Articles by Ana West

09/11/19 11:51pm
Seek out the help that is there for you.
09/05/19 12:55am
The list of responsibilities that RAs are expected to take on is long and demanding, especially given the fact that they — like the residents they serve — are students. 
08/28/19 7:55pm
During our time at Penn, just about all of us will experience assault personally or have it happen to someone that we care about. In light of that, far too few of us will be equipped to respond to it.
04/04/19 8:48pm
Penn students don’t just feel disconnected from the UA because they don’t care — they feel disconnected because it’s frustrating to have the issues and concerns facing them discussed for the sake of gaining votes, and then ignored again.
03/17/19 7:34pm
When I came to Penn, I saw explicitly inclusive congregations and met accepting faith leaders for the first time, and it made me genuinely optimistic for the future of the Christian church. But there is a massive amount of progress that needs to be made — and recently, some of that progress has been reversed.
03/12/19 11:48pm
Admitting that we feel alone can be scary, but we absolutely have to.
02/08/19 6:14pm
The second best time to hold people like Northam accountable is right now, while we have the chance.
01/27/19 8:06pm
Many times, I’ve seen couples holding hands on Locust and thought about how perfect they must be together — that there was no danger there.
01/16/19 9:16pm
Gendered groups abound at Penn, and while it’s rare for anyone to take issue with that fact, maybe more of us should. 
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