Articles by Sophia DuRose

08/01/20 8:20pm
It shouldn’t be uncommon to know your neighbors, and it shouldn’t be uncommon to extend kindness to everyone in your community. 
07/16/20 9:26am
Online learning comes with side effects, as does every classroom.
06/27/20 12:32pm
We are all complicit in allowing systemic racism to remain alive if we do not do the necessary, dirty work of calling out microaggressions, dismantling harmful generalizations, and ridding our personal conversations of stereotypes. 
05/31/20 4:28pm
If I were to write an opinion article without providing links to articles written by Black authors about the murder of George Floyd and the subsequent protests, I would be failing at my attempt to recognize my white privilege. 
05/21/20 10:21am
A masculinity that looks toward countries led by women around the globe who manage to have civil press conferences and provide correct information during this crisis is necessary.
04/28/20 3:22pm
Even though there are massive problems in the world right now, small ones still hurt. And if anything good could come out of any of this, it should be a greater sense of urgency to be empathetic and kind.
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. 
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