Allison is double major in Political Science (Honors) and Film and Media Studies. When not working for The Daily Gazette, she contributes to every other campus publication, including War News Radio and The Swarthmore Review. She spends her spare time begging people to watch Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (Tuesdays on The CW).
Isaac Lee is a prospective economics and political science major. When in Hong Kong, he is a Singaporean. When in Singapore, he is from Hong Kong. No one really knows where he’s from. In America he discovered the wonders of Netflix and Uber. Other than devoting his time to The Daily Gazette, he is probably reading the Atlantic and the Wall Street Journal, or skim-reading the hundreds of pages assigned to typical Swatties.
Isabel is an Honors Political Science major and Honors Asian Studies minor from Wilton, Connecticut. She is a trombonist, poet, ultimate frisbee player, actor, writer, and stage manager. She works too much, sleeps too little, and recently discovered she has an obsessive love for coconut chips.
Brandon is a prospective double-major in English/Education and Japanese, with hopeful plans to eventually share his passion for these subjects with both high school and middle school students. Though he dreams of publishing a novel one day, he spends a considerable amount of his time fantasizing about being a novelist rather than well, actually writing.
Matt is a sophomore from Delaware who enjoys both eating and sleeping. He has no prospective major, and doesn’t know what a sophomore plan is. He is the News Editor of The Daily Gazette.
Arjun is a double major in Political Science (Honors) and Mathematics from Boston. He plays on the squash team at Swarthmore. He has a reputation for knowing your senators, governor, potentially your congressperson, and much more! A lesser known fact about him is that he has fantastic taste in music – he can recommend some bands you’ll be sure to love!
Naomi Caldwell is a first year from Woodbridge, Connecticut. She is the assistant editor for the Arts & Features section and is also a board member of the Kitao Gallery. Naomi enjoys going into Philadelphia for concerts, coffee and museums — she is currently in love with the work of Alice Neel. Naomi is considering a major in Art History coupled with Economics and Spanish. One Hundred Years of Solitude, is by far her favorite book, and although John Irving’s The World According to Garp is a close second. Naomi started writing for the Daily Gazette to help promote a stronger arts scene on campus, especially as concerns student artists.
Vishnu is a prospective Econ and Math double major. He comes of India, where they correctly call Math as Maths. These nuances greatly agitate him. He refuses the accept the imperial system, and occasionally miscalculates the weather because of his stubbornness to use Celsius measurements instead of Fahrenheit. Vishnu greatly enjoys good literature, movie, and music. His favorite book is A Clockwork Orange, favorite movie Reservoir Dogs, and loves The Beatles to an incalculable extent. Also, his favorite TV show is Doctor Who.
Abby is a Psychology major and potential English minor with interests in narrative medicine, spoken storytelling, and mental health advocacy. She enjoys working as a Writing Associate, playing guitar at campfires in Crum Henge, and interviewing interesting people.
Annie Tvetenstrand ’16, Consulting Editor
Annie is an English Literature and Classical Studies major in the Honors program from Summit, New Jersey. A baker by day and tango dancer by night, she enjoys long walks, short poems, and excellent puns. She stays up-to-date by reading The Onion and The A.V. Club.
Lesia is a prospective neuroscience major from Wilmington, Delaware who talks about herself in the third person – what a snob. She spends her time at Swat searching for in-tune pianos, helping out with StuGov events, and dreaming of Bryn Mawr dinners. In her spare time, she enjoys surfing – both on and offline, feeding her Sheltie peanut butter, and entertaining the masses with her painful puns. She requests that people follow her online and sometimes in real life.
Sonya Chen ’18, Social Media Editor
Sonya is a prospective Political Science and Math major from Hong Kong. When she’s not in front of her computer Tweeting and Facebook-ing DG news to you all, she’s probably on a squash court, walking around campus backwards (giving tours), or trying to reconcile being healthy with her love for dessert.
Keton is a prospective English and CompSci double major from Sands Point, New York. He enjoys running, backpacking, and laughing to himself. When he’s not fixing bugs in the site, he can probably be found perusing Medium articles or poorly juggling Starbursts.