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Opinion Columns

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Columnist Julu Nwaezeapu encourages universities to include African & non-Western histories as required curricula to create globally-minded intellectuals. 
02/03/23 10:11pm
Columnist Brett Seaton urges Penn to change its curriculum to focus more on content that cannot be reproduced by AI.
02/02/23 7:53pm
Columnist and exchange student Alex Baxter compares his experiences with the sheltered lifestyle Penn students lead.
02/01/23 10:13pm
Columnist Benjamin McAvoy-Bickford argues that Charlie Javice is a product and model of a Penn education.
02/01/23 8:23pm
Columnist Isabella Glassman discusses how recent Sidechat usage has centered on sorority and fraternity recruitment in a negative light, providing cruel comments instead of comedy or thoughtful discussion. 
01/31/23 7:58pm
Columnist Allison Santa-Cruz advises that there should be an emphasis on the process of creating yourself — rather than finding yourself – in college.
01/29/23 6:54pm
Columnist Mia Vesely confronts whether setting New Year's resolutions limits us from setting goals during the year. 
01/25/23 11:16pm
Columnists Sam and Andrew argue that tenure track’s overemphasis on research and publicity give occasion for professors like Amy Wax to rise. 
01/25/23 7:52pm
Columnist Sangitha Aiyer urges Penn to increase the hours of foreign language instruction required.
01/24/23 9:48pm
Columnist Andrew Lou recommends that Penn students take the initiative and befriend their peers.  
01/23/23 7:43pm
Columnist Sam Zou argues that U.S. News rankings will remain influential, for better or worse, even as many top law schools are pulling out.
01/19/23 7:32pm
Columnists Vinay Khosla and Lexi Boccuzzi discuss the recent votes for Speaker of the House in their inaugural conversation column. 
01/18/23 6:58pm
Columnist Cathy Li criticizes Yale's response to the Washington Post article on their leave of absence policies, and examines Yale's steps to move forward.
01/17/23 8:07pm
Columnist Benjamin McAvoy-Bickford argues that ChatGPT’s college essay writing ability is overhyped.
01/12/23 12:02pm
Columnist and first year Sose Hovannisian narrates how Penn influences student ambition, and why that’s not necessarily a bad thing.
12/11/22 12:48pm
Columnist Allison Santa-Cruz argues that Penn students deserve a better dining experience, especially when price, dining hall hours, and quality of food are taken into consideration and compared to other institutions.
12/10/22 11:30am
Columnist C.H. Henry argues that Family Weekend has recently fallen short in comparison with other colleges and should be revitalized.
12/09/22 3:10pm
Columnist Julu Nwaezeapu discusses Pennsylvania’s Senate-Elect Fetterman’s electoral victory and how we may challenge inherently-ableist beliefs.
12/06/22 11:16am
Columnist Keyvan Farmanfarmaian and Guest Columnist Nicholas Robson argue that Philadelphia skeptics are misguided and more Philadelphian than they realize. 
12/04/22 11:35am
Columnist Sangitha Aiyer explains why correcting others’ grammatical errors isn’t always the right thing to do.