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Aaron Cummings is a junior communications major at Clovis Community College who plans to transfer to Fresno State University. In addition to The College Fix, his work has been published on Lone Conservative. He has a strong passion for politics in California, a state that desperately needs conservative voices to be heard.
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Audrey Fahlberg is a fourth-year student at the University of Virginia studying Political Philosophy, Policy and Law. She is currently an opinion writer, editorial board member and columnist for The Cavalier Daily, the student newspaper. This summer, she interned for the American Enterprise Institute fellow Jonah Goldberg. In her free time, Audrey enjoys reading and singing with The Virginia Sil'hooettes, one of UVA's all-female a cappella groups. Her work has also been featured in the Washington Examiner.
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Autumn Berend is a freelance journalist and political science major at Portland State University. Her focus is on social and political issues.
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Ethan Berman is a senior at the University of Texas-Austin. He is studying Radio, Television, and Film production, getting a minor in Hebrew, and hopes to study law. His work and content have been featured on InfoWars. When he isn’t writing articles, he works as the head writer for Sneak Peek, the longest-running show on the FCC-licensed Texas Student Television.
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Alberto Bufalino is a student at Wake Forest University studying in Politics and International Affairs. On campus he participates for the Wake Forest Review and the Wake Forest College Republicans. He is considering a career in politics and law.
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Isaac graduated in May from Thomas Aquinas College with a double major in philosophy and theology. He currently is working as a Resident Director and Development Officer for his alma mater, helping with its new campus in Northfield, Massachusetts. Last summer he had his introduction to journalism with the Media Research Center working as a reporter for MRC Culture. Isaac is also a member of the Intercollegiate Studies Institute and is an ISI Honors Scholar.
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Thomas Curry is a sophomore at the Catholic University of America, majoring in Media & Communication Studies and minoring in Politics. He is a writer for the university’s independent newspaper The Tower. He is also a member of Alpha Delta Gamma, the Knights of Columbus, and is heavily involved with his school’s Campus Ministry Office, where he will be resident minister next year.
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Connor Ellington is a double-longhorn at the University of Texas School of Law. He has a bachelor's degree in philosophy and government. He is a member of the Federalist Society, the Young Conservatives of Texas, and the Texas Review of Law and Politics. In addition to writing for The College Fix, Connor is a law clerk at the Law Offices of Tony McDonald.
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College Fix contributor Brooks Fitts is a junior at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill majoring in English and Peace, War, and Defense. After graduation he plans to attend law school and work in disability rights. When he is not reading, walking his dog, or writing, he can be found in a quiet place with good music.
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Ellie Gardey is a junior at the University of Notre Dame majoring in political science and philosophy and minoring in journalism. She is co-president of Notre Dame's Students for Child-Oriented Policy. Ellie has interned at the Daily Caller and served as managing editor of Notre Dame’s Irish Rover.
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Ema Gavrilovic is a graduate student at DePaul University. She is a member of the DePaul College Republicans, Young Americans for Freedom, vice president of DePaul's Turning Point USA chapter, and secretary of the Illinois College Republican Federation.
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Dylan Harrington is a junior pursuing a B.S.B.A in digital marketing and advertising at Liberty University, with a minor in history. He has a degree in Worldview Studies from Boyce College, where he founded and launched the school's traveling speech and debate team, which competes in the Kentucky Forensics Association to this day.  He has also worked as a secretarial intern for a representative of the Ohio General Assembly in Columbus, Ohio, where he was in charge of all letter and digital correspondences between a representative and his constituents.
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John Hasson is a junior at the University of Dallas, where he studies political philosophy. He is a former NCAA lacrosse player, was named a 2019 Hatton W. Sumners Scholar, and serves as a senator in the UD Student Government. He is also contributor for Campus Reform and has appeared on The Joe Pags Show.
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Kyle is a sophomore at St. Olaf College where he studies political science and history. Kyle has worked as staff on a congressional campaign, interned with the Center of The American Experiment, serves as Vice Chair for the Minnesota College Republicans, has contributed to conservative outlets across the web, and was named the 2018 Minnesota College Republicans Activist of the Year.
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Julia was born and raised in New Jersey but is currently a junior at the University of South Carolina, where she studies political science and journalism. She is involved with multiple conservative student organizations on campus, including Turning Point USA and Young Americans for Freedom. She has interned for the South Carolina Republican Party and campaigned for various Republican leaders. Julia plans on becoming a political commentator, analyst, and journalist, and already tweets about politics.
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Tom Joyce is a junior at Emerson College. A freelance writer from the South Shore of Massachusetts, he covers sports, pop culture, and politics and has written for ESPN, Newsday, The Boston Globe, LifeZette, The Federalist and several other outlets.
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Ahnaf Kalam is a journalist in Denver and the Denver associate for the Counter-Islamist Grid. His work has previously appeared in Areo Magazine, The Gazette, The Daily Wire, and other publications. He graduated from CU Denver in May 2019.
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Brianna Kraemer is a junior at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs studying communication, political science and Spanish. While studying in Spain, she was a student blogger for the AIFS study abroad program. Her work has also been published in The Scribe, the student newspaper at UCCS. She participates in Turning Point USA on her campus and hopes to pursue a career in politics and journalism.
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Maria is a sophomore at Franciscan University of Steubenville, double majoring in political science and communication arts. She enjoys being active in her church by being a cantor and volunteers at her local hospital and soup kitchen.
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Cole Levine is a sophomore studying politics at Hillsdale College. When he isn’t writing for his blog College Conservative Soapbox, he enjoys playing jazz guitar, horseback riding and going fishing.
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Lexi Lonas is a sophomore at The Pennsylvania State University of Altoona. She is studying political science and is the president of the political science club. She is also a student ambassador for PragerU. In addition to writing for The College Fix, her work has been published in the Daily Signal. 
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Christian Lubke is a sophomore at Carthage College in Wisconsin. He is double majoring in political science and history. He is also a Live Action Ambassador. In addition to writing for The College Fix, he is a contributor and editor for Lone Conservative.
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Ava Magalei is currently attending Snow College, where she is studying psychology. Aside from journalism, her interests include music and science.
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Maggie Malecki is a junior at Pennsylvania State University majoring in economics. She is the secretary of Penn State College Republicans and a member of Alpha Phi.
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Maddison Meeks is an undergraduate student at the University of Colorado, Boulder, double majoring in political science and philosophy. She is an avid supporter of the Constitution, especially the First and Second Amendments. When she isn’t debating politics or writing articles, you can find her hanging out with her dog, Sawyer.
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Zachary Miller is a student at Baylor University in the University Scholars honors program. He currently serves as Chairman of Baylor Young Americans for Freedom and as Editor in Chief of The Baylor Judge. Additionally, he is a Fellow at Empower Texans and his work has appeared in Texas Scorecard, Lone Conservative and The College Fix. He is the author of the upcoming book "Keep Texas Red: A Battle Plan for 2020 and Beyond," which will be released by Defiance Press in Fall 2019.
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Fiona Moriarty-McLaughlin is a senior at University of California, Santa Barbara, where she studies business economics, political science and sociology with a minor in business communication. In addition to writing for The College Fix, she has interned for The Hollywood Reporter and Billboard, as well as contributes to conservative news outlets across the web.
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Donovan Newkirk is a fourth-year student at the University at Buffalo majoring in political science. In addition to writing for The College Fix, Donovan contributes to the University at Buffalo’s independent student publication, The Spectrum. Upon graduation, Donovan hopes to secure an internship in journalism or politics. He is also considering a career in law.
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Phillip is a sophomore at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, where he is majoring in political science. He serves as the public relations chair for his local YAF chapter and is an alumnus of the National Journalism Center. This summer Phillip interned with the Daily Caller.
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Dalton Nunamaker is majoring in government and psychology at Georgetown University. Originally from Missouri, he worked on Senator Josh Hawley's (R-MO) campaign and then as a military policy intern in the Senate. Dalton is on the executive board of the Georgetown College Republicans and Campus Outreach Christian ministry. He is also a co-host of the "Fly on the Wall" Podcast at the Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service.
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Mukil Pari is a sophomore at the University of California, Los Angeles, majoring in molecular, mellular, and developmental biology and minoring in biomedical research. He is currently a board member at UCLA's premier center-right organization, the Bruin Republicans. After graduation, he plans to attend medical school, work in surgical medicine, and work to improve health policy.
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Alexander Pease is an undergraduate student at the University of Massachusetts Boston. He studies political science, philosophy and law. He is a member of the Undergraduate Student Senate. Pease is a contributor to The Boston Free Beacon. Presently, he is especially interested in existentialism, U.S. foreign policy and political theory. Aside from journalism and politics, Alexander enjoys playing drums, listening to music and poetry.
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Zachary Petrizzo is a political science major and communications minor at George Mason University. Born and raised in Washington D.C., Petrizzo can be found working on the hill by day and going to school at night. His previous higher ed reporting has been cited by Fox News, Washington Times, The Blaze, National Review, the O’Reilly Factor, Daily Mail, The Daily Caller, The Washington Examiner, and many other publications.
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Matthew is a sophomore at the University of Chicago, studying Political Science and English. In his spare time, he enjoys contributing op-eds to media outlets across the country.
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College Fix staff writer Jeremiah Poff graduated from Franciscan University of Steubenville in 2019 with a degree in journalism and a minor in human life studies. Jeremiah has written dozens of news stories and columns for various publications including The Washington Examiner's Red Alert Politics, Fox News, and The Daily Signal. He is a regular contributor to ToddStarnes.com and is fluent in Spanish.
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Jessica Resuta is a junior at Franciscan University of Steubenville majoring in journalism.
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John Rigolizzo is a junior at Rutgers University, studying English and history. In addition to The College Fix, he is an avid writer. He is the author of the book "I Am Sentinel," available on Amazon, and runs the politics blog "Ardent Individualist."  
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Troy Sargent is a first-year student at Dallas Baptist University majoring in finance. In addition to The College Fix, Troy contributes to Lone Conservative. After graduation he plans to attend graduate school to study economics.
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Originally from Mocksville, North Carolina, Emma Schambach doubled majored in political science and communications with a focus in public advocacy at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. She served as president of the Network of Enlightened Women at UNCC, founding chairwoman of Young Americans for Freedom at UNCC, state communications director for the North Carolina Federation of College Republicans, and campus liaison for Mecklenburg County Young Republicans.
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Eric Schmidt is an economics graduate student at Purdue University. He holds a BSBA in Economics from The Ohio State University and an MBA from Webster University. He currently works as a healthcare consultant in Lean Six Sigma process improvement and change management.
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Alexa Secrest is a senior at Gettysburg College studying French and political science. At Gettysburg, she participates in Young Americans for Freedom and the Bullets Marching Band. She has interned at the Heritage Foundation and the Daily Caller News Foundation, both in Washington, D.C.
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Misty Severi is a senior journalism and history double-major at California Baptist University in Riverside, California. She is currently the online managing editor for the student publications. She has also held the position of news editor for CBU’s student newspaper The Banner, and at Riverside City College she worked for CBU’s communication department.
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Brittany Slaughter is a sophomore at Liberty University studying journalism with a minor in criminal justice. She has worked as an editor and writer for Odyssey, and has also been published in the Washington Examiner. She was previously nominated for the Network of enlightened Women’s Writer of the Year award.
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Addison Smith is a sophomore at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia, where he is majoring in business marketing and minoring in politics and policy. He currently serves as secretary for Liberty's Turning Point USA chapter. During his free time, Addison enjoys weightlifting, being outdoors and building relationships in his community.
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Tristan Smith is a sophomore at Lafayette College in Easton, PA. At Lafayette, Tristan is pursuing a double-major in philosophy and history. On campus, Tristan writes for the student-newspaper, The Lafayette, plays for the men's hockey team, works as a tour-guide, and serves as vice president of the History Club. Tristan hopes to one day practice constitutional law.
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Diana Soriano is a pre-law student at Boston University majoring in psychology with a minor in political science. She is Vice Chairwoman of Young Americans for Freedom at BU. In her free time, Diana likes to play golf and volunteer as an EMT in her hometown. In the near future, she is interning for a law firm and getting her certificate in paralegal studies.
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Matthew Stein is a political science and economics major at Swarthmore College. He is a board member on the Swarthmore Conservative Society and Swarthmore Students for Israel.
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Allegra Thatcher is a senior at Franciscan University of Steubenville, majoring in English writing. She is editor-in-chief of The Troubadour, a student writer for the university's Marketing and Communications department, and a writing tutor on campus. Her work has been featured on The Stream, and she hopes to pursue journalism focused on human rights issues and the fine arts.
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Christopher Tremoglie is a Russian and Eastern European studies major and political science minor at the University of Pennsylvania. He is a senior editor with The Statesman, the University of Pennsylvania's truly independent newspaper, and former editor-in-chief of the Community College of Philadelphia's The Student Vanguard. Christopher is a two-time recipient of the Keystone Press Award in 2016 and 2017. He has recently returned from Russia, where he attended a Russian immersion program studying language and culture at Moscow State University. He also covered international events such as the 2018 World Cup and 2018 pension reform protests in Moscow. Christopher was a credentialed member of the media for the 2016 Democratic National Convention.
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Drew Van Voorhis attends San Diego State University, majoring in business. On campus, he is involved in College Republicans and is an active member of PragerFORCE.
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Kassie Vickers is a student at Victor Valley College majoring in political science. On campus, she is very active with the Model United Nations. After she earns her bachelor's degree, she plans to attend graduate school and pursue a career in politics and journalism. In her free time, Kassie enjoys keeping up on current events and watching stand-up comedy.
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Catherine Viz is a senior at Saint Mary’s College double majoring in history and humanistic studies with a minor in constitutional studies at the University of Notre Dame. She is a trumpet player in the Notre Dame Marching Band, a member of Saint Mary's College Belles for Life, and a runner in her free time.
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Ben Walls is a freshman at Virginia Tech studying multimedia journalism. He was an active member of student media at his high school and has been featured in local media in his hometown. He likes to play guitar, listen to punk rock, learn Welsh on Duolingo and spend time outside and with family.
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Rory Walsh studies industrial labor relations, American politics, and business at Cornell University. He has interned for former New York Congresswoman Claudia Tenney. After completing his undergraduate degree he plans to study law and business.
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College Fix contributor Stone Washington is a Juris Master student at Emory Law School and a recent graduate of Clemson University. He has interned at The Heritage Foundation, Creative Inquiry-Clemson, and The Daily Caller. His work has also appeared on Professor Ellis Washington’s website, the Ellis Washington Report, as well as with Renew America and the Tiger Town Observer, among other outlets.
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Chase Watkins is a sophomore attending Utah Valley University, where he’s working toward an associate's degree. In addition to The College Fix, he has contributed to Turning Point News, A View From Gen Z, and is the author of a diary at RedState. After graduating and serving a two-year mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Chase hopes to join the U.S. Armed Forces and serve overseas.
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Evan Weaver is a junior at Ball State University in Indiana. He is double majoring in news journalism and telecommunications and minoring in sports studies. He covers news and sports for the Ball State Daily News student newspaper and is press secretary for his campus Students for Life chapter. He is also a member of Cardinal Catholic. In his free time, Evan enjoys riding his bike, spending time with his family, and browsing the news.
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Michael attends Yeshiva University, majoring in political science. He spent the past year and a half studying Bible and the Talmud at Yeshivat Har Etzion in Israel. He is currently a writer for the website Patheos.com, an online compendium of blogs featuring diverse perspectives on religion and modern life, where he offers an Orthodox Jewish take on contemporary culture and politics.
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Coy Westbrook is a graduate of Texas A&M University with a bachelor's degree in agricultural leadership, minors in poultry science and international development, and a certificate in international trade. Currently he is a first year law student at St. Mary’s University School of Law. He previously worked as an intern for U.S. Congressman Kevin Brady, and as a legislative director in the Texas House of Representatives during the 86th Legislative Session.
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Edyta Wolk is double majoring in journalism and theology at the Franciscan University of Steubenville. She is the copy editor of her campus newspaper The Troubadour, a contributor to The Four County Catholic newspaper, and a writer for Image & Likeness Magazine. She is a Polish immigrant and enjoys reading and writing about politics and religion.

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