Articles by Valerie Wang
Valerie Wang & Varun Saraswathula | Mackenzie Fierceton and the so-called “Penn community”Columnists Valerie Wang & Varun Saraswathula argue that Penn's treatment of Mackenzie Fierceton should remind students that our relationship with the university is more transactional than we might think.
Valerie Wang | The group chat knows bestIn this week's opart, the opinion section takes a look at some other things that are 50-50 at Penn.
Cartoon by Faith Bochert & Valerie Wang | Making Sophomore MemoriesPenn announced Tuesday that it would require all sophomores from the Class of 2024 onward to purchase a dining plan in addition to living in on-campus housing. Ostensibly an attempt to encourage community building, many see it as something else.
Valerie Wang | Penn administration has no one to blame but itself for COVID-19 spikesAfter months of changed plans and doubts raised, Penn stands on the precipice of a major campus COVID-19 outbreak. But instead of blaming the students, the University must hold itself accountable for changing standards and implementing half-baked policies that were supposed to keep our campus safe.
Valerie Wang | Don’t try to take the high road this electionBy no means am I one to tell you not to follow your moral values, but just understand the repercussions of your actions: if not for yourself, then for your friends, family, and the future of our country.