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Opinion Columns

05/11/23 6:33pm
Columnist Sam Zou encourages students to look at life with an abundance mindset instead of focusing on what we lack or what is scarce in the world.
05/11/23 9:44am
Jonah Charlton, former editor-in-chief, redefines what he considers making it at Penn in the context of the relationships he has forged through his time at The Daily Pennsylvanian.
04/28/23 7:22am
Columnist Zara Tena explores how disordered eating is common all across Penn, and what can be done to protect those vulnerable to it.
04/27/23 11:13pm
Columnist Riane Lumer analyzes the consequences of book purges as threats to democracy and societal interconnection.  
04/26/23 6:51pm
Columnist Benjamin McAvoy-Bickford advocates for making it easier for Penn students to take classes at Drexel and Temple, and vice versa.
04/26/23 6:43am
Columnist Ace Dahyeon Choi urges involvement in campus fashion due to its historical significance and modern-day social and professional relevance. 
04/25/23 10:10pm
Columnist Mia Vesely questions the practice of legacy preference and the future of Penn admissions.
04/21/23 10:18am
Columnist Victor Dubeux argues in favor of an ESG-focused Wharton requirement as a way to change Wharton students’ legacy and boost the Wharton brand. 
04/20/23 10:06pm
Columnists Vinay Khosla and Lexi Boccuzzi introduce the potential candidates running for president in 2024, and debate who has the best chance at attaining the office.
04/19/23 10:52pm
Columnist Spencer Gibbs reflects on carbon emissions, climate action, and what living sustainably means as a Penn student.
04/19/23 9:09pm
Columnist Taja Mazaj argues that fraud is at the center of the modern corporatized university, and Penn's 4% increase in tuition is indicative of this.
04/18/23 8:46pm
Columnist Alex Baxter explores the intersection between individuality and style at Penn and in Europe. 
04/16/23 8:29pm
Columnist C.H. Henry lays out how to best publicize club events and shows on Locust Walk.
04/13/23 12:24pm
Columnist Allison Santa-Cruz contends that because of the lack of separation between work and personal life, we have little freedom to pursue leisure for the sake of leisure, a necessary component of a happy life. 
04/11/23 11:46pm
Columnist Benjamin McAvoy-Bickford argues for creating an environment at Penn where being on social media platforms is truly optional. 
04/11/23 8:48am
Columnist Julu Nwaezeapu encourages students to educate themselves on the carceral system in Philadelphia and to support prison reform groups. 
04/06/23 10:38pm
Columnist Riane Lumer responds to the study that Liz Magill reposted about university happiness rankings.
04/06/23 7:51pm
Columnist Sangitha Aiyer argues that Penn must begin financially investing in its international students. 
04/05/23 11:02pm
Columnist Aksa Choudhry critiques Penn’s refusal to pay PILOT’s and highlights the need for financial contributions to Philadelphia’s schools. 
04/05/23 8:05pm
Columnist Lexi Boccuzzi concludes that Penn’s removal of the dean’s list is indicative of a larger problem in our culture of devaluing merit and not recognizing achievement.