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Opinion

3 hours ago
Columnist Sam Zou shares his story of learning to enjoy solitude and letting go of less meaningful connections in life.  
16 hours ago
Columnist Allison Santa-Cruz highlights the impact the overturning of Roe v. Wade will have on vulnerable populations and calls on students to vote in their interest.
06/24/22 9:43am
Columnist Keshav Ramesh argues that many unpaid internships can be exploitative in nature, so it’s time to understand why the practice needs to end. 
06/21/22 9:26am
Columnist Isabel Engel shares the importance of finding balance during summer break, especially amidst Penn's pre-professional culture.
06/19/22 9:34pm
Katie Francis examines how gun violence impacts mental health and what we can do about it.
06/15/22 10:19am
Columnist Eve Rosenblum questions the use of online profiles and preferences in choosing roommates and encourages Penn students to go random in their selection.
06/14/22 12:10am
Columnist Allison Santa-Cruz analyzes the role of plagiarism within our academic community and in the context of college admissions.
06/13/22 7:37pm
Columnist Sangeet Anand argues that Penn should stand as a leader for positive environmental change by investing more towards sustainable initiatives. 
06/04/22 5:03pm
Columnist Sam Zou shares his personal experiences as a transfer student in high school and college, encouraging prospective transfer students to explore and embrace Penn.
05/28/22 9:25am
Guest columnist Emilia Onuonga calls on America to tackle gun violence, detailing several key actions that must be taken.  
05/20/22 3:51pm
Physician-scientist and Indian American Raman Mitra, a 1985 M.D.-Ph.D. graduate who completed his residency at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in 1989, moves beyond personal indignation to dissect the Amy Wax controversy.
05/19/22 9:07pm
Julia Esposito, former 34th Street writer, contemplates the struggles of coping with rejection and encourages students to seek internal validation. 
05/17/22 5:00pm
Columnist Sam Zou argues that Florida’s Don’t Say Gay Bill has a national impact and may endanger LGBTQ youth who already lack access to a supportive community.
05/15/22 1:16pm
Agatha Advinculca, former DP opinion deputy editor, takes an existential look at her past four years at the DP and Penn.  
05/12/22 2:26pm
Kylie Cooper, former photo editor of The Daily Pennsylvanian, reflects on the opportunities she received as a Penn student, a school that isn’t meant for photojournalism. 
05/09/22 5:33pm
Jackson Joffe, former DP associate sports editor discusses why finding spaces at Penn is important — and why the DP was the place he came to call home. 
05/08/22 5:58pm
Alfredo Praticò, former opinion editor, reflects on his time at the DP, and his journey to graduate college in three years.
05/08/22 3:54pm
Joseph M. Squillaro, former opinion columnist, reflects on his time at Penn and the DP, and the notion of uncertainty that came to define his college experience. 
05/08/22 3:01pm
Sage Levine, former Video Editor, reflects on her time at the DP and her love for telling stories though DP Video.    
05/07/22 1:03pm
Conor Murray, former DP news editor, reflects on his four years at the DP and the difficulty of burning out doing something you love.