HIIT the Ground Running →  April 19, 2014

Do you want to fit a fabulous fat-burning cardio workout into your hectic day but only have 30 minutes? If so, you should consider adding high intensity interval training (HIIT) to your exercise regimen. HIIT is a great way to get in shape, stay in shape, or add a new challenge to your workout routine. […]

Health and Fitness Profile: Shelby Fortin C’14 →  April 19, 2014

This week The WALK interviewed NCAA qualifier, University of Pennsylvania and Ivy League record holder, and all around incredible swimmer, Shelby Fortin C’14.  If you are looking for a source to help  get you back on track from what was a long and (hopefully) amazing fling, this article is sure to be just that! What is your […]

Eating Healthfully at Penn: Chipotle →  April 18, 2014

College students just love Chipotle. Its burritos are customizable, allowing us to substitute and make healthy choices. Burrito bowls with brown rice or lettuce are a great choice if you’re trying to eat healthier, as well as filling your bowl with plenty of veggies and protein. When trying to lower the calorie count of your […]

Trendwatch: #Normcore →  April 17, 2014

Fashion’s all about movements, then counter-movements, then counter-counter movements, and well… you get the drift. Enter normcore: fashion’s latest rebellion. Specifically, rebellion against the veritable circus of outrageous trends that bloggers and editors have been enamored with as of late. That’s right — embracing normcore means putting away the Anna Dello Russo accessories and dressing […]

Beauty Profile: Elonia McHenry W’14 →  April 17, 2014

We’re back with another installment of “Beauty Profile!”  Find out what some of the biggest fashion and beauty lovers on campus are influenced and inspired by, and how they think about beauty. Each week, we’ll discuss their favorite beauty products, health philosophies, and spots in Philly. See our previous installment here. Today, we’ll take a […]

Just Jules: Vita Fede →  April 16, 2014

What happens when you blend Asian, American, and European culture into a sleek jewelry line? You get Vita Fede, designer Cynthia Sakai’s beautiful brand of classy jewelry with a modern geometric take.  Born in Pasadena, California to Japanese parents, Cynthia started her own leather accessories and handbag line at age 18.  By 21, the driven […]

Penn Fashion Week Recap →  April 16, 2014

Let me start by saying that if you didn’t attend any of the Penn Fashion Week speakers, I shamelessly wag my finger at you.  That being said, since I am the kind of girl who likes helping her friends out, I’ll give you a peek at what you missed out on. As soon as I […]

Monk’s Cafe: Worth the Wait →  April 4, 2014

My good friend has been raving about Monk’s Cafe for months and I finally got to experience it this past Saturday. It had been a long day locked in Starbucks studying, and I thought it would be the perfect remedy for my study-induced FOMO. Our cab pulled up to an unassuming restaurant front. What was […]

Your Playlist for Fling 2014: David Guetta, Ra Ra Riot, & Magic Man →  April 3, 2014

David Guetta The 46-year old French house music DJ and producer needs no introduction. He’s talented, irreplaceable, and knows (better thananyone) the formula for catchy tunes. Our Spring Fling headliner this year, David Guetta, is pretty much a giant in the music industry, having worked with Rihanna, Usher, Pitbull, Afrojack, Tiesto, LMFAO… and we have […]

Wes Anderson’s “The Grand Budapest Hotel” →  April 2, 2014

Wes Anderson’s The Grand Budapest Hotel is the best use of the color purple since the 1982 novel by Alice Walker. Except the year is 1932, and in the winter of fictional eastern-European country Zurbrowka, a hotel concierge (Ralph Fiennes) and his lobby boy protégé (Tony Revolori) embark on an adventure rife with murder, lies, […]