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Table for One

A newbie's guide to redefining the solo outing through Philadelphia gems

by NATALIA CASTILLO

Why Is Gen Z Obsessed with the Instagram Soft Launch?

A girl you follow is dating someone new—but you'll never see her partner tagged in an Instagram post. Why?

by ANNA HOCHMAN

YouTube: A Platform For The Modern Philosopher?

From Contrapoints to Shanspeare, these modern philosophers are paving the way to accessible intellectualism.

by SHELBY ABAYIE

Playboy Bunnies, Hugh Hefner, and the Commodification of Sexual Abuse

It’s not liberating to wear the Playboy bunny logo—it’s just excessively consumerist. 

by KIRA WANG

Musical Appropriation and the Origins of Gen Z Slang

How artists of our generation have fallen short when it comes to owning their privilege

by SAMARA HIMMELFARB

Nepotism Babies: It–Girls or Just Rich?

Why are we so obsessed with Kendall Jenner, Bella Hadid, and Lily–Rose Depp?

by NAIMA SMALL

Fanfiction: The Good, The Bad, And The Thirsty

To be honest, fanfiction isn't as weird as you might think. 

by SHELBY ABAYIE

University City's STUMP Helps Students Bring Nature Home

The plant store's second Philly location offers affordable plants and care tips. 

by ANNA HOCHMAN

Love, Actually: Street’s Love Issue 2022

“If you look for it, I’ve got a sneaky feeling you’ll find that love actually is all around.”

by 34TH STREET MAGAZINE

TikTok's Take on Love

TikTok can easily promote a fake lifestyle of endless smiles and perfectionism. Can its take on love be more authentic?

by GABRIELLE GALCHEN

Treat Yourself This Valentine’s Day to These Five Philly Stores

From candle–making to do–it–yourself pottery, spend your Valentine's Day at these five Philly stores that celebrate self–love.

by NAIMA SMALL

The Greeks Had Six Words for Love—Here’s a Book for Each One

According to the ancient Greeks, love isn't just romantic. Check out these six books to learn why. 

by SHELBY ABAYIE

Tarot Tuesdays: Your Valentine's Day Horoscope for Feb. 15.

Love is in the air—even the universe says so.

by W. ANTHONY PÉREZ

Do Celebrities Even Owe Us Anything?

From Rihanna to Britney Spears, celebrities don't owe us shit. 

by ANNA HOCHMAN

Tarot Tuesday: Your Mercury Retrograde Messages for Feb. 8

Now that the chaos is over, what did you learn? 

by W. ANTHONY PÉREZ

Fanhouse Founder Rosie Nguyen Puts Creators First

Through her creator–centered platform Fanhouse, Wharton grad Rosie Nguyen aims to foster a safe space for social media personalities. 

by ANNA HOCHMAN

The Allure of Pete Davidson: Is Funny the New Hot?

From Ariana Grande to Kim Kardashian, Pete Davidson has dated every celebrity it–girl. How?

by SHELBY ABAYIE

Netflix’s 'Hype House' Isn’t Just Boring—It’s Sad.

Living in the Hype House was once the pinnacle of TikTok success. Now, it’s just a shallow reminder of the miserable nature of fame. 

by KIRA WANG

Why You Don’t Need to “Rebrand” Yourself for the New Year

Your 2022 "rebrand" might just be consumerism taken to the extreme.

by NAIMA SMALL

Storytelling through Style: Breaking Down Euphoria's Iconic Fashion

The high schoolers of Euphoria are always dressed to the nines. But their fashion statements are more impactful than we might think. 

by ANNA HOCHMAN

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