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Karin | November 11, 2020
For a political junkie like me, this election cycle has been all-consuming, in good ways and in bad. It’s difficult to feel like so much brainspace is occupied by such contentious politics, but ...
Olivia | November 9, 2020
2020 has put a lot of things in focus for many of us - the year of the pandemic, the growth in the movement for racial equity that picked up steam this summer, the election year. Here at Penn, we ...
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...
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...
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...
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...