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Guest Columns

10/20/23 7:43am
Guest columnist Daniel Gurevitch discusses the importance of finding hope during today’s situation in Israel and Gaza, emphasizing the importance of trusted collaboration and the interdependence of people.  
10/19/23 11:07pm
Former columnist David Koff shares a story from his undergraduate experience in the 1990s, when a controversial speaker accused of antisemitism was allowed to speak on Penn’s campus. 
10/18/23 11:51pm
Guest Columnists Vincent Kelley and George Borg argue that Penn's COVID-19 vaccine mandates created an environment of fear and coercion on campus. 
10/18/23 10:18pm
Guest Columnist Sydney Freedman recounts her experience as a Jewish student at the Walkout for Palestine to add perspective on how a demonstration of solidarity and support turned into a breeding ground for hate.
10/17/23 11:05pm
Guest Columnist Steven Weitzman, offering his perspective as a professor of Jewish Studies, calls on the Penn community to address long term institutional weaknesses in light of the Israel-Palestine conflict.
10/16/23 11:28pm
Guest Columnist Faresi Alfaresi asserts that while Magill’s statement emphasizes much-needed and long-overdue solidarity with the Jewish community, the Arab and Muslim communities continue to suffer in the shadow the University has always cast onto them.  
10/16/23 8:33pm
Guest columnist and Chair of Penn’s Board of Trustees Scott Bok responds to the recent letter from Marc Rowan, calling on the Penn community to work together and move forward in difficult times.
10/11/23 7:49pm
Guest Columnist Eyal Yakoby calls on Penn to speak up and reject antisemitism in the wake of recent attacks from Hamas on Israel, redeeming itself following the Palestine Writes Literature Festival. 
09/27/23 9:30pm
United RAs at Penn explain the need for a union and urge RAs to vote yes.
09/22/23 10:27am
Members of Penn's Jewish community sign a letter in support of the Palestine Writes Literature Festival. 
09/21/23 12:04pm
Noah Rubin urges fellow students at Penn to utilize their positions within campus organizations to support the Jewish community and Israel. 
09/19/23 7:35pm
Guest columnist Max Brody reflects on why the humanities prove to be an essential tool for pre-meds on their journey to medical school and beyond.  
09/18/23 10:46pm
Members of the Penn community share their thoughts and perspectives about the upcoming Palestinian Writes Literature Festival. 
09/18/23 10:42pm
Guest Columnist Eitan Linhart counters supporters of the Palestine Writes Literature Festival, detailing the antisemitic background of some of its speakers and arguing that the university should not support an event promoting hate speech. 
09/18/23 10:07pm
Guest Columnist Eyal Yakoby explains the Boycott, Divest, and Sanction movement’s fraudulent goals, and its connection to students on Penn’s campus. 
09/18/23 7:55pm
36 Penn faculty members sign a letter in support of the Palestine Writes Literature Festival.
09/14/23 12:06am
Guest Columnist Tara Tarawneh argues that the Palestine Writes Literature Festival has been facing undue backlash, subjecting Arab and Palestinian students at Penn to an extremely harmful narrative.  
09/11/23 10:09pm
Guest columnist Madison Weiss discusses poor conditions in housing managed by Adelman's company and Adelman's push to build the 76ers stadium. 
09/07/23 6:55pm
Guest Columnist Farah Sayed exposes the neglectful and inconsiderate treatment she received from Penn after surviving a sexual assault.    
08/31/23 10:00pm
Guest columnist Aidan Nash examines the decline of upperclassmen engagement at Penn, and what the administration can do to increase it.