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Dr. Jorge Santiago-Aviles and His Passion for Supercapacitors, Gardening, and Living in KCECH

The KCECH faculty director and electrical engineering professor discusses his love for the sciences. 

by CHELSEY ZHU

How to Celebrate Presidents Day in Pennsylvania

Party like it's 1732!

by JORDAN WACHSMAN

Ego of the Week: August Gebhard–Koenigstein

Transfer student August makes the most of his time on campus by pursuing his passions in political science and theater.

by AMANPREET SINGH

Winning Essay: Learning to Feel Beautiful

"I tried to be a “beautiful” girl that cared about how she looked, but I wasn’t ready to see her."

by SABRINA APONTE

Becoming My Own Prince Charming

"I know I will find someone who loves me because I chose to love myself first." 

by ZOE YOUNG

For J

"I’ve typed up this timeline of my affection, though I do not know its purpose. For reference, I suppose."

by LUCY CORLETT

Turning Feelings into Friendship

"And I found that you’re way more fun when I’m sharing weird Tinder screenshots and groovy memes with you than you’d be if we were anything more than friends."

by JACKSON BETZ

We're Not Dating Anymore, But I Still Love Him. Just Differently.

"Sam is the best friend I always wanted and finally have, and I love him." 

by ANA WEST

Feeling Small in the Universe

"Since I’m melodramatic, my own tininess in relation to the movements of the cosmos sometimes makes me feel better."

by ANONYMOUS

A Bumble Date That Actually Went Right

"I felt like this may actually be what adult dating was."

by SYDNEY GELMAN

Thinking About the Future When You're About to Leave

“What if I turn on the light and you’re not there anymore?”

by MARGARET ZHANG

I No Longer Feel Like I Am a Burden

"He kept me afloat and, more importantly, he kept me alive in a time where I saw not even the smallest value in myself."

by ANONYMOUS

My Dad was Deployed in Baghdad. For a While I Didn't Know What that Meant.

"The official flower of the military child is the dandelion—for a reason. It can grow anywhere, adapt to any situation, and most importantly, is almost impossible to destroy."

by KELLY MACGARRIGLE

I (Haven't) Met my Husband at Penn

"I’m still peddling that age-old excuse… no, no I’m just too busy for a relationship."

by KATIE LEVESQUE

Black Coffee

"Maybe my body loves me a little less, but I’m learning to love me a little more."

by ELIZABETH BEUGG

Letter from the Editor 2.13.19

Love can be overwhelming. But Street is helping me be okay with that. 

by ANNABELLE WILLIAMS

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

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