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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

Professor Maggie Blackhawk is Breaking New Ground in Federal Indian Law

The Penn Law School professor talks about what brought her to law school and how she's shifting the legal paradigm.

by KATIE FARRELL

Ego of the Week: Tanya Jain

This student leader is changing the face of feminism at Penn.

by HANNAH YUSUF

Meet Daniel Gordon: The Student Government Leader Who Always Finds Time For Others

Unwaveringly enthusiastic, Daniel Gordon shares his passion for school spirit, wellness, and Netflix.

by KATIE FARRELL

Ego of the Week: Stephanie Wu

The Penn Debate Society president discusses her love for gender equity and what it's like coming from Australia to Wharton.

by AMANPREET SINGH

Meet Kia DaSilva, Penn's Archeology Lover Who Spent Her Childhood Living in the Quad

From Riepe baby to Riepe RA, meet the Near East languages and civilizations major rooted in Penn's campus.

by AMANPREET SINGH

Ego of the Week: Cinthia Ibarra

The chair of external affairs for the Latinx Coalition on her childhood, wanting to work for the FBI, and her favorite book.

by AMANPREET SINGH

Penn SLAP: Back and Better Than Ever

The newest iteration of the Penn Student Labor Action Project aims to educate, advocate, and empower. 

by KARIN HANANEL

Inside Penn Glee Club’s World Tour

9 Performances. 6 Collaborations. 5 Cities. 1 International Tour.

by LYNN AHRENS

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