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Opinion

15 hours ago
Columnist Caroline Magdolen investigates the status of sustainability at Penn and discusses how the University and its students can lead green lives at Penn.
02/27/21 12:57pm
Columnist Urooba Abid argues that Penn has an obligation to support the School District's reopening plan by providing testing for staff and students as they return to in-person schooling.
02/26/21 12:27pm
Columnist Surayya Walters makes the case that Wharton has long ways to go before becoming an equitable institution and uplifting the experiences of BIPOC women to feel comfortable in the workplace.
02/25/21 12:08pm
Columnist Lexi Boccuzzi argues that Penn students should not disregard religion on campus and should see these organizations as a vessel for reflection and community.
02/24/21 11:01pm
The Daily Pennsylvanian Editorial Board argues that President Biden's comments about student debt and the Ivy League disregard the reality of debt at these schools.
02/22/21 9:07pm
The Editorial Board argues that new dean of admissions Whitney Soule must promote admissions policies that increase socioeconomic diversity at Penn.
02/21/21 4:58pm
Isabella Glassman argues that Penn should expand the reach of PennOpen Pass to protect West Philadelphia businesses and residents.
02/21/21 7:43am
Columnist Lexi Boccuzzi examines the history of Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the use of his ideas in 21st century social movements.
02/20/21 6:22pm
In a guest column, James Nycz argues that the creation of a school of public service would be an important step in creating a more socially conscious Penn.
02/20/21 8:17am
In a guest column, Hakiem Ellison reflects on his life living in West Philadelphia and time as Penn student.
02/19/21 7:58pm
Columnist Andy Yoon makes the case that imposing a dining plan requirement on sophomores is not the way to build community.
02/18/21 7:10pm
Mercedes Owens, UA President and College senior, reflects on her time at Penn and personal growth as a Black student leader.
02/17/21 9:50pm
The University’s attempt to build a strong second-year experience is laudable, especially in light of the uncertainty created by COVID-19. However, making housing and dining choices on behalf of students does not accomplish this goal.
02/15/21 10:01pm
Penn announced Tuesday that it would require all sophomores from the Class of 2024 onward to purchase a dining plan in addition to living in on-campus housing. Ostensibly an attempt to encourage community building, many see it as something else.
02/12/21 6:36pm
The rule of law does not run on autopilot — it requires active support, reform, and protection from all. Senate Republicans must vote to convict former president and 1968 Wharton graduate Donald Trump.
02/12/21 12:09pm
The parallels between the insurrection in Washington a month ago and the one in Rome nearly 100 years ago reveals important historical lessons about how fascism rose in Italy and how easily democracy can be lost.
02/12/21 12:03pm
Public information about the status of COVID-19 at Penn is hard to come by, with only weekly updates on a dashboard largely devoid of relevant information. With real concerns about an outbreak on campus, Penn has to do better.
02/12/21 11:42am
After months of changed plans and doubts raised, Penn stands on the precipice of a major campus COVID-19 outbreak. But instead of blaming the students, the University must hold itself accountable for changing standards and implementing half-baked policies that were supposed to keep our campus safe.
02/12/21 11:39am
Written decades ago, "Native Son" by Richard Wright stands, unfortunately, as a largely-accurate picture of the systemic racism in America today. This Black History Month, consider it a must-read.
02/12/21 11:35am
The quick rise and fall of GameStop's stock was largely driven by small investors looking to turn a quick profit. But young investors must be wary of such schemes and treat online investments with care.