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First Impressions: From a Dragon’s Diary

First Impressions: From a Dragon’s Diary

Green is…scratch that…green was never my color. Until a month ago, the only green item in my apartment was a nine-year old Boston Celtics foam finger (because it is sacrilegious to live in Boston for almost a decade and not own at least one Celtics item). And now, I have three T-shirts in varying shades

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

Building Community at the Club: An Insider’s Recap of WAAAM’s 5th Annual Las Vegas Mixer

WAAAM (Wharton Association of Asian-American MBAs) may be known on campus as a club that hosts some great banquets – but its flagship event is the annual Las Vegas Inter-MBA Mixer event, where students from top MBA programs come together for a weekend-long networking & party experience in Las Vegas. Last year’s event included visits

Love Stories at Wharton – A Pleasant Surprise!

“Long distance relationships are difficult to survive”, I always told myself and the easy way out was to become “friends” with your partner. Well, after arriving at Wharton it was clear that my assumption was wrong. Wharton was a pleasant surprise for me because I witnessed the genuine effort people were putting into their relationships

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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