Andrew is a Math major and Public Policy minor who wants to make a career in transportation planning and local economic development. He’s also a relentless booster of Chicago and a closet fan of trains. He reads news compulsively, and will probably judge you if you don’t listen to This American Life.
Jenni is a (prospective) Neuroscience/English double major from Houston, TX. When she’s not camped out in The DG‘s office, Jenni’s probably walking backwards around campus giving tours, eating Indian food in Kohlberg, or drinking inordinate amounts of caffeine at Hobbs. In addition to The DG, other publications that Jenni’s involved with include Small Craft and The Psych Report, which was co-founded by a former DG editor-in-chief, Max Nesterak ’13, and his older brother, Evan Nesterak ’09.
In addition to writing and editing late into the night, Abby also enjoys playing guitar, listening to and telling stories, and eating anything even vaguely bacon-flavored. She will probably major in the humanities, to be honest. She also likes coming up with captions for those cartoons on the last page of The New Yorker.
Elèna is an Islamic Studies minor with a major in Studio Arts, specializing in figurative oil painting and photography. At Swarthmore, she enjoys running the Capoeria Club as well as the Belly Dance Club, which she helped start after returning from a semester abroad in Morocco. She has worked as a photographer with The Daily Gazette since her freshman year and with the Communications since her sophomore year. This work has taught her a lot about the importance of images in shaping our understanding of events and the world around us.
Previously the editor in chief of his high school magazine in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, this is Paul’s second year working with the Opinions section of The Daily Gazette. As a third-culture kid with an undecided major, Paul maintains an ongoing search for a place to call home and a specific subject to pursue for the rest of his academic career at Swarthmore. Thus far, his pursuit of resolution has been continually thwarted but he is confident that this will finally be the year he uncovers the answers he’s looking for. Maybe.
Grant is undecided, but may major in Political Science and Psychology. He is the middle child in a family of five and loves the fine arts. At Swarthmore, Grant is a member of Rhythm ‘n Motion and works as an assistant stage manager for the theatre department. He enjoys tweeting at all hours of the day and reading Politico when he’s bored.
Melissa is a senior computer science major from Rockaway, NJ. She is a pitcher on the varsity softball team, a member of Kappa Alpha Theta, and co-president of WICS (Women in Computer Science). She is also a team representative in SAAC, the student-athlete committee, through which she volunteers with Delaware County Special Olympics.
Tony is a senior from Brasilia, Brazil, majoring in Computer Science and Economics. Tony’s interest in building websites and web applications led him to become a Webmaster for The Daily Gazette. He is also interested in tennis, soccer, cooking, and guitar.