In the rock climbing community, residence near the Shawangunk Mountains (more aptly known as “the Gunks”) is enough to spark envious exclamations and bragging rights. The Gunks are renowned for the endless amounts of pristine climbing routes and the rock climbing community. On any given day or night, if the […]

Claire Papell, 22, usually spends the summer resting her eyes, clearing her mind, and recharging for another busy year at college. This year, she dedicated eight weeks to intensive research on advocacy for transgender children. It was no holiday. “I expected to work really hard and I did!” she exclaimed. […]

“What do I call her?” Amanda asks. “I think she changed her name again” Emily whispers across the table in the college library. “She shouldn’t be allowed to do that. It’s confusing. Why does she have to be so ballsy?” “Well, what did she write on the project last time?” […]