Sophie Burkholder

City Life

A Naked Student and Crying Babies: Tales From the Weird First Week of Online Classes at Penn

The transition to virtual learning has been rocky.

Broad Street Run 10-Miler
Be Well Philly

The Blue Cross Broad Street Run Just Got Postponed to October

In yet another response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Philly’s beloved annual spring run will take place in the fall.

City Life

Should I Have Called the Cops on My Neighbor’s Party?

What to do when those who can practice social distancing aren’t.

City Life

My Senior Year at Penn Is Over. But I’m Learning to Be Okay With That.

Crying and other ways I’m coping with virtual commencement, virtual classes, and the onslaught of drastic changes brought on by the coronavirus pandemic.

City Life

How to Stay Healthy in a Philadelphia Coronavirus Outbreak

Pennsylvania and New Jersey have both identified six presumed-positive cases of the disease. Take these steps to help promote containment.

City Life

Here’s How Philadelphia Is Preparing to Fight a Possible Coronavirus Outbreak

With recent news of a possible COVID-19 case in the Philly area, the city is readying to combat the virus. 

NextHealth PHL

Inside Penn Med’s Legendary Wilderness Medicine Course

The class challenges students to be leaders in the face of large-scale emergencies and natural disasters.

NextHealth PHL

Inside a Philly Firm’s Quest to Develop a Coronavirus Vaccine

With a $9 million grant, Inovio Pharmaceuticals is testing a unique immunotherapy approach to defeat the outbreak.

Be Well Philly

A New Location of the Reiki School Just Opened in Queen Village

With offerings from reiki to massage to intuitive tarot readings, it’s perfect for the mystical among us.

Be Well Philly

Philadelphia Sports Leagues Is Rebranding as Heyday Athleticic

Meaning now is a perfect time to join that social soccer league you’ve been thinking about for the past 2.5 years.