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Dental library

Tucked away in the Schattner Center at 40th and Spruce, the Dental Library seems remote from undergraduate life.

by PRIYANKA DEV

Ego of the week

More than its ego, senior English major Kelly Landers is the library's id. We attempted to learn the truth about this fashionista's symbiotic relationship with Van Pelt. Street: So you spend a lot of time at Van Pelt. Kelly Landers: It's been noticed by quite a few.

by 34TH STREET

Where Have All the Desktops Gone?

I steal a lot of computers -- it's just what I do. And you know what, I'm really good at it. My stats speak for themselves: single-day high, 42; career total, a fucking shit load... trust me.

by 34TH STREET

Can't Live Wii It, Can't Live Wii-out It

Ironically, video games - the iconic pastime of slackers and couch potatoes - have now incorporated the exact thing from which they first strived to escape: physical activity.

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Ego of the week

We asked Engineering junior Tal Raviv, creator of the celebrated College House videos for prospective students and holder of the Guinness Book of World Record's title for the largest ball of packing tape, ¨Qu‚ tal? Did you take last semester off?

by 34TH STREET

Ego of the week

Jeffers, president of the BIG-C. Aside from Panhel and the Interfraternity Council, the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Affairs oversees the Bicultural Inter-Greek Council (BIG-C), which is the umbrella organization for Penn's historically African-American, Latino/Latina, and Asian Greek letter organizations. Explain your sweatshirt. I am a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. which is one of 13 groups under BIG-C.

by 34TH STREET

Ego of the Week

Street: So you had a pretty sweet summer internship. How'd you score it? EM: Like, everyone thinks it's 'cause my dad's Street's stockbroker.

by MERYL EINIS

Ego Boost: Pollinate this

Ok, so this is a column about the cool new college drug. Need a byline. Meryl Street, orchid connoisseur/addict snorts with Street?

by MERYL CHARLIE KAUFMAN

Ego of the Week: Queen of Couture

Street: You're the head of The WALK project. How did you get invovled? Lea Artis: I'm co-president of DZine 2 Show, the fashion society on campus.

by 34TH STREET

BONUS Ego of the Week

Street: Are you excited about turning 21? Michelle: Yes and no. I mean, its not like I haven't had alcohol before. Street: No?! Stop it. Michelle: Well, I got my first taste at age 3. Street: Where were your parents? Michelle: That summer my parents were painting a house.

by 34TH STREET

Ego Boost

The situation: You're at a party of ballers, but you can't stand anyone. You're gritting your teeth so hard you're convinced that you just swallowed a chunk of enamel. The choices: Excuse yourself to the bathroom and never return, mingle for 30 minutes before making a good excuse to exit, or suck it up and stay the course - because you never know what offers will come when drunken conversations ensue. The obvious answer: Remain at the party for just enough time to have a few cocktails and get a few business cards.

by STEPHEN MORSE

Ego of the week

Lovin' and Learnin' with Philomathean Society supreme ruler Gerard Leone who is convinced Philomathean means "love of learning." Street: So how'd you get involved with Philo? Gerard Leone: I tried out my fall semester freshman year, but I didn't get in.

by 34TH STREET

Buena Phila Social Club

The oldest men's club in the country, the Philadelphia Club, was founded in 1834. The original gathering place for these rich folk was Mrs. Rubicam's Coffee House.

by JACLYN EINIS

Hip-o-Meter

Oh So Hip mini golf masturbation yoga pole dancing badminton tetherball ping pong Duck Hunt Hip Kanye's workout plan bodybuilding skiing capoeira pilates pickle ball trapeze paintball Not Hip Jane Fonda's workout rollerblading squash stairmaster ribbon dancing Skip It skimboarding NASCAR driving Sooooo Hip............NOT! golf Jazzercise Thighmaster Tae Bo newcomb TV Tag running suicides decathlon

by 34TH STREET

Your civic booty: take it to the poles

It's all about over-exaggerating," Nicole advises her students as they practice floor work. She narrates as she demonstrates, lying face down on the wooden floor of the one-room studio.

by JACLYN EINIS

Ego Boost

Some people go to Pottruck to shed a few pounds, while others aim to bulk up. And then there's everyone else: the folks who claim to visit 37th and Walnut for a workout, but are really only working out their hormones.

by STEPHEN MORSE

Ego of the Week: She's a maneater

Street: How long have you been participating in the bodybuilding competition? Jess Carlin: My freshman year I was with the Fly Girls, which is what the track team calls itself for the opening dance performance.

by 34TH STREET

Ego Boost: Ego 911

The Situation: You're getting down and dirty at Smokes, sporting beer goggles thicker than Minkus' spectacles, and you decide it's acceptable to make out with Perpetually Sweaty Boy/Girl from your Econ recitation.

by JACLYN EINIS

Halloween

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by CHRIS POLIQUIN

WTHN WTF?

You know it's good when they don't even need a sign out front. WTHN, an unmarked sneaker and streetwear shop on North Third Street, is the place that's got what no one else can find.

by LIZ HOLM

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