An art store could add a lot to the University City community by becoming a hub that this area is severely lacking.
Social-networking services need to be more vigilant about who can view their users’ personal information.
If our culture is mired in the negative perception of feminists as radicals, then more extremity may not be what feminism needs.
I’m not saying don’t support medicinal marijuana, I’m just saying do so based on fact.
The Catcher in the Rye has a hold on us — adults included — even though it seems on the surface to be a book for and about teenagers.
Hold onto these snow days, and use them to reconnect with the kid inside you.
The Supreme Court ruling in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission has repercussions on our electoral system.
Everyone deserves an honest chance to question their politicians, even if those questions are about when we can light up.
The Penn Consortium of Undergraduate Women is asking, “What does a feminist look like?” I have learned there’s no single answer.
I’m thrilled about Obama’s desire to expand the Pell Grant program for college students. It’s about damn time.
I’m not calling for a radical “No Freshman Left Behind” reform to first-year advising, but the system could use some improvements.
Universities can play a role in improving K-12 instruction, whether by supporting schools in the community, as Penn does, or producing graduates who will affect the education system.
As long as there are conditions of oppression in Immokalee, Fla., we should question our economy's status quo.
Student minority groups have become far too sensitive about the language that others use. Not only does this cause an absurd level of political correctness that stifles campus discussion, but it also trivializes the real injustices these groups fight.
When the University introduces green technologies that don’t function as well as their non-green counterparts, they are not only hurting students; they are also doing a disservice to the sustainability movement.
Glenn Beck’s insult toward Penn was abrasive and is a symbol of larger problems with cable news shows.
If SEPTA is going to ask me (and everyone else) to start paying more for a system that is, quite frankly, subpar, I expect to see some serious improvements in return.
This past Wednesday, Apple sent shockwaves throughout the education world after unveiling the highly anticipated iPad. In doing so, Steve Jobs sent a message to publishers and universities: media and technology may soon entirely shape our educational experience.
People are thinking about why they eat what they eat. And if you haven’t started thinking about it too, you need to start now.
At Penn, it is easy to take only those classes that fit our schedules or promise lighter fare. Given the temptation of this academic comfort zone, I have come to believe that when it comes to education, Columbia University does it best.