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Opinion Columns

09/30/18 10:48pm
It’s hard to get into an Ivy League school. And statistically speaking, it’s harder to get into Stanford. Students who are applying to these schools know that. So why hide the truth from them? 
09/27/18 8:14pm
New on-campus housing built with the intention of fostering a better sophomore community sounds like a great idea — if said sophomores are offered a choice about participation.
09/23/18 10:40pm
Public opinion evolves with current events, but Washington legislators’ motives do not.
09/21/18 9:09pm
Am I being dramatic? Possibly. Does this discount the necessary conversation about the construct of seniority not being a valid argument in public spaces? Not at all.
09/19/18 11:52pm
There is no central place on campus where all students, regardless of residence, can come together. 
09/18/18 11:16pm
Police need to crack down on the real issue: violent sex traffickers destroying the lives of women and children throughout the country, and rapists who abuse sex workers.
09/17/18 7:20pm
The urge to document and perform our lives has existed before social media, and will probably exist in whatever wasteland remains after social media.
09/17/18 3:22pm
I realized that classes are about quality over quantity, and if I wanted to take advantage of my education, I needed to truly focus on prioritized classes and plan out my next few years.
09/16/18 8:49pm
Students who've grown up abroad and have been around alcohol since their teenage years are responsible drinkers, especially compared to students who had their first beer during New Student Orientation. 
09/12/18 7:55pm
Considering all freshman pay the same amount for their dorm rooms, those left out in the heat are sure to question why their comfort is seemingly less important. 
09/09/18 8:23pm
In a world that constantly blames the victim, why is DeVos lending more rights to the accused?
09/09/18 8:21pm
Your connection to your identity and family’s heritage isn’t defined by whether or not you know how to speak the language. 
09/05/18 8:24pm
A person should be valued because they are a person, and not because you think they could be your person.
09/05/18 12:51am
Highly addictive painkillers are making their way into drugs that Penn students frequently use. Drugs at Penn are far more unsafe than they were before.
09/03/18 11:59pm
Rejection from a school you think you deserve to be accepted to stings, but that does not mean affirmative action is the reason you were not accepted. 
09/03/18 11:41pm
So then does it make sense to resort to removing exams or reducing problem sets as a solution to campus stress? Doing this would undermine the very rigor of Penn that has made it what it is.
08/29/18 6:27pm
Don’t forget that the Radian isn't the only place you can live in if you move off campus. 
08/27/18 7:57pm
Depending on your state of permanent residence — and your politics — you may get a kick out of helping “flip” a seat this fall.
08/24/18 8:00am
It can be upsetting to realize that I’m now in charge of looking out for myself, but it’s also refreshing to avoid the constant fights we’d get in when I lived at home.
08/22/18 11:41am
Although college, particularly at the beginning, can be lonely and overwhelming, it also lends you the opportunity to embrace your identity.