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Opinion Columns

12/04/23 9:20pm
Columnist Cathy Li highlights Philadelphia’s emerging food scene against nationwide restaurant closures.
12/03/23 8:31pm
Columnist Brett Seaton calls for Penn to remove certain accommodations for students in special situations. 
11/30/23 8:28pm
Columnist Clever Earth argues that the tough-on-crime rhetoric encourages a prosecutorial culture predicated on winning cases rather than achieving justice. 
11/30/23 6:50pm
Columnist Eric Najera explains why long-shot candidates should drop out early. 
11/29/23 7:01pm
Columnist Sangitha Aiyer encourages Penn students to consider the causes and effects of our University-wide drinking culture.
11/28/23 6:40pm
Columnist Jack Lakis urges members of the Penn community to attend the upcoming, annual University Council Open Forum. 
11/27/23 9:27pm
Columnist Mritika Senthil shares how uninformed stances and apathy overshadow productive dialogue on the Israel-Hamas conflict, particularly amidst the considerable rise of intolerance at Penn.
11/16/23 11:16pm
Guest columnist Ariel Koren argues that President Liz Magill has weaponized false narratives of antisemitism to stifle antiwar activism led by Palestinian, Arab, Muslim, and Jewish students and faculty. 
11/16/23 5:17pm
Columnist Chloe Chen shows that it’s possible to be a budget-conscious foodie at Penn.  
11/16/23 4:07pm
Columnist Mia Vesely argues that the purpose of a University isn’t to cater to the wishes of their alumni. 
11/15/23 8:16pm
Columnist Jack Lakis responds to a recent column defending Amy Wax and calls for Penn to end her tenure. 
11/15/23 7:57pm
Columnist Franklin Li believes that awarding the diploma is not just a correction of history, but will also help change public perception of Lin Huiyin.
11/14/23 8:24pm
Columnist Eric Najera discusses how Penn's clubs could benefit from staff regulation. 
11/13/23 12:19am
Columnist Jessey Shin discusses the various types of support available at Penn and how to best utilize them. 
11/12/23 10:23pm
Guest columnist Abraham Wyner calls on Penn’s administration to adopt the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance’s working definition of antisemitism. 
11/12/23 9:50pm
Columnist Brett Seaton calls on Penn leadership to stop making political statements. 
11/09/23 11:18pm
Columnist Izzy Feinfeld argues that recent donor disinvestment demonstrates the growing strength of the pro-Palestine movement.  
11/09/23 3:37pm
Columnist Spencer Gibbs reflects on his most recent controversial article and asks readers to practice critical reading.  
11/09/23 3:35pm
Columnist Lexi Boccuzzi pushes back on notions of “maximizing one’s vote” and argues that it is anti-democratic in many ways. 
11/09/23 2:31am
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