Rather than relying on symbolism alone, the University should honor Du Bois’ legacy by taking tangible steps to improve the lives of students of color.
In the wake of Milken’s pardon, Wharton must implement stricter ethics requirements to directly address white-collar crimes and avoid future incidents of criminal alumni.
Those who rely on this supermarket deserve to know the timeline of installing its replacement.
While Penn’s choices of commencement speakers over the last four decades reflect an unfortunate lack of diversity, this year's choice of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie shows Penn leaning toward more progressive and diverse candidates.
Students should recognize the historic value of the Palestra and attend games to give support to Penn's basketball teams.
Penn fails its students, faculty, staff, and alumni by investing its multi-billion endowment in ways that will likely provide a lower financial return than it could with fossil fuel divestment.
Voters will have the opportunity to cast their ballots for many candidates associated with Penn in the 2020 primary and general elections. The Daily Pennsylvanian Editorial Board recommends picking none of them.
The University should offer more courses, and a variety of them, that fulfill each sector or foundational requirement to make it easier for undergraduates to explore different topics throughout their time at Penn.
Someone can be a Greek life member and think that Locust Walk should represent more diverse interests.
Penn Dining should make meal swipes more useful to students by accepting them in more locations and letting them roll over from semester to semester.
Instead of passively lamenting Trump’s Penn affiliation, students should use impeachment as an opportunity to fight for policies they believe in.
Campus groups should learn from Greek life and work to strengthen their internal cultures so they can provide more outlets for finding a community at Penn.
Penn should extend the current need-blind application process for students in the United States, Canada, and Mexico to LPS and international applicants.
Penn must pay workers the living wage that they deserve and that is now mandated by the city.
It is incumbent upon Penn students to hold the consulting firm accountable and refuse to participate in its recruiting in the future.
This holiday season, donate belongings that no longer bring you any use to not only reduce the waste we produce, but also so someone else in need can stay warm this winter.
To promote student well being and allow students greater travel flexibility, Penn must expand this break by adding the Wednesday before Thanksgiving.
Even more important than its own season, Penn football has a chance to spoil rival Princeton's year, and will need the support of Penn students to do it.
Any faculty at Penn that are still avoiding critical debates on our campus, like the fight for a graduate student union or payments in lieu of taxes, should take a lesson from the faculty and students willing to protest for a better future, and step off the sidelines.
To better support students and promote educational practices that work for everyone, Penn should mandate that professors and TAs be evaluated in the middle of the term as well.