Today’s average college student was between the ages of eight and 11 on Sept. 11, 2001. We were old enough to know there was a problem, to feel that something had been lost, to watch the events unfold on the news.
Columnist Brian Goldman argues that the term ‘9/11 generation,’ invoked by the national press, is a bit misleading and even confining.
"Home" students have a lot they should learn about international students.
The Penn Board of Trustees needs to be more transparent with how it makes it decisions.
Gutmann can achieve her dream of "[making] our nation stronger, and our future brighter," by focusing on what Penn can do, not legislation.
I thought that getting my dream internship was all-important, but now I realize an internship is an alternative summer plan, rather than the summer plan.
We’ve finally learned to manage our lives here, and we have to move on. Do I know how to manage, motivate and challenge myself in new contexts?
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.