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Editorials

09/26/18 10:37pm
This approach of addressing campus issues by restricting the ability of students to choose for themselves is patronizing, especially when students were largely left out of the decision-making process. 
08/23/18 8:34pm
Sleep deprivation is highly unhealthy, mentally and physically, and should not be the norm. But closing Huntsman early fails to address the reasons students so often need to work later than 2 a.m. in the first place.
04/24/18 9:10pm
If administrators want to adapt and improve the University’s policies around sexual misconduct, they must also be willing to acknowledge when existing policies have been violated.
04/18/18 4:30pm
This is the first time we have done a demographics survey of our community. Just as we hold Penn accountable, we want to hold ourselves accountable for improving diversity at the DP.
04/09/18 1:28am
We want to help you think critically about aspects of this university that might not be stamped on the front page of your glossy Penn brochure.
03/14/18 11:48pm
This is the moment for everyone on this campus — sports fans and otherwise — to rally behind a team that truly represents this institution. 
02/26/18 8:50pm
Graduate students teach and guide their undergraduate peers, provide valuable assistance to professors, and pioneer new research.
02/06/18 2:48pm
By not suspending University operations, Penn — Philadelphia’s single largest private employer — isolates its community from the city at large. 
01/22/18 6:00am
Penn has suffered more than its fair share of tragedy in recent years. Greek leaders and organizations should take this opportunity to reflect on their pledging processes and curtail forced drinking before it’s too late. 
11/12/17 11:32pm
In similar fashion to its peers, Penn should allow approximately 50 students from the University of Puerto Rico to enroll tuition-free at Penn for the spring semester.
10/25/17 11:50pm
We hope that administrators will take the ideas, concerns and critiques expressed through the PULSE survey and Campus Conversation seriously, but for either of these efforts to be of any use, we the students need to participate heavily.
10/18/17 7:50pm
For the safety of students, faculty and staff in University City and West Philadelphia alike, DPS must expand the scope of its alert policies so that the Penn community are more frequently notified about any imminent dangers.
04/19/17 6:20pm
The Daily Pennsylvanian is pleased that the task force sought and used student input, and we believe the recommendations are mostly practical and well-considered.
04/18/17 11:03pm
We wish to clearly reaffirm some basic principles: Violence is never, under any circumstance whatsoever, an appropriate or acceptable response to the peaceable exchange of ideas, however hateful or otherwise reprehensible they might be. 
04/06/17 3:02pm
Penn can no longer claim to be doing all it can to be assembling the highest-quality class possible each year while drawing well more than half of its admittees from less than a sixth of the applicants. It is time to do away with Early Decision.
04/02/17 10:03pm
Last week, more than two thousand applicants around the world received the news that they have been accepted for enrollment at the University of Pennsylvania.
03/21/17 8:14pm
Although The Daily Pennsylvanian is a Penn-focused publication, we are acutely aware that the forces which shape what becomes news here on campus, like springtime snowstorms which disrupt classes, often originate elsewhere.
02/21/17 11:06pm
Next Tuesday, Irvine Auditorium will host a panel forum entitled “A Formidable Foe: Cancer in the 21st Century” as part of its David and Lyn Silfen University Forum series. While the forum will notably feature Penn President Amy Gutmann and former Vice President Joe Biden, one of the other panelists has stolen some of the spotlight by virtue of being embroiled in a lawsuit over discrimination against an Iraqi family.
02/17/17 10:17pm
In a widely-cited piece of compelling data journalism, The New York Times last month compiled a list of the 38 American colleges and universities that enroll more students from the top one percent of the U.S.
02/07/17 10:56pm
Commencement should, in our view, aim to broaden the horizons of departing students one last time – to be one last lesson before graduates leave the academic sphere.