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Ego

To Alaska and Beyond

James Chang is reinventing the idea of a post–undergraduate gap year.

by ANJALI KISHORE

Ego of the Week: Justin Acheampong

Meet the senior making Penn a better place and looking good while doing it.

by ARIELLE STANGER

The World According to John Shahidi

The combination magazine, coffee, and tobacco shop Avril 50 has stood the test of time—by staying frozen in it.

by EMILY WHITE

Yune Kim Finds the Purpose of Career Within Art

Her playfulness and wonder seeps through every aspect of her art—whether it be textbook illustrations or bunny bucket hats.

by EMILY MAIORANO

From Penn to Camp Counseling to Climate Consulting, Rachel Zaff is Always on to the Next Adventure

No matter the country, this recent graduate is ready to take the leap.

by RACHEL SWYM

Penn 10: Class of 2022

This year's class is keeping it local. Meet ten Penn seniors who are living and working in Philly after crossing the stage.

by 34TH STREET MAGAZINE

Penn 10: Ari Bortman

This engineer and climate activist has mastered the art of growing your knowledge without growing up.

by EMILY WHITE

Penn 10: Sam Pancoe

Sam’s proudest achievement—helping communities feel like themselves; their biggest shame—knowing too much about funding at Penn, like, way too much.

by WALDEN GREEN

Penn 10: Serena Gandhi

Things Serena loves: her grandma, Pottruck, farmers’ markets, and choosing herself above all else. 

by KIRA WANG

Penn 10: Alejandra Bahena

This pre–med legend reflects on her experiences with resilience, representation, and skydiving.

by ALANA BESS

Penn 10: Chris Picchiello

 Whether he’s wearing his scrubs or his barista hat, love and care is at the heart of everything Chris does. 

by MEG GLADIEUX

Penn 10: Natasha Chity–Guevara

The Hispanic studies major and Penn Persian Society co–president dreams of being a professor in Latin American literature.

by JULIA ESPOSITO

Penn 10: Manoj Simha

Manoj’s Wharton experience hasn’t been about turning money into more money; it’s been about building something from the ground up.

by ARIELLE STANGER

Penn 10: Emma Van Zandt

Emma Van Zandt goes with the flow, whether that's attending Penn, surviving cancer, or starting the career she never knew existed.

by ANJALI KISHORE

Penn 10: Barbara Chrem

For Barbara, nursing is the perfect union of interpersonal attraction and STEM.

by SHELBY ABAYIE

Penn 10: Maddy Fair

Maddy envisions a world where being honest about mental health isn't scary.

by KATE RATNER

Ego of the Week: Nathaniel Hess

Meet the senior who's swapping his beloved frisbee for a chemical engineering Ph.D.

by ANJALI KISHORE

#AsianTalks is More Than Just a Hashtag

How a student–led therapy program has created an inclusive space for the Asian–American community at Penn.

by GRACE BUSSER

Ego of the Week: Beatrice Forman

Meet Street's former editor–in–chief, who excels at telling stories and fails at passing the Bechdel test.

by EMILY WHITE

Generation Pandemic: A Monument to Our Young People

How two seniors allowed us to understand American strangers' lives during the world's worst months.

by ANJALI KISHORE

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