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Chelsey Zhu


Penn 10: Hadassah Raskas

Hadassah’s sage advice for navigating Penn and quarantine: stay true to who you are, practice gratitude, and remember to take a breather. 

'Moments Like This': Three Penn Quarantine Narratives

How we bond over Minecraft, dance, and Mafia. 

'You Are Not Alone'

How group therapy at CAPS helps students find strength in connection and vulnerability

Eating Vegan For A Week: How Hard Is It?

It turns out making this lifestyle change is accessible and delicious. 

'Revolution of Our Times': Penn Students from Hong Kong Reflect on the Protests

From being a part of protests to worrying about family at home, how the movement abroad affects Penn students

When Tutoring Programs Fail

What does Penn owe to Philly public schools?

Sunset Social Brings You Back to Summer

This casual diner serves burgers, bowls, and drinks atop Cira Green.

The Art of Making Authentic Chinese Dumplings

Save a trip to Chinatown. Make dumplings from your dorm. 

Hulu’s 'Harlots' is Sexy, Scandalous, and Super Progressive

The historical drama breathes life into the stories of poor, brown, and LGBTQ women in the 18th century. 

'Madam President' is Not Just a Dream Anymore

Why I have a feeling the 2020 presidential election is going to be different. 

How to Get Into Fitness for Beginners

Exercise doesn’t have to be intimidating.

An Introduction to FDR Park’s Cambodian Food Market

The best place for Southeast Asian street food that you’ve never heard of. 

A Look at What’s Inside the Penn Book Center

From apocalyptic survival guides to infuriating children’s books, the Penn Book Center has a lot to offer.

I Went Back to High School, and It Felt Like I Was Still at Penn

Penn Face and unhealthy competition start way before most of us step foot on campus.

The Best and Cheapest Things to Do in Philly on Memorial Day Weekend

Celebrate Memorial Day on a college budget.

Meet Natasha Menon, Your New UA President

The Penn junior talks about running the Undergraduate Assembly, tutoring immigrant children in Philly, and drafting legislation for housing discrimination. 

Meet Samira Mehta, the Student Who’s Changing How We Think About Water at Penn

The sophomore reflects on her long history with Isla Urbana and the urgency of water scarcity issues around the world. 

Penn 10: Jackson Betz

The mallets player and self–described architecture nerd reflects on his bumpy and enlightening journey at Penn, and the personal connections he's made. 

Emily Cieslak: Writer, Stylist, Fashion Connoisseur

The Penn senior talks about her experience with The WALK, Penn fashion, and clothes as a form of self–expression.

Meet the Penn English Department's Superstar Storyteller

Deborah Burnham talks about literature, the Penn English Department, and running a writing workshop for cancer patients.
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