Articles by Sophia DuRose

03/25/20 9:24pm
Penn should be doing the right thing without student intervention, and that means not laying off 140 hard workers in the middle of a global crisis. 
03/12/20 9:00pm
Penn has over a 14 billion dollar endowment. If a killer pandemic isn’t the perfect time to use some of it, I don’t know when is. 
02/26/20 11:41pm
A failure to understand that eating disorders are mental illnesses, where a rejection of food is merely a symptom, is literally a matter of life or death.
02/19/20 5:49pm
If you’re unsatisfied with the career path that your selected major will afford you, find a career path that will make you happy and run with it.
02/12/20 7:31pm
Humorous and performative moments of solidarity will continue to fall flat until real and obvious change is secured for the groups of people who deserve years worth of recognition. 
02/02/20 6:32pm
Amidst the notable accomplishments of this truly legendary athlete, it is important to acknowledge the entirety of his actions.
01/26/20 8:59pm
Considering Penn’s dining halls proudly state that, “At Penn, we recognize that our cafés serve a diverse population with a wide range of dining preferences,” feeding a wide range of socioeconomic mouths is reason enough to search for a way to ensure equal access to food. 
01/20/20 6:27pm
In a world that already caters to wealth, putting one more boundary in the way of less privileged students is not the way to ensure equal access to higher education.
12/01/19 10:42pm
While SHS does list failure rates of other kinds of contraceptive options, they have no information about what those options are or how to use them. 
11/24/19 9:37pm
I’m sure I’m not the only one with scraps of unread paper crushed in the bottom of my bag. If you’re with me, I say let these be the last flyers to go to waste. 
11/12/19 5:23pm
Considering how prevelant sexual abuse has proven to be on college campuses, this clause strikes me as particularly alarming and severe.  
10/30/19 6:10pm
Costumes are meant to be fun, and they certainly can be while still maintaining cultural sensitivity.
10/16/19 8:02pm
It costs nothing to consider how your presence can positively impact someone else’s passion and profession. 
10/13/19 9:39pm
Living by yourself is a choice that can make those factors more at the forefront of your mind, instead of what your roommates made for dinner or who stole your last razor. 
10/08/19 10:51pm
Legacy admissions does one thing correctly— eliminate the idea that elite education operates on the principle of meritocracy.
10/04/19 5:16pm
You can choose to be respectful to the hard-working people who often listen to our drunken charades.
09/29/19 12:51pm
Penn fashion has been polarizing to me since my first year, and it seems to only be getting more obvious
09/18/19 2:48pm
Basically, if you’re going to truly be woke, you can’t pick and choose which issues to care about based on which issues affect you, and you can’t just do it because everyone else is. 
09/11/19 11:43pm
We should understand how much of ourselves we can give to each other at different times.
09/08/19 11:10pm
Seeing our friends shake hands with employers that sign hefty checks can be discouraging in the small and competitive bubble that is Penn. But there is an entire world out there that celebrates creativity and divergence. 
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