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Campus Culture

The Best Places to Watch The Game This Weekend

You asked for it—the ultimate Philly sports bar roundup.

by DIYA SETHI

This Board Game Cafe is the Site of Your Next Night Out

A new board game cafe just opened in Queen Village, and it's a must–visit. 

by DIYA SETHI

Taco Taco Mexican Picks Up Where Honest Tom's Left Off

The new joint returns to the campus favorite’s roots, with carnivorous options and larger portions. 

by BEATRICE FORMAN

69th Street: Should You Stay Friends with Your Ex?

Is the idea of remaining close to a former partner mature or masochistic?

by SOPHIE BURKHOLDER

The Standout Performances of Made In America 2019

From Lizzo in an all–denim fit to DaBaby's many guests, there was no shortage of surprises at this year’s festival. 

by BEATRICE FORMAN

Soak Up Summer With These Philly–Based Water Activities

Philadelphia may not be a tropical island, but that doesn’t mean you don’t deserve some sunshine and saltwater. 

by DIYA SETHI

So, You're Abroad on Independence Day

Keep those Fourth of July traditions alive while you're away from the US of A. 

by DIYA SETHI

Challenging the Societal Stigma: The Menstrual Cup

I challenged the stigma that surrounds feminine products. I think you should too.

by DIYA SETHI

A Treat for Any Mood: DIY Popsicles

Cool off this sweaty summer with these homemade sweet, refreshing popsicles.

by DIYA SETHI

DIY Shaving Cream

Check out these DIY shaving creams for when you're just too lazy to run to the store. 

by DIYA SETHI

"A Visit from the Goon Squad": What Jennifer Egan's Book Taught Me About The Twists and Turns Of Time

Pulitzer prize winner and Upenn graduate Jennifer Egan's book tracks development, histories, and interconnectedness through time.

by KATIE FARRELL

Getting In Shape, or Being Forced Into One? Pottruck Makes Us Uncomfortable.

How antiquated notions about gender and fitness seem ingrained in Pottruck's physical layout.

by ZOE YOUNG

Introducing Anne Ishii: Translator and Editor of Gay Erotic Manga

On breaking boundaries in the literary industry, being the executive director of Philly's Asian Arts Initiative, and bringing niche art to the mainstream

by JOSEPHINE CHENG

'Stitched! Weaving Together Philly's Fiber Arts Community' Explores the Ties That Bind Us

The Kelly Writers House hosted Professor Funderburg's creative nonfiction class that explored community in their own lives and in Philadelphia as a whole.

by KATIE FARRELL

Triple Frontier: Ben Affleck, Oscar Isaac, and Lots of Money

Netflix's new heist film is an unexpected thrill.

by EMMA HARRIS

"Stand–Ups Sit Down": A Conversation with Female Comedians About Industry Challenges

Judy Gold and Laurie Kilmartin joined the Kelly Writers House to deliver bittersweet insight on sexism in the comedy industry. 

by KATIE FARRELL

Emily Yao: Revealing Yourself at a Distance Through Poetry and Photography

Poet and photographer Emily Yao shares the motive behind her art, and what inspires her to keep writing.

by KATIE FARRELL

Building Bridges: 'Graffiti & Ornament' Connects Philly's Past and Present Through Art

The Woodlands in West Philadelphia presents 'Graffiti & Ornament', an exhibition of site–specific works by artists Roberto Lugo and Leo Tecosky. 

by JESS ARATEN

Penn Dance's 'CURATED': From Freshman Inspiration to Senior On–Stage Performance

Penn Dance Company's graduating class bridges two forms of art—visual and performing—for its spring independent show, CURATED.

by KATIE FARRELL

Just Miles From Campus: Finding Calm in the City at Shofuso Japanese House and Garden

This Tea House and Garden reflects the history of Japanese culture in Philadelphia. 

by JESS ARATEN

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