Penn must apply pressure and encourage Bon Appétit to place a premium on broadening and improving Penn Dining’s offerings and food availability.
Amidst the notable accomplishments of this truly legendary athlete, it is important to acknowledge the entirety of his actions.
The coronavirus is a serious health crisis, but we can’t use it to drive us towards hatred and fear.
Now is the time to reflect on who we are as a University and how we wish to be seen.
Considering Penn’s dining halls proudly state that, “At Penn, we recognize that our cafés serve a diverse population with a wide range of dining preferences,” feeding a wide range of socioeconomic mouths is reason enough to search for a way to ensure equal access to food.
Men and women on this campus have sorted themselves off, having prepared for very different experiences. Ultimately, however, both fraternities and sororities at Penn enforce an outdated, regressive concept of gender roles.
As hard as failure can be, we need to breathe it in, exhale and let it go.
There are many things I wish I had known upon getting accepted early decision to Penn. Here are a few of the most prominent.
In order to embrace diversity, one should engage more in events organized by cultural groups and try to absorb different values as much as possible.
Simply stating the flaws is not enough; we must target and pinpoint concrete solutions if we seek any form of progress.
In a world that already caters to wealth, putting one more boundary in the way of less privileged students is not the way to ensure equal access to higher education.
By deciding to defund PPI, Penn not only devalued students’ opinions but also deemphasized the importance of public policy research.
Now, as I take the helm of the organization that gave me a purpose at Penn, I have one request for my team, and for the Penn community at-large: Ask the right questions.
While constant partying can make you happy in the moment, it is not the answer to stress.
Rather than constantly feeling the need to be surrounded by people, Penn students ought to spend more time alone.
Selling courses may seem harmless or like a mutually beneficial business decision. However, Penn students should think twice before they sell a popular course.
It is time to recognize the 40% of Americans who think abortion should be illegal in all or most cases not as villains, but as fellow Americans who have a different opinion.
Instead of protesting, groups that disagree with a speaker's message ought to confront their ideas.
Until minority groups see equal representation and value on campus from Penn administration, via equal spacing and resources, then whatever small offers Penn might provide will not be good enough.
This is our future on the line. We do not have the luxury of waiting to be the leaders of tomorrow.