Articles by Alex Silberzweig

08/03/18 4:37pm
We can make the choice to remain politically unaware. At the end of the day, that only serves to emphasize our privilege. People think they can afford to be incognizant of worldly matters if those matters don’t pertain to them directly, but to do that is the ultimate act of selfishness.
07/15/18 7:30pm
Even though my bout with burnout only lasted around two and a half weeks, it was definitely one of the more unpleasant aspects of my college experience thus far.
06/27/18 4:07pm
The Ivy League was formed as an East Coast football association. Nothing more, nothing less. That would make you think that the pride we take in our sports teams would be off the charts. That’s not the case at all.
06/09/18 6:51am
With a balancing act like no other, it becomes exceedingly difficult for student-athletes at Penn to perform well without forgoing their physical and mental health.
05/30/18 10:22pm
For many Penn students, New York often seems the only possible destination after graduation. You might think you need to do whatever it takes to make it there.
12/12/17 1:05am
The fall semester is just about to end and a lot has happened that has left lasting impressions and changes on this campus.
12/12/17 1:04am
The drive to create some sort of legacy, though often expressed in unusual ways, stems from a common desire to remember and be remembered.
11/30/17 1:23am
Though our food is an integral part of our college experience, the costs of eating should not tie us down and hinder us more than our tuition, housing, and work already do.
11/14/17 1:10am
Maybe losing our otherwise well-defined sense of kindness is just a part of growing up.
10/31/17 2:37am
Those with the power to do so should improve the way that Penn students to recover from illnesses by extending SHS hours and giving students time to get better.
10/31/17 1:55am
With Homecoming next week, what do you think Penn can do to have better student attendance at Penn sports events?
10/17/17 2:57am
As someone whose reflections are based on just under two months of circumstantial observations, I think that there is something perverse about the tendency to dress to impress on a college campus.
10/13/17 11:10pm
Why do you think Wharton specifically receives the bulk of transfer requests and dual degree requests compared to the other schools?
10/03/17 5:20am
If college administrators want their students to pursue careers in STEM, they should encourage, rather than dissuade their students through accessible courses for underclassmen that actively engage them.
10/02/17 4:17am
Should Penn change course requirements so that students in Wharton, Nursing and Engineering can take more classes in their home schools or is the system fine as it currently is?
09/19/17 5:15am
If we continue to major shame on a larger scale, we’ll most likely study subjects we don’t care for and will perform poorly in our studies. If we don’t enjoy what we’re doing, it will be much harder for us to succeed in the long run. 
09/17/17 10:06pm
Should universities care about their ranking? Why or why not?
09/05/17 1:10am
Instead of visiting schools, high schoolers should focus on what they truly want in their college experience.
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