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Editor-in-Chief

Andrew Solender

Andrew (’20) is a political science major and history correlate. He has worked as an intern at MSNBC, a political reporter for Chronogram Magazine, Inside Sources and City & State NY, and has been published in the Poughkeepsie Journal and Psychology Today. He also plays on the varsity squash team.

Managing Editor

Teddy David

Teddy (’22) is a history major with interests in French, art history, and international relations. He is from New York City, and he enjoys classical music, reading history, and spending time with family. He is also a member of VOICE and the Vassar College Republicans.

Digital

TOMMY Shenefield - DIGITAL EDITOR

Tommy ('23) is a prospective Film major with interests in history, photography, and graphic design. He is involved with Vice Weekly and VCTV, and is also the Vice President of Consolidated Media, a media services company. He is from Massachusetts, and enjoys watching obscure VHS tapes and drinking carbonated water.

Politics

Adam Chapnik – Senior Politics Editor

Adam Chapnik ('22) is a Political Science major with a Mathematics correlate. He is the President of the Vassar Post-Pasteurization Alliance and is also involved in the Vassar Debate Society. He is originally from Boston and enjoys watching films, reading, and hiking.

Adam Abadi – Senior Politics Editor

Adam (’22) is an economics major from Brooklyn, NY. He is interested in public policy and electoral politics, and cares greatly about social and economic justice. He has interned at an international human rights organization and for a New York State Assemblymember. He also enjoys science fiction and playing Scrabble.

Liam Manion – Deputy Politics Editor

Liam ('22) is an American Studies major with concentrations in political science and psychology, with an interest in American Politics. He has written for the non-profit The Borgen Project, where his work is published on the website. He is also heavily involved in the Vassar Student Musicians' Union, and is part of the band Pattern Addict based out of his home state of Vermont.

Policy

Henry Mitchell – Senior Policy Editor

Henry (’22) is a prospective political science major and history correlate, with interests in politics, economics and international affairs. He has interned for a member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives and is a member of the varsity squash team at Vassar.

Eleanor Carter – Deputy Policy Editor

Eleanor (’22) is a history major with interests in continental philosophy, political science, and graphic design. She is on the exec board for WVKR, Vassar’s radio station, where she also DJs a show highlighting new underground artists. She is from rural Oregon, likes to row in her spare time, and lives to eat.

Campus & Culture

Gina Pepitone – Senior Campus & Culture Editor

Gina (’22) is a prospective media studies major with interests in Hispanic studies and cognitive science. She is involved with other publications at Vassar including The Miscellany News and Contrast. She enjoys reading, singing, and playing basketball.

Sarah Kopp – Senior Campus & Culture Editor

Sarah (’22) is a history major from Long Island. She is a recipient of journalism awards from the Long Island Press Club, Long Island University, and other local organizations. She recently interned at Harper’s BAZAAR. She is currently a member of the Women’s Chorus and the president of March for Our Lives at Vassar.

Yinguang Zhao – Deputy Campus & Culture Editor

Yinguang (’23) is a prospective Political Science major from Beijing. He is an academic assistant in Veritas China, promoting Liberal Arts Education for Chinese students. He was the chief editor of his high school’s online news agency, Imaginist.

Finance

Alex Wilson – Communications Officer, Senior Policy and Finance Editor

Alex (’22) is a political science and media studies double major with interests in global infrastructure and minority representation in government. He has interned for multiple Congressional campaigns and worked as an editorial intern for Cincinnati Magazine. He enjoys listening to podcasts, snuggling with his cat, and hammocking at Sunset Lake.

News

Elizabeth Perkins – News Editor

Elizabeth Stockton Perkins (’23) is a prospective Drama major from Wooster, OH. On campus, she serves as the piano accompanist for the Office of Religious and Spiritual Life and Contemplative Practice, and is pursuing her interests in writing, theater making, and vocal performance.

BEN NORTHROP – News Editor

Ben (’23) is a prospective economics major and political science correlate, with interests in history, politics, and film. He has worked on a small number of independent films and is involved with the Student Conduct Board and VCTV at Vassar. He is from York, Maine, and enjoys drinking seltzer, teaching sailing, and playing the organ.

Other Staff

Adlai Brandt-Ogman – Editorial Cartoonist

Adlai (‘21) is a prospective Media Studies Major. He has contributed to the Fumetto Magazine and has designed shirts for Vassar’s fencing team. In addition to his interest in art, he’s on Vassar’s Men’s Fencing varsity team and plays classical guitar.

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