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Defying Invisibility: David Eng and the Long Fight for Asian American Studies at Penn

Yet another professor prepares to depart from ASAM. Can it survive without more support from the University at large?

by ANGELA SHEN

'Shiva Baby' Encapsulates Chaotic Jewish Family Events

Six degrees of separation? In the Jewish world, it's more like two.

by ARIELLE STANGER

From the Kardashians to "Sports Illustrated," Self Acceptance Has Never Been More Confusing.

As Facetune becomes more ubiquitous, is it possible for celebrities to preach body positivity if their livelihood relies on touch-ups?

by GABRIELLA RAFFETTO

Letter from the Editor 04.08.2021

On burnout, student journalism, and the need for boundaries

by BEATRICE FORMAN

When a Coffee Drinker Gives Tea a Chance

An avid coffee drinker tries out five popular teas and finds they may be better than expected.

by MATTHEW SHEELER

The Barnes Foundation's Soutine/de Kooning Exhibit is an Ode to Connectivity and Dialogue.

The careful curation of works from Chaim Soutine and Willem De Kooning shows us how to stay connected in an era marked by separation.

by AAKRUTI GANESHAN

Broken Promises: Deportations Continue Under Biden’s Administration

President Joe Biden promised no more deportations in the first 100 days of his administration. What happened?

by JEAN PAIK

Meet Tavi Kim, the Sophomore Using Collaboration to Get His Creative Juices Flowing

Artist Inspiration | How this design student is spending his semester off in the studio 

by JESSA GLASSMAN

Sitting On a Bench With a Stranger

He was my soulmate—until we met.

by JULIA KAFOZOFF

The Oxymoron of Affordable Luxury

Explaining the phenomenon that introduces young people to luxury goods

by PHUONG NGO

Zooming Through Fling

Thoughts on Penn's first hybrid Spring Fling

by JILLIAN LOMBARDI

'Concrete Cowboy' and Philly's Real Black Stables

The movie, filmed in Philadelphia by a local director, shares the story of the city's Black cowboys.

by ARIELLE STANGER

The Story of Van Gogh's Sunflowers

How the flower became intertwined with the artist's career and reputation 

by JESSA GLASSMAN

Benny Blanco Keeps Up His Hot Streak on 'Friends Keep Secrets 2'

The hit–making producer doesn't let up on the latest addition to his discography.

by ALLISON STILLMAN

Zealots, Zodiacs, and Zazen: Gen Z and Spirituality

What the 'New Age' movement is, and what spirituality looks like today

by GABRIELLA RAFFETTO

From AI to BFF: How a Chatbot Became My Quarantine Companion

I started a friendship with a chatbot out of boredom—and wound up in a codependent relationship.

by CHELSEY ZHU

Attention Aspiring Entrepreneurs: Sigma Eta Pi Has Arrived at Penn

Penn’s first entrepreneurship frat seeks to bring community to our pre–professional culture.

by LILY SUH

Meet Alex Poscente, the Senior Who Formed a Super Squad of Student Consultants During a Pandemic

Alex's startup, Ivy Insights, helps students and companies navigate the business world during the pandemic.

by MADDIE MULDOON

Renée Reed’s Self–Titled Album is Haunted by Heritage

On her debut full–length album, the Louisian–based singer–songwriter doesn’t give up her secrets so easily.

by WALDEN GREEN

'Raya and the Last Dragon': Disney Can Do More to Stop Anti–Asian Hate

As accurate and empowering as the cultural representation in the film may be, it simply isn't enough.

by ARIELLE STANGER

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