Articles by Calvary Rogers

02/07/18 2:24am
I had the most fun I’ve ever had in this city. For the first time in my academic career here at Penn, I felt like a Philadelphian.
11/08/17 3:36am
Often, our activism is empty because the standards we set for ourselves and each other are extremely low.
10/30/17 3:45am
Trust me when I say this; we should all be seeing a therapist.
10/23/17 3:16am
Is Penn filling up too much of its classes through early decision? Should there be any changes to Penn's admissions policies with regards to early decision?
09/27/17 4:58am
Within our college experiences, we often limit ourselves to what we are already a part of and the social circles we are comfortable with.
09/13/17 2:03am
It is about time that we  work against the social current that normalizes toxicity in our club culture rather than conform to it. 
08/30/17 2:02am
Simply existing as a minority at an Ivy League Institution such as Penn is a revolutionary act in itself.
04/25/17 11:44pm
Whenever I find myself walking on campus I do my best to have an item that is related to Penn with or on me.
04/19/17 3:00am
This past week, I had the opportunity to attend an event titled “Exploring Masculinity” in the Women’s Center here at Penn.
04/12/17 12:55am
I have never believed in a curving system when it comes to grading, and, similar to many, it was a rude awakening for me when I came to Penn.
04/05/17 12:42am
Mental health. Two words every Penn student has heard before they set foot on Locust walk. We all know just how prevalent conversations about mental health have become and its relation to tragedy, campus culture and administration.
03/29/17 1:52am
Every year during the season of Penn Student Government elections, the student body is bombarded with signatures, platforms and the opportunity to elect a new President, Vice President and general body of the Undergraduate Assembly.
03/22/17 2:06am
If you know me you know that one thing keep me laughing every day: Twitter memes. The best part about this is that practically every month or week, a new meme dominates Twitter’s social feed.
03/15/17 12:38am
Recently, the Student Committee on Undergraduate Education conducted a survey to shine light on the growing demand for an expanded half-credit course system here at Penn.
02/22/17 4:07am
James Baldwin once said, “The paradox of education is precisely this — that as one begins to become conscious one begins to examine the society in which he is being educated.” From the second I started my education here I’ve constantly seen and interacted with black staff working as servers, security guards, janitors and the like.
02/15/17 2:23am
This semester, I’ve done my best to be as attentive as possible when examining Penn culture, and researching black history at Penn has truly strengthened that attentiveness.
02/08/17 3:55am
Allyship is not found in those who wear a safety pin, but in those who dedicate their efforts towards diminishing the inequities that cause protests in the first place.
02/01/17 3:54am
One of my favorite quotes from Martin Luther King Jr. states “We are not makers of history. We are made by history.” It causes me to think about all the hidden contributions people have made through time that have played a major role in constructing who I am.
01/25/17 3:24am
As a member of the track team, my first experience with the Penn track team was outside on a brisk sunny day in late August.
01/18/17 4:29am
Have you ever bitten into a piece of pizza in a Dining Hall that you knew was too hot and burned your tongue?
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