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On Becoming a Penn Student During COVID-19

How I found my Penn family amid a global pandemic

by TAHANA AHMED

In Fall 2020, Maya Pratt Took a Gap Semester—This is How it Went

Maya describes how her great-grandmother, Kierkegaard, and poetry inspired her journey through the desert.

by MADDIE MULDOON

Taylor Swift’s ‘evermore’ is the Superior Sister Album to ‘folklore’

On the deluxe version of her latest surprise album, Swift improves her intimate new sound.

by ALLISON STILLMAN

Instagram's @deuxmoi Transcends and Transforms Celebrity Gossip Culture

DeuxMoi tells a larger story about the changing landscape of celebrity culture and Instagram voyeurism. 

by MEG GLADIEUX

Important Conversations To Have With Your Germ Pod

Important chats for our new normal.

by JILLIAN LOMBARDI

Rethinking the Rotunda: A Modern Look at the Capitol's Art

What present–day America can learn from the artwork housed in the Capitol Building

by JESSA GLASSMAN

'Inglourious Basterds' Rewrites History to Reshape Our Future

Though the film came out over a decade ago, its messages on Nazism and justice unfortunately remain relevant today. 

by ARIELLE STANGER

Introducing NEST: Penn's Only Club Taking Action Through Nutrition

Sofia Cataliotti and Julia Halas describe how they founded a nutrition club to positively impact the Philadelphia community during the pandemic.

by FERNANDA BRIZUELA

Ego of the Week: Leah Baxter

Meet the triple major, Arabic speaker, and Kelly Writers House devotee on a quest for a life of adventure.

by EVA INGBER

Mindfulness: What It Is and Why It Is Important

Street sat down with Mara Wai to learn more about how and why to practice mindfulness. 

by TARA O'BRIEN

Kiley Marron Reflects On Her Love for Elections

After graduation, this Penn senior hopes to pursue a career in voter protection law. 

by JULIA DAVIES

How Hollywood Lags Behind on Indian Representation

Why does British media feature more Indian and Pakistani actors and characters than the United States?

by HARSHITA GUPTA

Why I Love 2005's 'Pride & Prejudice'

Though a controversial adaptation, 2005's 'Pride and Prejudice' endures and inspires genuine emotion.

by HARSHITA GUPTA

Penn Art and Wellness Takes a Creative Approach to Mental Health

Despite frequent meetings over Zoom, this new campus organization is managing to bring tranquility to canvases across the country.

by ABBY WALKER

The Best Albums of 2020 (That You Probably Missed)

If you didn't miss these—congrats! You have Street–certified Good Taste™.

by KYLE WHITING

'The Mandalorian' Season 2 Episode 6 Recap: "The Tragedy"

Mando suffers a heartbreaking loss in his most recent adventure.

by CAYLEN DAVID

Sound Design Matters: A Review of the 'Twenty Thousand Hertz' Podcast

Dallas Taylor's latest project dives into the history and anatomy behind the world's most iconic sounds.

by CAYLEN DAVID

Love in the Time of Streaming Services

Spotify Wrapped gives us the gift of reflection and individuality to conclude a year of isolation. 

by AAKRUTI GANESHAN

'The Mandalorian' Season 2 Episode 5 Review: "The Jedi"

Ahsoka Tano makes a glorious live–action debut, and Baby Yoda is finally given a name. 

by CAYLEN DAVID

Eugene Levy and Catherine O’Hara Are More Than Just Their 'Schitt's Creek' Roles

The two's acting careers are not only notable but prolific—and if you didn't notice, you're missing out. 

by JULIA POLSTER

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