Dear Caltech Y Friend,
As I was walking out of Chem 1A during my freshman year, I heard my friend cry out, “Cheap Lakers game tickets! We gotta run before it sells out!” We sprinted down to the Y house to join the long line of excited students wanting to go to the game. The excitement of the game was a sweet break from the classes I barely kept up with. So I went to another Lakers game, then I went canoeing. The Caltech Y trips kept me sane at a time when I, along with many other Caltech students, struggled with imposter syndrome.
But with time, I