Author Archives: Jackson Dunlap

Presidential Politics: New Regimes

Cluster Council elections, the initial foray into competitive politics for our young first years, finished this past week. Races were hotly contested throughout, especially in the coliseum of Cluster 2. We now have a new set of Cluster Presidents, the first ever class of Cluster Vice Presidents, and a set of four Cluster Councils that

The Year That Can Be

The first day back on campus felt a little anticlimactic. Having spent most of the summer in Philadelphia, it seemed ordinary returning to Huntsman and riding the escalators. In the days before classes started things were pretty empty – the first years were off talking about their feelings with their learning teams and I was

Cash for Grades

In the days before the Wharton campus was riddled with iPad photos, before students could be seen slipping and sliding on a dead sprint to class at 8:59, and before power clusters flexed their muscle of knowledge, a few brave souls could be found huddled in GSRs, clutching their class notes and attempting to prepare