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Opinion Columns

10/15/09 3:26am

Arielle Kane | Magazine madness

Do you want to go into magazine journalism? I really hope not. I thought I was interested in it, too. Now I’m not so sure.
10/14/09 3:32am

Ashley Takacs | Opening art to all

For me, Sundays at the Philadelphia Museum of Art were like going to church. I went because it was good for my soul, it got me thinking about the big picture (literally and metaphorically) and, like Sunday mass, it was free.
10/13/09 4:40am

Lindsey Stull | More than the money

Students should strive to achieve a college degree, but trying to quantify higher education ignores the macro-level rise in quality of life for all citizens.
10/12/09 1:41am

Heidi Khaled | The great Philebrity camp-out

A bar-crawl brawl on a blog opens a discussion on the cultural politics of camp
10/12/09 1:37am

Lauren Burdette | Not just a girls'-only club

Treating "women's" issues turns a community issue into a niche issue and makes the problems even harder to solve
10/09/09 4:03am

Sally Engelhart | Learning to resist temptation

Sally Engelhart looks at the Marshmallow Experiment, and what it means for delayed gratification in Penn students' lives
10/09/09 4:00am

Katherine Rea | Tracking changes everything

Katherine Rea takes a look at how both students and older people view tracked advertising online
10/08/09 1:57am

Dennie Zastrow | Making the meetings count

Being involved is worth the time commitment
10/08/09 1:56am

Arielle Kane | An open letter to my profs

I know I’ve got some bad habits, and I’m ready to compromise
10/07/09 2:12am

Maya Brandon | STARTing everyone on the right foot

A new program for Wharton freshmen should be made available to all freshmen
10/07/09 2:10am

Emerson Brooking | Changing the game

Voters and candidates need to work together to create a more engaged campaign
10/07/09 2:08am

Editorial |Judging the vote

Students need to inform themselves if voting this election
10/06/09 4:44am

Sam Bieler | 'Destination' doesn't have to be destiny

The U. Museum's efforts to attract more tourists don't highlight its best assets.
10/06/09 4:41am

Lindsey Stull | Time for Improvement

A relatively tight passing time often forces students to choose between leaving class early or arriving late
10/05/09 4:19am

David Lei | Having the patience to persevere

One bad year shouldn’t deter colleges from adventurous, but risky, investing
10/05/09 4:17am

Lauren Burdette | Electing for a good dynamic

Reliant on internal elections, student groups face a few scenarios in the upcoming weeks
10/02/09 3:14am

Rohini Venkatraman | Your future, in 140 characters

It doesn't seem like it, but Twitter can be useful, including at work
10/02/09 3:11am

Katherine Rea | Exiling more than sexiling

Tufts’ new policy eliminates more than just one uncomfortable night on the couch
10/01/09 4:48am

Arielle Kane | Google the Gutenberg

Google has reinvisioned books, and it's time they're allowed to digitize for real