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Opinion

04/21/20 1:02am
Even though President Trump doesn’t “take responsibility at all,” we must hold him accountable for his mistakes — and hold Penn College Republicans accountable for theirs.
04/20/20 3:31pm
Choosing where you want to spend the next four years of your life is really stressful, namely because of how consequential that decision is. Your decision to come to Penn represents the first of many to limit the number of potential paths you can follow in life.
04/19/20 11:21pm
As residents of Philadelphia, we have the obligation to make sure the city has enough resources to be able to support us. For every person not counted, Philly stands to lose $21,000 in federal funding over the next ten years. 
04/16/20 9:41pm
Many students are now searching for other ways to be productive and keep occupied this summer, such as enrolling in online courses for credit.  
04/16/20 9:03pm
As a first-year student at Penn, I hope to give you a bit of insight on how I made my decision to come here, and what I would have changed in that decision-making process if I could redo it.
04/13/20 3:20pm
Professors must aim to grade assignments promptly before April 29 for the pass/fail opt-in extension to have any practical meaning.  
04/08/20 4:41pm
We need to revamp the current opt-in pass/fail grading system to reflect our ever-evolving reality and to ensure the best possible outcomes are accessible to everyone. 
04/07/20 10:47pm
Many students entering the Class of 2024 will make their choice without a clear sense of what Penn is like. Here are ten points admitted students should consider before deciding whether to join us.
04/06/20 10:37pm
Rather than disparaging Asian nations, President Trump should instead start to learn from their responses to the disease.
04/05/20 7:41pm
I truly believe that taking time for ourselves, pursuing our passions, and prioritizing the relationships we have in our physical and virtual spaces will guide us as we make our way through, and eventually out, of this era. 
04/05/20 2:47pm
In a time when Penn has been forced to make numerous difficult decisions, here is a chance to make the right one. Push back the May 1st deadline and give the high school seniors the time they deserve.
03/28/20 1:08am
In this time of distress, let’s find solace in knowing that there are still good people out there and remember that there is more work to be done in the future. Until then, rest for better days to come. 
03/27/20 2:00pm
In this time of uncertainty and stress amid a global pandemic, schoolwork cannot be the first priority for many students or faculty. Many professors have already instituted new policies to help students cope.
03/26/20 12:47pm
Many are unconvinced of the virus’ threat not only to themselves, but also to society at large – so unconvinced, in fact, that they are engaging in the most socially destructive behavior imaginable, given the threat at hand. Sound familiar? 
03/25/20 9:24pm
Penn should be doing the right thing without student intervention, and that means not laying off 140 hard workers in the middle of a global crisis. 
03/22/20 6:53pm
A universal policy would account for the uneven effect the coronavirus has on Penn students, the ability to apply for post-graduate programs without penalization, and the variability in how professors will adapt to this new medium of teaching.
03/21/20 3:34pm
Missing graduation this May is going to be terrible. Social distancing is not going to be easy. But if what we must endure for the coming months saves even one life, then it will be worth it.
03/21/20 3:21pm
More than ever before, we also need a leader capable of guiding our country and restoring our democracy. That Democrat at the top of the ticket will be Joe Biden, and Penn Dems is proud and excited to endorse him. 
03/19/20 9:46pm
Although Penn has no legal responsibility to pay the dining workers, doing so would be a powerful act of good faith that shows Penn cares about staff and the local community.
03/17/20 12:14pm
As members of Penn Student Government, we hope to advocate for the needs of those most vulnerable in our community at this time.