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Opinion Columns

03/21/23 1:44pm
Columnist C.H. Henry critiques the current flurry of construction which prioritizes erecting new buildings over enhancing the old ones.
03/20/23 12:45pm
Columnist Benjamin McAvoy-Bickford argues that Penn should expand its minors and language certificates to cover more languages. 
03/17/23 5:04pm
Columnist Isabella Glassman compares the unequal general education and pass/fail policies across schools which leave students in the College less freedom to pass/fail and more classes to take. 
03/16/23 6:10pm
Columnist Aksa Choudhry argues that Philadelphia’s needle exchange programs have proven to be an effective means of harm reduction despite stigma. 
03/15/23 11:30pm
Columnist Vinay Khosla argues that the general wealth of Penn’s student body blinds them to the nuances of homelessness and perpetuates discriminatory stereotypes.
03/14/23 11:24pm
Columnists Cathy Li and Fiona Miller discuss how complexities like race and gender play into the conversation about public transit. 
03/13/23 3:06pm
Columnist Zara Tena explores how international culture at Penn seems to be friendlier than American culture, and how students can change that. 
03/02/23 3:05pm
Columnist Brett Seaton addresses the opaque world of venture funding and what macroeconomic movements in the capital markets that Penn students need to know.
03/02/23 8:18am
Columnist Lexi Boccuzzi debunks the characterization of conservative views as extreme or alien and asserts that they may be closer to home than you expect. 
03/01/23 8:54pm
Columnist Andrew Lou argues for the importance of mutual conscientiousness, especially when it comes to shared campus spaces. 
02/25/23 4:48pm
Columnist Cathy Li writes about how asking better questions could facilitate a better learning experience and understanding of a subject.
02/24/23 12:55pm
Columnist Mia Vesely argues that Black history is crucial for everyone to connect with regardless of race.  
02/22/23 10:21am
Columnist Riane Lumer explores how affirmations can empower you to navigate your life through a growth mindset.
02/20/23 10:18pm
Columnist Ace Dahyeon Choi calls on Penn professors to integrate electronics use into their courses. 
02/17/23 12:49pm
Columnist Benjamin McAvoy-Bickford critiques recent reporting that the worth of an Ivy League degree can be summed up in simple monetary metrics. 
02/16/23 11:05am
Columnist Alex Baxter discusses the disparate and unfair experiences faced by students in Penn’s various college houses. 
02/15/23 10:16pm
Columnist Lexi Boccuzzi relates the casual and transactional nature of our generation to a significant decline in meaningful deep relationships.  
02/15/23 9:42am
Columnist C.H. Henry contextualizes Penn’s recent eviction notice to WQHS student radio and pushes for students to support the music station’s cause.
02/14/23 7:05pm
Columnist Sangitha Aiyer encourages widespread celebration this February 14th.
02/13/23 8:17pm
Columnist Fiona Miller discusses the work-life imbalance and the pressures of navigating optional work events.