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The Next Great Mind to Speak at Penn Is … Ashton Kutcher?

Looks like the Ivy League is going a little Hollywood thanks to a projected Sept. 18 visit from Ashton Kutcher as part of the Wharton […]

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Student Loan Rates Double Today, Ensure Pauperism for College-Bound Millennials

This time on “No, really, we have your best interests at heart,” the Senate has gone on summer vacation and left America’s college students to […]

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Campbell’s Soup Trying to Appeal to “Hipsters”

What do hipsters love? Eating food out of pouches! That was the conclusion Camden-based Campbell’s soup came to after doing “anthropological” research on the much […]

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The Best, Real World, Non-Celebrity Advice for College Grads

As a graduate of the class of 2007, I was sent out into the world blissfully ignorant that I was about to land in the […]

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First Day on the Job, Kid? Step Right This Way for the Moonbounce and the Funnel Cake!

You can say what you like about the millennials who are now, with the resurgent economy, trickling into the workplace for their first “real” jobs. […]

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Millersville U. REALLY Doesn’t Want Governor to Speak at Graduation

Basically nobody at Millersville University is excited for the Governor of Pennsylvania to deliver their commencement address tomorrow. They blame him for the budget cutbacks […]

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Nooooo! Is Kai the Viral Internet Sensation Hitchhiker Really Wanted for Murder?

Kai the Hitchhiker–one of our very favorite internet sensation heroes of the year 2013–is reportedly wanted for murder in the state of New Jersey. Today, […]

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Diplo, Carl June Make Fast Company’s “100 Most Creative” List

Fast Company released its “100 Most Creative in Business” list today, and Philly makes a pretty good showing. Clocking in at #11 is Penn professor […]

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Neil Gaiman’s “Make Good Art” Speech Is Now the “Make Good Art” Book

Remember the University of the Arts commencement speech that went viral last May? “Make Good Art,” as it became known, was delivered by English author Neil […]

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Texts from Spring Fling: Behold Penn’s Drunkest Secrets

For three years now, Penn’s gossip-ish blog Under the Button, has published drunken student texts sent during Spring Fling, and in the week immediately following […]

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Gay Marriage, Millennials, and Why Bill Kristol Is Dead Wrong

As a millennial, the thing I remember most from my childhood is Pokémon cards. Everyone had them, and in enormous supply. But that didn’t lessen […]

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Which Goosebumps Books Should Inspire the New Movie?

Last week, when I read that a Goosebumps movie was in the works, potentially under the direction of Rob Letterman, of Monsters vs. Aliens and […]

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These 14 Colleges Nabbed the Best 2013 Commencement Speakers

I smiled and clapped quietly to myself when Penn announced its 2013 commencement speaker a couple days ago: Vice President Joe Biden. Joe Biden! What […]

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No One’s Feeling the Dow Boom, Least of All Millennials

Perhaps Biggie said it best back in 1997: “The more money we come across, the more problems we see.” Well, OK, his back up singers […]

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PA High Schoolers Suspended For Particularly Lewd “Harlem Shake” Video

Today in Harlem Shake news: 13 high school kids from Brownsville, PA, south of Pittsburgh, have been suspended for creating their own edition of the […]