Opinion

08/22/17 10:33pm
There is strong evidence of racial discrimination against Asian Americans when it comes to the college admissions process.
08/22/17 10:26pm
With thousands of new students embarking on their Penn journeys this week, our university is getting thousands of stories deeper. The best advice I can give anybody this year is hear out as many of those stories as possible. 
08/22/17 6:29pm
CASSIE JOBMAN is a College freshman from Garland, Texas.
08/22/17 6:18pm
Exactly one year ago, in its Columbia University decision, the National Labor Relations Board reconciled a decades-long inconsistency in employment law.
08/21/17 5:20pm
We, a group of Penn alumnae and current students, wish to address white supremacist violence and discourse in America.
08/21/17 11:10am
My parents took a risk. Two freshly minted Ph.D.'s, raised in poverty, leaving their home country, coming to America.
08/20/17 7:24pm
In the recent opinion article “Paying the price for breakdown of the country's bourgeois culture,” published in the Philadelphia Inquirer, law professors Amy Wax and Larry Alexander lament the loss of the “bourgeois cultural hegemony” of the 1950s.
08/14/17 10:06am
As a community and as individuals we are shocked and saddened by the deadly, violent events in Charlottesville yesterday, and we grieve for the victims and their families.
08/02/17 11:23pm
“You have two months left to live.” The doctor delivered the words with a steel, monotone voice without looking up from his computer.
08/02/17 11:23pm
My friend recently interviewed Bing Chen, an extremely successful 2009 College graduate and a person I look up to as almost a role model.
08/02/17 9:28pm
CLAUDIA LI is a College junior from Santa Clara, Calif.
07/31/17 10:51pm
Nearly all the town's buildings had been razed for scrap wood, and those that remained standing had either caved-in, or seemed to be held up by the dead trees rising besides them.
07/31/17 10:47pm
ISABEL KIM is a College senior from Warren, N.J., studying English and Fine Arts.
07/14/17 9:17pm
After the recent atrocities in Westminster, Manchester, and London, the politically correct in the United Kingdom and the world are yet again fully engaged in assiduously ignoring the threat we all face. The facts are as plain as they are uncomfortable — the world is currently living through an unprecedented threat, a modern enemy fighting for an archaic, theocratic vision that president George W.
07/14/17 9:17pm
I’ve been thinking a lot about why education matters. Or more specifically, why certain education seems to matter more than others — what needs justification and what does not. Like all freshmen students, I came into Penn lost, confused, in need of guidance.
07/06/17 12:30am
The trail began at the grounds of the Mesa Laboratory of the National Center for Atmospheric Research, a pink concrete building perched on the slopes of Green Mountain, near Boulder, Colorado.
07/06/17 12:29am
Recently, I’ve spent a lot of time thinking about what it would take for someone of one political persuasion to ‘switch sides’. There’s a lot of merit to the idea that we, especially at Penn, restrict ourselves to ‘echo chambers’ where our communities and groups are just reflections of our own backgrounds and beliefs.
07/06/17 12:28am
ISABEL KIM is a College senior from Warren, N.J., studying English and Fine Arts.
06/26/17 9:24pm
As a graduate student worker at the University of Pennsylvania, I research the politics of emotion as a member of the political science department.