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Mental Health is Hard Work

My depression isn’t sexy; it’s hard work and constant effort. 

by JAMIE GOBRESKI

Penn's Enforcement of the New Task Force Policies Is an Insult to Assault Survivors

Penn promised to protect us. It’s time we take the University to task. 

by DANI BLUM

Caught In Between Cultures

Too American to be fully Indian and too Indian to be fully American

by MANJARI GANTI

An Ocean Apart: Puerto Rico and Penn

"I will never quite feel at home on campus."

by GABY GOITIA

I Spent My Summer in Culinary School and a Monastery

How I Took the "N" out of Banking and Added Some Zen

by SAVI JOSHI

I Am Gender–Fluid, And Yes, It's Confusing For Me Too.

I don’t want to do this. I stood in front of our middle school locker room door, tugging nervously at my ponytail.

by ANONYMOUS

In the Summer, We Exist in Limbo.

Accepting that this time in my life has an expiration date enables me to live in it a little more.

by DANI BLUM

On Taking Our Time

When I first called CAPS last May, I didn’t know that I had an eating disorder, much less understand the extent to which recovering from it would shape the next year of my life.

by ELISE REYNOLDS

Speaking Without Complacency

Somewhere in this country, right now, there is a white supremacist, and I am quite literally his worst nightmare.

by DEBBIE RABINOVICH

Why I Love Greek Life at Penn and Want to See It Be Better

A Call to Action to the Greek Community

by CAROLINE OHLSON

An Anniversary Letter to a Deceased Friend

Reflections on the year since it happened

by ANGELA NI

I Have No Safe Space

Navigating being a queer woman of color in a straight, white space.

by ANGELA HUANG

My House Burned Down. Then I Found Home.

Where I found home after my childhood one burned down.

by LAUREN DONATO

Finding Center

When the clock almost stopped for me.

by HALLIE BROOKMAN

Life as a First Generation, Low–Income Student at Penn

How I feel as a first generation, low–income student at Penn.

by DANIEL GONZALEZ

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