But then I realized that by not speaking up about race to people who could have no clue what it feels like to walk in my shoes, I was only holding everyone back, myself included.
This suggested level of funding would ensure that groups that focus on discussions of faith, spirituality and religion, as well as those dedicated to debates about religiosity, could be funded in a way that would allow students to truly express their diverse affiliations as well as alleviate our groups’ dependencies on alternative funding sources.
It seems as though the international community’s unspoken desire is for North Korea to be within its realm of control. It needs North Korea to be predictable, or else, it is simply labeled crazy.North Koreans are not crazy. They are being human.
If we carry a competitive, self-seeking and elitist mentality with us into society, we will find it affecting our relationships with colleagues, friends and all sorts of others.
Unless you’ve spent 12-hour shifts caring for critically ill patients or have yourself been one of those patients, I would ask you not to jump to the conclusion that our clinical experiences are meaningless.
To define a “friend” goes against the grain of what is so rich and valuable about friendships — qualities like flexibility, pliability and resilience.
My partners and I believe that this trip will serve to temper the polarized dialogue that currently characterizes the conversation about Israeli-Palestinian issues at Penn. Through the mission, we hope to create a space for nuanced discussion on the United States’ role in the Middle East.
Penn is full of noteworthy initiatives. But we would like to
highlight one in particular: Penn Dining and Bon Appetit’s efforts to work with
students to implement a food recovery program.Starting this fall, our dining services providers, Penn
Dining and Bon Appetit, will establish a program that transfers food unable to
be consumed at dining halls to a local hunger relief agency.
Through her years of advocacy work, various death threats have been made toward Ayaan Hirsi by religious extremists because of her outspoken style against Islam.
An IDU will inject drugs an average of 1,000 times per year. That is 1,000 opportunities to contract HIV or HCV.
Here’s the catch. Intelligence isn’t the biggest predictor of test scores — it’s socioeconomic status. Critics of affirmative action base their arguments on a completely faulty standard.
I, like many Penn students, own clothing produced by VF Corporation. Every backpack I’ve owned since middle school has been a JanSport, and I love a warm North Face jacket as much as anyone else. As consumers of VF apparel and as Penn students, we are in a unique position to stop VF from getting away with this injustice.
As far as incentives are concerned, your teacher is a research scientist who works as a part-time proctor.
Delaney enjoys the process of politics and admires the rhetoric of the greatest presidents of the past, but even a short conversation with him shows that he is informed and cares about the issues facing the Penn community.
Penn needs a student body president who is equipped to work tirelessly to solve the aforementioned problems, and UA presidential candidate Joyce Kim has the track record, the vision, the relationships and the commitment that it takes.
Jerome Allen's primary goal - like the goal of the legendary coach he played for, Fran Dunphy - is to produce, as much as he can, fine young men.
We think that by taking our problems lightly-by turning our insecurities into just another competitive game, we can minimize whatever is really going on.
As a student body and administration, we are letting other things hold our attention, topics of lesser importance. We’re silencing this issue, letting the very real threat of sexual violence on this campus slip back under the radar.
The Penn community needs different expressions of Christianity and the DP needs to do its part in understanding the richness of the faith landscape at Penn when writing on the subject.
Like Ravi, we need rationally grounded answers to maintain hope through the ups and downs of life.