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Alice | November 22, 2020
There have been weeks during the pandemic during which I couldn’t tell you the difference between a Monday and a Thursday, or a Friday and a Sunday. In an attempt to keep track of the activities...
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 ...
Sydney | November 10, 2020
The age-old question of “where are you going to college?” turns into a different kind of question once you are in, “why did you choose to go there?”  I discovered Penn from my gran...
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 ...
Ria | October 27, 2020
College is an experience normally characterized by lots of people of a similar age living and learning in close proximity. Now, it is unable to function as it normally does. However, there are a c...
Alice | October 13, 2020
Remote learning is difficult, isolating and often dull. 3 weeks in, however, and I have come to enjoy some of the perks. You get to wear pajamas to school every day, eat in class, and sleep in qui...