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The Resurgence of Disposable Cameras

How our desire for nostalgia led us to back Kodaks. 

by HANNAH LONSER

It’s Time to Hang Up the Term ”Wife Beater”

Unpacking how the white tank top acquired its infamous nickname.

by MADDIE MULDOON

The Ups and Downs of #AmazonFashion

Amazon is increasing its hold over the fashion industry with its trendy new dresses, swimsuits, and more—but at what cost?

by MADDIE MULDOON

The Definitive Philly Nail Salon Roundup

Looking to add a pop of color to your nails this season? We've got you covered.

by MADDIE MULDOON

Say Goodbye to Simple Makeup Looks With These Summer Beauty Trends

In the words of Katy Perry, these beginner–friendly summer–time looks are so hot, they'll melt your popsicle.

by EMILY WHITE

Breaking Down the Victoria's Secret Rebrand

Facing years of criticism for its promotion of toxic standards of beauty, the lingerie giant is attempting to reinvent itself as a champion of female empowerment.

by JILLIAN LOMBARDI

Nonnormative Body Club Brings Inclusive, Accessible Fitness to All Bodies

Founder Asher Freeman created an alternative, safe space for bodies that don't fit the 'ideal' standard of health and beauty.

by EMILY WHITE

A Guide to Smelling like Summer

Looking to change your signature scent this summer? Street has you covered.

by AAKRUTI GANESHAN

A Quaker's Guide to Hiking

Here are five trails close to campus where you can get your hiking fix this summer.

by JILLIAN LOMBARDI

Shop Sustainable Swimwear at These Online Retailers

From bikinis to wet suits, find what you're looking for while helping the planet.

by JILLIAN LOMBARDI

Bar–Ly Is Your Next Happy Hour Spot

A visit to this Chinatown sports bar will leave you feeling like you've stepped into the '90s sitcom of your dreams.

by MEHEK BOPARAI

Thought Insomnia Cookies Couldn't Get Any Better? Well, Think Again.

I visited Insomnia's new CookieLab "speakeasy" in South Philly. Here's how it went. 

by MADDIE MULDOON

Five Philly Ice Cream Shops to Try This Summer

Ice cream is a classic—but it doesn't have to be boring.

by EMILY WHITE

Behind Instagram and TikTok’s Censorship of Sex Workers

How the internet became an oasis for sex workers—and why that's rapidly changing.

by EMILY WHITE

Will the Black Market Be the End of Luxury Fashion?

The black market and how it degrades luxury brands

by PHUONG NGO

PerfectTed: "Matcha So Pure That You Could Bathe in It"

These three Penn grads are revolutionizing on–the–go matcha while prioritizing sustainability and transparency.

by EMILY WHITE

When a Coffee Drinker Gives Tea a Chance

An avid coffee drinker tries out five popular teas and finds they may be better than expected.

by MATTHEW SHEELER

The Oxymoron of Affordable Luxury

Explaining the phenomenon that introduces young people to luxury goods

by PHUONG NGO

The Price of Free Samples

College brand ambassadors, explained

by PHUONG NGO

David Dobrik and the Vlog Squad: The Normalization of Sexual Violence

Recent allegations against Vlog Squad member Dom Zeglaitis are a prime example of how society normalizes sexual violence.

by MATTHEW SHEELER

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