Opinion

10/23/17 7:11pm
The administration can no longer blindly point to Counseling and Psychological Services and shut down parties in hopes that mental health issues and the consequences of binge drinking will vanish. 
10/23/17 7:10pm
The politics of presentation and representation are complex and therefore it is crucial that as many voices as possible are heard.
10/23/17 7:10pm
Although the trend of admitting over 50 percent of each freshman class in Early Decision has its drawbacks, it is ultimately the best system for ensuring the most committed Penn class.
10/23/17 3:02pm
BEN CLAAR is a College junior from Scarsdale, N.Y.
10/23/17 2:20pm
College students, whether they are secular or religious, are religious. That is, they have dogmas, cults, temples, scriptures, prooftexts, prophets, methods of absolution, and methods of excommunication.
10/22/17 11:22pm
Clearly, the commercialization of American universities means that monetary concerns are starting to outweigh intellectual ones.
10/22/17 11:18pm
Inclusion in discussion and class participation is obviously a noble goal, but the notion that race and gender are appropriate criteria to decide who gets a voice is at best a misguided one.
10/22/17 11:16pm
Is Penn filling up too much of its classes through early decision? Should there be any changes to Penn's admissions policies with regards to early decision?
10/22/17 5:18pm
SARAH KHAN is a College freshman from Lynn Haven, Fla.
10/18/17 7:50pm
For the safety of students, faculty and staff in University City and West Philadelphia alike, DPS must expand the scope of its alert policies so that the Penn community are more frequently notified about any imminent dangers.
10/18/17 6:44pm
SIYIN HAN is a College senior from Birmingham, Ala.
10/18/17 5:21pm
BRAD HONG is a College sophomore from Morristown, N.J.
10/18/17 1:14am
How am I supposed to discern the world’s inner workings and capitalize on its needs when the education I am getting doesn’t require any understanding of computer science?
10/17/17 1:28pm
CASSANDRA JOBMAN is a College freshman from Garland, Texas.
10/16/17 11:00pm
If we only have conversations that make out Penn to be perfect, once these students come, they will feel deceived. Having these real conversations about Penn to prospective students gives them an in-depth background of what they are getting themselves into if they come here.
10/16/17 10:58pm
What the University fails to recognize is that, like so many of the issues students face, binge drinking demands immediate attention.
10/16/17 10:57pm
As someone whose reflections are based on just under two months of circumstantial observations, I think that there is something perverse about the tendency to dress to impress on a college campus.
10/16/17 6:19pm
BEN CLAAR is a College junior from Scarsdale, N.Y.
10/15/17 10:18pm
Figuring out the true value of our time and the things we do is essential in discovering what is truly important to us.
10/15/17 10:15pm
Even in these times, especially in these times, the ability we have to be both profoundly mournful and fundamentally rational is our most valuable asset.