I was excited that a Philadelphia firm won a competition to design the new U.S. embassy in London. Because, despite the decrease in star power, there is real value in investing in local architects.
I’m tired of everyone acting like we should all have our dream jobs completely figured out by now. Because the majority of us don’t. There’s absolutely nothing wrong with that.
Having the option of submitting a one-minute YouTube video that “says something about you” could exacerbate the pressure of the college-applications process.
The University should organize a seminar series that helps students decide which labs to join.
Huntsman as a speaker has tremendous potential, and anybody carrying around actual anger about it really needs to take a breath.
I’m by no means knocking Barbie’s new career choice as a Computer Engineer, I just think it’s going to take more than a doll to bring about the gender balance we need.
Grades are overrated. Yeah, I said it. Grades are so arbitrary, it’s hard to take them seriously as an indicator of future success. Just work hard in your classes, and take the ones you want to work hard in.
UA members need to remove Ivy Council’s funding from its 2010-2011 budget immediately. It’s time for student government to stop wasting our money.
Until the University Council actually provides a forum where students can discuss issues with other University constituencies and expect results to come from those discussions, the body is useless.
The schoolhouse gate is being interpreted to stretch well beyond the doors of the school building itself — an expansion of school authority that needs to stop.
Regardless of your opinion of the legitimacy of sex addiction, you can still use the Tiger Woods scandal as a catalyst for a conversation about infidelity and sexual behavior.
The digital revolution is all around us but if we are not careful, the issues of technology and space will isolate us right out of what makes Penn special as a University.
The Credit CARD Act limits free choice without effectively preventing the companies from taking advantage of students.
Here are my picks for inspiring, albeit maybe alternative, choices for the Commencement speaker.
Allowing 10th graders to test out of their final two years of high school and instead attend community college may do more harm than good.
The key for university libraries is balance between digital and print information. But perhaps in the future, this balance should be reconsidered.
When we make decisions, we should think about the costs and benefits of how our actions impact our greater environment.
When a student feels he or she cannot discuss an issue dominating the national political dialogue, something has gone wrong.
The debate over moral values shouldn’t dominate how we develop effective sex-ed programs.
The DREAM Act has been defeated before and has taken a back seat in President Barack Obama's agenda. But it shouldn't wait.