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Editor-in-Chief

Teddy David

Teddy (’22) is a history major and French correlate with an interest in art history. He works with Braver Angels, a non-profit focused on building mutual respect and fighting political polarization among Americans. Teddy 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.

Managing Editor

Adam Abadi

Adam (’22) is an economics major from Brooklyn, NY with interests in public policy, electoral politics, and sustainability. He has interned for an international human rights organization and an urban environmental nonprofit, and is also involved with the Vassar Sustainable Investment Fund. Adam enjoys playing Scrabble, reading surreal fiction, and playing D&D in his spare time.

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.

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.

Campus & Culture

Yinguang Zhao – 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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