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Meg Gladieux


Diary of a Former Pandemic Barista

Working at a coffee shop during COVID–19 helped me find connections to others.

A Trip Into Psychedelic Medicine

Psychedelics are revolutionizing the health care and wellness industries. Now, they’re at Penn’s doorstep. 

Quaker Kitchen: A Home–Cooked Meal on Campus

Take a seat and get to know Penn’s newest dining–plan–friendly culinary experience

Dead Parents Society: Finding Community in Grief

Uncovering spaces where open conversations about loss can bloom on campus

The Unseen Undergraduates: Remembering the LPS Bachelor’s Program

As the on–campus LPS program reaches its final act, nontraditional students reflect on the meaning of a traditional campus experience.

Growing Pains of a Grown–Up 'Riverdale'

Can a time jump usher in a 'Riverdale' renaissance?

I Lived on the New Sophomore Dining Plan for a Week. This is What Happened.

An experiential dissection of Penn’s shift in dining policy and the meaning of dining as a Penn student

The Year We Learned to Grieve

 Loss is hard. It’s even harder in the midst of a pandemic. 

The Strange Comfort of the Time–Loop Romance Movie

Exploring beauty and cynicism of sci–fi twists on classic rom–com tropes 

Amazon Prime’s ‘The Wilds’ is the Best Show You’re Not Watching

It’s so much more than a gender–swapped Lord of the Flies.

For the Love of the Cover

In quarantine, covering songs has become the ultimate act of love.

The Stock Market Has Always Been a Game. Now Gen Z Is Learning To Play.

WTF is going on with the stock market right now?

'Songbird' and the Film Industry’s Failing Attempt at Pandemic Production

Hollywood is rushing to give us pandemic–themed content. No one’s asking for it.

Instagram's @deuxmoi Transcends and Transforms Celebrity Gossip Culture

DeuxMoi tells a larger story about the changing landscape of celebrity culture and Instagram voyeurism. 

The Year Our Hometowns Became Our Campus

Reflections on feeling stuck in–between our lives at Penn and the places we grew up

What Happens When Network Television Tries to Tackle the Pandemic?

What’s the value of dramatizing COVID–19 when we’re still watching it unfold in the real world?

The Immortal Life of ABBA

Exploring the magic behind ABBA's  generational staying power.

Mood-Tracking Apps: The Mental Health Companion You Never Knew You Needed

These five apps transformed the way I think about my stress and anxiety.
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