Articles by Sophia DuRose

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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. 
08/28/19 9:53pm
 I think Pottruck can be great when you want to fit a quick workout in between classes, but there’s a reason some people dread going. Luckily, it isn’t the only place in the city you can visit to get an effective workout in. 
08/26/19 5:50pm
A lot of people on Penn’s campus don’t need to think twice about an extra 60 cent charge, but that’s a privilege, not a given. 
08/22/19 4:52pm
I am grateful to the city of Philadelphia for providing such a bustling and rich social environment from which I've learned more about my own politics as well as the politics of those I’ve always opposed.
08/20/19 7:56pm
The cyclical nature of disordered eating can be depleting, and when you’re adjusting to the new stress of tough college classes, it’s an extra barrier between yourself and your full potential. 
04/29/19 11:08pm
Students should know of every advantage Penn’s financial aid offers in order to allow them the same access as Penn students not on financial aid.  
04/15/19 6:31pm
My peer-advisor story is not a unique one, and many people don’t feel as if their peer advisors have done all they can to help them. But I must ask myself if I did all I could to ask for help.   
04/11/19 12:00pm
So my question is, why are sexual encounters where men benefit more normalized? And how can we combat this idea? By talking.
04/02/19 5:35pm
Equal opportunities to participate are created when professors leading conversations actively engage women, women actively participate, and men in the classroom recognize that they need to leave room for these women.
03/24/19 10:56pm
One thing college campuses tend to lack is comfort; they are chasms full to the brim with diverse people, backgrounds, and stories, but they don’t always radiate the feelings of warmth and support that people need.
03/24/19 7:53pm
We can do more. And we should. 
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