Opinion

03/28/17 9:52pm
Every year during the season of Penn Student Government elections, the student body is bombarded with signatures, platforms and the opportunity to elect a new President, Vice President and general body of the Undergraduate Assembly.
03/28/17 4:08pm
BRAD HONG is a College freshman from Morristown, N.J.
03/27/17 10:15pm
Last week, my friend sent me a New York Times article about the value high school students place on leadership. Because of the perceived focus on traditional leadership in college admissions, students prioritize leadership in the vein of “political or business power” — defining leaders based on their authority and dominance.
03/27/17 6:30pm
BRYN FRIEDENBERG is a College junior from Kirtland, Ohio.
03/26/17 8:49pm
CLAUDIA LI is a College junior from Santa Clara, Calif.
03/26/17 8:47pm
In the fall of 1993, Jahmae Harris, a then-senior here at Penn, received a frightening phone call to her dorm, the DuBois College House.
03/26/17 8:46pm
Who is Michael Zinman? The name might sound somewhat familiar to about half of the Penn population.
03/22/17 10:08pm
BEN CLAAR is a College sophomore from Scarsdale, N.Y.
03/22/17 10:04pm
It’s been more than two weeks since my last column. I have had ample time to think about a topic, to write a rough draft, to set aside a few hours to bang out seven hundred words or so.
03/22/17 10:02pm
This past Sunday, I released my first ever episode of The Kiki Podcast Series on black excellence and self-love.
03/21/17 10:08pm
Just before spring break, I went to the Philadelphia 76ers and New York Knicks basketball game on a trip sponsored by my dorm.
03/21/17 10:06pm
If you know me you know that one thing keep me laughing every day: Twitter memes. The best part about this is that practically every month or week, a new meme dominates Twitter’s social feed.
03/21/17 9:13pm
BRAD HONG is a College freshman from Morristown, N.J.
03/21/17 8:14pm
Although The Daily Pennsylvanian is a Penn-focused publication, we are acutely aware that the forces which shape what becomes news here on campus, like springtime snowstorms which disrupt classes, often originate elsewhere.
03/20/17 11:12pm
BRYN FRIEDENBERG is a College junior from Kirtland, Ohio.
03/20/17 11:12pm
I am a Penn alumna, Penn parent, and Penn staff member. I was also a low-income student in the 1980s, which is why the recent story in the DP about the difficulty that some first-generation and low-income students have experienced during Spring Break caught my attention.
03/20/17 10:37pm
Today the word “radical” — sometimes spelled with a capital R — may inspire fear in the hearts of many.
03/19/17 10:12pm
CLAUDIA LI is a College junior from Santa Clara, Calif.
03/19/17 10:08pm
Obamacare is a disaster. This has become an unavoidable reality in recent years. In Michigan and Colorado, for instance, premiums are increasing at rates of 16.7% and 20%, respectively.
03/19/17 10:08pm
The primary aim of any large-scale government program is not to save money. Social Security does not aim to reduce the deficit.