The Campus Clipper NYC Student Guide has been completely created by NYC students just like you. These talented writers, editors, and illustrators have contributed their personal experiences to the guide. And now we want to tell you a little bit more about them!
Aleksandra is the co-creator of the innovative start-up company JATCHED. JATCHED is a unique job-matching website designed specifically for college students. Check it out at www.JATCHED.com.
Christina is a senior at Fordham University. She is currently interning at a publishing company and PR firm, and loves to write in her free time
Mary, an NYU student, created JATCHED.com along friend and fellow classmate Aleksandra Bookman. She’s currently pursuing a glider pilot license.
Bonnie is a University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate. Her talents include writing and music. She’s recently combined these talents to write a rock musical, “The Era of Me.” Check out her webpage here and listen to some tunes!
Shana graduated from Brauch College, where she earned her B.A. in creative writing and journalism. She’s currently writing a book of original poetry.
Emily is currently studying business and psychology at NYU. However, she has always possessed a passion for writing.
KERRY ANNE HOFFMAN
Kerry Anne is a freelance blogger and writer. She writes for newyork.com, a site that features articles on life in NYC. She’s also created a food blog, www.thenycmenugirl.com, where she recommends restaurants throughout the city.
Mary is studying literature and criticism at CUNY Hunter College. She is currently working with the non-profit organization, Interfaith Hospitality Network, which provides housing, counseling, and job placement for the homeless.
Maya is a recent NYU graduate. She’s a talented comedian who is currently performing stand-up throughout the city. She also is a freelance writer who contributes to the New York Culture and Events column on www.examiner.com.
Ekaterina is a poet and novelist, but she is also interested in languages and translation. She is currently a senior at Kingsborough Community College.
Andrew is studying journalism and English at the State University of New York New Paltz. He also contributes articles to Death+Taxes magazine. Andrew is a Brooklyn native, and has lived in the city all his life. Check out one of his articles here!
Tania is the co-founder of the unique company, www.SurpriseIndustries.com. Surprise Industries schedules events for you to attend, but you don’t know what you’re getting till you go there! The event can be anything from fire-eating to ice-sculpting contests.
Cecyclia is majoring in illustration and cartooning at the School of Visual Arts. She has her own blog, “I Create New York,” and is also working on several graphic novels.
Meghan is double-majoring in English and Dance at Marymount Manhattan College. She hope to gain a PhD in Performance Studies after graduating from MMC.
Jon is a NYU student who also volunteers at the Saint Joseph’s Soup Kitchen in the West Village. He feels as if he is really making a difference there. He is currently studying French, Latin, and Comparative Literature.
Roni is currently studying at City College, with a diverse concentration in both Theatre and pre-med. He has performed in several theatre productions, including a Midsummer’s Night Dream at The American Theater of Actors.
Sabina is an NYU studying both English and Economics. After graduating, she hopes to pursue either journalism or publishing. Although she has only lived in NYC one year, she plans to live here permanently (hopefully settling in a West Village town house!)
Elisabeth is currently studying at Eugene Lang College. Her favorite book is The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger, which in of itself is a type of “NYC Student Guide.”
Maurice is studying creative writing Columbia University. He has lived in New York City almost his entire life. Check out his show, “Holding it Down,” which concerns the lives and dreams of veterans and civilians involved in currently military conflicts. It premiers next month on the Harlem Stage.
Aechee has recently graduated from LaGaurdia Community College. She was born and raised in Japan. She is an artist and documentary photographer. Currently, she is working on an art project entitled “Incomplete Portrait of Chaos,” which combines poetry and two documentaries.
Alyssa is a native Canadian who graduated from Columbia University. She is both a writer and photographer. Currently, she is editing and writing for C-Spot magazine.
AYLA LUTHIEN MARIE
Ayla is working for the Campus Clipper as a graphic designer for both the magazine and website. She has lived in New York City for several years but has traveled widely, including to Europe and Pakistan.
ILLUSTRATION AND DESIGN
Julee is majoring in illustration at Parsons School of Design. Julie is currently working on an art project which is investigating similarities between Western and Eastern Cultures duing the 14th Century.
Jing is attending graduate school at Pratt Institute, where she is studying Communicative Design. She has recently completed her graduate thesis on increased car usage in China, where she encourages citizens to use public transportation.
Sarah is currently working as a designer for the Campus Clipper magazine. She put a great deal of work into creating the Guide; doing everything from coming up with the themes to laying out the pages. She is also finished her undergraduate study at the Lander College for Women. Her websites include www.leadingupsolutions.com and www.jumpfwd.com
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