My countless run-ins with verbal harassment in the Philadelphia area has varied between mildly annoying and frightening to the point where I have had police officers file into my apartment after a 911 call made on my way home from Center City.
One depressing fact about this is that history is repeating itself — and we have clearly not learned our lesson from it.
At the root of this anguish is Penn’s system for course registration.
What I realized was that given the choice to decide to follow God or not, choosing it myself makes it so much more powerful.
While one day off isn’t enough for most students to travel home or elsewhere off-campus, short, intermittent breaks during the semesters are far more meaningful in improving campus mental health.
Whether or not we believe or act on allegations — in politics or on our campus — often depends strongly on how we feel about the accused.
Inclusion is not just about the amount of female engineers entering Penn, but also about making them feel that they belong here.
SARAH KHAN is a College sophomore from Lynn Haven, Fla.
All of these alumni are not remembered for what they studied or even what clubs they were involved on campus, but rather they are known for what they chose to do with their skills.
Penn Dining must increase the scope of meal plans.
We Penn students are entering that dangerous arena of adult love, and sometimes need to be reminded that with adult love there is the possibility of adult heartbreak.
A Penn alumnus can enact social change in education reform without sending their children to public school.
For the majority of encounters that make up “hook-up culture,” the benefits far outweigh the negatives.
At Penn, a version of love, far from my own, seems to be the center of attention.
VERONICA FENTON is a College sophomore from Penn Valley, Pa. Her email address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
BEN CLAAR is a College senior from Scarsdale, N.Y.
Penn needs to step up and provide more resources to the FGLI textbook library.
Mac Donald may not see or understand how racism exists today, but we sure do.
With a Penn education comes a very real responsibility to make sure every child in this country is receiving an adequate education, regardless of their economic circumstances.
KRISTEN YEH is a College sophomore from West Covina, Calif.