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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Embellishing resumes is something for which we are all guilty. After all, who didn't spin that occasional trip to their grandparents' retirement home into a full-fledged community service project... all in the hopes of securing a revered space in Penn's freshman class?
Undergraduate Assembly chairman and College senior Jason Karsh loves Colorado, YouTube and *NSYNC. This Sphinx member lets us in on why those UA buses are so much fun and how John McCain made him lose his "lover."
Street: What exactly is your role as chairman of the UA?
JK: Essentially, I run a lot of meetings, sit on countless committees and represent undergraduates and UA projects to our administration as the "student voice."
Street: Please explain this whole YouTube thing you started.
JK: Well, I think I should start off by addressing what everyone's thinking right now - I didn't start YouTube.