Articles by Aya Saed

11/07/12 3:18am

Aya Saed | Becoming an American

Yesterday, I cast my first ballot as a newly naturalized citizen of the United States.
10/26/12 12:41am
Rather than killing Muslim civilians and children under a façade of liberation, we should empower these communities.
10/05/12 1:29am
With such a deep history and continued commitment to Afro-American history, what could stop me from living in the house?
09/13/12 11:23pm
I have more in common with a moderate Christian than any Muslim radical who proposes violence.
07/11/12 9:38pm
The issues facing Sudanese citizens and those facing students of Philadelphia are not one in the same. They do, however, represent similar injustices.
04/19/12 10:49pm
The Class of 2016 — who will be joining us next fall — promises to be more diverse and representative of the shifting demographics in this country. The increased diversity creates new potential to unite students from all walks of life.
04/05/12 9:47pm
Philadelphia is home to some of the most discriminatory laws in the country, but we simply do not have to deal with their repercussions because of our Penn ID.
03/26/12 2:18am
Trayvon Martin is not dead — his memory is giving life to a powerful movement. And in his spirit, I’m asking this community to join the Million Hoodie March today at 5 p.m. in front of Du Bois College House as we march toward Love Park in protest.
02/23/12 11:54pm
Before this incident, I was pretty confident that I was in no way subjected to the scrutiny of American law enforcement, but I was naïve. The same might apply to you.
02/19/12 11:07pm

Your Voice | Far from an even playing field

In reaching our leadership positions on campus, we have all learned to navigate these subtle forms of gender discrimination in our daily work.
02/09/12 10:30pm
Don’t get me wrong. I have no qualms with free speech, since I am obviously utilizing that right as you read.
01/27/12 1:46am
Penn students are eager to integrate themselves into the community and ensure that things change for the better. But it’s time to also gather momentum in combating an issue of life and death.
10/07/09 2:13am

Weighing in on culture of obesity

Two Penn researchers are combatting the problem of our society’s culture of obesity in an innovative way — by partnering universities with the community.
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