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Guest Columns

09/03/20 8:38pm
The conversation cannot stop after we cast our ballots but it is the first real step towards progress. So this November, please, vote.
09/01/20 9:00pm
We, the undersigned faculty, staff, students, and alumni believe that the long-term good name and reputation of the University of Pennsylvania and the Wharton School depends on Penn’s administration doing the right thing in the present moment.
09/01/20 5:59am
At the start of this new academic year, our call to action for all Penn faculty, students, and staff has never been clearer: Stick to our mission. Stand with our community.
08/27/20 11:04am
Even though Election Day is a few months away, the time to begin preparing is now. 
08/20/20 10:11pm
Even though we can’t meet them in person, we can sympathize with Penn students who attended in fall 1918. Their past can inform our present. By using history as our compass, we can get through this together. 
08/20/20 9:42pm
While President Trump can flaunt his Wharton degree all he wants, it does not mean he actually learned anything at our alma mater.
08/18/20 5:50pm
Whatever you choose to do, next year will bring about things that are weird and disappointing, but also ones that are new, exciting, and rewarding.
08/08/20 11:20am
With most of campus life going on-line, SP2 students won’t have access to collaborative study spaces, mental and physical health care, school-sponsored social events, in-person office hours, library resources, guest lectures, and all other resources that constitute the “Penn experience.” 
08/08/20 11:15am
Rising College freshman, Iman Ezzeddine, recounts witnessing the explosion from her living room in Beirut.
07/20/20 3:51pm
Currently, Penn students mostly rely on Penn Course Review and word of mouth to make decisions on which classes to take. 
07/16/20 9:25am
Healthcare work can be all-encompassing, especially in this environment, and we must hold ourselves accountable to the standards of our profession.
07/12/20 5:32pm
With over 1,500 international undergraduates enrolled, Penn should make Go Local available. This is feasible, given that Penn Abroad has over 50 exchange partners in 17 countries.
07/08/20 7:16pm
When the University does not pay for the services and environment that make its work possible, other Philadelphians are left to make up the difference — or, city schools and other institutions simply go without.
07/06/20 1:29pm
In recent months, Joe Biden responded to the dual tragedies of coronavirus and police killings with resolve, but we must put pressure on our future president to support his words with concrete actions.
07/01/20 11:29am
While we celebrate Dean James’s appointment and Wharton’s new era led by a Black woman, we also recognize that there is still a lot of work to be done at Wharton in terms of diversity.
06/25/20 11:34am
The Penn Museum has no right or reason to keep human remains that bolstered racist science in its basement. 
06/02/20 2:31pm
Help them understand the underlying issues and get involved. Respond to their posts to engage in meaningful conversations.
06/01/20 9:34pm
As non-black people of color, Asian Americans do not share the trauma of the black community and cannot dismiss their pain. 
06/01/20 8:13pm
While social media feeds have been bombarded with tweets and Instagram stories in solidarity with the Black community, these efforts are not enough.
05/31/20 4:26pm
As privileged people, we must stop expecting oppressed groups to educate us, to accommodate us, or to be civil toward us.