Online learning comes with side effects, as does every classroom.
Healthcare work can be all-encompassing, especially in this environment, and we must hold ourselves accountable to the standards of our profession.
Based on the idea that we are all responsible enough to look out for each other, the Student Campus Compact places the onus on us to make the safest choices.
Standard grading is designed for normal times, and these are not normal times.
With over 1,500 international undergraduates enrolled, Penn should make Go Local available. This is feasible, given that Penn Abroad has over 50 exchange partners in 17 countries.
It’s important that we discuss the reality of eating disorders during quarantine, along with specific, concrete approaches to best support our loved ones. Here are seven tips.
Penn needs to be clear about which criteria it will use to reassess the viability of its hybrid model leading up to and beyond the start of fall semester.
While Ivy League universities boast their students as the nation's most accomplished, public universities are actually accomplishing much more in terms of achieving equity.
When the University does not pay for the services and environment that make its work possible, other Philadelphians are left to make up the difference — or, city schools and other institutions simply go without.
ALICE ZHAO is a rising junior in the college majoring in PPE and minoring in Art History from Beijing, China.
Harvard graduate Claira Janover's viral Tik Tok featuring imagery attached to inflicting brutal harm is not acceptable.
In recent months, Joe Biden responded to the dual tragedies of coronavirus and police killings with resolve, but we must put pressure on our future president to support his words with concrete actions.
Personal liberty is the argument used to hide the crux of the issue, which is that individuals unwilling to wear masks simply don’t value the lives of others around them as much as they value their own.
The online orientation should list how the virus spreads, preventative measures, and the consequences when breaking the Student Campus Compact.
Though the economic downturn is hurting everyone in America, including private institutions like Penn, the burden should not be placed on students to recuperate the University’s money.
While we celebrate Dean James’s appointment and Wharton’s new era led by a Black woman, we also recognize that there is still a lot of work to be done at Wharton in terms of diversity.
With no vaccine or treatment in sight, we are lagging in resources to keep up with our accustomed pace. Members of the Penn community will inevitably get sick.
As graduate students, we experience the ongoing COVID-19 crisis both as students and as teachers.
We are all complicit in allowing systemic racism to remain alive if we do not do the necessary, dirty work of calling out microaggressions, dismantling harmful generalizations, and ridding our personal conversations of stereotypes.
Penn is prioritizing the health of its community by announcing stringent tracking and tracing measures, following the example of other nations who have effectively curbed the rampant spread of the virus by implementing such digital systems.