Empathizing For The Homeless

Lately, I have been planning Poverty Fight Night for National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week. It is an awareness event, and the focal point is the overnight sleep-in that is meant to mimic a situation in which students who face housing instability may find...

State College Poverty

As a Penn State student, I think that it can be agreed upon that the overwhelming stress of coursework and on-the-go atmosphere of State College can be burdensome. The last thing that the faculty of Penn State wants is for their students’ education to be restricted...

Aspects of Poverty

Introduction The current political rhetoric has brought the conversation about economic and social inequality into the center of our discussion as a society. Being a project Cahir member, I feel the need to really try to understand the causes behind this effect....

Fighting Poverty

Passion is fighting for something that may never be solved. I find myself fighting poverty here at Penn State and coming to the realization that I am leaving here feeling like I did nothing. But fighting poverty is like trying to find the cure to cancer. It may never...

What’s The Real Difference?

College students are already subject to stress from academics, social pressure from friends, and personal transition from being a dependent to becoming an independent who can no longer count on their elders to book their doctor’s appointments or prepare their after...
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