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Opinion Columns

09/12/23 9:25pm
Columnist Zara Tena explores how Penn culture pushes students to reach for perfection. 
09/07/23 12:15pm
Vinay Khosla and Lexi Boccuzzi deliberate over what the first Republican presidential primary debate means for the race overall. 
09/07/23 12:07am
Opinion Editor Caroline Magdolen implores the Penn community to get involved and stay engaged with the Daily Pennsylvanian this school year. 
09/05/23 11:44pm
Sangitha Aiyer credits Sidechat for dismantling of one of Penn’s most significant mental health phenomenons.
08/25/23 10:57pm
Columnist Hanadi Abdulkadir reflects on her experience with an injury during the semester and how it relates to students with disabilities. 
08/22/23 12:16am
The Daily Pennsylvanian’s Opinion Department shares its recommendations for what to do around Penn and Philadelphia before you graduate.
08/21/23 10:34pm
Columnists at The Daily Pennsylvanian and Penn community members alike have shared their thoughts, reactions, and insights on the Supreme Court's decision to forbid race-conscious admissions in higher education.
08/21/23 2:45pm
Columnist Lexi Boccuzzi breaks down how race-based affirmative action failed to fulfill its potential promises.
08/20/23 10:42pm
Columnist Spencer Gibbs cautions how to react to some of the protests that students may encounter on Locust.
08/02/23 12:00am
Columnist Adeoluwa Fatukasi discusses the values of Penn’s general education curriculum and the necessary emphasis on critical theory in the classroom. 
08/01/23 3:35pm
Columnist Vinay Khosla argues Asian Americans’ participation in ending affirmative action is indicative of an internalization of the model minority myth.
07/26/23 12:00am
Columnist Azza Elrashid reflects on the nuances of affirmative action as the daughter of African immigrants. 
07/12/23 12:00am
Columnist Max Brody explains how Penn’s apparent oversight in inclusive eating options may restrict Muslim students’ access to food. 
07/11/23 9:36am
Columnist Hanadi Abdulkadir writes to the incoming class, specifically those from the city of Philadelphia.
07/07/23 12:00am
Columnist Brett Seaton walks through the steps Penn can take to continue affirmative action while preserving the endowment.
07/06/23 12:00am
Columnist Adeoluwa Fatukasi emphasizes the need for more travel programs for Black students as she reflects on the impact study abroad has had on her Penn career.
07/05/23 9:13am
Columnist C.H. Henry supports Target’s expansion and calls for more stores to do the same. 
07/03/23 9:23am
Columnist Sangitha Aiyer urges Penn to develop newer traditions that represent current and future classes.
06/30/23 3:00am
Columnist Azza Elrashid highlights the importance of centering the community in service efforts while reflecting on her own experiences with civic engagement.
06/29/23 9:24am
Columnist Zara Tena explores how going home and reconnecting with our roots can help us embrace and appreciate change.