Articles by Heidi Khaled

12/07/09 5:01am

Heidi Khaled | Tirades and tips from TAs

At the end of the semester, when stress reaches a high point, we teaching assistants tend to hear a lot of griping from our students. While undergrads have their complaints, we have ours too.
11/16/09 3:08am

Heidi Khaled | Everyone's got a story

As a social art form, storytelling is unique in its ability to attract a wide variety of both participants and actors. But most importantly, it teaches us to do something we often forget to do — sit back, and listen to what someone else has to say.
11/02/09 3:39am

Heidi Khaled | A trick too many on Halloween

One neighborhood's tradition of holding an earlier Halloween to exclude "other" trick-or-treaters is extremely suspect.
10/12/09 1:41am

Heidi Khaled | The great Philebrity camp-out

A bar-crawl brawl on a blog opens a discussion on the cultural politics of camp
09/28/09 4:18am

Heidi Khaled | The pains of emotional labor

A service-industry trend toward aloofness is becoming just as draining as forced niceness
09/15/09 12:22am

Heidi Khaled | Welcome to the neighborhood

Becoming a part of West Philadelphia is an integral part of being at Penn
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