Word on the Street

Having Feelings for a Hookup is Okay

I'm done pretending I'm okay with emotionless relationships.

by ISABELLA FIERRO

Cleaning Out The Closet

What it means to date someone who is not open about their sexuality

by PRAKASH MISHRA

An Ode to Coffee

Coffee means more than caffeination. 

by OLIVIA FITZPATRICK

Facts and Fictions about Love

Platonic love is underrated.

by CASS PHANORD

Janey Said Yes

How a 50–year–long romance changed my perspective on love

by PATRICK WILSON

Stuck in a First Love

When love turned into a mind game.

by EMILY YAO

On Losing My Grandfather, a Devoted Eagles Fan

What the Birds' Super Bowl win meant to me in the wake of my grandfather's death.

by SARAH MURRAY

In Defense of Philadelphia Sports Fans

Sports fandom is in Philadelphia's DNA.

by JAMES KONOPKA

Learning from loss: How I dealt with four deaths in one semester

 Josh’s death was a swift stab; my Nana’s passing was a slow cut; Nick’s death was a blunt impact; Will’s passing was an explosive force. Each loss brought on its own reflections, its own visceral reactions. 

by RYAN LEONE

Some Notes From Your Econ TA

 If you’re going to write a shoutout for your TA referencing a concept you learned in class, make sure you actually understand the concept.

by LEIGH ANN EISENHAUER

Studying Abroad in the Age of Trump

His reputation and tiny hands reach all over the globe.

by 34TH STREET MAGAZINE

Penn's Toxic Culture Is Our Responsibility

 The environment on campus is ours to shape.

by JACKSON BURKE

What It's Like to End an Athletic Career

Walking away from something you love is never easy. Here's why.

by MICHELLE PEREIRA

How I Stay Sober at Penn

Religion and personal preference keeps me away from alcohol 

by ALIYA CHAUDHRY

Life After Death on Campus

We learn of losses through email.

by STEPH BARRON

Living with PTSD at Penn

I try to be kind to myself.

by ANONYMOUS

Sleep Deprivation Won't Cure My Depression

The mental fog rolled over often, shrouding the different lobes of my brain.

by ANONYMOUS

On Being a Photographer at Penn

A Life On the Periphery

by ISABELLA CUAN

I'm done hiding my sexuality to fit in.

For years, I have tucked my sexuality behind strands of my thick, blonde hair and the thread of preppy clothing.

by ISABELLA SIMONETTI

Mental Health is Hard Work

My depression isn’t sexy; it’s hard work and constant effort. 

by JAMIE GOBRESKI

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