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Opinion

11/02/20 9:28pm
Change never happens on Election Day. It happens in the intermediary moments — in the days, weeks, and years between elections.
11/02/20 9:21pm
Those text messages, sent at 8:38 p.m. and 8:40 p.m. on Tuesday night to the entire Penn community, were an act of “public safety,” meaning they were a direct warning to us all that we should avoid that location. 
11/02/20 10:43am
Master candidates for Social Policy were given the opportunity to anonymously react to the decisions made surrounding MSSP 628 and  MSSP 710. The candidates expressed a variety of concerns, including a lack of transparency, equal treatment, and potential self-censorship.
11/01/20 9:01pm
At this critical crossroads of our nation’s history, we need a principled leader that can deliver the truth, unite the country behind a shared vision, and carry us forward to a better America. We need Joe Biden in the White House, more than ever. 
11/01/20 8:54pm
If we as Penn students want to act as a force of change in this country, the youth vote cannot afford to be one of idealism.
10/30/20 4:30pm
As graduate workers and members of GET-UP, we believe that for Penn to make good on its promise to support current students, the administration must guarantee a universal one-year funding extension for all doctoral students in every school and department.
10/30/20 4:08pm
Former Vice President Biden openly stated how proud he was for his son for overcoming a drug addiction. The elder Biden is right to be proud of his son Hunter’s triumph — we all should take note of his transparency and decency.
10/30/20 3:44pm
Penn's administration should be ashamed that it has come to this point where students must boycott classes for their mental wellbeing and for the ability to vote on election day.
10/28/20 6:12pm
To all students, graduates, staff members, and faculty — please join us in signing this petition urging the University to take stronger action to protect Penn employees’ right to vote. 
10/28/20 3:30pm
Forrest Church, a prominent theologian and Unitarian Universalist wrote, “We are not human because we think. We are human because we care.” So let’s start acting like it.
10/27/20 2:54pm
Over eight months ago, we endorsed Bernie Sanders for president in the midst of the Democratic primary season. Now, we urge Penn community members to cast their ballot for Joe Biden in the general election.
10/27/20 10:21am
You may find that discussing the Affordable Care Act in objective, clinical terms without references to politics or party will spark a refreshing and fruitful debate. 
10/26/20 10:39pm
Women have made great strides in the last century, but what is done on paper does not always correlate to an equal change in American attitudes.
10/26/20 10:33pm
Unlike Trump, Biden supports funding for both basic and translational science research, and historically, he has backed it up.
10/26/20 10:15pm
By no means am I one to tell you not to follow your moral values, but just understand the repercussions of your actions: if not for yourself, then for your friends, family, and the future of our country. 
10/26/20 10:03pm
Your vote counts just as much as anyone else’s, and the only time your voice is not equal to others is when you don’t let it be heard. That’s why we vote.
10/26/20 9:59pm
We’re not asking you to hide your principles going into Election Day or going forward; we’re asking you to be open to listening to and associating with those you disagree with.
10/26/20 9:56pm
Joe Biden can’t solve all of our problems, and for many of us, including myself, he wasn’t our first choice for president. But electing Joe Biden is absolutely necessary if we are going to make any sort of progress.
10/26/20 9:53pm
While much attention has been paid to the presidential race, far less heralded are local issues, including four ballot questions. Here's how The Daily Pennsylvanian Editorial Board recommends handling the questions.
10/26/20 9:01pm
It might be a hard pill to swallow, but selling actions as “doing well by doing good” is a lie.