Opinion

05/09/18 12:00pm
I’m still far from the best version of myself … but no matter what, whether my days are productive or failure-ridden, when my head hits the pillow I know that I matter.
05/09/18 11:30am
Yet, in 20 years from now, I may not be able to recite a single column I worked on, both as a writer and as an editor. I will, however, always remember the impact those people at the DP left on my life.
05/08/18 2:00pm
I loved, and still love, Penn, and I woke up on my plastic twin mattress feeling grateful to be here. But I also saw a campus steeped in classism, bigotry, and sexism.
05/08/18 1:00pm
I understand now the importance of balance and the value of just being present with those you love. 
05/08/18 12:00pm
It’s a melancholy, a nostalgia, a longing for something that has happened; yet it is also an assurance, a "knowing" that it will never happen again.
04/26/18 1:11pm
The unequal rules surrounding alcohol possession and consumption in Greek life, which tilt the social power balance in favor of fraternities, are at the heart of some of Greek life’s biggest problems.
04/25/18 9:26pm
A lot of people at Penn don’t like me. That’s the nature of the work I do here. But the gift that is being a student-journalist is 100 percent worth it. 
04/25/18 5:55am
SARAH KHAN is a College freshman from Lynn Haven, Fla.
04/25/18 2:57am
I’m angry that I don’t get to feel safe walking down my own campus, that, in that moment, I had to worry if I would get home safely.
04/25/18 1:10am
If administrators want to adapt and improve the University’s policies around sexual misconduct, they must also be willing to acknowledge when existing policies have been violated.
04/23/18 9:53pm
KRISTEN YEH is a College freshman from West Covina, Calif. 
04/23/18 6:29am
Professors frequently require the purchase of expensive textbooks and online course materials for students taking their class. This is a financial burden that disproportionately affects low-income students and significantly disadvantages those who are not able to afford them.
04/23/18 4:01am
Are our consulting clubs so important that we don’t have time to help a middle-schooler learn how to read?
04/22/18 10:09pm
VERONICA FENTON is a College freshman from Penn Valley, Pa.
04/21/18 8:29pm
I personally lost $9.99 and was reported and blocked indefinitely from Tinder. So if you ask me whether it was worth swiping for Cardi, I would certainly say it was not.
04/21/18 8:00pm
Don’t get me wrong, drinking on college campuses is a difficult issue to navigate. No alcohol policy is perfect, but Penn’s doesn’t even try to be.
04/19/18 3:22am
Did people understand what I was saying? Were they too nice to say if they didn’t? Do they mind how I sound?
04/18/18 8:30pm
This is the first time we have done a demographics survey of our community. Just as we hold Penn accountable, we want to hold ourselves accountable for improving diversity at the DP.
04/18/18 8:26pm
SARAH KHAN is a College freshman from Lynn Haven, Fla.
04/17/18 2:46am
These startup grants are beneficial because they help FGLI students offset some costs such as purchasing a new laptop, buying winter clothing, and travel expenses.