Robin Happel is an honors student at Fordham University. She is originally from Jonesborough, Tennessee, and is a member of several Appalachian writing and activist groups, such as the North Carolina Folklore Society and the NAACP.

Faith Faith in Focus
Robin HappelJuly 03, 2019
Fordham University's student graduation speaker was motivated by her faith to call for “zero emissions, zero excuses and zero time to waste.”
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Arts & Culture Poetry
Robin HappelDecember 01, 2017
My god is patient. She curls like ivy around a crumbling world,/ And howls in the stillness of the night, the silent spaces no ritual can fill.