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Over the next four years, you get to choose who you will become. The next year of your life, especially, is entirely unscripted. The story is yours to write. But here’s an idea of what it might look like.
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Rising junior runs the equivalent of six marathons through the desert

Rising junior and Class of 2016 president Jesús Pérez completed a 136-mile run with the nonprofit organization impossible2Possible, which strives to educate and inspire students of all ages through its extreme expeditions. His group ran through the Atacama Desert in Chile, the driest place on Earth. Their mission was to educate youth on astronomy and the origin of the universe, with the clear skies of the desert as the perfect backdrop for on-site lessons. 07/31/14 8:00pm

NSO sexual violence session sees changes

Penn is introducing a new format for the sexual violence prevention training during New Student Orientation this year. Here’s a rundown of things you should know about the presentation and sexual violence at Penn.
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At cultural centers, minority students find 'a safe space'

A new video by the 5B highlights students' positive experiences at the centers.
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Mental health task force in 'brainstorming stage'

Penn’s mental health task force is in the process of synthesizing information and developing recommendations aimed at improving mental health resources on campus, after conducting research and interviews last semester and over the summer.
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