Opinion Columns

04/02/18 3:59am
Let’s demand more effective policy change from the administration — Penn can combat sexual assault without treating its students like minors.   
04/02/18 2:54am
The controversies surrounding Donald Trump as a shady businessman, uncouth politician, groping womanizer, and increasingly failed president should be motivation enough for the University to take a bold stand.
03/29/18 6:02am
Christianity for me was not the end to the search for meaning, but rather, something that pointed me to where I should search.
03/29/18 5:32am
The night at the drag show showed me a new level of confidence I know I can adapt in my daily life.
03/28/18 2:08am
Penn students should be trusted to make the most of their study abroad experiences, both academically and personally, without being limited by the narrow metric of the GPA.
03/27/18 4:50am
Underneath the perfect facade of the superstar student, there are always doubts, and even regrets, about the choices they have made. There are infinite paths we can all go.
03/26/18 9:26am
It’s time for Asian Americans to stop talking about their struggles in the “API community,” without actually knowing anything about the PI community.
03/22/18 4:13am
Penn might not be “the best” school in the Ivy League, but let me pose an important question: why does it matter? And why does it hurt our egos so much? Four years go by too quickly to walk around with chips on our shoulders. 
03/22/18 4:10am
Wax’s general and anecdotal observations may be distasteful and impolitic, but equating them with a breach of privacy to further “her scholarly ends,” as Ruger puts it, seems dishonest.
03/22/18 12:49am
Walking down Locust between the snarties connected me with multiple groups I’d otherwise have no business associating with, and connected me to my peers in a way that could only come about here and now.
03/20/18 3:21am
I feel as if there is something wrong with me, especially because everyone around me seems to be moving on. And for the first time in my life, I don’t know what’s going to happen.
03/19/18 8:44pm
Columnist Lucy Hu takes to Locust Walk to get students' opinions on Penn's "liberal bubble" in a new weekly video series.  
03/19/18 12:05am
You don’t have to fill every week. You don’t have to always be doing “something.” Summer isn’t a competition. 
03/14/18 11:01pm
Even though I was excited to receive my results, I knew that the outcome wouldn’t dramatically change who I was. Whatever 23andMe had in store, my upbringing is already set in stone.
03/14/18 4:16am
We can no longer completely separate our private lives from our technological footprint. 
03/12/18 7:05am
Many Penn students’ fixation on fashion is due to the simple fact that we know people will be watching.
03/12/18 6:14am
How should we deal with great works by ethically dubious people or communities, even in the past?
03/01/18 2:17am
I never realized how worthless being mediocre can make us feel. I’m sure that everyone at Penn has experienced at some point the sensation of being “less than,” of trying one’s best and still falling short.
03/01/18 2:01am
What happens when the cost of joining a Panhellenic sorority is as opaque as it is exclusionary?
02/27/18 3:55am
In the case of actually violent and disruptive acts, the police force wasn’t prepared to keep fans accountable. Yet, in the case of peaceful protest, advocating for protection against unjust law enforcement, police reinforcement seem prepared with a militaristic response.