Wharton Diaries articles

Being a mom in Wharton

“Can you really have it all?” This is a common trap question for women with an obvious answer of “No”. But do you think the response will change if the same question is posed to men. A thoughtful reply will still be the same. A simple reason being that the definition of “all” is vague.

Expectations v Reality: White Party

EXPECTATION: What were your expectations going into White Party? What did you think it would be like? REALITY: Tell us how it went! Expectation: I had heard really awesome things. Supposed to be one of the best parties of the year Reality: Honestly, I was so drunk, I don’t even know if I liked it.

Meet Your Cluster Presidents

C1 | Sara Leitner WG’18 Cluster Olympic Sport: Flag Football Cluster Vision: Showing our Lion Pride as we build community in the Cluster and throughout Wharton by representing the diversity of backgrounds, cultures and interests our Cluster and class. Hometown/Undergrad/Major/Industry: Darien, CT/Georgetown University/American Studies/Marketing Liquor at Pub? Vodka How Will You Represent Class of 2018? The past


First Take on Wharton

After reciting my terribly-canned “Andrew… New York… PE…” 30-second intro some five-hundred-odd times it’s easy to look back and see that many early interactions were just a slightly more professional version of the awkward middle school dance: everyone is nervous, there are only a few quick words exchanged, there’s a minimum distance apart, very little


Philadelphia’s Newest Temple

As early members of the Mormon church, my ancestors joined other converts seeking refuge from intense religious persecution, which in one instance included an order from the Governor of Missouri to “exterminate the Mormons.” After finding temporary refuge in religiously tolerant places such as Pennsylvania (thank you William Penn), these pioneers fled west looking for