Articles by Opinion Board

07/28/11 3:11am

Editorial | A plan of action

We commend the University’s Diversity Action Plan and hope that individual schools extend its tenets. The University should have a strong presence in the planning process for each school.
07/21/11 3:12am

Editorial | Ivy League concussions

We commend the Ivy League for setting restrictions on potentially harmful football practices, creating a safer playing field for athletes.
07/14/11 4:19am

Editorial | Gutmann and ghostwriting

The Project on Government Oversight wrongly asked President Barack Obama to remove Amy Gutmann as chairwoman of the Bioethics Commission.
07/07/11 3:20am

Editorial | Extending neutrality

We commend the University for extending gender-neutral housing to freshmen.
06/23/11 4:53am

Editorial | A Spruce Street challenge

The new Tranplant House is in a central campus location — students must respect the needs of the Tranplant House’s residents
06/09/11 3:25am

Editorial | Hurrah, Beer Week

Philadelphia Beer Week highlights Philadelphia's history and culture.
06/02/11 2:42am

Editorial | CAPS’ tech potential

Counseling and Psychological Services should use online diagnostics to help students and to alleviate pressure on the department.
05/26/11 3:03am

Editorial | The MBA gender gap

Wharton has led peer schools in female enrollment in MBA programs, but it still has not achieved an equal gender ratio.
04/26/11 5:20am

Cheers and Jeers | Spring 2011

Read a list of the best and the worst things that happened at Penn this semester in The Daily Pennsylvanian’s semiannual recap.
04/22/11 8:04am
The response the community has shown over the past few days signifies that we are capable of confronting difficult issues rarely addressed on a campus-wide scale.
04/18/11 4:45am

Editorial | Meaningless sections

While the controversial Fling seating policy was intended to increase the safety of concertgoers, it was ultimately ineffective in achieving its goal.
04/15/11 12:58am

Editorial | Previewing Fling

Spring Fling is both a fantastic and ill-fated time for prospective students to visit campus during Penn Preview Days.
04/14/11 4:55am

Editorial | A teachable moment

Let’s use Yale’s Title IX investigation to discuss the issue of sexual misconduct at Penn and at college campuses nationwide.
04/13/11 4:40am

Editorial | Prep for the future

The Grad Prep Academy is a great way of addressing the lack of diversity among college faculty and should be replicated at other universities.
04/12/11 5:05am

Editorial | A genetic history

Penn’s gene-therapy program has come a long way since its inception more than 20 years ago and forged the path for many innovative breakthroughs.
04/11/11 4:53am

Editorial | Half-baked changes

Penn's modifications to the dining plan program do nothing to address the problems underpinning the structure of the program.
04/08/11 4:20am

Editorial | Not worth the wait

We’re pleased with the smaller size of the waitlist for Penn’s Class of 2015 — down from 3,500 students two years ago to 2,400 this year.
04/04/11 5:38am

Editorial | Decreased diversity

On April 4, the DP published an editorial based on incorrect data. The article has been retracted.
03/29/11 4:49am

Editorial | Our UA endorsements

The Daily Pennsylvanian announces its endorsements for Undergraduate Assembly president and vice president.
03/23/11 7:56am

Editorial | A pick close to home

Although Denzel Washington's conspicuous connection to the University may give pause to some, he is an admirable choice for commencement speaker.
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