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How Losing Both My Parents Made Me Believe in Love

Making sense of my parents' passing.

by ANEA MOORE

Keeping my Ukrainian Heritage Alive at Penn

Being Ukrainian means more to me than pierogis and borscht.

by MARIA KOWALCHUK

From Nightlong Military Marches to All–Nighters in VP

What it's like to be a twenty–year–old freshman who served in the army before coming to Penn.

by GABE LOW

When Partying Becomes Self-Medicating

When going out becomes a form of self–medication.

by ELLIE WYNN

Counting Down to Day Zero: Studying Abroad During Cape Town's Water Crisis

Confronting my privilege and what access to clean water truly means.

by ARI GOLDFINE

How I Came to Believe in God Again

Reconnecting with my spirituality thanks to Buddhists and echinacea tea. 

by MATEO FORTES

Wanting to Disappear Completely: Life with an Eating Disorder

Caring more about the number on the scale than the grades in my classes.

by KELLY PORTER

Confessions of a Fame Whore

What it means to be in love with the limelight.

by ISABELLA SIMONETTI

My Natural Hair Journey: Embracing My Black Identity

How one Penn student is tracking her journey of transitioning to her natural hair

by EIMAN ELTIGANI

On Loving Someone You Know You Shouldn't

How idealizing him made me lose sight of myself.

by ELLA BEI

Finding Love an Ocean Away

I thought you had to be stupid to be happy. Until I fell in love.

by ABIGAIL MCGUCKIN

On Finding Love through Freshman Hallcest

Falling for your Quad neighbor is risky business.

by SABRINA OCHOA

When You Realized You Loved Me Too Late

On confusing friendship, bad timing, and self–discovery

by ANONYMOUS

TI–84 Calculators and Theoretical Love

Einstein, but this time hotter.

by LISA ZOU

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