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Winter Break: Global Seminar Edition
Kaylah | March 22, 2019
Winter Break usually means a time to relax and de-stress from the fall semester; but this year, I had other plans for my break. Going into my senior year, I knew I was interested in taking one of ...
How Loving Food Helped Me Love Philadelphia
Izzy | March 20, 2019
What do critically acclaimed barbacoa tacos, dueling cheesesteaks, and the best soft pretzels in the country all have in common? They’re all made in Philadelphia! No matter where you’re com...
Friends Become Family
Ria | March 18, 2019
Making friends in college is a lot more spontaneous than I expected it to be. For example, I was seated at Hill Dining Hall during New Student Orientation with some people in my hall and someo...
Club Applications: The One Thing Everyone Does at Penn
Alex | March 15, 2019
Towards the end of Penn’s week of New Student Orientation – after days of free food, introductory talks and tours of campus buildings  – Locust walk is abuzz with the sounds of students...
Connecting Over Restaurant Week
Kaylah | March 14, 2019
For all Penn foodies, Restaurant Week is one of the best times of the semester. As a member of Penn Appétit, one of Penn’s cooking clubs, this is definitely true for me! Center City, Philadelph...
Exploring Philadelphia on Foot
Olivia | March 11, 2019
Running has always been my way of exploring a new place. When my family and I visited Canada this summer, one of my favorite memories was exploring the city by trying out a new running route. By a...