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Opinion Columns

05/13/11 12:17am

Farewell Column by Alec Webley | Dear Penn

We have to break up. It’s not you; it’s me — you know the drill. We both have to move on. Like any relationship, ours contained its good and its bad.
05/13/11 12:12am

Farewell Column by Dana Vogel | My many experiences

My experience at Penn has not been typical, and nearly each semester has felt like an entire college experience in itself.
05/13/11 12:03am

Farewell Column by Emily Schultheis | Change we can believe in

When I look back at the timid 18-year-old who showed up on campus four years ago, I realized that my time at Penn has been full of change.
05/12/11 11:57pm

Farewell Column by Thomas Jansen | Graduation: Is that a thing?

We should cherish our fleeting feelings of universal participation. The chances that we’ll have another uniting experience like Spring Fling are slim to none.
05/12/11 11:52pm

Farewell Column by Naomi Jagoda | Jumping off cliffs

The most gratifying experiences I had in college involved jumping off metaphorical cliffs. They were terrifying but also immensely rewarding.
05/12/11 11:39pm

Farewell Column by Rachel Baye | Why can’t we be enemies?

Not all enemies are Sue Sylvester or Darth Vader. Not all enemies are even people.
05/02/11 7:09am

Say Anything | Ding, dong, the witch is dead

Maybe some day we'll tell our kids what terrorism was, not what it is.
05/02/11 6:20am

Duly Noted | Patriotism without party

I hope the unifying power of bin Laden's death will mark a new era for the nation’s political culture.
04/28/11 12:00am

Farewell Column by Sarah Beth McKay | Finally ready to leave a place like no other

Former '34th Street' Editor-in-Chief Sarah Beth McKay writes a farewell column about what makes this University unique.
04/27/11 11:49pm

Farewell Column by Luke Hassall | My advice to you: Disregard others’ advice

Former columnist Luke Hassall writes a farewell column advising students not to listen to other people's advice — except for his, that is.
04/27/11 11:38pm

Farewell Column by Jessica Goldstein | It’s always sunny in Philadelphia

Former columnist Jessica Goldstein writes a farewell column reminiscing about her first tour of Penn and how she immediately liked the school.
04/27/11 11:23pm

Farewell Column by Pete Lodato | Worth a thousand words

In his farewell column, former Sports Photo Editor Pete Lodato writes about the unique perspective of Penn he's gotten from behind the lens.
04/27/11 11:17pm

Farewell Column by Evan Medina | It gets better

In his farewell column, former columnist Evan Medina refuses to believe that his life has officially peaked at the ripe old age of 22.
04/26/11 5:12am

Farewell Column by Sabrina Benun | Sandwiches and the city

You may laugh at me for reflecting on my college experience through a lens of sandwiches. But a sandwich is whatever you want it to be — just like Penn.
04/26/11 4:57am

Farewell Column by Colin Kavanaugh | It’s graduation, Charlie Brown

We all take different paths through Penn. Not only are we not going to be on the same chapter of our lives at the same time, we won’t even be writing the same book.
04/25/11 5:14am

Farewell Column by Emerson Brooking | My final paean to Penn

Farewell columns are invariably self-important and unavoidably pretentious. I’ve been looking forward to writing one for a very long time.
04/25/11 4:56am

Farewell Column by Katherine Rea | Mini life lessons

Rather than reminiscing, I thought I’d just share a bunch of mini life lessons from my past four years. Because mini things are better. And they take themselves less seriously.
04/22/11 9:45am

Duly Noted | A fresh perspective on prospectives

Remember that the kid with the Penn backpack, Penn folder and Penn T-shirt was once you.
04/22/11 9:15am

Last Call | Tripping with your class

Penn professors would be performing a great service if they incorporated a field trip or two into the typical course structure.
04/21/11 5:43am
For our response to Christopher Abreu's column to merely be a condemnation of racism confuses the symptom with the disease.