Articles by Lexi Boccuzzi
Vinay Khosla and Lexi Boccuzzi | Assessing the 2024 presidential fieldColumnists Vinay Khosla and Lexi Boccuzzi introduce the potential candidates running for president in 2024, and debate who has the best chance at attaining the office.
Lexi Boccuzzi | Abandoning the dean’s list is a move towards devaluing merit at PennColumnist Lexi Boccuzzi concludes that Penn’s removal of the dean’s list is indicative of a larger problem in our culture of devaluing merit and not recognizing achievement.
Lexi Boccuzzi | Redefining the “silent majority”Columnist Lexi Boccuzzi debunks the characterization of conservative views as extreme or alien and asserts that they may be closer to home than you expect.
Lexi Boccuzzi | When “Let’s Be Casual” replaces “Be Mine”Columnist Lexi Boccuzzi relates the casual and transactional nature of our generation to a significant decline in meaningful deep relationships.
Vinay Khosla and Lexi Boccuzzi | Speaker of the house or parent of a broken home?Columnists Vinay Khosla and Lexi Boccuzzi discuss the recent votes for Speaker of the House in their inaugural conversation column.
Lexi Boccuzzi | Home is where the vote isColumnist Lexi Boccuzzi explains why voting with partisan strategy rather than personal and community experience in mind can be harmful to representation.
Lexi Boccuzzi | Protesting with a purpose: Analyzing the UC Townhomes movementColumnist Lexi Boccuzzi examines the consequences for first years and the overall effectiveness of the Coalition to Save the UC Townhomes protest at the Class of 2026 Convocation.
Lexi Boccuzzi | Wear your politics proudly at PennColumnist Lexi Boccuzzi argues that choosing not to engage in politics on campus because of the echo-chamber misconception will only stifle your experience and make those fears a reality.
Lexi Boccuzzi | Abandoning American history in the city where freedom rangColumnist Lexi Boccuzzi argues that Penn should put a greater emphasis on American history scholarship and courses.
Lexi Boccuzzi | What happened to 'follow the science'?Columnist Lexi Boccuzzi argues that the University’s choice to extend the mask mandate in classrooms failed to consider scientific evidence and opinions of a large portion of students and faculty.
Lexi Boccuzzi | Stop treating secondary education as a necessityColumnist Lexi Boccuzzi argues that higher education should not be viewed as a necessity, and in doing so we can improve the quality of our lives in college as well as our collective financial futures.
Lexi Boccuzzi | Is meeting Mr. Right at Penn all wrong?Columnist Lexi Boccuzzi argues that the costs of hookup culture greatly outweigh the benefits, and failing to recognize its faults could cost us our romantic futures.
Lexi Boccuzzi | Diversity of thought is dying in academiaColumnist Lexi Boccuzzi argues that college campuses are increasingly suppressing free speech, harming us and our education systems as a consequence.
Lexi Boccuzzi | Why ‘school choice’ can mean a better education for underserved studentsColumnist Lexi Boccuzzi argues that school choice policies may help improve the educational outcomes of underserved students.
Lexi Boccuzzi | Take an economics class: It’s about more than just moneyColumnist Lexi Boccuzzi argues that every Penn student should take an economics class to become more politically literate.
Lexi Boccuzzi | Why local and state politics are the answer to our political grievancesColumnist Lexi Boccuzzi discusses how local politics are both more impactful and less partisan than national politics.
Lexi Boccuzzi | Are we placing politics above public health?Columnist Lexi Boccuzzi discusses how vaccine and mask mandates are intertwining politics and public health, which will have drastic consequences for the future of crisis response.
Lexi Boccuzzi | 9/11: Have we already forgotten?Columnist Lexi Boccuzzi looks at how political apathy is already shaping our reactions to 9/11 and how it's imperative that we take "never forget" to heart.
Lexi Boccuzzi | Inside the importance of independence dayColumnist Lexi Boccuzzi writes about the 4th of July, and how celebrating it is not incommensurate with valid criticism of our nation.