Ellie Shuert

Ellie is a junior 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 junior 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
Joshua Anumolu

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

Caitlin is a graduate student pursuing an English Master’s. She feels that the Penn Epistle is a great way to use her academic interests and passion for writing to serve and glorify God on Penn’s campus. Moreover, in true British fashion, Caitlin drinks six cups of tea a day without fail.

Caitlin Evans
Sarah Hinkel

Sarah is a sophomore studying Classics and Ancient Near Eastern Civilizations. She joined the Epistle to use her love of writing to glorify God and to share God’s goodness and love with the Penn community and beyond. Additionally, she did karate with her mom for many years and have a black belt in Moo Duk Kwan.

Sydney is a senior 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!

Sydney Huang
Media and Design Manager
Matt Burst
Business Manager

Matt is a senior 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.

Rebecca is a junior studying biology with a concentration in mechanisms of disease. She hopes the Penn Epistle can be a place where she grows in wonder and love for the Lord. Rebecca enjoys reading and watching movies in her free time.

Rebecca Kim
Website Manager
Jehuda Kusuma
Staff Writer

Jehuda Kusuma is a senior in the College majoring 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.

Jade is a sophomore studying Diplomatic History and Russian & Eastern European Studies. She sees the Penn Epistle as a place where she can share her faith, learn more about God from others, and grow spiritually by exploring and writing about God. In her free time Jade enjoys watching movies, eating spaghetti, and laughing.

Jade Hermosillo
Staff Writer
Luke Baber
Staff Writer

Luke is a sophomore majoring in finance and accounting and minoring in Classical Studies. Luke believes the Epistle is to share and rejoice in the love and grace that God has provided for us through salvation. In his free time, Luke enjoys playing disc golf, watching college football, and people watching from park benches.

Sid is a junior majoring in Computer Science. Sid believes the Penn Epistle offers a wonderful avenue to bring to light the beautiful intricacies of scripture and share those with other believers. He loves scriptural exegesis, and writing mini-sermon outlines in his journal.

Sid Kanderi
Staff Writer
Destiny Dennis
Staff Writer

Destiny is a junior majoring in communications. Destiny sees the Penn Epistle as an opportunity to share the goodness, grace, and mercy of God with the community around her. In her free time, Destiny enjoys spending time in nature, listening to music, and watching international tv shows.

Anastasia is a sophomore studying Communications. She joined the Penn Epistle because it is a place to question, think deeply, and appreciate God and His creations. Moreover, she has been to 32 countries!

Anastasia Russell
Staff Writer
Sheila Hodges
Staff Writer

Sheila is a junior majoring in communications. She joined Penn Epistle out of her calling to use the power of media to bring people closer to Jesus. Additionally, she is obsessed with the Schuylkill River Trail as it is a great place to encounter God in nature.

Nicholas is a junior majoring in philosophy. He believes that with the love of God, there is a desire to contemplate the deepest mysteries of the faith. Nicholas joined the Epistle to share his reflections on the Lord and His creation, including what he has learned through prayer, study, and meditation. Interestingly, he is knowledgable in five languages.

Nicholas Anane
Staff Writer
Lily Nyce
Staff Writer

Lily is a freshman in the School of Nursing. Through the Epistle, she hopes to glorify God by growing a new boldness in her faith and sharing pieces of her walk of faith with the Penn community in hopes that they might know Him. She enjoys sports, music, and spending time with friends and family. Moreover, she is from Princeton, NJ, and has four siblings.


Sara De la Sobera, C’ 24
Sarah Shin, C’ 24
Sydney Sun, C’ 24, Founder & Editor-in-Chief
Julia Deng, W’ 23
Jeremiah Beeler, C’ 22
Avery Lebermann, C’22
Christine Quist, C’ 22
Ben Zeisloft, W’ 22
Eddy Yu, C ’21