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How Online Donations and the Commodification of Black Death Go Hand–in–Hand

From the infamous $6 million "BLM House" to controversial activist Shaun King, the commodification of Black death can be shown in all levels of activism.

by NAIMA SMALL

College Fuels Our Worst Sleeping Habits—Can We Change That?

Sleep deprivation shouldn't be seen as the key to success or productivity in college.

by NAIMA SMALL

Unpacking the Resurgence of Modern Witchcraft

Contrary to popular belief, witches are not the devil. 

by SHELBY ABAYIE

Elon Musk: Defender of Free Speech or Power–Hungry Entrepreneur?

Here's what Elon Musk's attempt to buy Twitter reveals about freedom of speech and the power of wealth. 

by SHELBY ABAYIE

Beer Girls, Sad Indie Alt Girls, and Why Women Can Never Win

The "just like other girls" trend creates a space where women aren't ridiculed for their similar interests.

by ANNA HOCHMAN

Alt–Girls of Color Are Here To Stay

The alt–girl aesthetic is incredibly whitewashed. Luckily, a new crop of creators are fighting against it.

by SHELBY ABAYIE

Pamela Anderson and the Cigarette Mom: TikTok's Causal Classism

The newest TikTok trend shows a pattern of classism on Gen Z's favorite app. 

by ANNA HOCHMAN

Why Is Will Smith’s Oscars Slap Such a Big Deal?

The root of the backlash against Will Smith's slap lies in anti–Blackness.

by NAIMA SMALL

Short King Spring Is Upon Us

Short King Spring is trending across social media. What does it mean for masculinity? 

by ANNA HOCHMAN

Sidechat to the Main Stage: A New App That Is Taking Over Campus

A new app called Sidechat has taken Penn by storm—but what exactly is it? 

by SHELBY ABAYIE

Why Ketanji Brown Jackson’s Hair Matters to Black Women

The first Black woman nominated to the Supreme Court is wearing her natural curls—here's why that's important. 

by NAIMA SMALL

The Monkey and The Elephant Doesn't Just Have Coffee, It Has Heart

This Philly non–profit redefines the 3Cs: coffee, cause, and community.

by KAYLA COTTER

For Great Food and Some Cultural History, Stroll the Streets of the Century–Old Italian Market

The businesses on South Philly's 9th Street have been here for decades. Here's a look into where they've been, and where they're going.

by JEAN PAIK

Cheap Eats: Spring 2022 Dining Guide

More restaurants, more impact, and more of Philly, all for under $15

by 34TH STREET MAGAZINE

How Chef Diana Widjojo Is Highlighting Indonesian Cuisine and Culture

The co–owner of restaurant Hardena is making Indonesian food more popular than ever.

by EVAN QIANG

@cass_andthecity Puts Hidden Gems on the Map

The Philly–based TikToker reviews restaurants from neighborhoods all over the city, tackling issues of food justice

by EMILY WHITE

The Charm of Chinatown's Longtime Restaurants

A deep dive into some of Chinatown’s oldest eateries—save room for dessert!

by CINDY ZHANG

Head to Càphê Roasters for Coffee with a Purpose

This Vietnamese coffee roastery and cafe is worth making the trek into Kensington.

by ANNA HOCHMAN

Campus Food Truck Owners' Favorite Items on Their Menus

Never worry about what to order again and learn the best thing on the menu from the owners themselves.

by ANJALI KISHORE

Mood Cafe is the Spot for South Asian Comfort Food

Great service, twists on classic dishes, and more await you at this comfy Baltimore Ave cafe.

by CONNOR NAKAMURA

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