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Antía | October 14, 2017
My name is Antía Vázquez and I’m a Mexican/Spanish Junior studying in the Huntsman Program in International Studies and Business. I was born and raised in Mexico City, however my family is fro...
Finding Music in Everything
Nina | October 9, 2017
Although I’ve been through a good amount of hardship and inconsistency in my life, one of the only constants for me has been the power of good music. I’ve always had a really diverse music tas...
Thanksgiving as a Californian
Anova | September 27, 2017
There’s many students from the west coast at Penn. In fact, after Pennsylvania, New York, and New Jersey, the state sending the greatest number of students to this institution is California. How...
WRIT 083
Zach | September 22, 2017
I am currently taking one of Penn’s signature writing seminars. This writing seminar is required for all incoming freshman and sophomore transfers, so if you’re looking to come to Penn, you’...
Discovering Science from High School to College
Anova | September 15, 2017
The first time I was genuinely enthralled by a scientific concept was when I was just about 5 years old. I used to frequent a museum as a child that allowed visitors to insert jellyfish genes into...
Classes, Registration, and Major Madness
Zach | September 15, 2017
The weather has finally turned cold here in University City. Once covered with students in tee shirts and sandals, Locust Walk now is host to students wearing puffer coats and boots. This change i...