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Submit to Street's Love–Themed Personal Essay Contest!

Tell us where it hurts, baby.

by 34TH STREET MAGAZINE

Pretty Fly Wifi: Best Wifi Names on Campus

Hide your kids, hide your wifi, we rounded up all of the best off–campus network names.

by DANIEL BULPITT and ELIANA DOFT

&pizza Opens on 39th and Walnut, and Changes the Campus Pizza Game

The buzzy pizza joint is now open in the space that used to house Capogiro. 

by DANIEL BULPITT

'Skate Kitchen': Brash, Lively, Beautiful, and Feminist

The upcoming indie film is all about a girl gang, and, just like its main characters, it's ballsy, lively, and beautiful. 

by ANGELA LIN

SoBol Opens Soon on Campus: Are Their Açaí Bowls Really a 'Superfood'?

The location is set to open later this month in the spot that once housed HubBub Coffee. 

by JACOB WINICK

Review: 'Eighth Grade' Paints a Refreshing Teen Portrait

Some high–school movies romanticize teenagers' lives, while others only focus on their struggles. But 'Eighth Grade' does neither.

by SOPHIE BURKHOLDER

Penn's Cosi Location Can Reopen after Health Department Closure

The restaurant's University City location had a cease operations order from August 6 to August 12.

by 34TH STREET MAGAZINE

Rex Orange County Visits, and His Fanbase Skews Young

The singer played Union Transfer on August 2nd.

by SOPHIE BURKHOLDER

Filmmaker Lauren Greenfield on ‘Generation Wealth,’ Morals & Capitalism

Hedge–fund executives, porn stars, and rich kids: in her newest documentary, Greenfield delves deep into the lifestyles and mentality of the upper echelon.

by CAT DRAGOI

Artist to Watch: Anna Shoemaker

This Philly native and daughter of a Penn alumnus is making genre–blending indie pop in NYC.

by SOPHIE BURKHOLDER

Summer Cities: Chicago

The fifth in a series exploring the best things to do for Penn students working in different cities this summer

by JACOB WINICK

An Honest Review of the New Honest Tom's 'Plant–Based' Offerings

From 'biff' to 'chucken,' here's what one Street writer thought of the new menu.

by MARYANNE KOUSSA

Smokey Joe's Reopens after Temporarily Closing on Order of Health Department

Smokes' closed for four days on the order of the city health department.

by 34TH STREET MAGAZINE

Snail Mail and the Future of Rock Music

Lindsey Jordan's recent stop at Union Transfer gave Philly a chance to get to know the 19–year–old indie rocker. 

by SOPHIE BURKHOLDER

Art Across Generations: Reviewing the Renoir and Son Exhibition at The Barnes

This summer’s special exhibition at the Barnes Foundation shares wisdom in artistic expression.

by SOPHIE BURKHOLDER

Through the Looking Glass: Coming to Terms with my Diabetes

Grappling with a psychic's prediction and my own identity

by DANIEL BULPITT

Why Haven’t You Been to Tipsy Bistro Yet?

The new spot on 31st and Walnut has a banging late–night happy hour.

by LILY SNIDER

The Definitive Copa Margarita Ranking

What's your number one? 

by JENNIFER CULLEN

Street's Guide to Philly's Hottest Concerts This September

These shows will almost definitely be sold out before school starts.

by ISABELLA FERTEL

Artist to Watch: The Happy Fits

Street talked to the guys behind the indie–rock New Jersey band that's on the verge of making it big. 

by SOPHIE BURKHOLDER

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