Meet the Class of 2019

25 members from every corner of campus

Rebecca Tan

Friar Name: Friar Grandma
Hometown: Singapore, SINGAPORE
Majors: English, History

Activities & Honors:

  • Executive Editor – The Daily Pennsylvanian Inc.
  • Senior News Editor/Enterprise Reporter – The Daily Pennsylvanian

Hobbies: Cooking, hitting the gym, snowboarding, reading, yoga
Favorite Books: Behind the Beautiful Forevers by Katherine Boo; The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion; On Photography by Susan Sontag; Hiroshima by John Hersey
Favorite Movies: Chungking Express, Ladybird, Before Sunset
Favorite Food: Noodle soup!
Favorite Quote:
“I wake to sleep, and take my waking slow.
I feel my fate in what I cannot fear.
I learn by going where I have to go.”
~ Theodore Roethke

Plans After Penn: Journalism in D.C. or New York