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Opinion Columns

01/25/22 9:19pm
Columnist Jesse Zhang discusses how the recently viral Wharton tweet reveals some of the shortcomings of Wharton's education system. 
01/20/22 6:31pm
Columnist Kayla Cotter argues that Penn's early move-in protocols were poorly planned and led to chaos among the student body. 
01/19/22 5:25pm
Opinion editor Asaad Manzar defines the mission of the DP's opinion section, and encourages members of the Penn community to engage with the DP. 
01/18/22 6:48pm
Columnist Jaden Cloobeck encourages students to expand their perspectives by engaging in difficult conversations with people of different political beliefs. 
12/13/21 8:09pm
Columnist Jesse Zhang discusses the importance of taking small steps to tackle larger issues in 2022. 
12/09/21 9:49pm
Columnist Jaden Cloobeck discusses how and why we should archive our COVID-19 stories in the Penn Archives. 
12/09/21 5:13pm
Columnist Alex Eapen discusses his positive interactions with departing UPenn President Amy Gutmann. 
12/09/21 4:44pm
Columnist Caroline Magdolen discusses how the Omicron variant will affect our future. 
12/09/21 4:19pm
Columnist Joseph Squillaro discusses the importance of gratitude in uncertain times. 
12/06/21 8:40pm
Columnist Artur Vllahiu argues that we should not expect pleasant treatment from dining workers in light of poor working conditions.
12/05/21 9:03pm
Columnist Lexi Boccuzzi argues that school choice policies may help improve the educational outcomes of underserved students.
12/02/21 9:11pm
Columnists Emily Ng and Kayla Cotter argue that the lack of showing at Castle-related protests exposes a campus culture rife with performative activism.
11/23/21 9:52am
Columnist Caroline Magdolen argues that "weed-out" courses do little to inform students about a discipline and instead discourage diverse students from studying the subject.
11/23/21 9:51am
Columnist Allison Santa-Cruz argues that we should delete or heavily restrict social media use in order to really experience the world around us.
11/21/21 5:18pm
Columnist Jesse Zhang reflects on how he found a community by going through the rush process.
11/21/21 5:17pm
Columnist Jaden Cloobeck argues that we must change how we to refer to class years to build a more inclusive community.
11/18/21 9:37pm
Columnist Yomi Abdi argues that Penn students need to stop talking about "Penn Face" and instead give it a new name and new passion to change.
11/18/21 10:05am
Columnist Liala Sofi writes about how taking out our AirPods can have major positive implications for our social life.
11/17/21 10:53am
Columnist Isabella Glassman examines the role of self-regulation in Penn's Greek life.
11/16/21 12:27am
Columnist Vinay Khosla discusses how he found pride in his name.