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Meet the Women Behind OWN IT Penn

This upcoming conference aims to create conversation about female empowerment and leadership.

by EMMA MOORE

Penn Band President Jacob Linfesty Bleeds Red and Blue—And He Plays It Too

This Penn junior discusses how having a creative outlet has transformed his college experience

by CHELSEY ZHU

Letter from the Editor 2.6.19

On loving friends I've made through Street

by ANNABELLE WILLIAMS

Ego of the Week: Natasha Allen

Penn senior Natasha Allen on facing her freshman fears to become President of Phi Alpha Delta, starting Penn Indoors Club as a joke, and bringing Trevor Noah and Hasan Minhaj to campus.

by EMMA MOORE

PennApps Director Adele Li Has Been Hardwired For Tech Since Day One

Silicon Valley native and M&T junior explains her interests in business and technology.

by AMANPREET SINGH

My Crohn’s Disease Won't Define My College Experience

Exploring the day–to–day struggles of having a chronic illness in college

by KAITLYN BOYLE

Letter from the Editor 1.30.19

Fears are better processed in the Street office.

by ANNABELLE WILLIAMS

Ego of the Week: Keneally Phelan

Keneally’s double life as a Penn Senior and a Battalion Commander

by SOPHIE XI

All I Did at Penn Was Get By. I'm Okay With That.

 A soon–to–graduate urban studies major on defining her own success. 

by SABRINA APONTE

A Very Wintery Break: Inside the Wharton Trip to Antarctica

Kate Wattanavekin (W’20) reminisces on the grueling but laughter–filled exploration of Antarctica over winter break.

by BEBE HODGES

Personal Identity, World Travels, and the Cosmos: A Conversation with Omar Khoury

Senior Omar Khoury explains his fascination with space and his plans to learn about all things greater than himself.

by AMANPREET SINGH

My Search for Passion: On Searching Instead of Settling

A second semester senior embraces her lack of a planned–out future in an excited hopefulness for the unknown.

by GRETCHEN BEDNARZ

Ego of the Week: Jana Krien

Penn senior Jana Krien explains her love of co–directing the Quaker Girls Dance Team and why she founded the Penn Period Project.

by MICHELLE SHEN

Letter from the Editor 1.23.19

On being weirdly tall, and accepting it

by ANNABELLE WILLIAMS

Rho Gamma Serena Vargulik Speaks About Mental Wellness During Sorority Rush

To all the Potential New Members, Serena advises to 'stay true to yourself' during the process.

by SOPHIE XI

Tell Your Story with Word on the Street this Semester

WOTS is Street's home for first-person narratives by and for Penn students.

by 34TH STREET MAGAZINE

Keri Zhang and Her Color–Changing Hair

She dyed her hair into every color of the rainbow.

by SOPHIE XI

From Growing Up Isolated in Hasidic Brooklyn to Fighting for Secular Education Rights

Jay Fishman didn't speak English or know what fractions were before he was 15. Now, he studies computer science and fights for his community’s right to education.

by AMANPREET SINGH

Letter from the Editor 12.5.18

A (slightly maudlin) reflection on new beginnings, a mess of a freshman year, and loving Street.

by ANNABELLE WILLIAMS

How to Secure a Study Location for Finals

There is nothing more coveted than a desk during finals. Here are Street’s tips for how to secure a spot in Penn’s most popular study sanctuaries.   

by SAMI CANAAN

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