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The Lessons I Learned from 'Bon Appétit'

How my journey into watching the company's YouTube channel led me to their problematic history. 

by EVAN QIANG

Everything That's (Still) Wrong With Amazon

Jeff Bezos may have stepped down as CEO, but you should still avoid using Amazon services. Here's why.

by MATTHEW SHEELER

A Closer Look into the Zoom Room

Zoom was never the first of its kind, but it became the most popular video conference platform during the COVID–19 pandemic. 

by PHUONG NGO

I'm Out of the Woods, But There's No Clear: A Style Journey

How moving from a small town to Philadelphia has affected my relationship with fashion

by MATTHEW SHEELER

Sustainability Is a Lifestyle, Not a Trend

Sustainability is more than just a profitable marketing scheme.

by MATTHEW SHEELER

Greenwashing, Explained

Unpacking the false promises of corporate sustainability

by MATTHEW SHEELER

Five Black–Owned Boutiques for All Your Fashion Needs

Craving a shopping trip? Check out these Black–owned boutiques for a style boost.

by NAOMI KIM

Drawing for Love

Follow me on my journey of finding love on the new dating app Monet.

by NAOMI KIM

How Affirmations Can Help Boost Confidence

Confidence is difficult to establish and maintain, but affirmations help. 

by TARA O'BRIEN

When Productivity Becomes Unproductive

Ground your relationship with productivity in fulfillment instead of checking off a to–do list.

by MATTHEW SHEELER

More Than The Renegade: The Evolution of TikTok

Chronicling how the social media app has grown from Musical.ly to a platform for social and political change

by PHUONG NGO

Not Your Mother's Pearls: Gen Z's Newest It Accessory

Riffing off of the punks of the 1980s, Gen Z is helping to reinvent a classic for a new generation. 

by AIDAH QURESHI

69th Street: How Sex Un–Education Fails to Prepare Us for Intimacy

In this edition, Focus writer Gabs Raffetto discusses how a lack of sex education in high school left her overly reliant on television for advice.

by GABRIELLA RAFFETTO

A Kardashian Post–Mortem: Looking Back on 12 Years of Influential Fame

A reflection on the family that revolutionized fame

by AIDAH QURESHI

Van Pelt–Dietrich Library is Making Its Return

Studying inside of a library is no longer a dream from a past life. Van Pelt is back—with some changes. 

by MADDIE MULDOON

Houseplants: More Than an Aesthetic

Four hobbyists discuss how houseplants became a source of therapy and comfort during difficult times.

by MATTHEW SHEELER

Fashion and Confidence: To Wear or Not to Wear?

Four Penn students on how fashion affects their confidence—and how each found a unique sense of style

by NAOMI KIM

Examining 'Who Wore It Better' Polls

These seemingly innocuous fashion polls actually promote body–shaming and sexism. 

by TARA O'BRIEN

TTYL, XOXO: Street’s Quarantined Love Issue

From Zoom dates to long walks around our blocks, here’s how Penn found love under lockdown.

by 34ST STREET MAGAZINE

Angelina Moles (@fiercefatfemme) on the Journey to Fat Liberation

Angelina discusses her experiences with medical fatphobia, eating disorders, and self–acceptance.

by EMILY WHITE

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