Guest Columns

03/19/18 2:09am
Pressure to prove that we are a profitable connection, that we may be useful to know, is ubiquitous. We commodify ourselves, our friends, even our families.
03/15/18 2:57am
If you were too busy to deal with the recruiting circus last fall, that’s OK. And if you did pursue positions and weren’t selected, don’t panic.
03/14/18 6:56pm
Reading that open letter was the first time in the nearly 40 years I have been involved with Penn Law that I truly felt embarrassed for the institution.
02/23/18 12:36am
I don’t know why Professor Wax has engaged in so much misleading conduct. Maybe it’s a clear-eyed scheme to con people who gullibly swallow any horror story about universities.
02/22/18 7:17am
When people respond to anti-Asian sentiment with anti-blackness, we distance ourselves further from combating white supremacy.
02/21/18 3:25am
Despite this widespread trauma and the demands that follow, our nation has yet to make real progress in enacting common sense gun reform. 
02/20/18 1:25am
I was cast as a fill-in last year, and somehow in 17 years of the production, that was the first to include trans performers.
01/29/18 12:44am
Women's empowerment is not deciding that the 200 women in certain organizations are beneath you and therefore not worth your time. If that was the type of “empowerment” the author was looking for, I do not believe that she would find it in the Panhellenic community.
01/18/18 4:28am
I am going to miss Blaze deeply, more than I can adequately say. I will honor him every day by incorporating his values and his spirit, his Blaze-ness, into my own life and in my conversations with students.
01/13/18 9:24pm
With a planned 50,000 employees at its new headquarters, Amazon would quickly displace Penn as the city’s largest private employer.
12/04/17 3:32am
We must incorporate giving into our daily lives, promote its significance, and engage in it regularly so we can foster a more unified, empathetic, and civic-minded generation.
11/20/17 4:13am
When Chelsea Manning speaks at the Annenberg Center on November 29, the Penn campus will be missing out on an opportunity.
11/13/17 4:34am
Academia does not exist in a vacuum of the University; it is full of real people bringing their own real biases into this space. 
10/30/17 4:00am
The club recruitment process is one of the first stressors that new students encounter when they arrive at Penn, and it has wide-ranging effects on both student life and mental health.
10/23/17 6:20pm
College students, whether they are secular or religious, are religious. That is, they have dogmas, cults, temples, scriptures, prooftexts, prophets, methods of absolution, and methods of excommunication.
10/04/17 4:29am
To error is to be human; but to be a Penn administrator is to never learn from those mistakes.
09/07/17 2:47am
Freshmen are often shocked to learn that there lies a multi-step process for them to find their home.
09/01/17 5:39pm
The Daily Pennsylvanian letter on my recent op-ed, signed by some of my colleagues, puts forth no substantive argument and so requires no response on that score
08/31/17 1:38am
Between August 22 and 28, while Penn freshmen enjoyed a gala at the art museum and Penn-themed ice sculptures, an estimated 23 people died from a drug overdose in the city of Philadelphia. 
08/30/17 10:31pm
We write to condemn recent statements our colleague, Amy Wax, the Robert Mundheim Professor of Law at Penn Law, has made in popular media pieces.