Opinion Columns

08/28/17 9:58pm
We must change the over zealous culture that has come to dominate college campuses by being more accepting of opposing ideas and hiring more conservative faculty.
08/27/17 8:09pm
As I near the end of my Penn education, I can’t help but begin to reflect on my time here and the effects it has had on me as a person and a student.
08/27/17 8:07pm
The search for “home” and the need to belong often nags at the back of our heads and tugs at our hearts as we navigate our way through Penn.
08/23/17 9:18pm
After the recent events in Charlottesville, Va., the status of Confederate statues all across the country has come into question.
08/22/17 10:33pm
There is strong evidence of racial discrimination against Asian Americans when it comes to the college admissions process.
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.
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.
07/06/17 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.
06/21/17 9:47pm
When I was younger, I wanted to be an author. I wanted to write short stories and plays and novels.
06/21/17 7:59pm
The rise of multiculturalism has created an environment where all backgrounds, and by extension all opinions, are given equal standing.
06/16/17 3:26pm
Sometime in 1999 my father took me along on his daily ride to work. He was a landscape architect and had been working on planting a rose garden in the backyard of a large, concrete house.
06/07/17 9:27pm
On June 5th, Amy Gutmann slapped her signature on an official statement reaffirming commitment to progress on climate change in response to Trump’s decision to pull the U.S.
05/24/17 11:01pm
I was struck by a conversation that my friend had the other day. Like me, she identifies herself as part of the “green” scene, someone who cares about and advocates for the environment on Penn’s campus.
05/24/17 11:01pm
I am throwing JFK a hundredth birthday party on May 29th. The signature drink will be the Jack & Coke; pun intended.
05/12/17 3:40pm
The one other time I wrote about my experience as the “DP Guy,” I mentioned that I grew up listening to The Clash.
05/12/17 3:39pm
I’ve spent four years studying philosophy, and all I have to show for it is a lot of uncertainty about life.
05/12/17 3:38pm
It was the best of times; it was the worst of times. Actually, it was probably more worst of times, but who’s counting?
05/12/17 3:36pm
The Daily Pennsylvanian has a challenging road ahead. The entire media industry is changing.
05/12/17 3:35pm
There’s nothing sadder than the final page of a book.