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Nina Wolpow | Why I want to be a writer

Writing is in my DNA. I’m stuck with it, and though most likely it won’t make me much money, it is my fittest gene.

July 11, 2012

Nina Wolpow | Saving summer

Summer in adult land is a season not unlike the other three. Sure, there are beaches and frozen cocktails in this universe. But gone are the unnumbered days: the Saturdays that feel like Wednesdays and the weekends you never knew had arrived.

June 20, 2012

Annie Duke discusses her path to the World Series of Poker

After attending Columbia undergrad and Penn grad school, Annie Duke cashed in a life of academia for one she never knew she’d love.

October 20, 2011

Penn Vet's Meg Sleeper preps for marathon horse race

On Oct. 22, Sleeper will board a flight to Chile where she will compete for the first time in the Pan American Endurance Championship.

October 3, 2011

Final-round troubles sour title hopes

It is safe to say that the road home from New Jersey this weekend was not a celebratory one for the Penn men and women’s golf teams.

April 25, 2011

A tale of two golf games

Just over a week away from the Ivy championships, women's golf heads to the Roar-EE Invitational to face both Princeton and Yale.

April 14, 2011

Quakers' shot at second gone with the wind

Blustery conditions cut Georgetown’s Hoya Invitational short, with the Penn women ending the tournament tied for third place with Princeton.

April 6, 2011

W. Golf falls short of Yale in Virginia

Slow greens and high winds kept the Penn women’s golf team from pushing past first-place Yale and St. John’s for the top spot this weekend at the C&F; Bank Intercollegiate in Williamsburg, Va.

March 21, 2011

Red and Blue roll past Rutgers

Penn prevailed over Rutgers to keep its winning streak intact.

March 17, 2011

Quakers fall in Hoehn Cup final

After advancing to the Hoehn Cup (B division) finals, defeating Bates and Williams, the Quakers fell short, losing 7-2 in the title match to Western Ontario. With the win, 2009 Hoehn Cup champion Western Ontario wrestled the title back from the Red and Blue, who won it last year.

February 28, 2011

One more for coach Wyant

Coach Jack Wyant is expecting a lot in the final two weeks of the 2010-2011 squash season, but most pressing is the event that Wyant and his wife, Amelia, cannot date: the arrival of their second son.

February 23, 2011

Polo rides back onto Penn's campus

College sophomore Meredith Shea is looking to bring polo back to Penn — and so far, things are looking good.

February 15, 2011

Penn Chess gets its ‘swag on’

Last weekend, the chess team traveled to Columbia and became Penn’s newest Ivy League titleholders, defeating Harvard, Yale and Cornell as ferociously as a bunch of linemen.

February 2, 2011

The call to serve

Freshman squash player Justin Ang's journey to Penn took him through a New Hampshire boarding school and Singapore's army.

January 26, 2011

Trinity's run goes untouched

Penn men's and women's squash teams fall to the mighty Bantams, losing 9-0 and 6-3, respectively, but remain optimistic.

January 24, 2011

Brunswick bonds run deep

Seniors Will Browne and James Clark say that they have never been apart. Tomorrow evening, they take on Navy (14-2) at Ringe Courts together.

December 9, 2010

Squash hits road for doubleheader

Both squash teams will travel to New Haven, Conn., this weekend for a tournament against Yale and Bates.

December 3, 2010

Madeira quietly pilots Quakers

Now a senior, Madeira is the captain and only upperclassmen in coach Jack Wyant’s program. The consensus is that she’s knocking the ball out of the park — or the court.

November 17, 2010

Squash hits Ivy scrimmages

This weekend, both the men’s and women’s squash teams will travel to New Haven, Conn. to compete in the Ivy League Scrimmages.

November 5, 2010

Freshmen hope to make mark

This weekend, in the hustle and bustle of Homecoming, the Penn men’s and women’s crew teams will each launch several boats in the 40th annual Head of the Schuylkill Regatta.

October 29, 2010

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