Columnist Brett Seaton discusses how an aging political class impacts government spending and the future solvency of our country.
Columnist Chloe Chen criticizes the act of justifying overconsumption by shopping second-hand.
Columnist Spencer Gibbs decries the careless, incomplete sharing of news that is increasingly prevalent on campus and beyond.
Columnist Noor Chafouk details fallacies of freedom of speech arguments in the context of Amy Wax and the Palestine Writes Literature Festival.
Columnist Vinay Khosla dissects the harmful commodification of feminism that infused this summer’s cultural phenomena.
Columnist Lexi Boccuzzi posits that there is a much more traditional conception of womanhood at the root of the summer’s most iconic “feminist” media hits.
Columnist Riane Lumer argues that Elon Musk's threats to the Anti-Defamation League are a deterrent from his own pitfalls.
Guest Columnist Eyal Yakoby explains the Boycott, Divest, and Sanction movement’s fraudulent goals, and its connection to students on Penn’s campus.
Columnist Allison Santa-Cruz argues that despite progress in the respect and interest in women’s sports, misogyny is still alive and well: both in the cultural discourse about it, and within the very institution of athletics itself.
Columnist Lexi Boccuzzi explains how the Sidechat discourse around Penn’s treatment of 9/11 is indicative of a broader culture of self-censorship.
Columnist Mia Vesely calls for reformed FGLI resources after Penn administration abruptly suspends a popular textbook access initiative for students.
Columnist Zara Tena explores how Penn culture pushes students to reach for perfection.
Vinay Khosla and Lexi Boccuzzi deliberate over what the first Republican presidential primary debate means for the race overall.
Opinion Editor Caroline Magdolen implores the Penn community to get involved and stay engaged with the Daily Pennsylvanian this school year.
Sangitha Aiyer credits Sidechat for dismantling of one of Penn’s most significant mental health phenomenons.
Columnist Hanadi Abdulkadir reflects on her experience with an injury during the semester and how it relates to students with disabilities.
The Daily Pennsylvanian’s Opinion Department shares its recommendations for what to do around Penn and Philadelphia before you graduate.
Columnists at The Daily Pennsylvanian and Penn community members alike have shared their thoughts, reactions, and insights on the Supreme Court's decision to forbid race-conscious admissions in higher education.
Columnist Lexi Boccuzzi breaks down how race-based affirmative action failed to fulfill its potential promises.
Columnist Spencer Gibbs cautions how to react to some of the protests that students may encounter on Locust.