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Meet Matthew Shadbolt, Penn First Year and Head of Product at CNBC

This Class of '25 student and working professional couldn't stay away from learning.

by SHEIL DESAI

The Quaker Girls Keep the Spirit Alive at Penn Sports Games

This dance team tears up the turf at Franklin Field and heats up the hardwood at the Palestra.

by ANJALI KISHORE

Ego of the Week: Sam Kaufmann

Meet the senior who spends his free time tackling environmental issues and playing Friday night Mafia games.

by ALANA BESS

Meet Erin Brennan, Co–Founder of the Penn Screenwriters' Guild

This College junior writes scripts based on Hemingway poems and family dramas.

by SAYA DESAI

Andrew Mendoza Gives Fresh Fades and Friendship

Have no fear. Your next haircut is in good hands.

by ALANA BESS

Ego of the Week: Madison Woods

This Penn senior can be found on both the field and the stage, juggling her favorite activities. 

by SAYA DESAI

Ego of the Week: JJ Kampf

Between engineering, music, and a sports analytics internship, Shabbatones co–president JJ Kampf keeps busy.

by ANJALI KISHORE

Who Oversees Protests on Campus? Meet the Open Expression Division of Student Affairs

This branch of administration works to protect free speech rights at Penn.

by ALANA BESS

Hurrah for the Red and Blue ... and Green? Penn Sustainability Keeps These Student Leaders Busy

Meet the students pushing to make Penn a more climate–friendly university. 

by ANJALI KISHORE

Ego of the Week: Zaccariah Wright

As head writer for Mask and Wig, Zaccariah is making the entire Penn community laugh. 

by SAYA DESAI

Fossil Free Penn Is Back and Ready to Put Pressure on Penn

Coordinators Sarah Sterinbach and Katie Collier share FFP’s vision for the new semester.

by SHEIL DESAI

Meet Mikel Saralegui, the First Year Who Made His Own Album

Mikel sings about everything, from places he hasn't visited to relationships.

by SAYA DESAI

Meet Will From Hill, the First Year Who's Fiercely Dedicated to Penn

The new Class of 2025 president talks about meditating, the future, and pet chickens.

by ALANA BESS

Ego of the Week: Bryn Faulkner

Gospel choir singer and musical theater lover by day. Nurse by night. 

by SHEIL DESAI

Meet Aman Sharma, A First–Year Devoted To Redefining the Climate Movement

This Penn student, nature photographer, and climate activist is devoted to fighting climate change. 

by VIDUR SAIGAL

Ego of the Week: Nikhil Gupta

Worldly. Driven. Curious. Meet the senior whose actions speak louder than words.

by ALANA BESS

Onda Latina is Making Waves on and off Campus

Penn's premier Latinx dance group has an impact that extends beyond the stage.

by ANJALI KISHORE

From Farming to Advocacy: Rachel Zhang on Her Gap Year

The national delegate and nature enthusiast reflects on her year off and her future at Penn. 

by SAYA DESAI

Ego of the Week: Sneha Sharma

Health and legal activism are kind of Sneha's thing.

by ANJALI KISHORE

Meet Rahim Khan, the Man Behind Penn’s Friendliest Halal Cart

This Pakistani immigrant serves up chicken over rice with a smile.

by SHEIL DESAI

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