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Opinion Columns

10/26/20 10:33pm
Unlike Trump, Biden supports funding for both basic and translational science research, and historically, he has backed it up.
10/26/20 10:15pm
By no means am I one to tell you not to follow your moral values, but just understand the repercussions of your actions: if not for yourself, then for your friends, family, and the future of our country. 
10/26/20 9:01pm
It might be a hard pill to swallow, but selling actions as “doing well by doing good” is a lie.
10/22/20 5:02pm
There is ample evidence showing that culture of origin is no indicator of assimilation and performance.
10/20/20 9:07pm
It is crucial for us as students to draw a line in politics and separate political judgments from our daily interactions. 
10/19/20 10:01pm
I’m with Kenny Chesney when I ask myself the question: “Can’t we all get along?”
10/19/20 9:41pm
To prevent self-deprecation from becoming even more problematic, Penn students need to be more conscious of the language they engage in, as well as the language that their peers use.
10/18/20 7:40pm
On Wednesday, Oct. 21, we invite you to join us — remotely — for “Penn Remembers: A Virtual Vigil.”
10/14/20 8:51pm
Though Penn leans liberal, I’m sure that there are Republican Quakers waiting to have a conversation, feeling marginalized by their peers.
10/14/20 5:41pm
Stress doesn't have to paralyze you. When it feels like everything is out of control, pause and think about the ways in which you are already in control. 
10/13/20 9:27pm
Feeling overwhelmed is all too common, but it should no longer be an inherent part of the college experience.
10/11/20 5:08pm
Though all institutions seek to avoid the negative association with racism and slavery, it is an unchangeable aspect of Penn’s history and therefore must be discussed. 
10/08/20 6:47pm
Re-opening campus, even in a hybrid format,, will undoubtedly be challenging, but for the sake of the emotional and educational quality of the students, it is a challenge Penn should be willing to face.
10/05/20 8:24pm
The loneliness of previous years is nothing compared to how students feel now. 
10/04/20 10:15pm
Police Free Penn rightly points out the necessity to “reimagine police-free strategies for community safety and well-being.” But the gulf between imagination and reality runs deep.
10/02/20 6:04pm
Perhaps the only time when sleeping through your alarm and missing class is acceptable is when that alarm is for 3:00 a.m.
10/01/20 12:04pm
At Penn, there isn’t a lack of political outlets for civic engagement, as demonstrated by active groups on campus such as Penn Democrats, College Republicans and Penn Leads the Vote. However, we shouldn’t settle on voting as bare minimum engagement.
09/29/20 12:01pm
I know how tough these times can be. I also know the power of generosity. The world is too ugly right now to not be kind and generous when we can be. 
09/22/20 7:02pm
In honor of National Voter Registration Day, it is imperative that you register to vote so that your vision is represented when votes are counted this November.
09/21/20 9:28pm
Students ought to realize the vast opportunities presented by online learning, and challenge themselves academically throughout the semester.