Articles by Taylor Becker
Taylor Becker | 'If you’re young and conservative … 'Our compassion is rooted in our ultimate yearning for human flourishing — the ability for each and every person to pursue happiness, to be productive, to thrive in a community and to reach their full potential.
Taylor Becker | All politics is localHow can college students achieve their policy goals in the era of Trump? An overlooked answer lies in pursuing policy preferences in states legislatures and governor’s mansions.
Group Think | How to engage the Penn administrationGROUP THINK is the DP’s round table section, where we throw a question at the columnists and see what answers stick.
Taylor Becker | What it means to be pro-IsraelThis past weekend, around 40 Penn students joined nearly 4000 campus activists from across the country at the American-Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) annual Policy Conference in Washington, D.C.
Taylor Becker | Responding to violence at campus protestsCollege campuses around the country have experienced a slew of violent protests against invited speakers, as students protest guests they deem unworthy and prevent them from sharing their views.
Group Think | Should Penn help students with rejection?GROUP THINK is the DP’s round table section, where we throw a question at the columnists and see what answers stick.
Taylor Becker | Penn's (disappearing?) middle classA recent New York Times article showed that the median family income for an undergraduate family at Penn is $195,500, placing the median Penn family in the 82nd percentile among U.S. families.
Group Think | Addressing economic inequality at PennGROUP THINK is the DP’s round table section, where we throw a question at the columnists and see what answers stick.
Taylor Becker | Rational dissentIn the era of rampant “fake news” and “alternative facts,” now more than ever we have a moral obligation to seek truth to inform our dissent.
Group Think | Free speech and protestersGROUP THINK is The DP’s round table section, where we throw a question at the columnists and see what answers stick.
Taylor Becker | The divided states of AmericaOur country faces a crisis that begins with the letter “D.” No, it is not our President-elect Donald Trump.