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Denali Sagner


Letter from the 'Penn, Interrupted' Editor

On getting old, looking back, and writing it all down

Amanda Shulman is Throwing a Dinner Party—And Everyone's Invited

Meet the Penn alum who took her supper clubs from a college apartment to a Rittenhouse restaurant, with a few pit stops along the way.

Letter from the Dining Guide Editor

On masking up, chowing down, and enjoying "the in between"

Lasting Scars: Albert Kligman and the Holmesburg Prison Experiments

Penn's most celebrated dermatologist experimented on incarcerated people. The University still hasn't owned up to his legacy.

The Right Side of History: Republican Students Split On Support For Trump

In the wake of a Trump loss, the future of the Republican Party lies in the hands of some of its youngest members.

Remembering Dear Old Penn

Alumni through the decades recall their fall at Penn memories in the age of online school

Becoming Myself, and Allegro's Pizza

The versions of ourselves that once existed reside in Allegro's vast archive of memory. In that, I often find comfort. 

Shop Sustainably at these Philly Thrift Stores

Ditch your fast fashion habits with Street's Philadelphia secondhand roundup.

Penn's Closed, What's Open?

Here's the status of your favorite Penn food spots during the Coronavirus lockdown 

Professor Herman Beavers on Toni Morrison, 'Anti–Racism,' and the Greatest Reason To Be in the Classroom

"Reading literature can put you in touch with what it means to be human," Beavers says. "The fact that the protagonist of the story happens to be Black should not be a barrier to you understanding that."

On the Road Again: Crossing International Borders During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Scattered across the globe, four international students discuss how their home countries are handling the coronavirus and the uncertain academic year that lies ahead.

The [Zoom] Where it Happens: Stories from the COVID Campaign Trail

Two Penn students discuss political campaign work during one of the most contentious election seasons in US history.

How to Save an Unexpected Life During a Pandemic

How one lockdown trend is helping the Penn community do good.

Is TikTok creating a musical meritocracy?

Gen Z breaks down traditional barriers as TikTok helps boost musical fame

A Love Letter to Philadelphia in an Unexpected Place

Why Queer Eye Season 5 is way more than a makeover.

From Houston Hall to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives

Meet Penn alum and West Philadelphia state representative Rick Krajewski

Where BLM Meets DIY: Meet Two Penn Students Using their Art to Support a Movement

How tie-dye and stickers became a force for racial change

Phoebe Bridgers Weighs Life, Love, and Loss on "Punisher"

The indie artist blends introspection, storytelling, and eeriness on her sophomore album.

"These are Their Stories": Law and Order S.V.U. in the Age of "Copaganda"

Reexamining my favorite TV show and its feminist heroine as America questions the age-old police procedural

Protests, Police, and Penn: On the Ground at Philadelphia's Black Lives Matter Protest

One student's experience confronting police violence—and its place in her own history. 
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