Opinion Columns

02/20/17 11:06pm
The state of the press is alarming. And many of the critiques of the media, echoing endlessly in the ears of the American people, are legitimate and necessary.
02/20/17 11:05pm
The College Republicans urge both President Trump and the news media to grow up. Regardless of who dealt the first blow or who started it, the president and the media are caught in a mean-spirited, childish conflict.
02/16/17 11:39pm

Group Think | Was Yale correct to change Calhoun College name?

GROUP THINK is the DP’s round table section, where we throw a question at the columnists and see what answers stick.
02/15/17 9:46pm
Last Thursday, a Pembroke College student burned a £20 note in front of a homeless man on Bridge Street.
02/15/17 9:42pm
This week, the British government formally rejected an online petition started on its website to cancel U.S.
02/14/17 9:24pm
A recent New York Times article showed that the median family income for an undergraduate family at Penn is $195,500, placing the median Penn family in the 82nd percentile among U.S. families.
02/14/17 9:23pm
This semester, I’ve done my best to be as attentive as possible when examining Penn culture, and researching black history at Penn has truly strengthened that attentiveness.
02/14/17 8:37pm
GROUP THINK is the DP’s round table section, where we throw a question at the columnists and see what answers stick.
02/13/17 10:26pm
Sometimes I feel like the most tangible thing I’ve gotten from my college education is a broader and more refined understanding of just how many things are wrong with the world, how many terrible atrocities have been committed in the past and continue to be committed, how many people are suffering in many different ways.
02/12/17 10:51pm
After discussing, in the latter portion of my previous column, the professional troll that is Breitbart Tech Editor Milo Yiannopoulos, I was sincerely intending to pick a more pleasant topic for this week.
02/12/17 10:50pm
To fellow PPE majors - have you noticed just how difficult it is to explain the major to non-Penn people?
02/08/17 10:20pm
It’s only my third column of the semester, and I am already wracking my brains to think of something to write about.
02/08/17 10:19pm
The minute I stepped out of my uncle’s car and arrived at Harrison College House, I should have known that my life would change forever.
02/07/17 10:55pm
Allyship is not found in those who wear a safety pin, but in those who dedicate their efforts towards diminishing the inequities that cause protests in the first place.
02/06/17 9:14pm
On Monday, 97 Companies issued a joint statement going against the “Muslim Ban” executive order.
02/06/17 9:12pm
Despite the title, this article will not serve as some sort of rallying cry to raise the minimum wage nor will it attempt to explain the complicated nature of universal basic income.
02/05/17 11:34pm
One week after his inauguration, President Donald Trump issued an Executive Order indefinitely halting the resettlement of Syrian refugees and temporarily banning people from seven Muslim-majority nations from traveling into the United States.
02/05/17 11:33pm
“We cannot buy our security, our freedom from the threat of the bomb by committing an immorality so great as saying to a billion human beings now enslaved behind the Iron Curtain: give up your dreams of freedom, because to save our own skins, we're willing to make a deal with your slave masters.” – Ronald Reagan, 1964 Today, we face a different enemy, with different victims, and a different immorality.
02/03/17 5:52pm
GROUP THINK is The DP’s round table section, where we throw a question at the columnists and see what answers stick.
02/01/17 10:08pm
Contrary to what most people told me before leaving, my first experience studying abroad in England was not a pleasant one.