As states begin to open, we must acknowledge that COVID-19 has not disappeared and its rampage will continue to rattle families like mine.
It’s ironic. Our generation, comfortable with, and dependent on, virtual interactions, finds our friendships at risk with the coronavirus’ mandate for physical distancing.
This abstracted version of Penn’s community, though inspiring, still fails to provide students with one of Penn’s core values: engagement.
Asian Americans and Christians are part of a unique niche in American society that seems to tell us it’s best we stay out of the fight.
Here are seven explanations of the deeper truths, purposes, and misinformation behind rioting —and why blanket condemnations can blur truth and the pursuit of justice.
Small business owner Leon Scott founded the Silver Legends jewelry boutique over fifteen years ago. This past week, looters inflicted severe property damage on the store and stole some merchandise.
As someone who is tired of the cycle — wrongful death, post about it, protest, repeat — we must remain committed to the fight against injustice, even when it is not convenient.
Despite having the perfect answer in my head, I sometimes don’t share it, and if I do, it doesn’t always sound like I meant it to.
By giving standardized testing the weight it currently has, we end up heightening the barriers to higher education that many Black students already face.
Black Americans do not have the privilege to look at the American flag as a representation of freedom.
If I were to write an opinion article without providing links to articles written by Black authors about the murder of George Floyd and the subsequent protests, I would be failing at my attempt to recognize my white privilege.
Remember the lives of Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and George Floyd when you vote in the upcoming election.
I wish others would understand the challenges student reporters experience — both emotional and practical. We shoulder the heaviness of listening to, thinking about, and accurately depicting sensitive issues.
No matter what Penn announces, it will be a surprise and a far cry from the normal semesters of the past.
Sectioning off a regular portion of time to center yourself is imperative to balancing a healthy outlook in your world.
What I have found myself missing above all is community. Penn gave me many communities, and I deeply treasured the connection and support I found in them.
It’s key to keep an open mind and listen carefully, even if it's virtually, to what everyone around you is experiencing.
Registering for a mail-in ballot protects you from unnecessary risk of contracting COVID-19.
From undergraduate students, graduate students, postdoc’s to professors- everyone that juggled taking care of their family and fulfilling their strong commitment to Penn became a superhero in their own right.
Pennsylvania faces a unique set of challenges in developing an adequate mail-in system as the November presidential election rapidly approaches.