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Campus Life

Letter from the Editor 10.19.2021

On conversations, canceled coffee chats, and craving attention

by BEATRICE FORMAN

What They Don’t Tell You About Reporting an Assault at Penn

The system did not fail me, but the community did.

by JESSICA BAO

Meet Aman Sharma, A First–Year Devoted To Redefining the Climate Movement

This Penn student, nature photographer, and climate activist is devoted to fighting climate change. 

by VIDUR SAIGAL

Ego of the Week: Nikhil Gupta

Worldly. Driven. Curious. Meet the senior whose actions speak louder than words.

by ALANA BESS

Onda Latina is Making Waves on and off Campus

Penn's premier Latinx dance group has an impact that extends beyond the stage.

by ANJALI KISHORE

From Farming to Advocacy: Rachel Zhang on Her Gap Year

The national delegate and nature enthusiast reflects on her year off and her future at Penn. 

by SAYA DESAI

Ego of the Week: Sneha Sharma

Health and legal activism are kind of Sneha's thing.

by ANJALI KISHORE

Letter from the Editor 10.05.2021

On appearances, making Instagram casual again, and being the main character

by BEATRICE FORMAN

Meet Rahim Khan, the Man Behind Penn’s Friendliest Halal Cart

This Pakistani immigrant serves up chicken over rice with a smile.

by SHEIL DESAI

A Love Letter to Hill House Dining Hall

How the dining hall shaped my most meaningful friendships at Penn

by FERNANDA BRIZUELA

Letter from the Dining Guide Editor

On masking up, chowing down, and enjoying "the in between"

by DENALI SAGNER

Carolyn Gross, from Mise–En-Scène to Mise–En–Place

How one Penn alum’s experience as a cinema studies major led her to the Food Network 

by JESSA GLASSMAN

Alex Tewfik Talks the Future of Philly’s Food Scene

The 'Philadelphia' magazine food editor breaks down how the COVID–19 pandemic changed the restaurant industry—and what we can expect from its comeback.

by HANNAH LONSER

A Love Story Between Coffee and an Anxiety–Ridden Student

Unpacking my rollercoaster relationship with lattes and cold brews

by JULIA ESPOSITO

Ego of the Week: Alaina Chou

Food photographer. Blogger. Podcaster. She puts all other campus foodies to shame. 

by CHELSEY ZHU

State Senator Nikil Saval’s Electoral District: In Food and Photos

Street asked State Sen. Saval what South Philly restaurants matter most to him. The answer lies in tapioca dumplings, enchiladas, and lots of worker solidarity.

by BEATRICE FORMAN

Letter from the Editor 09.21.2021

On loving feelings, begging for your ex to take you back, and Mitski

by BEATRICE FORMAN

My Journey Cooking During COVID–19

How cooking new recipes got me through the pandemic—and helped me explore my vegetarianism

by ANIKA PRAKASH

Ego of the Week: Max Kanner

This senior conducts independent mental health research for queer youth. 

by MADDIE MULDOON

Letter from the Editor 09.14.2021

On soft launches, secret pleasures, and letting yourself be happy

by BEATRICE FORMAN

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