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Opinion-Columns

10/26/12 12:41am
Rather than killing Muslim civilians and children under a façade of liberation, we should empower these communities.
10/24/12 11:52pm
By standing for nothing, Mitt Romney will get things done.
10/24/12 11:48pm
In light of the upcoming annual Love Your Body Campaign organized by the Penn Consortium of Undergraduate Women, I did what I do best — I wrote a letter.
10/23/12 10:53pm
Politicians take advantage of us simply because we let them. We allow ourselves to be persuaded by the wrong things.
10/23/12 10:49pm
Ask if you want to — don’t wait just because you’re a woman.
10/18/12 1:27am
In an age where there’s a wealth of information about us on Google, it makes sense to manage our reputations. But branding? Do we have to?
10/18/12 1:25am
Wouldn’t it be nice, whilst contemplating the ethical dilemmas in Dostoyevsky’s “Crime and Punishment,” to have a former lawyer in your class? And wouldn’t it be helpful, in the throes of Marketing 101, to have a data analyst on your team?
10/16/12 10:44pm
Colleges like Penn should actively encourage children in foster care to apply.
10/16/12 1:38am
When I turned 16, I wasn’t worried about getting a car. I was worried about becoming a Guatemalan citizen.
10/16/12 1:38am
Political rhetoric and the media’s coverage often eschew economic reasoning and evidence when discussing policy.
10/15/12 1:09am
Robert Moses and Michael Jordan were addicted to success and had egos that filled rooms. But their accomplishments and supreme talent more than made up for their tough exteriors.
10/12/12 1:40am
For most of my life, I aimed to prove others wrong. I strived to defy the socioeconomic gravity that tried to pull me down.
10/11/12 12:43am
We all feel pain, fall violently ill, lose loved ones and experience betrayal. Suffering is — and always has been — the universal human condition.
10/11/12 12:41am
Penn provides an incredible education and should be charging more.
10/10/12 1:39am
Hinduism has been simplified to festivals like Holi which celebrates color and Diwali, the festival of lights.
10/10/12 1:39am
Mindless partisanship, where voters act like sports fans, has leaked down to the lowest levels of each party. It has even seeped onto this campus.
10/09/12 1:04am
Are lectures really the best way to employ Penn’s eminent faculty? Are undergraduates getting their $39,088 worth of tuition by listening passively?
10/09/12 1:02am
Penn should embrace its proud democratic tradition that began with Benjamin Franklin.
10/08/12 1:11am
You owe it to yourself and the world around you to learn some math.
10/05/12 1:31am
This arbitrary rule distracts from the substance of elections and leads to petty violations.