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Leah Steinberg


Word on the Street: Latest Discoveries

The Word on the Street column often ends with some sort of inspirational conlusive statement. This one was going to end with praise of the concept of “discovery”. In a fit of inspiration, I decided to skip the actual article.

Belle of the Ball

Desserts done right in South Philly

Gold Bonded

Exactly what you wouldn't expect to find inside of a dry cleaners

Philos Raise Hell With Their Brains

Penn's oldest student organization likes thinking and German techno.

A Home for the Homeless

Student-run shelter opens in Old City.

Best Places to Check Yourself Out on Campus

Every reflective surface at Penn offers a quick adjustment or self–esteem boost — you just need to know where to look.

Word on the Street: Keep the Candy

The primary elements of Halloween are: costumes, spookiness, candy and contact with strangers. Candy is okay.

Wedge + Fig Doesn't Add Up

This cafe isn't worth the trek.

The Penn Illusionists are Tricky

What’s to be learned from these card–carrying magicians.

Penn Park for the Bored and Lazy

Many students are disappointed by Penn Park because of its strong athletic focus.

Space Oddity

Sundance hit soars despite indie missteps

Summer in L.A.: Tim Burton Unpropped

Tim Burton: Keep It In Your Pants, Hollywood.

Stare Master

I am a starer. I stare at people. I have probably stared at you. Don’t feel special. I stare at nearly everybody.

People of Van Pelt

Review: Lodge

Rural Outfitters.

Visitation Rites

With the weather becoming less horrid, friends from other schools may come to visit. Good! This is your opportunity to put on a show.

Franc(PR)o/ Franc(ON)

This week, models at the Cynthia Rowley show strutted down the catwalk to the tune of James Franco's debut musical track.

Locust Swarm

On Locust, the roles are clear. If you’re walking, you’re dodging — burying your head in your phone or your hands in your pockets.

Defibrillator: Nelly Furtado, "I'm Like a Bird"

Nelly Furtado, circa 2001.

WaWa What?

Street hit up Wawa at 2 a.m. on a Saturday night and asked the post–party customers where they see themselves in five years.
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