Articles by Julia Mitchell

04/09/19 9:10pm
There are steps that the University could take to both mitigate tax inconsistencies and to better disseminate these facts to students, many of whom do not realize the facts until they are issued an unexpected billing statement that they will have to pay a tax on a significant portion of their grant.
01/29/19 9:04pm
At Penn, blocking out Jewish life altogether is nearly impossible, especially since about 17% of undergrads identify as Jewish, but I still managed to do it first semester. 
12/06/18 5:14pm
You would think that it would be easy to just listen to each other. Yet, we’ve built up so many impulses to pivot away and check out when the subject gets intense or hits a nerve. Especially when it’s as easy as glancing down at our phones.
11/07/18 1:41am
It would be easy to credit Trump’s tweets for every tactful or tactless exercise in misdirection. But these distractions are sown by all sides, and finger-pointing is not unique to one party.
11/06/18 10:14pm
Donors to universities should expand access to education, not exacerbate the imbalance between institutions.
10/25/18 2:30pm
In the first weeks on campus, I watched my friends swept up in a flurry of recruiting sessions, auditions, BYOs, and GBMs for organizations with every abbreviation known to man.
10/14/18 7:28pm
A state or district politician gains approval by reaching out to seniors on their birthday, responding to complaints about potholes, you know … the boring stuff, the bugs in the system.
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