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The Final Project for Jay Kirk's 'Xfic' English Class? Getting Published.

Instead of taking a final exam in a few weeks, 'XFic' students will become published authors. The online journal went live on April 9.

by TARA O'BRIEN

Ego of the Week: Teddy Kurkoski

Meet the Penn senior who loves drag, LGBTQ+ advocacy, and sub–matriculated to get a master's in Materials Science and Engineering.

by AMANPREET SINGH

Penn in 1969: A Glimpse Into the Past With Alumni Wendy Santoro and Mary Ellen Miller

Two College for Women alumni reflect on student life in 1969 and female experience at Penn.

by EMMA HARRIS

All Things Theater and Activism with Susanna Jaramillo

Meet the first female president of Glee Club, a chemical engineer who's passionate about representation.

by EMMA MOORE

Meet Professor Paul Rozin, the Guru of Food Psychology

Professor Rozin on a variety of topics such as the benefits of eating insects and why we have a special affection for chili peppers.  

by SONALI DELIWALA

Ego of the Week: Luis Rosario

Meet the Penn senior who is just as comfortable on the dance floor as he is in the lab. 

by AMANPREET SINGH

Emily Cieslak: Writer, Stylist, Fashion Connoisseur

The Penn senior talks about her experience with The WALK, Penn fashion, and clothes as a form of self–expression.

by CHELSEY ZHU

Meet Arman Ramezani: A Student Leading Undergraduate Education Reform at Penn

The External Chair of SCUE talks reforming education at Penn, embracing his Iranian roots, and all things luxury cars.

by EMMA MOORE

Ego of the Week: Stephen Damianos

Meet the Penn senior who has dedicated his life to empowering refugees.

by AMANPREET SINGH

Meet Dana Yi, the Fastest Female Rubik's Cube Solver in the World

This Penn sophomore found her first Rubik's Cube when she was eight, and now she travels the world competing.

by MICHELLE SHEN

Meet the Penn English Department's Superstar Storyteller

Deborah Burnham talks about literature, the Penn English Department, and running a writing workshop for cancer patients.

by CHELSEY ZHU

Ego of the Week: Scheherbano Rafay

Meet the tech director for Bloomers

by AMANPREET SINGH

Meet Bloomers’ Band: The Punky, Powerful Troupe Behind Every Hilarious Performance

Underneath all that slick black clothing is an endearing group of 'ex–orchestra and band geeks.'

by ZOE YOUNG

Behind This Year's Alternative Spring Breaks

Students went on meaningful service trips to New York, Texas, and the Appalachians—next year, this could be you.

by JESSICA BAO

Ego of the Week: Madison Dawkins

Meet the Penn senior whose passion for mass incarceration reform led her to start BARS: Beyond Arrests: Re–Thinking Systematic Oppression

by AMANPREET SINGH

Meet the Penn Graduate Who Composed the Score For a 17th Century Opera

"I wanted it to sound authentic...like it could've been performed back then"

by SONALI DELIWALA

Ego of the Week: Anna Thompson

From winning the world championship with the U.S. mixed national frisbee team to loving &pizza

by AMANPREET SINGH

Penn Masala's Spring Show Promises to Be Out–Of–This–World

See their show 'Interstellar' on March 30th.

by TARA O'BRIEN

Meet the Penn Senior Who Doubles as a Professional Service Dog Trainer

Libby Rockaway trains these canine companions to help people with type 1 diabetes.

by CHELSEY ZHU

Behind the Comic Making Workshop You've Never Heard About

Every Monday night, professors Robert Berry and Jean–Christophe Cloutier guide students through comic creation in Van Pelt Library. 

by SHUNMEL SYAU

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