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Opinion

10/30/18 11:15pm
If Penn’s competitive atmosphere and mental health issues were perpetuated solely by academics, your advice — to stop comparing ourselves to others — would be sound, if simple.
10/30/18 4:52pm
On FaceTime with a friend from high school, right after an Instagram official couple post on my part, she teased me, “What happened to ‘I hate labels, relationships are a burden, freshman year is for the girls’ Kaliyah?” 
10/29/18 11:47pm
The strangest thing about speaking another language is all the tiny ways you are estranged from yourself.
10/29/18 9:11pm
It seems especially wrong when professional athletes are unionized and through this representation, have won six-figure minimum salaries. 
10/28/18 9:30pm
As someone who can’t go to a single frat party without hearing at least one Kanye song, I am concerned about supporting him and his music, for multiple reasons.
10/27/18 6:05pm
When deans, department chairs, and peers of the accused are given the power to investigate sexual misconduct, allegations are often swept under the rug.
10/27/18 5:35pm
Conduct your own intellectual podcast about your thoughts, because it is more relatable than any you can find on iTunes.
10/25/18 9:30pm
Why do Asian communities with diverse political opinions and genuine concerns vote at such low rates?
10/25/18 7:55pm
It’s time to take off our red hats and blue pins and give each candidate a fair shot.
10/25/18 2:30pm
In the first weeks on campus, I watched my friends swept up in a flurry of recruiting sessions, auditions, BYOs, and GBMs for organizations with every abbreviation known to man.
10/24/18 10:19pm
Trump’s decision to label himself a nationalist and tout xenophobic conspiracy theories in the days leading up to the midterm elections is a pathetic effort to drum up support from fringe elements of our country whose support played a role in carrying him to the presidency.
10/24/18 6:32pm
What started off as a nagging feeling of insufficiency a few months into freshman year has gradually turned into resounding self-confidence and unequivocal decision-making.
10/24/18 3:54pm
SARAH KHAN is a College sophomore from Lynn Haven, Fla.
10/23/18 9:59pm
BEN CLAAR is a College senior from Scarsdale, N.Y.
10/22/18 2:11am
KRISTEN YEH is a College sophomore from West Covina, Calif.
10/21/18 11:21pm
The unforgiving definition of hazing (wherein almost any pledging activity could fall under the umbrella policy) has left students uninterested in amending their group practices in order to meet a seemingly impossible university standard.
10/21/18 9:03pm
Students who aren’t members of a “Penn dynasty” can be just as invested in the University’s history and mission.
10/20/18 5:01pm
The free press is too valuable to dismiss this incident as the work of “rogue killers.” 
10/18/18 8:51pm
GIRL, I’ve heard this one before and it’s something that’s a bit tricky. 
10/18/18 8:12pm
If a student has three midterms in a day, they should be allowed to postpone one to another day.