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Guest Columns

11/26/18 1:58pm
As a Central American voice on campus, we feel we must impress the gravity of an issue that continues to affect our community. 
11/20/18 5:57pm
Write full-time after graduation or never write at all is a melodramatic binary.
11/18/18 8:43pm
You do not need the "right words." You just need to listen with open arms, and an open heart. Love will do the rest.
11/18/18 8:01pm
Penn’s billion-dollar endowment continues to reap returns from investments in the fossil fuel industry, and is thus funding a primary driver of climate change — no questions asked. 
11/06/18 7:26pm
If we abolish the Second, that puts every other Amendment on the chopping block.
10/30/18 11:15pm
If Penn’s competitive atmosphere and mental health issues were perpetuated solely by academics, your advice — to stop comparing ourselves to others — would be sound, if simple.
10/27/18 6:05pm
When deans, department chairs, and peers of the accused are given the power to investigate sexual misconduct, allegations are often swept under the rug.
10/25/18 9:30pm
Why do Asian communities with diverse political opinions and genuine concerns vote at such low rates?
10/21/18 11:21pm
The unforgiving definition of hazing (wherein almost any pledging activity could fall under the umbrella policy) has left students uninterested in amending their group practices in order to meet a seemingly impossible university standard.
10/10/18 12:52am
The survivor’s fears of not being believed or, worse, being blamed for the trauma they endured are overwhelmingly common and overwhelmingly devastating feelings experienced after sexual assault. 
09/26/18 8:37pm
By taking away the things that are good about Greek life, the school will create a truly broken and toxic system.
09/23/18 9:02pm
Not only is it our right, but it is our duty to be civically engaged.
09/19/18 12:50am
The time is long overdue for Penn to divest from coal and tar sands companies.
09/12/18 10:29pm
There are many organizations on campus that could have completely open membership if they changed their mindsets.
09/12/18 10:28pm
With numerous exclusive clubs on campus, the majority of applicants are rejected from their desired organization.
09/12/18 12:06am
If some of us graduate with a commitment to humanistic values and a respect for other cultures, it is despite Penn’s ethos, not because of it.
08/28/18 8:00am
It’s good to have you back and to welcome you to another exciting year at Penn!
08/23/18 9:56pm
It is our responsibility to help mitigate the cycle of poverty in West Philadelphia by being invested community members.
08/23/18 2:08pm
Please remember that reaching out to CAPS — for yourself or a friend — is a sign of strength!
08/20/18 4:42pm
Like many Penn students, Musk is hyper-competitive and accustomed to winning. When faced with a loss, we tend to impulsively take matters into our own hands in an attempt to recover, just as Musk did with his most recent Twitter escapade.