Editor-in-Chief Hayle Chen (she/her) is a second-year English and Government major who joined the Liberator staff Fall 2019. As an aspiring author and devoted bibliophile, writing is a passion that allows her to creatively express her love for words and experience the numerous lives that a reader has the opportunity to live. For her, being a part of the Liberator is just another way to contribute to the literary community that she and the rest of the staff hold dear.

Associate Editor of Content Harrison Fernelius is a first-year Economics and Plan II major. He joined the Liberator in fall 2019. In his spare time you can find him looking up new facts about fish or training in jiu-jitsu.

Associate Editor of Content Morgan Jeitler (she/her) is a third-year English and Plan II major who joined the Liberator in Fall 2019. In her free time, she enjoys reading the classics, raving about her family’s three dogs, eating too much chocolate, and working out. 

Associate Editor of Media Quynhmai Tran (she/her) is a second-year Environmental Science major in LAH who became a staff writer on the Liberator in Fall 2019. She can be found craving pad see ew, listening to climate podcasts, or watching her favorite rom coms that she will gladly discuss with you.

Staff Writers:

Frida Silva is a fourth-year English and Health and Society major with a penchant for vampires and art history. When she’s not reading Gothic literature for class, she’s watching NBC’s Hannibal, embroidering, or working on folding a thousand origami cranes. To start off her mornings, Frida sets out fresh food and water for the stray cats that roam around her apartment.

Kayla Hays (she/her) is a first-year Classical Languages major with an unyielding love for all things ancient Roman. Whenever she isn’t ranting about all the uses of the ablative case in Latin, she can be found taking naps, playing Nintendo games, or showing pictures of her cats to anyone in a one-mile radius. With a love of writing stories ever since she was a child, she hopes to use The Liberator as a creative outlet for expressing the myriad of emotions she has.

Aryan Bhalla (he/him) is a first-year International relations and Global studies major who likes to read books and write poetry. He loves to listen to music of all genres, watch movies and loves deep, late night conversations and meeting new people. He likes to play soccer and enjoys occasional runs.

Ashley Mireles is a second-year sociology student who joined the Liberator in Fall 2020. She enjoys watching 2000s movies and doing arts and crafts.

Justin Pastrano (he/him) is a first-year philosophy major who wants to be a virtuous statesman. He enjoys ethics, history, and martial arts. He hates almost every form of bread.

Eva Strelitz-Block (she/her) is a second-year Anthropology and Plan II major who joined the Liberator staff in Fall 2020. She is a podcast enthusiast and lover of all things storytelling, so she is so excited to be a part of the Liberator. In her free time, you can find her playing Rummikub, going on long walks, and doing yoga.

Alyssa Hiarker (she/her)

Byron Xu (he/him)

Kara Hildebrand (she/her) is a third-year English major, minoring in media and entertainment industries. You’ll often find her drinking tea and contemplating human existence. She loves cheesy movies, baking, and watching video essays on youtube.