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Asian Arts Initiative Raises Money for USPS with Pen Pals Project

As USPS faces pressure to perform amid financial constraints, this project merges art activism with the need for communication to buoy the social service.

by ALICE HEYEH

An Ode to The Crazy Woman

The reduction of a woman's identity to a merely dismissive adjective is a trope as old as time. 

by AAKRUTI GANESHAN

Queer Dating On Campus: What It’s Like for Lady–Loving Ladies

A recently re–shaped social club, Sappho, aims to create a safe space for Queer women. 

by JULIA ESPOSITO

What Does It Mean To Be An Ally?

A conversation about allyship with four of Penn’s powerful Black voices about how the Penn community—and world at large—can ensure anti–racism is a movement, not a moment.

by EVA INGBER

Regressive or Radical? An Insight Into the Debate Surrounding OnlyFans

How misogyny plagues the way in which women are allowed to take ownership of their bodies and identities. 

by AAKRUTI GANESHAN

Making Worlds is Making Strides Towards Inclusivity

This local bookseller has found a silver lining among the summer's chaos: People are thirsty for books.

by JULIA ESPOSITO

Why Upperclassmen Should Check Out This Year’s Penn Reading Project

James Baldwin's "My Dungeon Shook" reminds readers that the America of the 1960s isn't all that different from today's.

by JULIA ESPOSITO

How Diverse Podcasts Make Film and Television Look Bland

Fiction podcasts regularly integrate diversity and queerness in their stories. Why can't mainstream entertainment catch up?

by HARSHITA GUPTA

Singapore Is Fighting a War Against Reality

How the country's residents experience privilege at the cost of propaganda. 

by AAKRUTI GANESHAN

How #BLM is Reshaping Major League Baseball

As the MLB shows support for the Black Lives Matter Movement, many are questioning whether or not it's enough.

by JULIA ESPOSITO

Toni Morrison’s 'Tar Baby': What’s Love Got to Do With It?

Is pain a part of love? For Black women in relationships, it’s often inescapable and normalized. 

by KALIYAH DORSEY

Wharton alum Evan Thomas reconciles faith and identity on his debut album, ‘Foundations’

Though Evan Thomas just graduated Penn, he's already in the midst of a new phase of his life: making music

by CHARDONNAY NEEDLER

Paintru: The Startup That Immortalizes Memories

Paintru is revolutionizing the way to get custom artwork— all the while fostering community in Wharton and beyond.

by FERNANDA BRIZUELA

From Houston Hall to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives

Meet Penn alum and West Philadelphia state representative Rick Krajewski

by DENALI SAGNER

Kiese Laymon's 'Heavy' stresses the importance of revision

With honest self-reflection, Laymon's memoir places Black healing and redemption at the forefront.

by KALIYAH DORSEY

Unpacking Systemic Racism in Healthcare—HIST 560: Race, Gender, and Medicine in U.S. History Does Just That, And More

The summer history seminar explores how racial and gender discrimination has fueled inequalities in public health, drawing parallels to the present day pandemic. 

by CHELSEY ZHU

How the 15 Percentage Pledge Is Holding Corporate America Accountable

For major retailers, fighting systemic racism can start with shelf space.

by HANNAH LONSER

Where BLM Meets DIY: Meet Two Penn Students Using their Art to Support a Movement

How tie-dye and stickers became a force for racial change

by DENALI SAGNER

The Controversial Legacy of "Urban" Music

Despite its ubiquity, the 'urban' label has a problematic past and concerning present

by PEYTON TOUPS

Walls For Justice: Protesting With a Paintbrush

Walls For Justice seeks to unify the Philadelphia community through art.

by FERNANDA BRIZUELA

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