Amherst Wire

2019-2020 Staff

Sifa Kasongo

Co-editor in Chief

"It is what we make out of what we have, not what we are given, that separates one person from another." - Nelson Mandela Email Sifa at [email protected]

Jonathan Kermah

Co-editor in Chief

"Aim high" -Childish Major Email Jonathan at [email protected], or follow him on Twitter @JKermah98.

Harry Ortof

Politics/ Voices/ Op-Ed Editor

Email Harry at [email protected], or follow him on Twitter @HarryOrtof

Trevor Wilson

Entertainment Editor

"Since day one, since the first time I touched the pen, I wanted to be the best at what I do." - Kendrick Lamar Email Trevor at [email protected] or follow him on Twitter @TrevorWilsonOG

Brian Choquet

Campus News Editor

"The hero of my tale–whom I love with all the power of my soul, whom I have tried to portray in all its beauty, who has been, is, and always will be beautiful–is Truth," Leo Tolstoy. Email Brian at [email protected] or tweet...

Chase Purrington

Sports Editor

Twitter/Instagram: @ChasePurrington Email: [email protected]

Patrick Kline

Photo Editor

"I walk, I look, I see, I stop, I photograph" - Leon Levinstein   Email Patrick at [email protected] and follow him on Twitter at paterickkline

Shannon Macalingay

Lifestyle Editor

“If there's a book that you want to read, but it hasn't been written yet, then you must write it.” ― Toni Morrison Email Shannon at [email protected]

Hayley Solomon

Social Media Editor

"We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we're curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths." - Walt Disney Email Hayley at [email protected] and follow her on Twitter @hayley_solomon.

Megha Srinivasan

Social Media Editor

Email at [email protected] or tweet @megha_srini  

Julia Donohue

Assistant Entertainment Editor

Caeli Chesin

Assistant Campus News Editor

"Anyone lived in a pretty how town" - E.E. Cummings

Astghik Dion

Assistant Photo Editor

Patrick Moroney

Assistant Podcast Editor

Rachel Swansburg

Video Editor

Kacey Connolly

Podcast Editor

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