Coming Home April 16, 2017

I’m a nostalgic person. So, when my parents decided to move from my hometown of Birmingham, Alabama to Atlanta, Georgia during my freshman year at Penn, I was disappointed I would lose the feeling of “coming home” on breaks. While only a 2-hour drive away, Atlanta might as well have been halfway across the world […]



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Lessons from the Queen of Coachella April 14, 2017

ith Coachella upon us, we wonder if we should’ve taken that weekend trip to California to hang out with our fellow festivalgoers and forget about school. But alas–we cannot, so I will bring Coachella fashion to you! Here are the many ways people at Coachella dress and style themselves for this iconic festival. When mentioning Coachella […]



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The WALK’s definitive guide to yoga April 13, 2017

idterms are quickly approaching but when the going gets tough, the tough go to…yoga? Many Quakers lock themselves in the library come midterms season, but it’s important to take time for yourself to de–stress. Practicing yoga boosts your immune system, improves flexibility, balance, focus and strength, helps you sleep better, helps you breathe better and […]



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Let’s Get Real About Penn’s Hookup Culture April 11, 2017

  et’s get real. This school has many types of cultures, all carrying their own sets of problems. There is the pre-professional culture, the Greek culture, the party culture and so on. One culture less analyzed may be the hookup culture: the culture in which just about all Penn kids partake in at least once […]



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Fire and Feathers Unite: Year of the Rooster April 4, 2017

 third of 2017 is gone; a little more than half remains to do it right. According to Chinese astrology, 2017, the Year of the Rooster, is meant to be lived with confidence, diligence and intensity. Roosters, both the animals and those born under the horoscope, are flamboyant with feathers in the shades of fire. Never […]



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Fashion’s Favorite Tattoo Artist March 29, 2017

t’s hard to scroll through Instagram these days without seeing some fashion influencer sporting a new tattoo. These tattoos range from the incredibly small white tattoos, to larger tattoos, such as the one that graces Demi Lovato’s entire side. The trend in tattoos today, however, is tiny tattoos that appear on all parts of the […]



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Saturday Night Live: Bridging the Blue/Red Divide? March 26, 2017

 olitical commentaries have always held a premiere platform on Saturday Night Live. They serve as the basis for their cold opens, the first sketch before the host is introduced, and the main plotline for their Weekend Update where two hosts, Michael Che and Colin Jost, joke about the major news of the week. While the […]



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Beating the Weekday Hangover March 22, 2017

  s busy Penn students, we are constantly working to live up to the ever-present challenge of balancing our social lives with our academic and extracurricular responsibilities. Most of us, not wanting to have to pick one over the other, have experienced that weekday hangover after a rowdy date night or a spontaneous trip to […]



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A Broader Perspective: Lyon March 21, 2017

hen I decided to join the WALK, I had just gotten back from a semester abroad. So naturally, my experiences overseas were perfect fodder for a rookie writer who was desperate for content. You would think, though, that the city I lived in—Lyon, France—would be at the top of my list as a story to […]



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#Hurtbae: What We Can Learn From the Viral Video March 21, 2017

   en ain’t sh***t” is a common phrase iterated from women after watching the infamous #hurtbae video. If you haven’t seen it by now, take a look at the six minute clip by the Scene where two exes discuss the fall of their relationship. It mainly attempted to get at the heart of why the […]



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