Monthly Archive: March, 2015

Fearless Friday: Sarah Van De Weert

Sarah Van De Weert ’16 has been fearlessly striving to eliminate the stigma surrounding mental health disorders. As the current president of Active Minds, Secretary of APO, and a member of the Honor… Continue reading

Sincerely, the Quiet Girl

When I was younger, I used to think there was something horribly wrong with me, as if I had this mortal flaw. Some nights I used to lie awake in bed and just… Continue reading

But, Why Not?

I am the lucky one. That’s how I’ve felt growing up in backwater Pennsyltucky, yet somehow managing to be openly queer. I came out to my friends and family as bi/pan-sexual in the 8th… Continue reading

Fearless Friday: Tiarra Riggins

As we conclude Yik Yak Awareness Week, we’d like to recognize Tiarra Riggins ’17, the fearless organizer behind this week’s events. ”People don’t realize how words can damage a soul,” says Tiarra. Her… Continue reading

Selma is America

During my recent trip to Selma, Alabama, I was overwhelmed by the tangible evidence that blatant racism and segregation still exists. In a town where many had made great sacrifices to combat America’s… Continue reading

Respiration: Breathing Between the Stacks

“Ask my guy how he thought travellin the world sound Found it hard to imagine he hadn’t been past downtown”                           … Continue reading