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In My Passenger Seat

A picture is worth a thousand car rides.

by NORAH RAMI

Ego of the Week: Alyssa Chandler

This senior's art is making a statement through action. 

by NORAH RAMI

KooF Ibi: A Man, His Trumpet, and a World of Sound

Transport yourself to KooF Ibi's world, where everything is made of music, community, and joy. 

by LEAH WEINBERGER

Sharon Chepnego’s Tribute to Kenya

 Sharon came from Kenya to Penn, only to have Penn bring her back to Kenya. 

by ELLA SHUSTERMAN

Rethinking the Modern Face of Autism

As the mother of an autistic son, Amy Lutz is shaping support systems for profoundly autistic individuals through her new book, Chasing the Intact Mind.

by PARIN KEERTHI

Ego of the Week: Erika Acosta

From writing her own Disney movie to directing a campus play on Filipino culture, this senior is redefining advocacy through art.

by GEMMA LEVY

Mikel Elam is Before, Ahead, and Of His Time

Travel to a new universe with the work of Philadelphia Afro–futurist artist, Mikel Elam. 

by NORAH RAMI

Ariel Djanikian's Story is an Experiment in Exploration

From a chemistry major to an award–winning author, Djanikian discovered her true calling as a storyteller at Penn. 

by GEMMA LEVY

Ego of the Week: Milan Chand

This senior is opening the door to mental health conversations one smile at a time. 

by PARIN KEERTHI

Letter From the Editor, November 2023

On cooking with words, writing with food, and everything in between.

by ARIELLE STANGER

Ego of the Week: Christine Kong

When it comes to her academic interests, this senior doesn't stop exploring.

by GEMMA LEVY

Penn’s Newest Late–night Fuel

He grew up eating flavored fries back home in the Philippines; now, Lance Tan is bringing his Potato Pit Stop to students across campus.

by SOPHIE BARKAN

A Taste of Homesickness

Or, crying in the parking lot of the Monterey Park 99 Ranch Market.

by DIAMY WANG

Ego of the Week: Isaac Gateno

This jazz musician is composing his own path.

by ELLA SHUSTERMAN

Emily Whitehead’s Back at Penn With a New Story

Emily is best known for overcoming cancer here on campus. Now she's returning to start a new chapter.

by GEMMA LEVY

Kala Hagopian's Concrete Canvas

Street artist Kala Hagopian illustrates her passion for art and the environment, one mural at a time.

by PARIN KEERTHI

Ego of the Week: Will Zong

From computer science to poetry, Will Zong is Penn's Renaissance man.

by LEAH WEINBERGER

Letter from the Editor, October 2023

When senior year rolls around and the young talent grows up, it becomes time to assume the role of teacher and begin preparing the next generation to care as much as you've cared.

by WALDEN GREEN

Ego of the Week: Sarah Girgis

Sarah Girgis is hungry to address food insecurity in West Philly.

by ELLA SOHN

Ego of the Week: Emily Huynh

Biking from Bloomers to Pottruck, Emily Huynh is always on the go. 

by GEMMA LEVY

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