Articles by Sara Merican

04/19/18 3:22am
Did people understand what I was saying? Were they too nice to say if they didn’t? Do they mind how I sound?
03/29/18 6:02am
Christianity for me was not the end to the search for meaning, but rather, something that pointed me to where I should search.
03/19/18 12:05am
You don’t have to fill every week. You don’t have to always be doing “something.” Summer isn’t a competition. 
02/16/18 1:42am
We soaked in Philadelphia in all its brilliant, flashy, beeping, honking, waving, screaming, shouting splendor
02/01/18 12:30pm
One day not too far away, Locust Walk, which I trek up and down every day in mundane familiarity, will become a path of memories I can only trace in my mind.
12/12/17 1:05am
The fall semester is just about to end and a lot has happened that has left lasting impressions and changes on this campus.
12/04/17 4:07am
The city can widen our horizons, teach us lessons and help us develop a healthier view on life, society and our goals.
11/20/17 4:10am
There is great education and adventure in taking classes in a subject that is not only foreign to us, but also challenges our fundamental assumptions and beliefs. 
11/06/17 3:48am
In general, how can student activist groups lobby Penn's administration effectively in order to promote change? 
11/06/17 3:43am
From freshmen to upperclassmen, student club member to club president — we all have our own “spheres of influence," no matter their size.
10/23/17 11:10pm
The politics of presentation and representation are complex and therefore it is crucial that as many voices as possible are heard.
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?
10/09/17 4:38am
Instead of always spending time agonizing over how to boost the number of people attending our club’s next event, we should perhaps take some time to go to a friend’s concert or activity.
10/02/17 4:19am
Gratefulness is a bit like a muscle — you have to use it or you lose it.  It’s something you get better at with practice.
09/25/17 4:14am
I refuse to dress my words up anymore, or play mind games with words. I want my words to be true.
09/18/17 2:50am
This semester, I had second thoughts, but ended up registering for Korean again. Something keeps me going back.
09/11/17 2:06am
I sometimes forget how wonderful inefficiency is, in a fast-paced environment like Penn’s.
08/28/17 12:07am
The search for “home” and the need to belong often nags at the back of our heads and tugs at our hearts as we navigate our way through Penn.
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