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Penn 10: Serena Gandhi
Things Serena loves: her grandma, Pottruck, farmers’ markets, and choosing herself above all else.
May 13, 2022 at 8:00 am
Anywhere but Home
Penn’s housing services promise students a “home away from home.” But for some, that promise is broken under the strain of complicated roommate situations and college house policies.
April 26, 2022 at 8:00 am
Playboy Bunnies, Hugh Hefner, and the Commodification of Sexual Abuse
It’s not liberating to wear the Playboy bunny logo—it’s just excessively consumerist.
February 28, 2022 at 12:00 pm
Netflix’s 'Hype House' Isn’t Just Boring—It’s Sad.
Living in the Hype House was once the pinnacle of TikTok success. Now, it’s just a shallow reminder of the miserable nature of fame.
January 31, 2022 at 4:00 pm
Soak in the Holiday Spirit at Philadelphia’s Christmas Village
Featuring festive knick–knacks, holiday lights, and a German food court, the Christmas Village in Center City is the place to be.
December 11, 2021 at 11:08 am
The Golden Egg That Is the Canada Goose
To be honest, they’re not even that cute.
November 28, 2021 at 7:52 pm
Would You Die for a Dumptruck?
The truth behind the Brazilian butt lift
November 15, 2021 at 10:39 am
Televising Child Abuse: The Rise of the Family Vlogger
What do Tik Tok star Zoe Laverne and YouTube channel 8 Passengers have in common? Child exploitation.
November 8, 2021 at 11:15 am
Gabby Petito and the Case of Missing White Woman Syndrome
Influencer Gabby Petito’s death went viral on social media. But are internet sleuths even helping to solve the case?
October 5, 2021 at 10:28 pm
Four Ethiopian Restaurants Bringing Flavor to West Philly
Explore Ethiopian cuisine with these four restaurants just minutes away from Penn's campus.
September 27, 2021 at 7:15 pm
Digital Nomads: 'Workcation' or Colonization?
Working from a vacation destination sounds like a dream, but the reality is more sinister than it seems.
September 19, 2021 at 9:02 pm
The Problem with 'White Girl Wellness'
The wellness industry is dominated by white women—here’s why we need to fix it.
September 7, 2021 at 12:00 am
We Don’t Always Need to Be 'That Girl'
The “that girl” lifestyle has taken TikTok by storm—but is it even attainable?
August 31, 2021 at 12:00 am
Ghost Kitchens: The Restaurant Trend That’s Here to Stay
Mysterious ghost kitchens have been popping up all over Philly, but what exactly are they?
March 23, 2021 at 10:25 pm
The Lack of AAPI Representation in a Cabinet that “Looks Like America”
President Biden’s lack of AAPI representation in his cabinet is a slap in the face to a community that helped elect him.
February 26, 2021 at 5:00 pm
Five Movies About Non–Romantic Love to Watch on Valentine's Day
Here are some movies where romantic love takes a backseat.
February 9, 2021 at 5:49 pm
Keeping Up With the Conways
Claudia Conway shouldn’t be considered a Gen Z hero—she’s just a teenager trying to navigate the realities of her abuse.
February 4, 2021 at 12:00 pm
Dear Penn: Call Donald Trump Out By Name
Penn’s statement on the Capitol riots isn’t just disappointing, but also dangerously validating.
January 24, 2021 at 4:38 pm
We Need to Stop Stanning Politicians
Politicians should focus on advocacy, not being relatable meme queens.
December 9, 2020 at 5:39 pm
The Fox–Eye Trend Isn’t Cute—It’s Racist
To Bella Hadid, Kendall Jenner, and many others: our eyes are not your trend.
December 1, 2020 at 5:16 am
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