When a system like the Electoral College has flaws, the long-term approach should be to seek recourse and change its structural underpinnings. In the short term, however, abandoning a still-active system does a disservice to everyone else.
Change never happens on Election Day. It happens in the intermediary moments — in the days, weeks, and years between elections.
If we as Penn students want to act as a force of change in this country, the youth vote cannot afford to be one of idealism.
Former Vice President Biden openly stated how proud he was for his son for overcoming a drug addiction. The elder Biden is right to be proud of his son Hunter’s triumph — we all should take note of his transparency and decency.
Forrest Church, a prominent theologian and Unitarian Universalist wrote, “We are not human because we think. We are human because we care.” So let’s start acting like it.
You may find that discussing the Affordable Care Act in objective, clinical terms without references to politics or party will spark a refreshing and fruitful debate.
Women have made great strides in the last century, but what is done on paper does not always correlate to an equal change in American attitudes.
Unlike Trump, Biden supports funding for both basic and translational science research, and historically, he has backed it up.
By no means am I one to tell you not to follow your moral values, but just understand the repercussions of your actions: if not for yourself, then for your friends, family, and the future of our country.
It might be a hard pill to swallow, but selling actions as “doing well by doing good” is a lie.
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.