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Opinion Columns

03/17/24 8:14am
Columnist Zara Tena explores the effectiveness of ethics classes at Penn and how they are valuable beyond academics.
03/16/24 4:11pm
Columnist Lala Mustafa explores scheduling fatigue within Penn social circles and advocates for embracing third places as spontaneous hubs.
03/15/24 8:12am
Columnist Beatriz Báez discusses the importance of language to culture and the need for international students to preserve this within a foreign setting such as Penn.
03/12/24 6:07pm
Columnist Hanadi Abdulkadir explores how issues with Penn dining tie into her relationship with mental health and academic performance.
03/11/24 6:10pm
Columnist Mritika Senthil argues in defense of Penn’s new AI major, describing how private universities can reconcile their legacies of being “out of touch” while shaping the future.
03/01/24 11:49am
Columnist Akiva Berkowitz questions the wisdom of releasing a standalone artificial intelligence major and asks whether it can truly justify its existence.
02/29/24 8:16am
Columnist Eric Najera argues Penn must address meal plan price and quality issues.
02/28/24 2:48am
Columnist Zaid Alsubaiei highlights the difference between Penn’s diversity statistics and reality on campus.
02/27/24 9:22pm
Columnist Eliza Carroll calls attention to the pervasive negativity and complaining culture perpetuated by Sidechat.
02/26/24 8:40pm
Columnists Cathy Li and Liala Sofi urge Penn students to stand against the destruction of Chinatown. 
02/25/24 9:31pm
Columnist Caroline Magdolen investigates academic honesty on campus, detailing the experiences of students that have been accused of academic integrity violations and potential policy changes that Penn can implement.
02/24/24 6:00am
Columnist Jack Lakis argues that a neglect for public sector career funneling is limiting Penn’s potential.
02/23/24 6:00am
Columnist Mia Vesely highlights Black clubs at Penn during this month and beyond.
02/21/24 6:00am
Columnist Jessey Shin explores the problem of disparate advising quality in the College and argues for a more standardized experience.
02/19/24 6:00am
Columnist Francesco Salamone urges students to prioritize reflection and harmonious passions beyond traditional prestige for a meaningful college experience.
02/18/24 6:00am
Columnist Mariana Martinez argues that Penn dining services pose a severe challenge particularly for international students and their college experience. 
02/15/24 6:00am
Columnist Franklin Li argues that the College’s current Physical World and Living World sector requirements lead to the phenomenon of crowding in certain courses.
02/14/24 6:00am
Columnist Chloe Chen proves it’s possible to find a lifelong valentine at Penn by sharing three alumni stories. 
02/13/24 6:54pm
Columnist Emily Chang exposes racist questioning in a recent Senate hearing which speaks to the broader culture of American xenophobia. 
02/09/24 6:00am
Columnist Kiyah Akins shares her experience navigating her identity as an African American woman.