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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

34th Street’s Winter Reading Guide

Looking for books to read over winter break? Here are some customized reading lists for all your needs this holiday season! 

by ABBY GOLDSTEIN

A Balancing Act: Being Black, Gay, and Female

From homophobia within the black community to white feminism and more, intersectionality was more than a textbook term for me. 

by MARIA CURRY

Ego of the Week: Callie Holtermann

She can cook, she can sing, AND she can talk politics?! Meet the senior who’s got it all.

by MISTY LIAO

Maggie Tang: The Freshman Who Worked at a Three Michelin Star Restaurant

From fine dining to the freshman meal plan.

by SOPHIE XI

David Gordon Builds A Better Penn Through Biology and Architecture

When he’s not saving you from your wild Thursday night, MERT chief David Gordon can be found in the Charles Addams Fine Arts Hall working on his architecture project.

by AMANPREET SINGH

Fusing of Medicine and Performing Arts with Shiv Nadkarni

Penn senior Shiv Nadkarni reveals how his love for both medicine and the performing arts can intersect.

by KATIE BONTJE

Your Guide to Philly Hanukkah Festivities

Check out these special festivities while you celebrate Hanukkah.

by JORDAN WACHSMAN

Penn Labs Is Solving All Your Problems, One App at a Time

From Penn Course Review to Penn Mobile, hear about what goes on behind your favorite products made for students, by students.

by MISTY LIAO

Justin Bean's Double Life as Both a Marine and a Penn Student

Justin shares experiences and life lessons from training at the Marine Officer Candidate School. 

by KATIE BONTJE

Growing Up, I Distanced Myself From My Judaism. The Pittsburgh Shooting Changed That.

I realized that the hatred others had for Jews scarily resembled my own subtle self–hatred.

by ARI GOLDFINE

From Rowing to Running: Sabrina Stanich's Marathon In Memory of Henry Rogers

How the death of a beloved teammate inspired Penn alum Sabrina Stanich to run in the New York City marathon.

by MICHELLE SHEN

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