Philadelphia administrators should have encouraged students to participate in the climate strike and helped to educate them to be active and caring citizens.
Penn remains steadfastly committed to your health and wellness. I am personally overseeing the transition at CAPS.
BRANDON LI is a College freshman from Montgomery, NJ studying Biology. His email is firstname.lastname@example.org.
These are some important questions Penn students can ask themselves before they become too blinded by their own biases.
Penn, let sophomores live in Greek houses under the new housing policy.
When someone is in crisis, the most important thing you can ask is, "How can I help you?"
Basically, if you’re going to truly be woke, you can’t pick and choose which issues to care about based on which issues affect you, and you can’t just do it because everyone else is.
There needs to be greater consistency in TA grading across different recitation sections for the same course.
Penn needs to bring PVP back to campus
Penn’s decision to prioritize the reduction of labor costs over fostering positive student-staff relations not only contradicts its commitment to being a good neighbor by mistreating its workers from surrounding communities, but affirms societal concerns that higher education is a business in which academic institutions care more about their own financial well-being than about educating students or serving their respective communities.
VERONICA FENTON is a College sophomore from Penn Valley, Pa. Her email address is email@example.com.
Thriving @ Penn makes no significant impact towards any of its targets.
An avid "Grey’s Anatomy" fan, I’m reminded of something Dr. Meredith Grey told a young patient: “You don’t know this yet, but life isn’t supposed to be like this. It’s not supposed to be this hard.”
Seek out the help that is there for you.
By joking about dying or depression on a regular basis, it can make it much more difficult for a friend to know if you’re just kidding around and being dramatic or are genuinely giving them a cry for help.
We should understand how much of ourselves we can give to each other at different times.
While it may be intuitive, it is also easy to forget that helpers need help, too.
SARAH KHAN is a College sophomore from Lynn Haven, Fla.
Penn must reform the system that claims to prioritize equality, but in its current state fosters a culture that rewards donors.
Ultimately, growing up in America makes it impossible to ignore the inequities in the health care system for long.