By Kiera Reilly, C’93
Photo contributions from Penn 1993 classmates: Sonia Biswas, Derek Braslow, Allison Brody, Frank Cacurro, Eli Faskha, Allison Feder Fliegler, Debbie Frank, Amy Frary, Lisa Grabelle, Leila Graham-Willis, Mike Hardy, Debbie Jaffe, Stephen Jung, Joe Kopcha, Valerie Broadwin Mutterperl, Amy Raslevich, Eliza Schleifstein, Lauren Siegel Shannon, Allyson Wagner Sonenshine, Wendy Spander, Julie Avila Stuckman, Jennifer Warren, Katrina Cooley Weller, and Joel Yarbrough
As we move closer to our 25th Reunion, classmates are digging through old photos and sharing them in our class Facebook group (if you’re Penn’93 and you have not joined yet, you are missing out on the fun!)
There isn’t a theme to this post, other than fond memories of our time at Penn. Below are photos from parties, from gatherings, from Sorority formals, photos that show our class together with smiles on our faces. Some photos in the back show us what campus used to look like, or of buildings or establishments that no longer exist (we’re still looking for photos of the old bookstore, the Palladium, and Troy’s).
Thank you to all of our classmates that shared their photos and memories with us. We are looking forward to making more memories on campus at our 25th Reunion. We hope you will Meet us at the Button May 11 – 14, 2018!
Random photos of classmates doing random things.
Sorority photos from Allison Feder Fliegler
Here’s a picture of friends from my freshman hall and friends not from our hall, gathering at Karen’s parent’s house outside of Philly for an end of the year barbecue.
Frank Cacurro shared these photos from parties at Phi Kap.
Photos from Jennifer Warren.
Julie Avila Stuckman shared this photo of friends in the High Rises.
The Penn Band
I love this photo of Hey Day since it’s alongside the stores on 38th Street that were next to the old Penn bookstore. This photo is taken looking north towards Walnut Street.
More Hey Day photos from an old reunion power point slide show.
Eli Faska shared this photo from a paintball outing: A Paintball outing in Jim Thorpe, PA, with Joseph Esses W’93, someone I don’t remember his name, Joseph Cohen, W’94, Eli Faskha, W’93 ENG’93, and Elias Maloul C’94.
I included the “I don’t remember” because I think as all of us look through our photos, we are all saying to ourselves, “Who is THAT?”
Another great source of memories is Poor Richard’s Record – has anyone looked through it lately?
Outside of Franklin Field, photo from Allison Brody.
Fun photos with friends and a homemade Eagles shirt, photos from Derek Braslow.
Pictures of buildings from Jennifer Warren.
Another Franklin Field photo, this from the upper stands courtesy of Wendy Spander.
Photos from the DP banquet Senior Year from Wendy Spander.
Photos from Mike Hardy.
Third floor English House group photo from Freshman year courtesy of Stephen Jung.
Photos from Joel Yarbroughl – one looks to be a freshman dorm hall, and the other is from Hey Day 1993 for the Class of 1994.
Lauren Siegel Shannon shared this group of photos and it makes me laugh because of the phone cords!
Photos from a Sphinx outing into Center City.
Allyson Wagner Sonenshine shared photos of Off the Beat and Kappa Alpha Theta’s sorority formal.
Debbie Frank shared a photo of a photo collage with photos of many classmates and many pictures from Hey Day.
Sonia Biswas shared these photos and this story: Joseph Ayers and I have been friends since the first weekend of Freshman year when we lived on the fifth floor of English House. In 2010, we were both deployed to Afghanistan, and Joe transited my base. We were able to spend a few minutes catching up at the crack of dawn before Joe headed out to his base. From hanging out at Penn to working hard and reminiscing in war zones #EH54ever!
Katrina Cooley Weller shared this photo of her with Volleyball teammates Stephanie Bell Loller and Gina Herrera Duggan.
Debbie Jaffe shared this photo from Spring Fling – interesting to note the footwear everyone is wearing. The second photo provides lots of background dorm decor, and the third is hanging on College Green.
Love this photo of Penn cheerleader Dana Batles Smith.
We love these photos from Valerie Broadwin Mutterperl of classmates in the Quaker spirit!
Stephen Jung shared this photo of the Community Service Living Learning Project retreat.
Amy Raslevich shared this photo and the caption: Bringing the concerns of Wharton Democrats (all four of us) to Harris Wofford.
Amy Frary shared these photos which show a lot of backgrounds of interest.
Joe Kopcha shared photos highlighting the fashions of the day – acid wash jeans, mock turtlenecks and those belts.
Eliza Schleifstein shared a photo of her hallmates in Warwick 1.
Penn Class of 1993 25th Reunion Countdown
The weekend of April 20-21, marked 3 weeks until the 25th Reunion of the Penn Class of 1993 (May 11 – 14, 2018)! Meet us at the Button!
Join us we count down the weeks to our reunion #93tothe25th:
- Follow us on Twitter, Tumblr, and Instagram.
- Classmates are invited to join our Facebook and LinkedIn groups.
- Donate to The Penn Fund in honor of our reunion! We want to break the 25th reunion participation giving record and every gift matters!
- Do you have old photos or mementos from our time at Penn? Photos of Spring Fling? Football at Franklin Field? Classes at DRL? We are taking a trip down memory lane and would love for you to share your memories with our class in a future post. Please email us firstname.lastname@example.org!
- Book your hotel room or AirBnB now! See our class website for details.
- Tag all of your social media posts #penn1993 and #pennalumni!