Rising junior and Class of 2016 president Jesús Pérez completed a 136-mile run with the nonprofit organization impossible2Possible, which strives to educate and inspire students of all ages through its extreme expeditions. His group ran through the Atacama Desert in Chile, the driest place on Earth. Their mission was to educate youth on astronomy and the origin of the universe, with the clear skies of the desert as the perfect backdrop for on-site lessons.
Throughout their 11-year relationship, 31-year-old Bill Carroll and 36-year-old Missi Wright opted out of an official marriage because it may have impeded Wright’s healthcare benefits. On July 2, the day before Wright's death, Carroll and Wright exchanged vows in a ceremony in Wright’s streamer-draped hospital room, surrounded by a group of 20 friends and family members.
A team of Penn students and their colleagues — all under the age of 24 — is nearly finished producing "Driving Not Knowing," a debut feature film and “a love letter to the place and people we grew up with,” according to the group’s Kickstarter fundraising page.
Emma Frisch, owner of Frisch Kitchen, showcases nontraditional and healthy food options. She will be competing on the Food Network’s show "Food Network Star," premiering this Sunday, June 1 at 9 p.m. Eastern time.