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Opinion

08/26/21 12:11am
Columnist Isabella Glassman discusses how to approach NSO with an open mind, even if you already have a group of friends.
08/24/21 9:58pm
Columnist Jaden Cloobeck speaks to how we can improve mental wellness on campus, such as by keeping a gratitude journal.
08/24/21 9:49pm
The Editorial Board argues that professors should carry over some practices of the virtual semesters to in-person learning.
08/21/21 9:19pm
Columnist Caroline Magdolen writes about the anxiety surrounding climate change, and how we have more power than we think to enact positive change.
08/18/21 8:53pm
Columnist Jaden Cloobeck writes about failure and how we should embrace it, not fear it.
08/13/21 4:39pm
Guest columnists Alan Cotler and Robert Litan argue that by allowing full merit and athletic scholarships, Penn (as well as the other Ivy League schools) can be competitive with other institutions in athletics as well as other disciplines.
08/08/21 8:57pm
The Daily Pennsylvanian Editorial Board implores Penn students to abide by the University's new mask mandate, citing the contagious nature of the Delta variant of COVID-19.
08/04/21 11:46pm
Columnist Matthew Liu writes about the increase in prices for ridesharing apps like Uber and Lyft, and argues that anticompetitive behavior is partly to blame.
08/01/21 10:46pm
Columnist Daniel Gurevitch argues that MLK Drive should remain closed to cars even after pandemic restrictions lift, citing benefits to Philadelphians' mental and physical health.
07/28/21 11:35pm
Columnist Jaden Cloobeck writes about how he learned to be more mindful and slow down, making his college experience better and more intentional.
07/28/21 7:06pm
Guest columnist Artur Vllahiu writes about how death doesn't need to be a source of fear. Citing different existentialist philosophers, Vllahiu makes the case for how thinking about death can actually make us feel better.
07/21/21 6:22pm
Penn Leads the Vote encourages students to vote on the 50th anniversary of the passage of the 26th amendment: the amendment that granted Americans 18 and older the right to vote.
07/21/21 5:28pm
Columnist Jaden Cloobeck argues that it is unacceptable for NROTC students at Penn to have their naval science coursework go uncredited. 
07/16/21 6:10am
Columnist Asaad Manzar writes a letter to Penn's new transfer class, offering advice to new students adapting to Penn for the first time. 
07/14/21 6:24pm
Guest columnist and 2012 Wharton graduate Andrew Murray Dunn writes about the folly of achievement culture and blind pursuit of the rat race.
07/11/21 11:14pm
Columnist Jaden Cloobeck writes about how Amy Gutmann transformed Penn during her tenure at Penn, and how her successor should prioritize listening and open communication with Penn's student body.
07/11/21 11:08pm
Columnist Matthew Liu argues that members of the Penn community should not expect significant changes with the University president that succeeds Amy Gutmann. He writes about how criticisms directed towards her often reference issues that are inherent to all large institutions. 
07/06/21 1:33pm
Columnist Andy Yoon writes about the folly of American exceptionalism and how the United States isn't always going to be on top — unless we do something about it.
07/04/21 5:07pm
Columnist Lexi Boccuzzi writes about the 4th of July, and how celebrating it is not incommensurate with valid criticism of our nation.
07/04/21 3:59pm
Columnist Matthew Liu writes about how one of our Founding Fathers — Thomas Paine — was the surprise progressive at the heart of America's inception.