed into Gregory, a college dorm no one knew the location of — a place that received no frat party fliers under the doors.
Thanksgiving is about gratitude, and I think all Penn students, regardless of financial background, would be grateful for a few more days of break.
I used to dread my piano lessons. Now, music helps alleviate my anxiety when school gets stressful and exercise my creativity.
We live in Philadelphia, the birthplace of the world’s oldest democracy.
After some internet research, I discovered Pelosi’s unforgivable crime: She has served her country honorably through government service for too many years.
Whether an Econ major, a friend of a Penn student, a traveling poet, or a visiting family member, please feel free to stop by and pour yourself a cup of coffee, of which we always have brewed.
Prospective students from underrepresented backgrounds deserve tour guides who they can relate to.
I started to fully appreciate the other part of my identity beyond boxes on the demographic section on an application.
We cannot let political leanings stifle our innate sense of decency.
It’s like a competition: whoever sleeps the least wins. Functioning with little to no sleep is like a badge of honor, a display of invincibility.
It is your right, and this is what Laymon teaches me, to own your life.
If people didn’t know that I was going to a prestigious college, then what was all this work for?