Beth Grossman is Philadelphia’s Best Choice for District Attorney

Young Philadelphians deserve to inherit a city that is safe and united. Most young people want reasonable policies on crime that are lenient when appropriate. We don’t want youth who commit minor offenses to be locked in a cycle of incarceration. We don’t want the poorest among us to languish in prison because they can’t … Continue reading Beth Grossman is Philadelphia’s Best Choice for District Attorney

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Panhellenic Council Tells You What Not to Wear for Halloween

Halloween is almost upon us, and nothing is scarier on a 2017 college campus than cultural appropriation. Accordingly, the Penn Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life (OFSL) held a public meeting instructing students about which Halloween costumes are offensive to others. When it comes to Halloween costumes, the differences between cultural appropriation and cultural appreciation … Continue reading Panhellenic Council Tells You What Not to Wear for Halloween

Why Gun Control is Not the Solution to Mass Shootings

By Connor Hart America has lost the ability to mourn. In the wake of the tragedy in Las Vegas on October 1st, there has been an outpouring of support and sympathy for the victims and their families. How do we know this? Numerous Twitter feeds, news articles, and conversations where our friends reference “what happened … Continue reading Why Gun Control is Not the Solution to Mass Shootings

The Fate of DACA Residents

By Bryce Daniels During his campaign, President Trump promised to end DACA, an executive order signed by President Barack Obama in June of 2012. DACA, or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, is an order that permits, with some restrictions, minors from other countries that had arrived in the United States to defer legal action against … Continue reading The Fate of DACA Residents

The Incoming Freshman’s Guide to Penn DoubleSpeak

By Daniel Tancredi You didn’t ask for it, but here it is: the Incoming Freshman’s Guide to Penn DoubleSpeak. Classes just started, and you don’t have too much homework yet, so it’s probably best to knock this out now. The libs’ll try to get you tripped up on these buzzwords so they can call you … Continue reading The Incoming Freshman’s Guide to Penn DoubleSpeak

Apartheid, SJP Style

By Toren Arginteanu Towards the end of spring, various student groups at universities worldwide held events for “Israel Apartheid Week.” According to its website, “Israeli Apartheid Week (IAW) is an international series of events that seeks to raise awareness of Israel’s settler-colonial project and apartheid system over the Palestinian people and build support for the … Continue reading Apartheid, SJP Style

Pennsylvania Gears Up for 2018 Election

By Adam Sherman As the nation is still adjusting to the starkly different policies of the Trump administration compared to the Obama White House, aspiring politicians across the nation are looking ahead to the next major election in 2018. For Pennsylvania, that means two critical elections - for our Governor and for one of our … Continue reading Pennsylvania Gears Up for 2018 Election