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?
Over 4 million people reside in these territories and most Americans are oblivious about their situation.
I’m not just saying that the people with the most power neglect the narrative of the black girl, though they do. I’m saying that we, as a society, fail to take black girlhood seriously.
I came to the United States so that I would avoid falling victim to an education system based on standardized and rigid deliverance of knowledge.
Considering the chaos of corruption Brazil has endured over the last few decades, he might, just might, be exactly what the country needs.
Jews straddle the eroded precipice of whiteness, with one hand reaching into its abyss. It is necessary to name the system of white supremacy of which anti-Semitism is one face.
If Democrats are to win over Trump’s rural, working-class coalition — which will be essential for a successful 2020 outcome — they must take concrete stances on these social issues that helped Trump win in 2016 and helped Republicans keep the Senate in the midterms.
It would be easy to credit Trump’s tweets for every tactful or tactless exercise in misdirection. But these distractions are sown by all sides, and finger-pointing is not unique to one party.
Donors to universities should expand access to education, not exacerbate the imbalance between institutions.