I’m sure I’m not the only one with scraps of unread paper crushed in the bottom of my bag. If you’re with me, I say let these be the last flyers to go to waste.
Even more important than its own season, Penn football has a chance to spoil rival Princeton's year, and will need the support of Penn students to do it.
SARAH KHAN is a College sophomore from Lynn Haven, Fla.
In the words of Martin Luther King, Jr., ‘’we must learn to live together as brothers or we will perish together as fools.'' We must be the change we seek.
Our voices made an impact. We saw the specific issues we wanted changed, we came together, we worked hard, and the results we wanted came through.
As Penn makes deliberate efforts to increase student wellness at Penn, our academic calendar has to be leveraged as a tool to decrease the negative effects our campus culture has on ourselves and our peers.
Any faculty at Penn that are still avoiding critical debates on our campus, like the fight for a graduate student union or payments in lieu of taxes, should take a lesson from the faculty and students willing to protest for a better future, and step off the sidelines.
We live in a society where we praise women for holding positions of power in their fields, which we should. We should celebrate women for holding powerful positions, but these women are celebrated because the positions they hold are stereotypically held by men.
At Penn, I've realized that very few people talk about working, let alone having work-study jobs. Even when students do discuss it, it's in lowered voices.
We must see the efforts of student activists — at Penn and elsewhere — as success stories that disprove Obama’s disingenuous and moderate approach to cultivating change.
To better support students and promote educational practices that work for everyone, Penn should mandate that professors and TAs be evaluated in the middle of the term as well.
To President Gutmann and the general counsel’s office: You still have time to fix this.
With Penn’s large LGBTQ presence on campus, an upcoming Supreme Court decision has the ability to affect Penn graduates in many years to come, myself included.
Considering how prevelant sexual abuse has proven to be on college campuses, this clause strikes me as particularly alarming and severe.
While not all of us agree on every tactic the students may employ, we as faculty urge our colleagues and University administrators to hear them out, engage them constructively, and take much bolder action.
Penn should have consulted with students and stakeholders before taking this action, and must do so when making decisions in the future.
To let go, we must admit that we can’t do everything.
Space on campus will not exclusively offer support for Muslim students.
Announcing an extension publicly, rather than reaching out to individuals, ensures a level of accountability and fairness to all those applying.
Penn InTouch has many problems that need to be addressed, especially with the academic planning worksheet. Hopefully, PATH will be able to fix these for future students.