Articles by Jesse Zhang
In Photos: 2022The Daily Pennsylvanian’s photographers documented the stories of 2022 as the Penn community felt the ripple of events around the world. These images postmark the end of another tumultuous year as another looms on the horizon.
In Photos: 20 hours of Election Day in Philadelphia and at PennPenn community turned out for the midterm election yesterday. With two of the most contentious races in America taking place in Pennsylvania, and many issues hanging in the balance, here’s a look into this historic midterm elections day.
Jesse Zhang | Voting is a privilegeColumnist Jesse Zhang discusses the privilege of being able to vote from an international perspective.
In Photos: Homecoming weekend sees Magill inaugurated, protestors arrestedLiz Magill was officially inaugurated as Penn’s ninth president on Oct. 21, 2022. Her inauguration also coincided with Homecoming weekend when thousands of alumni returned to campus, fusing both celebrations in one. While crowds gathered to witness Penn football’s historic 6-0 winning streak, the game was interrupted by Fossil Free Penn protestors, delaying the second half by over an hour and resulting in 19 student arrests.
In Photos: Liz Magill’s first 100 days as Penn presidentThe Daily Pennsylvanian spent extensive time with Magill over the first 100 days of her budding presidency, watching her get to know students, preside over various meetings, and define herself in the Penn community and beyond.
In Photos: An interactive look at Penn’s landscape from 1899 to 2022
In Photos: Celebrating the Class of 2022, pre-pandemic style
In Photos: Penn Community Celebrates Holi
Jesse Zhang | Dear High School SeniorsColumnist Jesse Zhang shares his experiences and the lessons he learned from the college matriculation process.
In Photos: Lia Thomas becomes first transgender NCAA Division I women’s swimming and diving championWith Lia Thomas becoming the first transgender NCAA swimming champion, protestors and supporters outside the competition venue, and a whirlwind of cheering, felicitation, and controversy, here's a look into the NCAA Women's Swimming and Diving Championships.
Jesse Zhang | Force yourself to relax with a “mandatory pastime”Columnist Jesse Zhang encourages the Penn community to participate in a non-academic and non-preprofessional extracurricular activity.
In Photos: Farewell, Ambassador GutmannAt her farewell party, Former Penn President Amy Gutmann took photo with students, performing arts groups paid her tribute, and Quaker gave her one last hug.
Jesse Zhang | Let’s talk about the viral Wharton tweetColumnist Jesse Zhang discusses how the recently viral Wharton tweet reveals some of the shortcomings of Wharton's education system.
Jesse Zhang | Yesterday’s challenge, today’s reflection, tomorrow’s actionColumnist Jesse Zhang discusses the importance of taking small steps to tackle larger issues in 2022.
In Photos: 2021The world ebbed and flowed with its fair share of monumental events in 2021. Riding alongside the waves, the Penn community lived no exception. The Daily Pennsylvanian’s photographers documented the stories of 2021, at Penn and beyond, as they marked history in their stride.