Author Archives: The Wharton Journal

Diversity Workshop Review

In this section, we take a small sampling of current 1Y MBA students’ personal views in reaction to this year’s Diversity Workshop. All of us in the Wharton community are here in part to learn from one another, and we recognize that perspectives may change over time. Our intent is for these pieces to launch

1Y v 2Y

Wharton Journal asked a bunch of first years and second years on some important topics. This is what he heard. Topic First years Second years Party tickets (30 minutes before tickets go live) – Refresh, refresh, refresh. My life will be over if I don’t go for this party If I don’t get a ticket,

Why I Wore Black

Andre Ellis WG’18 I, like the majority of the black men in this country, believe that Terrence Crutcher or Keith Scott, could have easily been me or someone close to me.  Black people in this country are viewed differently and problematically and I operate with the understanding that my education, my job history and my

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Summer Star(tup): Burrow

Burrow is a direct-to-consumer sofa company that manufactures and sells high-quality, designer sofas for a fraction of the price of comparable retailers. Founders, Stephen Kuhl (WG’17) and Kabeer Chopra (WG’17) started Burrow at Wharton. We asked Stephen Kuhl to share the Burrow story with Wharton Journal: Did you come into Wharton knowing that you want

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Like Father, Like Son

Growing up, I thought that I was famous. When I was three years old, my parents made a fake “Newsweek” magazine cover with me in the center dressed in an immaculate all-white suit and baby-blue tie. After seeing this cover, I immediately shared the good news with all of my friends, and they believed me.

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What Wharton Thinks of Love (#sex) in 2016?

  The Wharton Journal Love (#sex) Survey 2016 was sent to about 1600 Wharton students via email and social media. The survey received 371 responses. Of those who responded to the survey, 52% were Male, 48% were female, and 0% identified as neither of those choices. About 59% of those who filled out the survey were

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Meet Your New Editors!

Shilpi Pathak (WG’17), Editor-In-Chief Shilpi was born and raised in Mumbai, India. Growing up, she enjoyed writing poetry and short stories. Her favorite activity was journaling about the world and its workings. Her passion for writing led her to pursue writing for short films in a small production house in Mumbai. She was also responsible

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The Wharthog Redemption – Wharton Learns the True Meaning of Rugby

By Eoghan Sheehy (WG’16, participant), Ben Peskoe (WG’16 participant), Ben Vinograd (JD/MBA‘18, Rugby President)   To the surprise of none, 50+ members of Wharton Men’s Rugby team found themselves in prison during a spring break trip to Argentina. Only 5 hours after arriving in the country, we were inside the walls of Unidad Penitenciaria N°

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