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Editorials

Editorials represent the majority view of members of The Daily Pennsylvanian, Inc. Editorial Board, which meets regularly to discuss issues relevant to Penn's campus. Participants in these meetings are not involved in the reporting and writing of articles on related topics.

02/08/24 1:44am
The Daily Pennsylvanian Editorial Board urges Penn to reconsider the Second Year housing and dining requirements.
01/31/24 9:42pm
The Daily Pennsylvanian Editorial Board urges Interim President Jameson to learn from the shortcomings of Magill's tenure.
12/10/23 11:22pm
The Daily Pennsylvanian Editorial Board calls on the Penn community to take charge of the national narrative on Liz Magill’s resignation and campus antisemitism. 
12/09/23 4:05pm
The Daily Pennsylvanian Editorial Board asks the Penn community to move forward into 2024 with compassion for those around them. 
11/28/23 11:17pm
The Daily Pennsylvanian Editorial Board examines the methodology of FIRE’s 2024 college free speech rankings and the history of the organization. 
10/26/23 12:07am
The Daily Pennsylvanian’s Editorial Board encourages the Penn community to stay actively informed and engage with news coverage. 
04/14/23 5:47am
In light of recent sexual abuse allegations, the Editorial Board urges Penn to follow past precedent and rename the indoor rowing center. 
03/30/23 8:23pm
The Daily Pennsylvanian Editorial Board provides the Class of 2027 with a more detailed and realistic view of campus culture than what Penn Admissions showcases.
03/23/23 12:13am
The Daily Pennsylvanian's Editorial Board calls on Penn to remain neutral as RAs and GAs continue their unionization process. The University must allow student workers to make well-informed choices for themselves.
02/23/23 12:23am
The Daily Pennsylvanian's Editorial Board calls on Penn to make a public statement and offer support for Turkey and Syria following the recent earthquakes.
04/29/21 3:16am
The Daily Pennsylvanian's Editorial Board argues that Penn must take immediate, concrete steps to rectify holding the remains of at least one child killed in the MOVE bombing.
04/22/21 1:17am
The Daily Pennsylvanian's Editorial Board argues that Penn needs to reduce the cost of summer classes given the pandemic's impact on internships and other summer opportunities.
04/14/21 10:45pm
The Daily Pennsylvanian Editorial Board urges Penn to require vaccinations for all students for the fall 2021 semester.
04/08/21 2:49am
The Daily Pennsylvanian Editorial Board urges University administration take active steps to reduce sexual violence on campus in light of Pres. Biden's announced review of Title IX policies.
04/02/21 12:17am
The Daily Pennsylvanian Editorial Board argues that students unable to come to campus next semester should still be able to take their desired classes virtually.
03/24/21 11:48pm
The Daily Pennsylvanian Editorial Board argues that future employers and graduate schools should not discount or penalize Penn applicants for taking a few classes pass/fail during the pandemic.
03/17/21 9:38pm
The Daily Pennsylvanian Editorial Board argues that Penn students must stop acting like normal behavior is appropriate during a pandemic, endangering their peers and the West Philadelphia community.
03/14/21 11:13pm
The Daily Pennsylvanian Editorial Board argues that Penn must include West Philadelphians in its plan for vaccinating our community at-large.
03/03/21 11:24am
The Editorial Board argues that the University should hold an in-person commencement, but must take precautions to do so safely.
02/22/21 9:07pm
The Editorial Board argues that new dean of admissions Whitney Soule must promote admissions policies that increase socioeconomic diversity at Penn.