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Opinion

08/15/22 9:11am
Guest columnist Abdulrahman Bindamnan reflects on how education in Philadelphia and at Penn is made richer by the city’s variety and innovation.  
08/05/22 5:05pm
Columnist Ria Ellendula argues that wealth taxation reflects the values of American democracy and discusses why students should urge their politicians to support Biden’s Billionaire Minimum Income Tax proposal. 
07/28/22 11:06pm
Columnist Sam Zou argues that higher educational institutions lie or bend the rules on reporting data to college rankings to increase their place, and they must be held accountable legally. 
07/28/22 11:22am
Guest Columnist Alex Keswani discusses the cultural and political implications of Heartstopper’s global popularity. 
07/27/22 2:17pm
Columnist Keshav Ramesh argues that increased policing in schools has done little to nothing to stop mass shootings, and that the police are doing more harm than good when it comes to school safety. 
07/27/22 2:14pm
Columnist Eve Rosenblum discusses how phones are damaging conversation, preventing vulnerability, and increasing our isolation and anxiety in turn. 
07/22/22 4:18pm
Columnist Sarah Ming discusses the necessity of consumer awareness in the marketplace. 
07/21/22 4:51pm
Columnist Ace Dahyeon Choi addresses the changes in tuition costs and other fees in college education, which often exceed the average American’s ability to pay for one. 
07/15/22 10:36am
Columnist Sangeet Anand argues for the addition of an environmental course requirement to Penn’s current curriculum to amplify student engagement and awareness in sustainability and environmental issues. 
07/11/22 2:25pm
Guest columnist Sean Deresh argues that the decision by the Supreme Court in West Virginia v. EPA will not completely hinder the transition to clean energy generation, transmission, and consumption. 
07/08/22 2:25pm
Columnist Daniel Gurevitch shares his personal experience with the Fourth of July shooting in Philadelphia and argues for approaching gun control with a different focus. 
07/06/22 12:50pm
Columnist Sam Zou argues that working remotely chips away at the core value of internships for college students and recent graduates. 
07/06/22 12:44pm
Guest Columnist Alexis Bendl voices concerns over the high lead levels in Philadelphia public schools and support for recent government efforts to address the issue. 
07/05/22 11:22pm
Columnist Vinay Khosla argues that the Dobbs v. Jackson ruling has damaged the Supreme Court’s legitimacy and credibility with the American people.
07/04/22 9:44am
Columnist Keshav Ramesh argues that even though abortion has always been framed as a women’s rights issue, allyship among pro-choice men is necessary to strengthen the movement, because women should not have to fight for their reproductive rights alone.
07/04/22 9:39am
Columnist Kayla Cotter highlights the problems with originalism, and discusses how we should not look backward to decide the future. 
06/30/22 8:27pm
Columnist Isabel Engel shares the importance of political activism in light of the Supreme Court’s ruling that stripped federal abortion rights protections.
06/25/22 12:29pm
Columnist Sam Zou shares his story of learning to enjoy solitude and letting go of less meaningful connections in life.
06/24/22 11:04pm
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.