Summer 2021

Editor in Chief
Natalie Sirna

Photography Editor
Shira O’Neal-Abend

Jacquelyn Giambalvo, David Rafael Gonzalez, Krista Huey, Sebastián Abdon Ibarra, Justin Katz, Nathan Keeler, Destinee Mondragon

Emily Alvarez, Melody Blazauskas, Christine Diaz, Kaitlin Handler, Rachel Kendrick, Maddie Ybarra

Chief Adviser
George R. Keeler, Ph.D.

Photography Adviser
Shannon Benine

Photography Manager
D. Hill

Website Management
Eric Borer


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