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Opinion

01/23/19 12:26am
VERONICA FENTON is a College sophomore from Penn Valley, Pa. Her email address is fentonv@sas.upenn.edu.
01/23/19 12:19am
KRISTEN YEH is a College sophomore from West Covina, Calif.
01/22/19 11:57pm
What we need to fight for is transparency. While Penn doesn’t even have a rubric for interpreting admissions files, other schools have clear guidelines along with original comments attached to their files. 
01/22/19 11:51pm
We are all entitled to our own preferences, but we should do our best not to degrade the preferences of others, especially when it comes to food.
01/22/19 6:33pm
We ask that you engage, that you speak up, and that you let us know what is on your mind and how Penn can be improved. 
01/21/19 5:57pm
Menstrual products are a necessity. While it is encouraging that the UA recognizes that, Penn's administration has a responsibility to do so as well. 
01/20/19 2:00pm
Being comfortable at Penn often takes more time than just one semester, or just a few days of rush. 
01/16/19 9:16pm
Gendered groups abound at Penn, and while it’s rare for anyone to take issue with that fact, maybe more of us should. 
01/15/19 9:57pm
The DP office became my home, a place where I met some of my closest friends, learned new skills, and felt that the work I was doing mattered.
01/15/19 9:34pm
It is important that you aren’t discouraged from making use of confidential, free, and often incredibly helpful resources the University has made available to you, regardless of their shortcomings.
01/15/19 9:07pm
If Yale can allocate some financial aid funds towards sororities to help bridge this obvious gap between women who can afford sisterhood and those who can’t, Penn should too. 
01/15/19 4:48pm
The art of being black at a predominantly white institution isn’t always pretty. 
01/14/19 5:29pm
Don’t let the machinery of the process make you feel like you should be selling yourself to the sorority. In reality, the sorority should be selling itself to you. 
12/14/18 5:01pm
It hurts to think that some Asians feel that they only have a meme page to voice their concerns. I don’t want anyone to feel like they have to satirize their concerns as a way to cope with them.
12/12/18 4:37pm
This direct editing of the genome of future generations could eventually lead to parents paying for genetically engineered babies who could grow to have the athleticism of Lebron James athleticism or the IQ of Albert Einstein.
12/12/18 4:34pm
Juuling is not cool. It’s not something to brag about on social media. It’s certainly not something to encourage other fellow students, friends, or family members to try.
12/11/18 8:25pm
I have been in conversations where acquaintances proudly talk about the anti-racist demonstrations and initiatives they have been active in only to turn the conversation to how Jews control the world through a wide-reaching conspiracy.
12/11/18 5:29pm
Lower patient-to-nurse ratios have been shown to decrease the risk of patient death in the hospital by 14 percent.
12/09/18 9:22pm
My column, my editor, and the friendships I made along the way, were my lifelines. They kept me here. 
12/09/18 6:34pm
It sometimes seems as though the more reserved Bush is overshadowed by the larger-than-life personalities of the men who preceded and followed him: Ronald Reagan and Bill Clinton.