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Stories by Steve McCann

NROTC graduates from left to right: Allan Cate, Madeline McAvoy, and Robert Blend. All three are commissioned officers, as of a May 14 ceremony.

‘Selflessness and service’

Most 17-year-olds don’t know what they want to do for the next 10 years of their lives. However, May graduates Robert Blend, Allan Cate, and

The iconic “Frienship Gate” at 10th and Arch St. marks the entrance to Philadelphia’s historic Chinatown.

A charter bus to Chinatown

Launched in 2021 by a student-led initiative, the biweekly bus service connects students with local businesses in Philadelphia’s Chinatown.

Gloria Lee at the Ice Rink

Winter solace

From the Class of 1923 arena to La Casa Latina, four students speak to what motivates them through the season.

The Penn Lions train for Lunar New Year. This year’s choreography features a tussle between two lions.

Penn Lions in the Year of the Tiger

Dripping rain falls through barren branches along Locust Walk late on a Thursday night. Students hurry past, unwilling to linger in the unhospitable February weather.

Seven Penn student performing arts groups took the stage at Carnegie Hall in New York City for the Toast to Dear Old Penn showcase on Dec. 10. The event featured Dischord and Penn Yo acapella, Onda Latina (above) and Penn Dhamaka dance, Bloomers and Mask and Wig comedy troupes, and the spoken-word Excelano Project.

On stage at Carnegie Hall

Seven Penn student performing arts groups were featured at the ‘Toast to Dear Old Penn’ showcase in New York City.

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