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Opinion

20 hours ago
Columnist Emily Chang emphasizes the importance of learning from the past and reviving COVID-19 policies to improve current life.   
09/25/22 7:57am
Seventy-three Penn faculty members express their concern over the efforts of the Center of Community Standards and Accountability to curtail the rights of Penn students to publicly protest on campus.
09/22/22 9:34am
Columnist Annie Bingle explores the unique benefits to making your bed each morning, and encourages you to do the same. 
09/20/22 9:07pm
Penn Leads the Vote highlights Penn’s responsibility as an ambassador of civic engagement in Philadelphia.
09/19/22 10:54am
Columnists Vinay Khosla and Taja Mazaj argue Penn’s conception of civic engagement is intentionally disingenuous, and students must respond in kind with disruptive activism.   
09/18/22 8:29pm
Guest columnist Bridget McGeehan opens up about her abortion experience in an effort to foster important dialogue in the post-Roe era.
09/15/22 7:39pm
Columnist Lexi Boccuzzi examines the consequences for first years and the overall effectiveness of the Coalition to Save the UC Townhomes protest at the Class of 2026 Convocation.  
09/14/22 6:09pm
Columnist Keshav Ramesh argues that race-based affirmative action needs to be replaced with a system that instead takes socioeconomic status into account to truly guarantee racial and ethnic diversity. 
09/12/22 6:33am
Columnist Caroline Magdolen contemplates what is lost when students spend class time on electronic devices. 
09/02/22 1:36pm
The Netter Center Student Advisory Board encourages students to step off campus and take advantage of transformative civic engagement opportunities.
08/30/22 8:11am
Penn President Liz Magill welcomes students and community members to the 2022-2023 school year. 
08/29/22 9:12pm
Columnist Sam Zou argues that colleges create sealed-off campuses in an effort to preserve safety, student academic performance, and inequality in educational resources.
08/22/22 10:20pm
Columnist Lexi Boccuzzi argues that choosing not to engage in politics on campus because of the echo-chamber misconception will only stifle your experience and make those fears a reality. 
08/21/22 7:10am
Columnist Caroline Magdolen highlights the struggles that aided Penn students endure to fund their education, and what University administration can do in response.
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.