I'm writing concerning Jason Tangson's article, Vivisect la Difference. I found this article extremely offensive, appalling and honestly downright sickening at some points.
To the editor,In your 'Under The Button' September 23rd blog post, "Econ TA has 'Dun Goofed'", you made a number of erroneous claims and omissions.
The free exchange of ideas is the lifeblood of an academic institution, and efforts to restrict that are in direct opposition to the values that we at Penn hold most dear.
Student input is essential to the work of the Task Force, and we anticipate that it will establish two working groups to carry out its charge, both of which will include students, faculty, and staff.
For some, depression may largely stem from a neurochemical imbalance, but for others, social media can play a big role in aggravating negative ideation.
I feel depressed not because Facebook is projecting some sense of perfection, but because my brain does not produce serotonin in the same way or in the same amount as most people’s brains do. The cause of my depression is not external, and it certainly isn’t Facebook.
I was not impressed by “A Wing-sperience to Remember,” the article about the Wing Bowl, a competitive eating contest of who can eat the most buffalo wings. Celebrating the worst of things all things American, it glorified gluttony with a side display of sexism.
Our life, the beating of the heart, the joy of friendship, the peace of well-being — these are the most precious gifts. Nothing is more important than them. No exam, no recruitment, no rush, no anything is more important.
If meaningful change is to occur, it will take the work of more than just administrators.
I beg the defacers of Penn Secular Society’s poster to please stop.
The Penn Secular Society wants everyone to stop believing in G-d because, well, because they don’t believe in G-d.
Collegiate ACB perpetuates the culture of violence that ASAP, and so many other student groups and individuals, work to combat.
Two weeks ago, the Philadelphia City Council — supported by local animal advocacy nonprofit The Humane League — passed a resolution endorsing Meatless Mondays.
SAC can either give out less money across the board or disenfranchise the many students who have no say in the matter.
This letter is in response to two recent articles published by the Daily Pennsylvanian (“Campus crime log disclosed minors’ identities,” 9/12/2013; “Names of arrestees not in campus crime log,” 9/27/2013) on the topic of the crime log published by the Division of Public Safety.
The argument that our campus isn’t safe to the point where we should carry guns on campus is a non-issue.
I knew Sheldon Hackney, the Penn history professor, and that man deserves to be celebrated unconditionally.
Penn Police protects our stores, not our students.
I found the DP’s fawning interview with Adrian Raine disturbing and free of the skepticism that one would think ought automatically accompany broad claims about brain chemistry and criminal behavior. It read more like a PR release than an interview from an otherwise excellent newspaper.
I read with interest about the installation of water bottle filling stations at Wharton.