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Ego of the Week: Eva Zhang

Meet the Penn senior whose work with the Assembly of International Students put her on the map.

by AMANPREET SINGH

Junior Chloe Gong on 'These Violent Delights,' Her Debut Novel Reimagining Romeo and Juliet

The Shakespearean story is a  'retelling by way of The Godfather in 1920s Shanghai'—and there might be a sequel.

by AMY XIANG

A Conversation with Climate Researcher Irina Marinov

The newly tenured professor shares her thoughts on the future of climate change.

by JESSICA BAO

The Faces of Fossil Free Fridays

A closer look at the student–led movement demanding that Penn's administration address climate change.

by JULIA ESPOSITO

Behind Penn's 1.5* Minute Climate Lectures

Three lecturers discuss ways students can become environmentally sustainable on campus. 

by FERNANDA BRIZUELA

The Mission Behind Penn Sustainability

The group wants to help Penn reach carbon neutrality by 2042.

by JONAH CHARLTON

Meet Patrick Teese, President of Epsilon Eta

How this senior stumbled upon his interest in environmentalism

by HANNAH GROSS

Aimee Olexy Wants You To Know Where Your Food Comes From

The co–owner of Talula's Garden on bringing sustainable dining to Philadelphia.

by KATIE BONTJE

Ego of the Week: Vignesh Valliyur

Meet the Penn senior who's half of the third-best debate duo in the country, and a card shark on the side.

by QUINN ROBINSON

How John Pollack Cares for Van Pelt's Rarest Books

Library curator John Pollack spends his days taking care of every oddity on Van Pelt's sixth floor.

by AVERY JOHNSTON

Ego of the Week: Alexa Murray

Meet the senior who's a double varsity athlete captain and a member of the Advanced Women in Engineering Student Advisory Board.

by AMANPREET SINGH

Meet Michael Adjei–Poku: The Student Who Serves as the Captain of MERT

The senior talks about his tumultuous journey choosing his majors and his favorite parts of MERT shifts.

by AMY XIANG

Ego of the Week: Laurel Jaffe

Meet the PennQuest film buff.

by AMANPREET SINGH

Meet Angela Schmitt: Penn's Crepe–Loving Entrepreneur

The junior tells us about how her love of crepes led to her running a business. 

by AMY XIANG

Ego of the Week: Justin Iannacone

Justin shares his love for social impact, Penn for Youth Debate, and his desire to learn to teleport.

by KATIE FARRELL

Emily Wilson: Not the First Woman to Translate the Odyssey

The MacArthur fellow is not the first woman to translate Homer’s Odyssey, but she is the first woman to do so in English.  

by JESSICA BAO

Ego of the Week: KK Brooks

Meet the football captain who leads the team by example

by ANANYA MUTHUKRISHNAN

Meet The Freshman Who Sells His Home–Cooked Meals Made in Hill’s Community Kitchen

Joel Olujide (W '23) tells us how he found his passion for cooking, why he decided to start his business at Penn, and his hopes for the future.

by FERNANDA BRIZUELA

Ego of the Week: Julia Coquard

Meet the Penn senior who became one of Sweden's most famous beauty bloggers at 13.

by AMANPREET SINGH

Meet Tori Borlase: The UA Representative Who Organized the Philadelphia Climate Strike

This college sophomore tells us about organizing the Philadelphia Climate Strike and her work as a UA representative.

by FERNANDA BRIZUELA

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