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Opinion Columns

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.
08/21/18 5:59pm
"Crazy Rich Asians" hitting No. 1 at the box office means one thing, loud and clear: There is a space for our stories, and people want to hear them.
08/16/18 12:04pm
Finding our place at Penn doesn’t have to involve forcing ourselves to prioritize external accomplishments over internal fulfillment.
08/11/18 6:36pm
Fumbling through a summer fling, where I am the first to admit that I had no idea what I was doing, proved to me that relying on someone else to explain my actions led me no closer to self-realization than my (unsuccessful) attempts at Penn.
08/06/18 1:58pm
In some of the places I visited, I felt marginalized as a tourist. People unapologetically walked into my photos, some locals stared when I dined in restaurants, and I was the victim of angry glares when I accidentally bumped into people. And while I considered myself an American tourist, I felt I was lumped into the unspoken “international Asian tourist” group — at one point, I was handed an unsolicited Chinese flyer when neither my family nor I know a word of Mandarin.