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Opinion Columns

10/29/22 9:08am
Columnist Keshav Ramesh argues that voting in this election is crucial for preventing an insurrectionist whose extremist right-wing beliefs would threaten the core of democracy in Pennsylvania. 
10/25/22 9:00pm
Columnist Benjamin McAvoy-Bickford argues that the U.S. is hiding its multilingual nature through intentional actions that support English dominance. 
10/24/22 9:15pm
Columnist Keyvan Farmanfarmaian argues that protecting free markets and the American Dream must entail a more passionate defense of large companies. 
10/24/22 1:03pm
Columnist Alex Baxter argues that student groups deserve a legitimate voice on campus — not the sidelining the University presents them with.
10/23/22 11:31pm
Columnist Sangitha Aiyer argues that the field of Classics is Western-centric and must be re-examined. 
10/20/22 2:42pm
Columnist Caroline Magdolen contemplates what it means to be happy and fulfilled as a college student
10/19/22 11:29pm
Columnist Vinay Khosla argues that parasocial relationships insulate public figures, such as celebrities and politicians from necessary criticism and that we must deconstruct this phenomenon. 
10/19/22 1:44am
Columnist Annie Bingle reflects on her first month at Penn, and her lessons learned along the way.
10/16/22 7:00pm
Columnist Allison Santa-Cruz argues that the recent merger between CAPS and Student Health services not only exemplifies the barriers of accessing Penn’s mental health services but also demonstrates that Penn's financial investments are prioritized elsewhere.
10/16/22 10:08am
Columnist C.H. Henry challenges the logistical future of Penn’s annual Spring Fling festival and explains how a return to the Quad is in its best interest.
10/13/22 8:51am
Columnist Isabella Glassman contemplates how Penn’s decision to lease The Radian constructively displaces the current tenants while failing to build community.
10/12/22 7:43pm
Columnist Riane Lumer urges Penn to follow other universities’ footsteps and adopt a compostable program to mitigate climate change.
10/12/22 6:24am
Columnist Fiona Miller discusses what the recent Undergraduate Assembly vote reveals about Penn Student Government.
10/11/22 7:58pm
Columnist Benjamin McAvoy-Bickford considers whether Penn has become overly dependent on unintuitive language to communicate meaning.
10/09/22 3:39pm
Columnist Alex Baxter reflects on how the U.K. and Penn have opportunities to confront the crimes which define their establishments.
10/04/22 11:37am
Columnist Riane Lumer explores factors to look forward to given advancements in the pandemic, but also cautions a semi-return to normalcy.
10/03/22 8:04am
Columnist Cathy Li argues that taking a Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies class could transform student thinking.
09/28/22 8:17pm
Columnist Sam Zou argues that college rankings rarely hold cheating institutions accountable and consider factors irrelevant to educational quality.
09/28/22 8:36am
Columnist Mia Vesely examines why the class of 2026 is considered the most 'diverse' and what that claim really means.
09/26/22 10:10am
Columnist Emily Chang emphasizes the importance of learning from the past and reviving COVID-19 policies to improve current life.