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Opinion

06/20/21 10:38am
For Father's Day, columnist Jaden Cloobeck goes into family archives to celebrate two of his ancestors from centuries past.
06/19/21 11:46am
In a guest column for Juneteenth, Brian Peterson, the director of Makuu, writes about the history of Juneteenth, and how critical race theory can help us understand the nuance behind emancipation.
06/19/21 6:00am
The Daily Pennsylvanian's Editorial Board argues that Penn needs to be more proactive, not reactive, in addressing concerns of race.
06/19/21 6:00am
In a guest column for Juneteenth, three undergraduate students write about the troubled history of Albert Kligman, a Penn dermatologist who performed experiments on a primarily Black incarcerated population in the mid-20th century. They call on Penn to apologize and honor those who were harmed.
06/19/21 6:00am
In a guest column, Zonía Moore, a medical student, writes about the ways that structural racism is embedded into the health care system, and the ways Penn Medicine can combat it. 
06/14/21 9:37am
Columnist Neil Kapoor argues that Penn should follow in the footsteps of peer institutions like Columbia and Stanford in creating a collaborative climate school, using its influence to combat one of the most emergent crises in modern history.  
06/08/21 8:54pm
Columnist Jaden Cloobeck writes about hazing, and how Penn's New Student Orientation fails to adequately introduce the subject to incoming students. 
06/07/21 10:30pm
In a guest column, five graduate students write about the difficulty of accessing adequate transgender health care coverage through the Penn Student Insurance Plan (PSIP), featuring the story of one anonymous woman. 
06/06/21 10:55pm
In a response to Andy Yoon, guest columnist Jay Rosner writes about how standardized testing, which exacerbates disparities in higher education, has no place in our current college admissions process.
06/05/21 2:04pm
Columnist Lark Yan argues that the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act, which seeks to curtail anti-Asian violence, does little to address the systemic racism that many in the AAPI community regularly face.
06/01/21 10:53pm
Columnist Andy Yoon argues that standardized testing is an essential component of the college admissions process, and that students actually benefit from its presence.
06/01/21 9:58am
In a guest column, Penn Glee Club writes about how, after 159 years, they have become fully gender-inclusive after a historic merger with Penn Sirens. 
05/27/21 10:11pm
Columnist Lexi Boccuzzi writes about the United States Supreme Court and how reform, though widely called for, is exceptionally difficult to implement. 
05/25/21 9:18pm
Columnist Matthew Liu argues that despite an increased need, the COVID-19 pandemic will likely not result in an increase in the availability of careers in health care. 
05/24/21 3:23pm
In a guest column, Declan Cambey argues that the summer is an excellent chance for Penn students to get outside and truly explore the city of Philadelphia.
05/17/21 10:48am
Columnist and graduating senior Urooba Abid reflects on how she came to understand love and justice at Penn.
05/17/21 10:48am
Gillian Diebold, former DP design editor, looks back at how she found her people through the Design department.
05/17/21 10:39am
Ben Zhao, former Daily Pennsylvanian Executive Editor, on how luck transformed his time at Penn.
05/17/21 10:37am
Tamsyn Brann, former Editor-in-Chief of 34th Street magazine, looks at how the DP — and college journalism — have and will stay essential for our communities.
05/17/21 10:34am
Former DP sports editor Michael Landau on seven DP things he's grateful for as he graduates.