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The Polaroid Camera

The Polaroid instant camera, a leading item in 20th century retail and often cited as a precursor to the digital era, died in late February.

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Ego of the Week

Molly Mitchell splits her time between comedy improv group Without A Net, the men's crew team and her dorm room in Hill.

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Say Cheese

Holga Camera by Lomography $70.00 With the popularity of digital photography, it may be hard to pull yourself away from the instant gratification of a digital image.

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Ego of the Week: Rylan Collins

Freshman Rylan Collins has a lot to balance: ROTC, a pending record deal and Penn Engineering. He still has time, however, to go for the ladies and work on his "mojo." Street: We hear you turned down a record deal to come to Penn.

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You Are Such a Tool!

We operate in a world of jargon, a world of insider slang, a world of in-the-know lexicon. It's easy to get lost in the act of ranting in idiom, but do you ever feel like you don't know exactly what you're saying?

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Consumerism: Fred Style

I came to the University of Pennsylvania with the goal of becoming an economics major. I had never taken an econ class before, but it seemed like the most concrete option for a College student such as myself who fears the possibility of living a poverty-stricken life.

by BILLY GOLDBERG

Ego of the Week

Kaegan Sparks hails from a small southern-Texas town, but she's making a big mark on Penn's urban campus.

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Ego of the Week

Fashion designer Jordan Cohen reveals his true colors. The College junior expounds on 34th Street (yes, the actual street), Skittles and public nudity. Street: How would you describe your personal style? Jordan Cohen: It's really a lack thereof.

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Scrab-tacular

No matter how too-cool-for-school you think you are, there's one dorky pastime even the toughest of us Ivy League badasses can't pass up.

by COURTNEY GUTH

Last-Minute Valentine's

Didn't have time to pick up something special for your special someone? Never fear. We've got the best last-minute Valentine's gifts this side of 34th Street. M&M has the hook-up for those Valentine's Day non-conformists.

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Superbowl Commercials

Let's face it, the real entertainment occurs in between plays. Check out the best commercials of this year's Super Bowl. A throwback to Will Ferrell's signature move in A Night at the Roxbury, this Diet Pepsi Max commercial was a refreshing (pun intended) break from the not-so-subtle humor attempts of other ads.

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Ego of the Week

With her eclectic taste in television and a strong sense of patriotism, Penn Leads the Vote's Stephanie Simon puts the super in Super Tuesday. Street: Tell us a little about Penn Leads the Vote. Stephanie Simon: PLTV is a non-partisan organization promoting student voter registration and mobilization.

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So What If We're Not State Schools?

Although often nerdy by nature, Ivy Leaguers do have a little of that Animal House spirit in them. While some attend Ivy League schools to obtain a cubicle at Goldman Sachs or to find a nice husband who will support their expensive shoe habits, college wouldn't be college without its antics.

by MATT NEWBERG

What I Googled This Week

Let's face it: Your main source of knowledge comes from Google searches. Unlike some college professors, Google always has an answer.

by MATT NEWBERG

Ego of the Week

Sophomore Donnie Johnson spills the dirt on her a capella group Inspiration, white boys and having her wisdom teeth out. Street: What's it like being in Inspiration? Donnie Johnson: It is like being in a family with some of the most talented kids at Penn.

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Beyond the Stacks

School takes over and sometimes all you want to do is run from Van Pelt screaming about how you never want to read Kant or Shakespeare again.

by ELIZABETH ELFMAN

Ego of the Week: Mikey Tedori

Street: Tell us about your fashion line. Mikey Tedori: It's called Boku Ikasu. Roughly translated in Japanese, Boku Ikasu means "my style" - my direction, my individuality, my passion.

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SPRING TRENDS FORECAST

American Apparel Wardrobes Tight, stretchy minidress in fluorescent green? Or bright blue? Sparkly leggings?

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Ego of the Week: Carson Daly

Street: Do you miss being on television every day like you were with TRL? Carson Daly: Actually, I am on television every day.

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What's In Your Stocking?

Dear Santa 1969, The rising and falling of the radical lights would really help me reach my inner chi.

by MARGO PEYTON

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