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Mira Sydow


A Tale of Two Cities

An ode to growing up and coming home

A Complicated Ally: Navigating Crises With Student Intervention Services

SIS is designed to help students with immediate needs. But for some students, does the organization's fast action cause more harm than good?

Mike Blackwell Dreamed of Penn. But Dreams Come at a Heavy Cost.

Mike’s decades of learning culminated in his acceptance to Penn’s MLA program. But now, he says the University isn’t willing to support nontraditional students like him. 

Alexandra Hunt: By the Youth, for the People

The public health researcher turned community organizer is running to unseat Rep. Dwight Evans—and years of moderate policies—in Congress.

Stressed, Stuck, and Stifled: Penn’s Class of 2025 Talks Applying in a Virtual World

Applying to college has never been easy. But it’s never been harder than it is now.

Keeping the Magic Alive

Magic Carpet owners reflect on their time at Penn in the wake of COVID-19’s economic impact
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