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A Summer of Resetting, Relaxing, and Rejuvenating
Olivia O'Dwyer | August 28, 2018
When I moved out of my freshman dorm room in Ware College House in the beginning of May, I was in a hazy state comprised of post-finals giddiness, excitement for summer, and disbelief that my fres...
A Reflection on my First Year at Penn
Olivia O'Dwyer | May 17, 2018
“How’s Penn? How’s your first year going?” During any of the many times people have asked me these questions over the last year, I always hesitate for a moment; not because it hasn’t ...
What makes Penn feel like home?
Seung-Hyun Chung | April 26, 2018
A rat trap lies right in front of me as I walk into the office. The space is small – perhaps smaller than the size of a Huntsman bathroom. “Hi, come sit down,” says the woman in the office, ...
The Opportunity in Interdisciplinary
Olivia O'Dwyer | April 2, 2018
Growing up, I rotated through a growing list of possible career choices and majors, including but not limited to an actress, architect, author, lawyer, doctor, teacher, something business-related,...
Writing My First Full-Length Play
Seung-Hyun Chung | March 29, 2018
This semester, I had the opportunity to develop my senior thesis play thanks to the Penn Plays Fellowship, a playwriting collaboration between the Kelly Writers House and the Theatre Arts Program....
What makes Penn feel like home?
Nina Solis | March 9, 2018
As I transition into my final semester at Penn, I’ve been taking a lot of time to reflect on the past four years and how they’ve shaped me into the person I am right now, sitting on my bed, ty...