Alfredo Praticò, former opinion editor, reflects on his time at the DP, and his journey to graduate college in three years.
Joseph M. Squillaro, former opinion columnist, reflects on his time at Penn and the DP, and the notion of uncertainty that came to define his college experience.
Sage Levine, former Video Editor, reflects on her time at the DP and her love for telling stories though DP Video.
Conor Murray, former DP news editor, reflects on his four years at the DP and the difficulty of burning out doing something you love.
Sukhmani Kaur, former photo editor and summer multimedia editor, reflects back on her past four years at Penn and the DP.
Columnist Varun Saraswathula writes about his Penn experience and his wish to have been kinder to himself and others.
Columnist Jaden Cloobeck reflects upon his experience as a storyteller at Penn and encourages students to find an avenue to share their stories.
Ashley Ahn, former DP Executive Editor, reflects back on her four years at Penn and the DP.
Hadriana Lowenkron, former DP editor-in-chief, reflects on the progress that the DP made during her leadership, and her hopes for the future.
Columnist Alfredo Praticò questions the methods that Sidechat has used to rise to prominence at Penn's campus.
Columnist Lexi Boccuzzi argues that Penn should put a greater emphasis on American history scholarship and courses.
Columnist Daniel Gurevitch urges students to seek discomfort by taking courses outside of their academic comfort zone.
Columnist Tony Zhou argues that all classes at Penn should have exams that are appropriately challenging without the need for a curve.
Columnist Varun Saraswathula writes about psychedelic drugs, such as psilocybin and LSD, and how they are powerful therapeutics for a variety of mental illnesses; he argues that Penn should open a center for psychedelic research like many of its peer institutions to be at the forefront of psychiatry.
Columnist Vinay Khosla discusses how the emergence of NFTs poses a threat to art’s historical emphasis on cultural value.
Columnist Sam Zou argues that the usage of filler words is unprofessional and projects a lack of confidence during a speech or presentation.
Columnist Caroline Magdolen reflects on her experience with on-campus housing over the past two years, and how her perception of College House community has changed.
Columnist Sam Zou argues that Penn should expand the Exchange at Penn program and create more helpful resources and contacts before exchange students arrive on campus.
Columnist Artur Vllahiu argues that we have a lot to learn about the intersection of love and power relations from philosophy.
Columnist Vinay Khosla argues that even high-achieving students should be encouraged to work customer service jobs to learn vital skills for becoming empathetic, productive members of society.