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Opinion Columns

10/12/21 10:33am
Columnist Yomi Abdi writes about the racialized nature of Penn’s party scene and how it leaves people of color out.
10/11/21 4:35pm
Columnist Jaden Cloobeck discusses how to navigate the maze that is finding new housing for a school year.
10/11/21 4:19pm
Columnist Allison Santa-Cruz discusses changes that can be made to improve Penn's college housing.
10/09/21 11:02am
Columnist Surayya Walters discusses how to find happiness without a return offer.
10/06/21 11:49pm
Columnist Daniel Andre Gurevitch reflects on gratitude and memories after his grandmother was critically injured in a hit-and-run.
10/02/21 5:03pm
Columnist Isabella Glassman argues that Penn professors must make more accommodations to ensure Penn students who miss class for health reasons aren't being punished
09/30/21 3:08am
Columnist Connor Gibson revisits Marina Keegan's essay "Even artichokes have doubts" 10 years later.
09/30/21 12:26am
Columnist Jaden Cloobeck explores bystanderism, offering an analysis of why so many turned a blind eye when a Penn student was beaten at a Castle fraternity party.
09/30/21 12:24am
Columnist Allison Santa-Cruz looks at the historical roots of fraternities and sees how ideas of service could be brought back to the modern day.
09/27/21 1:18am
Penn Leads The Vote argues that Penn students must register to and regularly vote in order to shape national politics.
09/26/21 7:00pm
Caroline Magdolen encourages us to give back to the local ecosystem, even in urban spaces like Philadelphia, as seemingly harmless inaction can lead to exponential damage in the long run.Columnist Caroline Magdolen argues that we need to pay more attention to Philadelphia's ailing ecosystem and squash lanterflies!
09/26/21 6:58pm
Columnist Taja Mazaj argues that Penn is ignoring the tools it already has to avoid a campus outbreak of COVID-19.
09/26/21 6:55pm
Columnist Emily Chang discusses simple changes to make the dining halls run more efficiently.
09/26/21 6:49pm
Columnist Asaad Manzar discusses his experiences with social anxiety in college, and how he overcame it.
09/25/21 1:42pm
Columnist Lexi Boccuzzi discusses how vaccine and mask mandates are intertwining politics and public health, which will have drastic consequences for the future of crisis response.
09/23/21 6:00pm
Columnist Andy Yoon discusses the long-term implications of our fossil fuel emissions and how the world will change in the next decades, regardless of our actions.
09/20/21 4:49pm
Columnist Jaden Cloobeck discusses his experiences developing friendship at Penn.
09/19/21 5:47pm
Columnist Isabella Glassman discusses Penn's confusing web of COVID-19 policies and restrictions.
09/11/21 9:30am
Columnist and New Yorker Caroline Magdolen reflects on how her Brooklyn neighborhood comes together each year to remember those who died on and as a result of 9/11.
09/11/21 9:25am
Columnist Lexi Boccuzzi looks at how political apathy is already shaping our reactions to 9/11 and how it's imperative that we take "never forget" to heart.