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.
Columnist Kayla Cotter highlights the problems with originalism, and discusses how we should not look backward to decide the future.
Columnist Isabel Engel shares the importance of political activism in light of the Supreme Court’s ruling that stripped federal abortion rights protections.
Columnist Sam Zou shares his story of learning to enjoy solitude and letting go of less meaningful connections in life.
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.
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.
Columnist Isabel Engel shares the importance of finding balance during summer break, especially amidst Penn's pre-professional culture.
Katie Francis examines how gun violence impacts mental health and what we can do about it.
Columnist Eve Rosenblum questions the use of online profiles and preferences in choosing roommates and encourages Penn students to go random in their selection.
Columnist Allison Santa-Cruz analyzes the role of plagiarism within our academic community and in the context of college admissions.
Columnist Sangeet Anand argues that Penn should stand as a leader for positive environmental change by investing more towards sustainable initiatives.
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.
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.
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.
Agatha Advinculca, former DP opinion deputy editor, takes an existential look at her past four years at the DP and Penn.
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.
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.
Alfredo Praticò, former opinion editor, reflects on his time at the DP, and his journey to graduate college in three years.
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.
Sage Levine, former Video Editor, reflects on her time at the DP and her love for telling stories though DP Video.