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Word on the Street

Confessions of a Fame Whore

What it means to be in love with the limelight.

by ISABELLA SIMONETTI

My Natural Hair Journey: Embracing My Black Identity

How one Penn student is tracking her journey of transitioning to her natural hair

by EIMAN ELTIGANI

On Loving Someone You Know You Shouldn't

How idealizing him made me lose sight of myself.

by ELLA BEI

Finding Love an Ocean Away

I thought you had to be stupid to be happy. Until I fell in love.

by ABIGAIL MCGUCKIN

On Finding Love through Freshman Hallcest

Falling for your Quad neighbor is risky business.

by SABRINA OCHOA

Love Songs and Other Things I'll Never Write

Where music and memories intersect

by MELANNIE JAY

TI–84 Calculators and Theoretical Love

Einstein, but this time hotter.

by LISA ZOU

If Love Was for a Grade

On unrequited love and crushing on your professor.

by AHALYA RAJAGOPALAN

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

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