Sammie Wills is a sophomore majoring in Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity. She is a queer Hapa, striving to serve the people and crush the patriarchy. She has an uneven, asymmetrical haircut that represents the inequality she fights against. She wants to get you to talk about the intersections of your race, sexuality, gender, and class. She’ll even make you tea or coffee while you tell your story.
MANAGING JOURNAL EDITOR
Leow Hui Min Annabeth is a sophomore from Singapura, with a major in Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity, and a minor in English. She is currently on the board of the Stanford Asian American Theater Project, and has been voted most likely to live in Casa Zapata all four years (#challengeaccepted). (#shealsolikeshashtags)
Elizabeth S. Q. Goodman, who also goes by her middle name “Quirk”, is a mathematics PhD student expecting to graduate in 2014. She admires cities as many admire “Nature”: strange humans and strange art are interdependent, powerful, beautiful. She enjoys living and volunteering in San Francisco, but is also excited to have joined Stanford Students For Queer Liberation.
Erika Lynn is a white, feminine of center organism who likes to frolic in fields, swim in the ocean and cook food like her great-grandma taught her to. She’s interested in how colonialism and imperialism continue today in the food system, environmentalism, conservationism and gay/queer activism, and identifies politically as a radical queer. She hopes to become a writer and a sustainable urban gardener someday.
Hye Jeong Yoon is a junior/senior from Seoul and San Diego, but living in Los Angeles, majoring in CSRE with a concentration in intersectionality. Whew. When not singing with Stanford Talisman, she is constantly thinking about Asian American sexuality, transnationalism, and learning about new cultures and peoples, even though she is shy and awkward. She enjoys sleeping in the sun or in her she-cave, hiking, hoarding fruits and veggies from the dining halls, and musing on the aesthetics of beardedness/Asian American hipsters in Los Angeles and beyond!
Lan Anh Le is a junior from Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam. She is passionate about issues related to gender equity and sustainable development. She am obsessed with traveling. She love jam sessions, taking pictures, cooking, reading, coffee and the Beatles.
Lina Schmidt is a junior from the Pacific Northwest. After much exploration, she will major in Feminist Studies and CSRE. She likes to write poetry (to varying degrees of success) and is interested in creating safe spaces on campus.
Cynthia Inéz de la Rosa is a Kansas Citian STEP grad student. She is aspiring to be a high school English teacher. She majored in English at the University of Chicago and for her thesis explored social change and the power of rhetoric in mission statements. At the UofC, she was heavily involved in immigrant rights and co-founded the Socioeconomic Diversity Alliance. She’s all about creating new words, close reading, reflection, espresso macchiatos, and Chance the Rapper.
Emma Budiansky is a sophomore interested in the science of extremely old things. She’s also a German minor and enjoys DJing, baking, sleeping, knitting, crocheting, tea, blankets, and friendship.
Jae-Young Son is a sophomore who is interested in social neuroscience and is currently studying how social interactions mediate affective states, the psychology of prosocial behavior, how personal ethics influence behavior, and the role of persuasion in decision-making. He believes that ordinary people are capable of catalyzing tremendous social change and sees psychology as a tool for generating progress. In his free time, he can often be found playing piano, singing obnoxiously, or watching re-runs of Joss Whedon’s TV shows.
Molly Gerrity is a sophomore from Bellevue, Washington, looking to major in English or Psychology. She is interested in the intersections between class, race, and gender, as well as the role of activism in everyday life. She is fond of long conversations, coffee, books, and the rain.
Mona Matsumoto-Ryan is junior studying Psychology. Since she is half-Japanese and half-Irish, she loves learning about culture and people. Currently, she is interested in how children learn emotion through culture. In her spare time, she loves to cook, eat, read, and talk with friends.
Tracy Yang is currently a sophomore from Sacramento, CA interested in Science, Technology, and Society. Tracy is really interested in dynamics, organizations, and the art of rhetoric in marketing, advertising, media, and life. She loves art….she loves it. She also enjoys meditating, cinematography, sandals, morning dish runs, guitar, and mexican candy.
Althea Solis is a fledgling activist/artist and currently a junior at Stanford double-majoring in Psychology and Art Practice. She cares a lot about treating health holistically, seeking mindfulness about the experiences of others, and achieving a balance between self-actualization and interdependence. She loves comics, baking, video games, and cute animals of all kinds.
Raven Jiang is a junior from Singapore majoring in Computer Science. He is a socialist at heart because he believes that jobs won’t exist in the future. He spends his free time coding up useless widgets and browsing Reddit.
Joel Kek is very interested the intersection between technology and social change. Along these lines, he is also involved with Stanford in Government and Code the Change.
Jovel Queirolo is a senior from the San Francisco Bay Area majoring in Biology with a focus on Ecology and Evolution. Upon graduation, she will complete a teacher preparation program and hopefully be in the classroom teaching high school biology in a couple years. She is interested patterns of community ecology within human societies and among harvester ant colonies. She hopes to draw on these connections to teach, learn and work with the next generation of social and environmental activists.
Want to get involved with this awesome crew? Email StanfordSTATIC@gmail.com. Frosh can apply to be frosh interns with this form, due October 18th at 11:59pm (PST). We’d also love to have YOU as a staff writer or staff reporter–apply here.