Blogger Bios

Students

Aishwarya Krishnaswamy ’23

Mumbai, India

Majors
Psychology
Interests
Humans, mindfulness, education/ teaching, dancing, learning new things, Thai food, teal-blue things, optimism
Picture of Aishwarya

Ariel Roberts ’25

River Forest, Illinois

Majors
Cinema Studies, Creative Writing
Interests
fiction writing, singing, video games, sci-fi, guinea pigs
Ariel Roberts

Ben Smith ’24

Monroe, Georgia

Majors
Flute, East Asian Studies
Interests
Pomeranians, coffee, Pokémon, sarcasm, video game soundtracks, Lo-Fi, K-pop, nostalgia
Ben Smith.

Biba Duffy-Boscagli ’23

Santa Barbara, California

Majors
Art History, Comparative Literature
Interests
art history, fine arts, museum curation
Biba Duffy-Boscagli.

Charlize Villasenor ’23

El Paso, Texas

Majors
Economics
Interests
Learning languages, working out, midnight breakfast, 2000s R&B
Charlize

Claire O’Brocta ’23

Buffalo, New York

Majors
TIMARA, Environmental Studies
Interests
live music, astrology, interesting sounds, video games, sustainability, traveling
Claire, with shoulder length purple hair.

Dan-Hà Lê ’25

Hà Nội, Việt Nam

Majors
Computer Science, Politics
Interests
Knitting, biking, cooking on a budget, going on walks, animals, Thini Thai, Oolong bubble milk tea, people.
Photo of Đan-Hà Lê

Evan Hamilton ’26

Portland, Oregon

Majors
Creative Writing, Biology
Interests
Reading and writing fantasy books, fiction and poetry of any kind, ecology, evolution, nature, theatre, singing, acting, games and game design, grammar, punctuation, imagination, language, and expanding my vocabulary.
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Hanna Alwine ’26

Carlisle, Pennsylvania

Majors
Comparative Literature, Philosophy
Interests
Literature, language, pottery, biking, hiking
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Ilana McNamara ’24

Omaha, Nebraska

Majors
Viola, Mathematics
Interests
old buildings, travel, books, chamber music, art museums, baked goods, thrift shopping, fish tacos, going barefoot
Ilana looking off to the side with a blurry nature background

Ish Houle ’23

Washington, DC

Majors
Psychology, Creative Writing
Interests
cereals, GEICO commercials, making Spotify playlists, reading about psychological studies of the 20th century, obscure hiding places, college radio, kindness
Ish Houle.

Kate Magnacca ’26

Westerville, Ohio

Majors
Psychology
Interests
books, crochet/knitting, musical theatre, piano, and meditation
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Lanie Lee Cheatham ’24

Salt Lake City, Utah

Majors
Biology, Comparative American Studies
Interests
baking, cooking, fermenting, jewelry-making, embroidery, hiking, contemplating perception, tea, marveling at the complexities of the universe, meditating
Lanie Lee Cheatham.

Meredith Warden ’23

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Majors
History
Interests
Reading, history, field hockey, music, writing, and a warm cup of tea on a cold day.
A photo of Meredith, a smiling young white woman with brown hair.

Minerva Macarrulla ’23

Brooklyn, New York

Majors
Comparative American Studies, Environmental Studies
Interests
herbalism, facilitation, massage, food systems, bachata, dance improvisation, institutional memory, Disney animations, talking to plants
Minerva Macarrulla.

Natalie Frank ’26

Neenah, Wisconsin

Majors
Creative Writing
Interests
Reading and writing fantasy/romance, The Office, anime movies, commas, apples, pop music, the Notes app, cats, and juggling pins
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Phoebe McChesney ’25

Changsha, China/Chicago, Illinois

Majors
Politics
Interests
listening to music, taking walks, going for bike rides
Phoebe McChesney.

Ricarda Hill ’24

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Majors
Biology, Archaeological Studies
Interests
wildlife conservation, history, British comedy panel shows, watching sports, pesto, traveling, attempting to learn languages, drawing, Irish music, homemade pasta
Ricarda Hill

Sean Norton ’25

Ithaca, New York

Majors
Archaeological Studies
Interests
Pottery, glassblowing, breadmaking, juggling, rollerblading, stained glass, communing with the elderly, listening to plant music, and making all manner of things!
Photo of Sean Norton

Yuhki Ueda ’24

Manila, Philippines

Majors
Piano, Psychology
Interests
chai lattes, spicy food, baking, writing music and poetry, taking long walks while listening to my favorite music, feeling the warmth of the sun on my face, and curating Spotify playlists for every mood and occasion
Yuhki Ueda

Faculty/Staff