Opinion Columns

05/15/18 8:53pm
I used to obsess over being remembered. If my name was on enough walls or mastheads, it would prove that all the hours were worth it.
05/15/18 7:48pm
What made my 20-plus hour weeks at the office worth it was seeing people read the paper every morning and knowing I had a role to play in making that happen.
05/10/18 8:00am
My whole life, I have pictured greatness as Instagram flashes of beautiful girls fisting champagne on boats, people in fine coats promenading down Fifth Avenue.
05/09/18 9:00am
While we wait for the results of yet another vague, directionless task force, we can be there for our friends, supporting each other through the constant intensity of life on this campus.
05/09/18 8:00am
I’m still far from the best version of myself … but no matter what, whether my days are productive or failure-ridden, when my head hits the pillow I know that I matter.
05/09/18 7:30am
Yet, in 20 years from now, I may not be able to recite a single column I worked on, both as a writer and as an editor. I will, however, always remember the impact those people at the DP left on my life.
05/08/18 10:00am
I loved, and still love, Penn, and I woke up on my plastic twin mattress feeling grateful to be here. But I also saw a campus steeped in classism, bigotry, and sexism.
05/08/18 9:00am
I understand now the importance of balance and the value of just being present with those you love. 
05/08/18 8:00am
It’s a melancholy, a nostalgia, a longing for something that has happened; yet it is also an assurance, a "knowing" that it will never happen again.
04/26/18 9:11am
The unequal rules surrounding alcohol possession and consumption in Greek life, which tilt the social power balance in favor of fraternities, are at the heart of some of Greek life’s biggest problems.
04/25/18 5:26pm
A lot of people at Penn don’t like me. That’s the nature of the work I do here. But the gift that is being a student-journalist is 100 percent worth it. 
04/23/18 12:01am
Are our consulting clubs so important that we don’t have time to help a middle-schooler learn how to read?
04/21/18 4:29pm
I personally lost $9.99 and was reported and blocked indefinitely from Tinder. So if you ask me whether it was worth swiping for Cardi, I would certainly say it was not.
04/21/18 4:00pm
Don’t get me wrong, drinking on college campuses is a difficult issue to navigate. No alcohol policy is perfect, but Penn’s doesn’t even try to be.
04/18/18 11:22pm
Did people understand what I was saying? Were they too nice to say if they didn’t? Do they mind how I sound?
04/16/18 10:46pm
These startup grants are beneficial because they help FGLI students offset some costs such as purchasing a new laptop, buying winter clothing, and travel expenses. 
04/16/18 1:39am
“Well, of course I am going to live a significant life,” we all tell ourselves. The only uncertainty is how we are going to do it.
04/15/18 8:40pm
Being involved in various communities is an essential part of college life, but frequent social events can rack up tremendous bills.
04/11/18 10:41pm
The negativity around Fling that has been on parade leading up to this week is palpable. Just because you don’t like the headliner doesn’t mean Fling is ruined.
04/10/18 8:44pm
I understand that Fling tanks are silly and seasonally inappropriate. But on an emotional level, I think they’re wonderful.