Mairead McArdle is a news writer at National Review. A 2015 summer College Fix journalism fellow, Mairead worked at USA Today. She graduated from Thomas Aquinas College in 2015, where she majored in philosophy with a focus on political science. She previously worked for CNS News and the Washington Examiner. Her previous editorial experience includes serving as editor-in-chief of The Campus Dirt student newspaper and a staff writer at Fox News Insider.