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Making the Case for Virtual School

Penn's 2021 summer classes mark the end of an era of Zoom school. But should the university abandon online courses entirely?

by JILLIAN LOMBARDI

Keeping Up With Mia Giovina

The rising TikTok star talks her journey to producing original music and the release of her new song Time Machine. 

by MADDIE MULDOON

Meet Unruly Patchouli, the Philly–Based Artist Who Creates Psychedelic Dreamscapes

The artist celebrates queer and fat bodies through everything from tattoos to earrings—and in doing so celebrates themself.

by EMILY WHITE

Chronicling the History of Smokey Joe’s—Penn’s Most Beloved Bar

Owner Paul Ryan shares the history of Smokey Joe's and how it's survived the test of time—as well as a global pandemic.

by MADDIE MULDOON

PURM Is Back—Here's What It Looks Like Now

Penn's beloved undergraduate summer research program is officially up and running—but how has it changed? 

by JILLIAN LOMBARDI

Meet Lua Beckman, the Artist Unfazed by Penn's Pre-Professionalism

The rising senior combines her interests in gender and cognitive science through painting to make art that's meaningful to her

by EMILY WHITE

Pandemic Relief Supply Has Delivered Over 200 Million Units of PPE—and It's Not Stopping There

Meet Luka Yancopoulos and Will Danon, the masterminds behind the company that's helped frontline organizations in need.

by MADDIE MULDOON

Meet Audrey and Sophia, Co–Founders of Body Positive UPenn

These rising juniors are cultivating self–love within the Penn community—and learning to accept themselves along the way.

by MADDIE MULDOON

34th Street Presents: The Class of 2021's Penn 10

It's a hot grad summer—and these 10 seniors are no exception.

by 34ST STREET MAGAZINE

Penn 10: Brandon Nguyen

From consulting in Sri Lanka to potato farming in Norway, hear how this Toronto native shares his passion for sustainability with the world. 

by ANGELA SHEN

Penn 10: Adam Konkol

There's no such thing as free time or work when you love what you do, even if it's being a student, a teacher, and a researcher all at once.

by HARSHITA GUPTA

Penn 10: Julia Klayman

The tour guide extraordinaire and creative writing enthusiast loves learning—even from her own failures.

by MEHEK BOPARAI

Penn 10: Faith Mamaradlo

Meet the Penn senior who has devoted herself to decolonizing design and cultivating community in the process. 

by KARIN HANANEL

Penn 10: Nabeel Farooqui

This Halo co–founder is a social justice advocate, die–hard Philly sports fan, and chocolate milk enthusiast.

by MADDIE MULDOON

Penn 10: Bernie Wang

Bernie's passions for energy research, trombone, and tae kwon do followed him from grade school to Penn.

by ARIELLE STANGER

Penn 10: Amanpreet Singh

The former Street writer reflects on trans inclusion, University politics, and loving the cliches of the Penn experience.

by BEATRICE FORMAN

Penn 10: Sydney Lewis

The former Hillel president turned contact tracer talks about the importance of defaulting to yes.

by HANNAH LONSER

Penn 10: Heta Patel

This Penn student bridges humanities and health care with a passion for translation and violence prevention.

by EMILY WHITE

Penn 10: Erin O'Malley

Things Erin loves: spoken word, Asian American Studies, '90s riot grrrl music, and resisting capitalism. 

by CHELSEY ZHU

Ego of the Week: Tamsyn Brann

Meet Street’s former editor–in–chief, who doubles as a science writer and dedicated David Bowie stan.

by BEATRICE FORMAN

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