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Opinion Columns

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Penn's greek life community has the responsibility to set the tone for COVID-19 mitigation on campus.
01/20/21 7:22pm
As college students return to campus, it may appear that young America is "over" the COVID-19 pandemic. While this shouldn't come at a surprise, it does make it more likely that long-term goals of society will be prolonged for short-term gain.
01/20/21 4:12pm
Penn was one of the few universities to keep the pass/fail grading option for the spring 2021 semester, a step in the right direction for grading equity and accessibility during the pandemic.
01/19/21 10:49pm
While the students on-campus may be the subject of the headlines, there is still a substantial number of students who will be learning from home, for health, personal, or other reasons. They, too, must be factored in as the semester progresses.
12/11/20 11:59pm
Let’s put our money where our mouth is and make capitalism sustainable.
12/10/20 12:58am
2020 has tested each of us, forcing us to build a strong will and resilient spirit. Don't lose that in 2021.
12/07/20 5:45pm
If there’s one thing we should learn from the pandemic, it’s that alone time should be more appreciated.
12/02/20 10:39pm
In many ways, Penn’s administration is treating this term as business as usual. It clearly isn't.
12/01/20 10:21pm
Because many students come to college with little to no understanding of what sexual assault truly entails, it is not surprising that the issue runs rampant in almost every university. 
11/27/20 12:19am
We will be the historians teaching our country’s “truth.” If the weight of that feels monumental, it’s because it should. 
11/25/20 11:03am
It’s difficult enough for Penn students to be productive from home, and the struggle is only worsened by recent election anxiety and ongoing pandemic loneliness and uncertainty. Unfortunately, news providers are not on our side.
11/25/20 11:01am
With the exception of those with financial or health-related problems, there is in fact a case for international students to opt into synchronous instruction.
11/23/20 9:00am
The concerns of students must be met with transparent, decisive, and actionable responses from faculty and administration. 
11/22/20 8:54pm
We must hear the alarmingly disproportionate cries of Black mothers. We must stop engaging with the disturbing ideas surrounding the strength of Black women as a waiver for their pain.
11/17/20 11:03pm
Some activists have called for toppling all controversial statues, which they believe would set the stage for achieving racial equity. But I think a blanket removal is profoundly misleading for two reasons.
11/17/20 10:02pm
We have a lot of work to do as a nation to create a more equitable and just society. However, it’s also important to consider how wondrous it is that someone like Kamala Harris can be in office.
11/16/20 9:03pm
While I didn’t have a favorite candidate, we now have an executive team with great potential. I’ve begun to trust that together they’ll possess the strength to lead our nation in the right direction.
11/15/20 8:40pm
As students celebrate this good news and begin planning for the upcoming semester, we can only hope that another “Revision” email doesn’t appear in our inboxes.  
11/11/20 9:13pm
Outside the isolation of coastal cities and college campuses, America isn’t embracing leftism.
11/09/20 8:11pm
With both Senate elections in Georgia undecided and going to a runoff, there are two distinct directions this country could go and there is still so much more you can do to impact the trajectory we take these next four years.