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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Unlike Trump, Biden supports funding for both basic and translational science research, and historically, he has backed it up.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
It might be a hard pill to swallow, but selling actions as “doing well by doing good” is a lie.
There is ample evidence showing that culture of origin is no indicator of assimilation and performance.
For the sake of its student body and those in the West Philadelphia community, Penn must do everything in its power to fight food insecurity and kick hunger off-campus.
SARAH KHAN is a College junior from Lynn Haven, Fla.
It is crucial for us as students to draw a line in politics and separate political judgments from our daily interactions.