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Campus Life

To Alaska and Beyond

James Chang is reinventing the idea of a post–undergraduate gap year.

by ANJALI KISHORE

Promo Code: BESTNIGHTEVERRR

Penn sophomore Emma Shockley talks the who/what/when/where of student party promoting.

by GRACE BUSSER

Letter from the Editor, September 2022

In which we say some goodbyes, and a few hellos

by EMILY WHITE

Ego of the Week: Justin Acheampong

Meet the senior making Penn a better place and looking good while doing it.

by ARIELLE STANGER

The World According to John Shahidi

The combination magazine, coffee, and tobacco shop Avril 50 has stood the test of time—by staying frozen in it.

by EMILY WHITE

Relearning How to Heal

Healing from domestic abuse isn’t linear, and it isn’t easy.

by ANONYMOUS

Everybody's Wife

I’m haunted by the ghosts of yellow fever.

by OLLIE KIM DUPUY

The Main Character's Burden

On 'The Summer I Turned Pretty,' teenage summer fantasies, and what it means to live a life of passivity. 

by SRUTHI SRINIVAS

Yune Kim Finds the Purpose of Career Within Art

Her playfulness and wonder seeps through every aspect of her art—whether it be textbook illustrations or bunny bucket hats.

by EMILY MAIORANO

The Separation of Church and State

On the overturning of Roe v. Wade

by EMILY MAIORANO

Amatonormativity and the Complex Web of Relationships

Untangling my flawed perceptions of romance

by JULIA ESPOSITO

Regaining Control

How overcoming my eating disorder taught me to lower my mask and let people in.

by ANONYMOUS

Across the Schuylkill

A tale of two Phillies

by KATE RATNER

From Penn to Camp Counseling to Climate Consulting, Rachel Zaff is Always on to the Next Adventure

No matter the country, this recent graduate is ready to take the leap.

by RACHEL SWYM

Penn 10: Class of 2022

This year's class is keeping it local. Meet ten Penn seniors who are living and working in Philly after crossing the stage.

by 34TH STREET MAGAZINE

Penn 10: Ari Bortman

This engineer and climate activist has mastered the art of growing your knowledge without growing up.

by EMILY WHITE

Penn 10: Sam Pancoe

Sam’s proudest achievement—helping communities feel like themselves; their biggest shame—knowing too much about funding at Penn, like, way too much.

by WALDEN GREEN

Penn 10: Serena Gandhi

Things Serena loves: her grandma, Pottruck, farmers’ markets, and choosing herself above all else. 

by KIRA WANG

Penn 10: Alejandra Bahena

This pre–med legend reflects on her experiences with resilience, representation, and skydiving.

by ALANA BESS

Penn 10: Chris Picchiello

 Whether he’s wearing his scrubs or his barista hat, love and care is at the heart of everything Chris does. 

by MEG GLADIEUX

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