Articles by Christy Qiu

04/08/19 1:27pm
I’ll be the first to admit it: even with all its nuances, I love Penn, and I am so glad I chose to come here.
03/17/19 7:48pm
The college admissions process might always have broken aspects, but one doable reform is to make time for fact-checking. 
02/24/19 1:25pm
Students often complain, and rightly so, because Penn, indeed, has a long way to go in improving their housing situation. But, we must be aware that in comparison to many other colleges, Penn’s housing services are well above average. 
02/12/19 10:20pm
At Penn, a version of love, far from my own, seems to be the center of attention.
02/04/19 10:38pm
Whether you are Asian, Hispanic, African American, or any other race, make Penn a new site for sharing stories about your culture and celebrating your family’s heritage.
01/22/19 11:57pm
What we need to fight for is transparency. While Penn doesn’t even have a rubric for interpreting admissions files, other schools have clear guidelines along with original comments attached to their files. 
12/12/18 4:34pm
Juuling is not cool. It’s not something to brag about on social media. It’s certainly not something to encourage other fellow students, friends, or family members to try.
12/02/18 11:50pm
Boiled down, the elementary characteristic of a friend is a person who cares about you. I had ignored this basic trait with my convenience friend.
11/14/18 11:43pm
It’s like a competition: whoever sleeps the least wins. Functioning with little to no sleep is like a badge of honor, a display of invincibility.
11/06/18 9:19pm
Not partying doesn’t mean that I don’t know how to have a good time or that I waste my nights cooped up in my room.
10/21/18 9:03pm
Students who aren’t members of a “Penn dynasty” can be just as invested in the University’s history and mission.
10/10/18 1:11am
It’s time to move on from what’s traditionally “cool” to what’s livable.
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