We have to break up. It’s not you; it’s me — you know the drill. We both have to move on. Like any relationship, ours contained its good and its bad.
My experience at Penn has not been typical, and nearly each semester has felt like an entire college experience in itself.
When I look back at the timid 18-year-old who showed up on campus four years ago, I realized that my time at Penn has been full of change.
We should cherish our fleeting feelings of universal participation. The chances that we’ll have another uniting experience like Spring Fling are slim to none.
The most gratifying experiences I had in college involved jumping off metaphorical cliffs. They were terrifying but also immensely rewarding.
Not all enemies are Sue Sylvester or Darth Vader. Not all enemies are even people.
Maybe some day we'll tell our kids what terrorism was, not what it is.
I hope the unifying power of bin Laden's death will mark a new era for the nation’s political culture.
Former '34th Street' Editor-in-Chief Sarah Beth McKay writes a farewell column about what makes this University unique.
Former columnist Luke Hassall writes a farewell column advising students not to listen to other people's advice — except for his, that is.
Former columnist Jessica Goldstein writes a farewell column reminiscing about her first tour of Penn and how she immediately liked the school.
In his farewell column, former Sports Photo Editor Pete Lodato writes about the unique perspective of Penn he's gotten from behind the lens.
In his farewell column, former columnist Evan Medina refuses to believe that his life has officially peaked at the ripe old age of 22.
You may laugh at me for reflecting on my college experience through a lens of sandwiches. But a sandwich is whatever you want it to be — just like Penn.
We all take different paths through Penn. Not only are we not going to be on the same chapter of our lives at the same time, we won’t even be writing the same book.
Farewell columns are invariably self-important and unavoidably pretentious. I’ve been looking forward to writing one for a very long time.
Rather than reminiscing, I thought I’d just share a bunch of mini life lessons from my past four years. Because mini things are better. And they take themselves less seriously.
Remember that the kid with the Penn backpack, Penn folder and Penn T-shirt was once you.
Penn professors would be performing a great service if they incorporated a field trip or two into the typical course structure.
For our response to Christopher Abreu's column to merely be a condemnation of racism confuses the symptom with the disease.