Isabelle Juan, Truman State University
Chloé Zhao’s new film provides a refreshing take on the played-out trope of the protagonist hitting the road and coming to terms with their identity.
Nora Markey, Wesleyan University
They’re open to everyone, right? Not exactly. Many American cities and public lands are designed and regulated in order to oust people without housing.
Emma T., UC Berkeley
The pandemic has proven that, beyond a shadow of a doubt, housing is health care. To provide it equitably and fairly, things need to change.
Michele Mendez, Temple University
Rowan College’s Lauren Purnell combats homeless stereotypes with her blog called Naming the Homeless.
Natalya Pomeroy, University of Houston
From Grand Canyon University, Sydney Grover turned her compassion for the homeless into a passion project that became a blog and pop-up shop to help them regain their confidence.
Alex Johnson, New York University
Through a series of proposed bills, Washington lawmakers hope to provide homeless college students stable access to basic amenities.
Shashank Rao, University of Michigan
Yale senior Lauren LaMonica is combining her love for public health with her passion for fostering class equity for first-generation and lower-income students.
Miguel Robles, University of Colorado Denver
This is the story of how Johnson became a successful student—and there’s more to come from her.
Ben Zhang, Duke University
More than 50,000 college students are homeless, but for a variety of political reasons, the crisis rarely receives attention.
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