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Opinion-Columns

10/24/11 11:49pm
A columnist searches for answers within a society where V-necks reign supreme.
10/24/11 1:30am
Read a first-person account of Friday’s Occupy Eric Cantor demonstration.
10/24/11 1:23am
President Barack Obama’s announcement to withdraw all troops from Iraq by year’s end garnered relatively little attention but carries weighty implications.
10/22/11 1:53am
Yesterday, we missed an opportunity to hear Eric Cantor talk about the solution to the problems our nation faces.
10/21/11 1:27am
If minorities on campus want others to respect our presence, we must not be prejudiced amongst ourselves.
10/20/11 12:56am
Medical dramas misrepresent the reality of life in a hospital. No matter how smart he is, in real life, House probably would have been fired from his job very, very quickly.
10/20/11 12:46am
I expect my personal heroes to be perfect — to be the people whom I have meticulously imagined them to be. But remembering David Sedaris’ humanity made meeting him more rewarding.
10/19/11 12:31am
Most Penn students live in a different reality from those at the heart of the Occupy Wall Street protests. In order to fairly assess the movement, we have to step into this other reality.
10/18/11 12:22am
We can and should build a stronger community — athletics and beyond — at Penn. And it starts with the Line.
10/18/11 12:10am
The problem with Penn professors’ Occupy Wall Street solidarity statement is that it takes what happened in a few months in 2008 and uses it to explain the entire financial crisis.
10/17/11 12:09am
Where is the line between homage and plagiarism drawn? When does a clever tribute by Beyoncé overstep its legality?
10/16/11 11:46pm
Penn professors’ recent solidarity statement concerning the Occupy Wall Street movement misguides the aim of the protests.
10/13/11 9:21pm
Penn parents — prospective and present — should facilitate, not dictate, the career paths of their children.
10/13/11 9:18pm
Even though it was easy to become annoyed by the freshman candidates, there is something we can learn from them.
10/13/11 12:44am
We don’t tell applicants to dual-degree programs that no matter how talented or driven a student may be, doing two things instead of one has a substantial opportunity cost.
10/13/11 12:37am
A ban on obese women receiving fertility treatment seems medically justified and rational.
10/11/11 11:41pm
This is the story of how Steve Jobs saved professional journalism from extinction and me from myself. (Or at least paved these roads.)
10/06/11 12:55am
Those in positions of power and influence should treat their medical decisions just as they treat their words in the public sphere: very, very carefully. People are watching.
10/06/11 12:47am
Talking about cancer in the context of science is easy. Talking about cancer in the context of life is something different altogether.
10/05/11 12:34am
We must find a way to bring the national average SAT scores closer to those of Penn students.