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Opinion Columns

10/08/23 4:40pm
Columnist Gladys Smith discusses whether Penn is truly giving back to the greater Philadelphia area through its current distribution of attention amongst local high schools. 
10/07/23 11:50am
Columnist Akiva Berkowitz calls for a "Penn 101" introductory course to foster class-wide unity.
10/05/23 3:02pm
Columnist Clever Earth proposes the implementation of mandatory mental health sessions to address the detrimental impact of Penn’s pre-med culture on student wellbeing. 
10/05/23 9:32am
Columnist Lexi Boccuzzi advocates for lowering the stakes of dating in order to create stronger, more meaningful connections. 
10/05/23 12:15am
Columnist Franklin Li shares his experience of and reflection on living in Gregory College House. 
10/04/23 11:09pm
Columnist Hanadi Abdulkadir explores how sites like Sidechat can impact the broader Philadelphia community. 
10/04/23 2:52pm
Columnist Jessey Shin writes about the hidden perks of living in an “unpopular” College House. 
10/03/23 9:51pm
Columnist Andrew Stratton discusses how Penn should have a greater range of room rates when it comes to on-campus housing. 
10/02/23 10:02pm
Columnist Noor Chafouk explores the socio-political dynamics of natural catastrophe, and how Morocco’s decision to assert its autonomy challenged the normative narrative that seeps into humanitarian crisis response.
09/30/23 4:26pm
Columnist Sose Hovannisian demands that the global community open its eyes to Azeri and Turkish atrocities and take action before more Armenians are wiped off the Earth. 
09/27/23 10:07pm
Columnist Brett Seaton discusses how an aging political class impacts government spending and the future solvency of our country.
09/26/23 7:07pm
Columnist Chloe Chen criticizes the act of justifying overconsumption by shopping second-hand. 
09/25/23 9:21pm
Columnist Spencer Gibbs decries the careless, incomplete sharing of news that is increasingly prevalent on campus and beyond. 
09/21/23 9:45pm
Columnist Noor Chafouk details fallacies of freedom of speech arguments in the context of Amy Wax and the Palestine Writes Literature Festival.
09/21/23 1:12pm
Columnist Vinay Khosla dissects the harmful commodification of feminism that infused this summer’s cultural phenomena. 
09/21/23 1:12pm
Columnist Lexi Boccuzzi posits that there is a much more traditional conception of womanhood at the root of the summer’s most iconic “feminist” media hits. 
09/20/23 9:19pm
Columnist Riane Lumer argues that Elon Musk's threats to the Anti-Defamation League are a deterrent from his own pitfalls. 
09/15/23 8:12pm
Columnist Allison Santa-Cruz argues that despite progress in the respect and interest in women’s sports, misogyny is still alive and well: both in the cultural discourse about it, and within the very institution of athletics itself.  
09/14/23 10:13am
Columnist Lexi Boccuzzi explains how the Sidechat discourse around Penn’s treatment of 9/11 is indicative of a broader culture of self-censorship.
09/13/23 7:20pm
Columnist Mia Vesely calls for reformed FGLI resources after Penn administration abruptly suspends a popular textbook access initiative for students.