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Campus Life

Ego of the Week: Carson Eckhard

This senior is shining a light on our history and brightening our future.

by NICK PLANTE

Letter from the Editor 09.19.2020: For Ruth

“Fight for the things that you care about, but do it in a way that will lead others to join you.” —RBG

by TAMSYN BRANN

Rewriting My Undergraduate Experience

How staying home during fall 2020 allowed me to re-imagine my future

by KESHAVA KATTI

The People Behind the Petitions

Creating change with Jessica Reiner (C’21) and Professor Eric Orts

by NICK PLANTE

Branching Out, Starting Conversations

Members of the Lotus Collective discuss their activism in Philadelphia. 

by FERNANDA BRIZUELA

The Defining Decade: A Penn Love Story

And it all started with a mock finance interview.

by JULIA DAVIES

Meet the Creators of Gourmand: a Podcast Chronicling the Food Industry

These Penn students turned their passion for food into a podcast

by JULIA DAVIES

Dear Em:

A love letter, to my friend, on the cusp of young adulthood.

by ANONYMOUS

Letter from the Editor 09.09.2020

Presenting the second–annual letter from the editor's mom

by MARILYN BRANN

Meet Three Student-Entrepreneurs Who Are Partaking In The Fight Against COVID

Through letters, masks and sweatshirts, these students are helping to envision and define a new normal. 

by JULIA DAVIES

'Silent Lotus' Is Creating a New Space for Self–Care

Rising seniors Suditi and Suhita discuss the origins of their new podcast focused on wellness, mental health, and more. 

by FERNANDA BRIZUELA

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

Social Distance–Sing: The Pennchants' Virtual Concert Series

How the Pennchants successfully transformed their spring show into a fundraiser.

by FERNANDA BRIZUELA

Even During a Global Pandemic, Kenn Kweder Keeps The Show Alive at Smokey Joe's

How the beloved bar has been handling the major loss of business due to COVID–19 restrictions.

by JULIA KLAYMAN

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

Ego of the Week: Quarantine Edition

A look into how two students have adapted their schedules for a summer at home. 

by FERNANDA BRIZUELA

Life, Interrupted

Coping with the present while longing for the past— when will things be “normal” again?

by EVA INGBER

"People are just going to be ready to learn": Professor Gillion on PSCI 231: Race & Ethnic Politics

As students look to learn more about race dynamics, this Penn professor discusses the ways students can academically explore their excitement for political change.

by FERNANDA BRIZUELA

Penn Masti's Black Lives Matter Fundraiser Raised Thousands in A Few Hours

The university's South Asian fusion dance team turned to its own community to make a change

by SOFIA HELLER

Tiger Zhang on Fostering Community through the Performing Arts

Tiger reflects on his time with Pennchants—before and after the advent of the COVID–19 pandemic.

by FERNANDA BRIZUELA

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