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Philadelphia and Beyond!
Karin | February 27, 2020
While I love the excitement that comes with being on campus during the week, sometimes the best way to relax and unwind without taking a full-blown vacation is leaving University City and explorin...
Running the Philadelphia Marathon
Olivia | December 6, 2019
Three months ago, my friends convinced me to sign up for the Philadelphia marathon. Running a marathon has always been one of my life’s bucket list items, but I never thought it would happen...
Interacting with Philadelphia
Ria | May 1, 2019
When applying to college, one thing that I knew for sure was that I wanted to be in a city. I wanted an option for fun activities that weren’t on campus, I wanted the ability to get off campus w...
An Insider's Guide to Philly
Queenie | April 18, 2019
Philly is a diverse city. There’s always somewhere to go and something to do, see and eat. Through my time at Penn and my time living in Philly, I have come to know Philly pretty well. I’ve co...
Free Fun On Campus
Izzy | March 29, 2019
Being a Penn student comes with many perks: a beautiful campus, countless resources for student support, stellar faculty, and insightful, inspiring classmates. But it also comes with a hefty price...
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...