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.
Losing the Penn Book Center comes with a serious cost to our campus, but there is a solution.
It’s sad to see a campus where people compete to see who can take the worst care of themselves. Have fun this Fling, but try to have fun the week after, too, even if you have a midterm and three GBMs.
When SPEC pays performers to come to Penn, it is sending a message that these artists are representative of the Penn community’s values.
Because of Hillel's prevalence on campus and the building's prominent location, the University must respond to these allegations by working with Hillel to remove Steinhardt’s name from the building.
While we hope to see many of you on campus next year, we also want to provide as much insight as we can to inform your decision.
Penn needs a better solution to ensure the credibility of its athletic recruits and applicants.
High demand for these courses — from CIS majors, CIS minors, and students taking CIS courses as electives — has left Penn students struggling to satisfy major and minor requirements because they are stuck on long waitlists for mandatory courses.
When Penn honors a man who has broken federal law, it lowers the bar for the University, and sets a bad precedent for current students.
It is crucial that we pay close attention to how the University responds to this scandal, particularly at a time when the admissions process is under nationwide scrutiny.
Reclassifying economics as a STEM major would affirm Penn’s commitment to such a prominent portion of its student body, and their futures after completing their undergraduate degrees.
Influencing or reversing a policy made by the administration may seem like an impossible task, but it has certainly been done before. We must continue to advocate for the change we want through hands-on activism.
If Penn truly values the services RAs provide and appreciates the fact that low-income students are the ones incentivized to provide them, they will stop creating a new set of problems for students who already have plenty to deal with.
Joe Biden's track record is flawed, and the Democratic party needs a new face to rally behind. We urge Biden not to declare his candidacy for president.
While one day off isn’t enough for most students to travel home or elsewhere off-campus, short, intermittent breaks during the semesters are far more meaningful in improving campus mental health.
Penn Dining must increase the scope of meal plans.
Penn needs to step up and provide more resources to the FGLI textbook library.
The relegation of La Casa Latina, Makuu, and the Pan-Asian American Community House to a basement in the ARCH building is exclusionary.
While the Super Bowl may be the only time some pay attention to these issues, police brutality and structural racism are not distant phenomena for many on and near Penn’s campus.
While students don’t often see Gutmann on Locust Walk, aside from major capstone events in their Penn careers, she is clearly hard at work.
Penn has some flexibility in how it can implement the new regulations into University policy. In navigating the new guidelines, the administration must prioritize the rights of victims.