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Opinion Columns

10/01/19 5:27pm
It is time to take a stand and demand better from those for whom we will dedicate the majority of our waking hours.
09/29/19 12:51pm
Penn fashion has been polarizing to me since my first year, and it seems to only be getting more obvious
09/29/19 12:48pm
While going out is supposed to allow for a release, at Penn, it is also a way of enhancing social standing. 
09/23/19 7:52pm
My experience was a Christian one, but I think this can happen in any religion, and I think the result is almost always the same.
09/23/19 7:48pm
Given the critical role financial industries play in climate change, climate education and corporate environmental responsibility must be Wharton’s priority. 
09/23/19 3:23pm
Together, we undoubtedly made history; yet, the need and opportunity for improvement remains.
09/18/19 10:57pm
These are some important questions Penn students can ask themselves before they become too blinded by their own biases. 
09/18/19 2:48pm
Basically, if you’re going to truly be woke, you can’t pick and choose which issues to care about based on which issues affect you, and you can’t just do it because everyone else is. 
09/15/19 10:52pm
There needs to be greater consistency in TA grading across different recitation sections for the same course.
09/15/19 10:22pm
Penn’s decision to prioritize the reduction of labor costs over fostering positive student-staff relations not only contradicts its commitment to being a good neighbor by mistreating its workers from surrounding communities, but affirms societal concerns that higher education is a business in which academic institutions care more about their own financial well-being than about educating students or serving their respective communities.
09/15/19 6:28pm
Thriving @ Penn makes no significant impact towards any of its targets. 
09/11/19 11:58pm
An avid "Grey’s Anatomy" fan, I’m reminded of something Dr. Meredith Grey told a young patient: “You don’t know this yet, but life isn’t supposed to be like this. It’s not supposed to be this hard.”
09/11/19 11:51pm
Seek out the help that is there for you.
09/11/19 11:47pm
By joking about dying or depression on a regular basis, it can make it much more difficult for a friend to know if you’re just kidding around and being dramatic or are genuinely giving them a cry for help.
09/11/19 11:43pm
We should understand how much of ourselves we can give to each other at different times.
09/08/19 11:15pm
Ultimately, growing up in America makes it impossible to ignore the inequities in the health care system for long.
09/08/19 11:10pm
Seeing our friends shake hands with employers that sign hefty checks can be discouraging in the small and competitive bubble that is Penn. But there is an entire world out there that celebrates creativity and divergence. 
09/05/19 12:55am
The list of responsibilities that RAs are expected to take on is long and demanding, especially given the fact that they — like the residents they serve — are students. 
09/02/19 9:22pm
With the astronomical price tag, it’s worth wondering what students and their parents expect to gain from these programs – and whether they actually get it. 
09/02/19 8:27pm
The importance of Penn having its students take a Physical World course pales in comparison to preparing its students to successfully navigate the make-or-break financial decisions that await them after college.