Zacari Tatum is a rising junior majoring in health promotion and disease prevention. She writes from her couch in Los Angeles, Calif.
Tommy Nguyen is a sophomore majoring in history and international relations. He writes from his backyard in Irvine, Calif.
Claire Cassianni is a senior majoring in biological sciences and minoring in forensics and criminality in law and pursuing a progressive masters at Keck School of Medicine. She was born and raised in Redlands, Calif. She writes from her bedroom in Los Angeles.
Sheetal is a junior majoring in chemical engineering and minoring in political science. Originally from Mumbai, India, she spent most of her childhood in Guangzhou, China, where she lived for 12 years before moving to Los Angeles for college. She writes her story from her kitchen table in L.A.
Maria Tsiao is a freshman majoring in narrative studies and minoring in education and society and Chinese. She writes her story from her desk in Bellevue, Wash.