Opinion Columns

10/02/17 12:22am
Few topics in national politics are as long, complicated and dull as the United States Federal Tax Code. Equally few topics, however, are as important to the lives of all Americans.
10/02/17 12:20am
To say that this proposed tax plan does not benefit the wealthiest Americans is one of the grandest lies of the Trump administration this week.
10/02/17 12:19am
Gratefulness is a bit like a muscle — you have to use it or you lose it.  It’s something you get better at with practice.
10/02/17 12:17am
Should Penn change course requirements so that students in Wharton, Nursing and Engineering can take more classes in their home schools or is the system fine as it currently is?
09/28/17 12:04am
Like most people, I always believed happiness was a fleeting emotion. And, like most people, I believed that though we cannot create happiness, we can still somehow tame the slippery creature. 
09/27/17 12:58am
Within our college experiences, we often limit ourselves to what we are already a part of and the social circles we are comfortable with.
09/26/17 6:59pm
It’s crucial to know what causes Penn Face at its root. Are the forces simply too strong to be overcome?
09/26/17 6:16pm
This election does matter as it represents the continuation of Germany being the clear leader among liberal Western democracies, in a time when many countries are shifting significantly towards nationalism and authoritarianism.
09/25/17 9:49pm
Penn must do a better job of educating freshmen on the less overt aspects of rape culture that infiltrate the social scene.
09/25/17 12:14am
I refuse to dress my words up anymore, or play mind games with words. I want my words to be true.
09/25/17 12:09am
By shifting its focus from sexual assault to alcohol abuse and hazing, the administration has unfortunately redirected our attention away from the issue that matters most.
09/25/17 12:08am
Do you believe that the task force efforts to combat sexual violence and substance abuse are currently misguided with regards to events monitoring?
09/21/17 12:09am
The petition at issue is poorly-argued and out of touch, but the idea that we are entitled to this kind of social life didn’t start with those who wrote and supported its message.
09/20/17 2:19am
Hooking up is perpetuated throughout campus as a part of Penn life, and as a Penn student, you are physically stuck here. 
09/19/17 1:15am
If we continue to major shame on a larger scale, we’ll most likely study subjects we don’t care for and will perform poorly in our studies. If we don’t enjoy what we’re doing, it will be much harder for us to succeed in the long run. 
09/18/17 9:43pm
Being in a single is not the most luxurious experience in the world. There are many perks to having your own space, but the social drawbacks are much more impactful. 
09/17/17 10:50pm
This semester, I had second thoughts, but ended up registering for Korean again. Something keeps me going back.
09/17/17 10:49pm
Penn’s competitive club culture is not going away, and rejection itself is not going away, either.
09/17/17 10:47pm
President Trump was right to rescind President Obama’s unconstitutional DACA executive order. He was also right to call for Congress to send him a bill making DACA U.S. law.
09/17/17 10:44pm
These Dreamers are more than statistics, more than business-owners, more than contributing students, more than researchers or computer scientists.