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Philly fan explores famous market

Juliet Menz February 7, 2024

After 21 years of claiming to be a die-hard Philadelphia fan, I have finally crossed a Philly destination off my bucket list: the Reading Terminal Market. Open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily, the Reading Terminal...

William Nguyen ’24 poses in a kickboxing position.

Right hooks, uppercuts and sidekicks, oh my!

William Nguyen February 7, 2024
Trying a Kickboxing Class for the First Time
The storefront of South Philly Barbacoa is decorated with a mosaic sign, located at 1140 S. 9th St.

Exploring Mexican culture at Italian Market

Max Kelly January 31, 2024

Marcos Tlacopilco is the kind of person I hoped to meet during my first excursion to Philadelphia’s famous Italian Market: an immigrant, a restaurant employee who worked his way up to owner and a colorful...

Making candles and memories

Natalia Pereira December 6, 2023

I consider myself to be a bit of a do-it-yourself (DIY) enthusiast. I have always loved scrapbooking, and for the last four years, my college room has been decorated with paintings and collages I have...

Allie Miller ’24 on 13th Street Oct. 20.

‘Deep-seated racism in the Gayborhood’

Allie Miller November 29, 2023
Neighborhood history ignores queer people of color

Student enters rock reverie

Emma Mcfarlane November 29, 2023

I like art, I like crafts and I have a weird fondness for a painted rock I found on the Wissahickon trail during the covid-19 lockdown. So, on a Sunday in mid-October, I found myself on my way to “Rock...

Temple glassblowing majors take the heat

Megan Heine November 15, 2023

A burst of heat hit my chest as I stepped into the “hot room.” This room, on the first floor of the Tyler School of Art and Architecture on Temple University’s campus, is where all the creativity...

Caitlin Sherman participates in a cirque-style class at Launchpad Fitness Nov. 13

Cirque-style fitness brings exercise to new heights

Savannah Warner November 15, 2023

Working out has never been my thing. No matter what gym or home exercise routine has been advertised to me, I’ve never had an interest. But when I saw that Launchpad Fitness, a gym located in the...

Give art a chance

P.J. O'Hara November 8, 2023

On a fall day in 2018, while visiting my sister, Quinn O’Hara ’21, here at St. Joe’s, the O’Hara family wanted a new experience: something fresh and enticing that would make the brisk autumn day...

The cryotherapy chamber at Orange Cryo Wellness in Conshohoken. PHOTO COURTESY OF KATIE CAPPELLETTI ’24

Testing the benefits of cryotherapy

Katie Cappelletti November 8, 2023

Here’s the thing: cryotherapy is cold. Like, shockingly cold. Just seconds after I entered the cryotherapy chamber, my entire body began to tremble. I was shoulder deep in what looked like a seven-foot-tall...

Socializing with the dogs

Hannah Madeya November 1, 2023

Trying to enjoy a meal out while dogs jump on tables to snag a fry may be a stretch for most diners, and dogs, for that matter. But Bark Social, a human and dog social club in Manayunk, puts such interactions...

Searching for a rush of adrenaline from ‘The Exorcist: Believer’

Helena Sims November 1, 2023

Some people are really into horror movies, but I never really understood the attraction of intentionally freaking myself out. And, sitting in a pitch black theater with a bunch of strangers and loud sound...

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