Sydney is a sophomore interested in studying neuroscience and psychology. Upon joining the Penn community, Sydney yearned to create a platform for all Christians at Penn to voice and share their love for God. Thus, she formed the Penn Epistle to bring students together to serve and glorify God through writing. In her free time, Sydney enjoys drawing, hiking, and reading.

Sydney Sun
Avery Johnston
Truth Editor

Avery is a junior studying Medieval Literature and Classical Studies. She is devoted to glorifying the Lord through the art of writing, and desires to help others do the same. Avery hopes to help nurture a space for brothers and sisters in Christ to reflect on His unfathomable grace and truth at the Penn Epistle. Aside from spending time with Jesus or in the Word, she enjoys sewing and reading classic literature.

Ben is a senior studying Business Economics & Public Policy and Marketing in the Wharton School. Through the Epistle, he hopes to explore how the gospel brings glory to God by transforming individuals and societies. In his free time, Ben enjoys running, writing, and teaching himself how to cook.

Ben Zeisloft
Worldview Editor
Ellie Shuert
Community Editor

Ellie is a sophomore interested in studying English and digital humanities. She hopes the Penn Epistle will encourage others to share their stories and testimonies as well as reflect back on God’s countless moments of faithfulness. In her free time, Ellie enjoys embroidering, playing guitar, and finding that perfect hammocking tree.

Madeeha is a sophomore majoring in Cognitive Science and minoring in ASL & Deaf Studies. Her name actually means “God is Praiseworthy,” so it was beautifully fitting that the Lord called her to the Praise section of Penn Epistle! She loves painting, singing, and (attempting to) play the piano.

Madeeha Mirza
Praise Editor
Sydney Huang
Social Media Manager

Sydney is a junior studying Marketing and Management in the Wharton School. Sydney hopes that the Penn Epistle will help students learn more about God’s grace in the gospel and encourage them to rejoice in the Lord’s incredible mercies in their lives. In her free time, Sydney enjoys playing sports, attempting to bake, and spending time with friends!

Matt is a junior studying neuroscience and psychology. He sees the Epistle as an amazing opportunity to foster Christian community across Penn’s campus and to constantly witness for Christ. In his free time, Matt enjoys cooking, cheering on the Eagles, playing guitar, and biking by the river.

Matt Burst
Business Manager
Jeremiah Beeler
Website Manager

Jeremiah is a senior studying neuroscience with minors in computer science and classical studies. Jeremiah’s desire is for the Epistle to be a place in which the one true God is glorified through its encouragement, truth, and love toward the Penn community.  Jeremiah enjoys listening to music, watching sports of any kind, and not following recipes!

Kaylyn is a sophomore studying nursing with a minor in music. Through the Penn Epistle, Kaylyn longs to share the immeasurable grace of God’s blessings and the hope of his perfect promises with other college students. In her free time, Kaylyn enjoys singing, baking, and doing anything outdoors!

Kaylyn Wang
Staff Writer
Jehuda Kusuma
Staff Writer

Jehuda Kusuma is a junior in the College planning to major in psychology. Jehuda sees the Penn Epistle as an opportunity for him and others to bring the Gospel and shine a light on its relevance and power in today’s world. In his free time, Jehuda is also a youth pastor at his church and preaches there every week.

Joshua is a junior majoring in Physics. He views the Penn Epistle as an opportunity to share the depth of beauty in God and His Good News. In his free time, he enjoys biking, reading, exploring nature, and playing games.

Joshua Anumolu
Staff Writer
Christine Quist
Staff Writer

Christine is a senior studying Chemistry in the College. She sees the Penn Epistle as a great platform to share Jesus and show the richness of knowing and walking with Him! She loves to cook, play volleyball and sing in her free time!

Sarah is a sophomore interested in studying creative writing and philosophy, politics, and economics. Sarah has two great loves: words and the Gospel; Penn Epistle represents the intersection of these two entities, and she would be remiss if she didn’t take up the opportunity to glorify God through the power of language. When she’s not writing or reading, Sarah enjoys baking, snacking, watching animes and kdramas, and hiking in the Pacific Northwest.

Sarah Shin
Staff Writer


Class of 2021

Eddy Yu, CAS