Word on the Street

Election Reflection: Danielle Moore C'18

I come from a county in rural Pennsylvania that turned red last night

by DANIELLE MOORE

Election Reflection: Rebecca Brown C'17

It is easy to relate this election to when Umbridge was the headmaster of Hogwarts.

by REBECCA BROWN

Election Reflection: Emma Hetrick C'18

I think it is important to remember that we live in a country where we can not only express our feelings of discontent with the governmental administration, but that we can do so openly, without fear of lawful persecution.

by EMMA HETRICK

Election Reflection: Martin Smith

Okay, now that I've had a chance to sleep for four hours, with a throbbing ankle and a racing mind, here are my finals thoughts on Shitstorm 2016.

by MARTIN SMITH

Election Reflection: Leigh Ann Eisenhauer C'18

It is highly unlike me to make political statements, but I can’t stay quiet. I am devastated.

by LEIGH ANN EISENHAUER

Election Reflection: Isabel Kim C'18

On Tuesday, I had been sitting on Locust Walk selling shirts that said THE PUSSY GRABS BACK! I had hoped that the pussy would no longer need to grab back.

by ISABEL KIM

Election Reflection: Zoe Stoller C'18

This past weekend, I went to Amsterdam to meet up with one of my closest friends who was on vacation from the Israeli Defense Forces.

by ZOE STOLLER

Election Reflection: Talia Beck C'17

1) I've seen a lot of people worried that Trump will overturn the SCOTUS ruling on gay marriage (among others). Trump doesn't actually have the power to do that alone; in order to overturn a SCOTUS ruling, there has to either be another SCOTUS ruling or a constitutional amendment.

by TALIA BECK

Election Reflection: Anny Hu

Many people have asked me why I have been so involved in this election even though I could not vote.

by ANNY HU

Election Reflection: Emma Liebowitz C'17

November 9th. You know, writing has never been my catharsis. In fact, I’m not really sure what is.

by EMMA LIEBOWITZ

Election Reflection: Andreas Pavlou C'19

While I would not like to speak for everyone, I think it is safe to generally say that it can be hard to love yourself in America if you identify as any sort of minority or marginalized person.  While it’s always going to be hard to identify as an “other” there are some things that can make it better.

by ANDREAS PAVLOU

Progress in a Vulnerable State

There is no time where our passion and political efficacy has been more crucial to the future of the United States––not even during the election.

by ERIN FARRELL

Election Reflection: Ariana Martino C'18

An open letter to everyone who brought us here, This means you, Trump supporters, third party voters, protest voters, self-righteous abstainers and the like!

by ARIANA MARTINO

Election Reflection: Gabrielle Jackson C'18

In 2008, when I was in 7th grade, I watched on television in my parent's bedroom as Barack Obama was announced President-elect of the United States.

by GABRIELLE JACKSON

Election Reflection: Annabelle Williams W'20

To all those Penn students despairing today.

by ANNABELLE WILLIAMS

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