Penn believes living on campus can be an enriching part of student life. The administration would find, if they lowered room rates, that demanding students live on campus is not necessary, as many more students would do so voluntarily.
Allowing students to fulfill Sector Requirements with courses taken pass/fail would not only encourage an atmosphere of intellectual curiosity, it would make Penn a university that places value on learning and exploration.
One in fourteen Philadelphia faces an eviction filing yearly.
All that HIV patients and any patient in general want is to feel like a normal person. Conversation with friends and patients is the first step.
Any subject we study here will give us value, be it in terms of employability or creative satisfaction. We should question whether we can do that subject justice.
Legacy admissions does one thing correctly— eliminate the idea that elite education operates on the principle of meritocracy.
While one might be inclined when presented with e-cigarettes’ severe health consequences to just tell one’s peers to stop, we’re way past that. The vaping industry has successfully infected an entire generation of adolescents.
Penn students should take an active role in what they are learning. This includes challenging what is being taught.
The notion that the only way legacy students can contribute to the “prestige” of a university implies that FGLI students can not.
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We, as the Penn community, should not be okay with the idea of the potential “prestige” that comes with legacy students being a factor in the application process.
Mr. Whitefield’s activism, support and participation in slavery is something that must be known.
Enforcing fees at the Ringe Squash Courts is classist and does not represent the purported values of Penn as an institution striving towards egalitarianism.
The options for students with alcohol and drug addiction need to be clear and accessible.
As Penn students, we must break the old narrative with new story.
This is the crux of the negativity regarding legacy students on campus. But this sentiment extends beyond Penn’s campus.
You can choose to be respectful to the hard-working people who often listen to our drunken charades.
At its core, Christianity emphasizes love; it is a religion built upon the gracious love of God who saves humans from sin.
Penn must do what nearly every other person and institution in Philadelphia does: pay taxes.
These small moments have contributed to a great feeling that my professors are not intimidating authoritative figures, but rather mentors who reassure that there is a bright future ahead.