Henry Clarke is a sophomore at the University of Chicago studying Political Science. He is interested in political communication and campaign messaging as well as examining the differences between the European parliamentary and American presidential systems of government.
Nidia Corona-Gonzalez is a sophomore majoring in Social and Cultural Analysis with a minor in Law and Society. She plans on going to law school and becoming and immigration attorney. She is very passionate about the rights of immigrants and is especially interested in reforming and eliminating immigrant detention centers.
Antonio Kieschnick is a freshman at New York University in the Liberal Studies program. He intends to major in Politics and History with a minor in Economics. Antonio’s interests include contemporary hip-hop, film and post-colonial fiction. He is also currently an intern with NYU Florence’s La Pietra Dialogues. Having been born in Taiwan with an American father and Spanish mother, Antonio also speaks Chinese and Spanish.
Supreme Court Reporter
Erin Oh is a sophomore in the College of Arts and Science pursuing a major in Politics and concentrating on foreign policy, American politics, and law. She was born and raised in southern California, but she became involved in politics in New York where she interned for NYC Council Member Benjamin Kallos and once watched Mayor de Blasio sign a bill. In her spare time, Erin enjoys hiking, visiting museums, and being productive in coffee shops.
Trans Rights Reporter
Jordan Smith is currently a junior at the Gallatin School of Individualized Study at New York University studying Applying Artistic Imagination to Radical Political and Social Change. They are involved in activism both on-campus and off-campus and are passionate about gender equality, LGBTQ rights, black liberation, and criminal justice reform. They enjoy research, writing, reading, and creating and studying art. Jordan uses the pronouns they/their/themselves or she/her/herself.
Lukas Villarin is a freshman with NYU Florence interested in majoring in Marketing. Lukas is a Filipino-American writer in the midst of his first novel, and his passions include 20th century history, as well as photography, archery, music, and bouldering. His favorite book is Fahrenheit 451, but only until he finds another to read.
NYU Washington DC
Student Lead Reporter, Washington DC
Helen You is currently a sophomore at NYU Liberal Studies and is planning on transitioning into the College of Arts and Science to pursue a BA in International Relations with a minor in Philosophy. Her interest in foreign affairs and humanitarian issues was fostered during her first year away in Florence, Italy where she spent the year studying geopolitics in the context of the refugee crisis and climate change. After graduation, Helen plans on joining the Peace Corps to assist in youth development and education in underprivileged countries. She hopes to attend law school to obtain her J.D. and L.L.M. to work on foreign affairs at the State Department as a diplomat to address U.S. relations in Europe.