CO-EDITOR IN CHIEF

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Quinn Chappelle (she/her)

Chappelle is a pre-law student, studying political science and history (CGS '20, CAS '22).

 

She serves as the co-president and editor-in-chief of the BPR. 

 

Chappelle also serves as the vice president at the Harriet E. Richards Cooperative House. She has previously fellowed for Senator Ed Markey.

Her hobbies include taking care of her many houseplants, hiking, and collecting vinyl records.

SENIOR GLOBAL POLITICS EDITOR

Ryan Metz (she/her)

Metz is a history student, concentrating in 20th century American political history (CAS '22).

 

She serves as the vice president and the senior global politics editor for the BPR.

 

Metz also serves as the district office intern for Congressman Brad Schneider (IL-10).

 

In her free time, Metz likes to read presidential biographies and go for runs around Boston.

SENIOR U.S. POLITICS CO-EDITOR

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Katherine Sabido (she/her)

Sabido is a pre-law student, pursuing a dual degree of political science and journalism (CGS '20, CAS '22, COM '22).

 

She serves as the senior U.S. politics co-editor for the BPR.

 

Sabido also serves as an internal liaison for the City Affairs in BU student government and the director of Public Relations for the Boston Intercollegiate Government. She works a TA for the College of Communications and as a research fellow for City Councilor At-Large Annissa Essaibi-George. 

Her hobbies include cooking, cuddling her dog Reeses, and traveling.

SENIOR LOCAL POLITICS EDITOR

Jackson Tarricone (he/him)

Tarricone is an English and Spanish student, also studying economics (CAS '22).

 

He serves as the senior local politics editor for the BPR. 

Tarricone's hobbies include performing in his band, listening to music, reading, and running along the Charles river.

SENIOR COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR

Caroline Floam (she/her)

Floam is a pre-law student, studying public relations and political science (COM '22, CAS '22).

 

She serves as the communications director for the BPR.

 

Floam also serves a crisis and research and media relations director for Unleashed PR. Floam is also a staff writer for BU College of Communication’s The COMmunicator.

 

Her hobbies include tennis, yoga, traveling, and eating avocado.

ASSOCIATE U.S. POLITICS EDITOR

Nisha Kassam (she/her)

Kassam is a speech, language, and hearing sciences student, also studying Spanish and Deaf studies (SAR '22).

 

She serves as an associate U.S. politics editor for the BPR.

 

Kassam also interns as a translator at a speech therapy clinic and works for a computer science company. She is also a member of the fraternity Alpha Phi Omega and BU student government.

 

Her hobbies are biking and trying new restaurants in Boston.

ASSOCIATE U.S. POLITICS EDITOR

Adam Shamsi (he/him)

Shamsi is a political science student, intending to pursue BU’s 4-year BA/MA program (CAS '24).

 

He serves as an associate U.S. politics editor for the BPR.

Shamsi also participates in BU's CAS student government. He also works for BU's Orientation and Student Disability Access Services.

 

In his free time, Shamsi enjoys hanging out with friends, watching television (such as Avatar the Last Airbender), and engaging in the news.

ASSOCIATE LOCAL POLITICS EDITOR

Arlo Hatcher (he/him)

Hatcher is a political science student, potentially seeking a double major in history (CAS '24).

 

He serves as an associate local politics editor for the BPR.

 

He also is a member of the BU's CAS student government advocacy committee and is the action coordinator of BU's chapter of the Young Democratic Socialists of America.

 

His hobbies include listening to music, volunteering with political campaigns, and exploring Boston.

DEPUTY COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR

 

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Jessica Stevens (she/her)

Stevens is a journalism student, also studying advertising (COM '23).

 

She serves as the deputy communications director for the BPR.

 

Stevens also serves as an ambassador for the BU College of Communication. She is an editor for BU"s The Buzz Magazine. She also is a strategist for a varsity team of AdClub. Currently, she is writing for the Boston Globe - Newton and the Sonoma Index Tribune in California. 

 

Her hobbies include Netflix binging, writing, and traveling.

                      CO-EDITOR IN CHIEF

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Justin Dynia (he/him)

Dynia is a political science student, also studying Spanish and history (CAS '22).

 

He serves as the co-president and editor-in-chief of the BPR.

 

Dynia's experience in journalism includes reporting for the Long Island Herald and Dig Boston.

He is an avid reader and enjoys exploring the city in his free time.

SENIOR U.S. POLITICS CO-EDITOR

Brianna Cole (she/her)

Cole is student, studying health science and public policy analysis (SAR '22).

 

She serves as the senior U.S. politics co-editor for the BPR. 

 

Cole also serves as the lead senator for the Health4BU at-large party and the chairwoman of the Rules Committee in BU student government senate. She is also an EMS supervisor and instructor. 

 

Her hobbies include trying and cooking new foods, watching tv shows, and playing with her new kitten!  

SENIOR SOCIAL & BUSINESS POLITICS EDITOR

Noah Fischer (he/him)

Fischer is a political science student, also studying Chinese language and literature (CAS '21).

 

He serves as the secretary and the senior social and business editor for the BPR. 

 

Fischer is a current research assistant at the BU Center for the Study of Asia. He also worked on research involving various aspects of housing policy during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Fischer enjoys running, playing music, and traveling.

TREASURER

Lauren Bear (she/her)

Bear is a business student, studying business administration with concentrations in finance and organizational behavior (QST '22).

 

She serves as the treasurer of the BPR.

 

Bear also serves as the president for the sorority Alpha Phi. In addition, she competes on the Boston University Figure Skating Team.

 

Her hobbies include hiking and exploring Boston.

ASSOCIATE GLOBAL POLITICS EDITOR

Frank Serpe (he/him)

Serpe is an international relations student, also studying business administration and management (CAS '21).

 

Serpe serves as an associate global politics editor for the BPR.

 

Beyond this, Serpe is also the Chairman of the Massachusetts Alliance of College Republicans and a brother in the Phi Alpha Delta, a law fraternity. Moreover, he is a former intern for the think tank Bright Blue and for Governor Charlie Baker’s office.

 

In his free time, he enjoys reading, spending time with family and friends, and taking walks on the Esplanade.

ASSOCIATE GLOBAL POLITICS EDITOR

Karis Clark (she/her)

Clark is a pre-med student, studying human physiology (SAR '23).

 

Clark serves as an associate global politics editor for the BPR.

 

She is also involved with Boston University’s Alpha Epsilon Delta, a pre-health honor society.

 

In her free time, he enjoys hiking, traveling, and fostering cats.

ASSOCIATE SOCIAL & BUSINESS POLITICS EDITOR

Catherine Devlin (she/her)

Devlin is a history student, concentrating in American history (CAS '22).

 

She serves as an associate social and business editor for the BPR.

 

She is involved in the sorority Omega Phi Alpha, serves the vice president of Phi Alpha Theta, and is an ambassador for BU's Kilachand Honors College. She is also the associate producer and lead researcher for Sky Blossom, an Academy Award qualifying film.

 

In her free time, Devlin enjoys showing people pictures of her dog and watching questionable reality television shows.

ASSOCIATE SOCIAL & BUSINESS POLITICS EDITOR

Roseli Arena (she/her)

Arena is a journalism student, also studying public relations (CGS '20, COM '22).

 

She serves as an associate social and business editor for the BPR.

Arena is a member of the sorority Alpha Phi and BU's chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America.

In her free time, Arena enjoys swimming, traveling, going for long walks in Brookline and playing with her cat, Charlie.