A proud Marylander, Tiffany is a sophomore double majoring in history and sociopolitical data science, a special major that focuses on using data to analyze various political and societal trends while studying how those trends can help or harm marginalized groups. A proud member of the East Coast Asian American Student Union (ECAASU) National Board, she hopes to engage API/As on critical conversations about what it means to be Asian or Pacific Islander in America and how Asians interact with other communities of color, especially around activism. On campus, she is also serves as an RA and president of Organizing to Redefine Asian Activism (ORAA). She is passionate about im/migration issues, disability, and voting rights. Ask her about organizing the first annual Tri-College Asian Student Conference or running in the 2018 Boston Marathon!
Olivia Robbins '21 | She/her/they/them pronouns
Olivia is a junior from NYC. She's an honors Peace and Conflict Studies major and potentially a history minor, still figuring that part out. Outside of academics, she is the creative director of VISIBILITY, an Intercultural Center intern, a member of Jewish Voice for Peace, and co-founder and co-president of Petey Greene Swarthmore. Olivia is particularly passionate about prison abolition, restorative justice, nonviolent resistance, and Big Brother (the TV show not the government conspiracy).
Joy George '20 | She/her pronouns
Born and grown in the Bronx, Joy is a Political Science and Black Studies Special Major and a Peace and Conflict Studies Minor at Swarthmore College who actively seeks to center the universal rights of the human in her activism and academic work. She has a strong desire to work towards the liberation and determination of marginalized populations and expressly does so with love. At Swarthmore, Joy is a research intern at the Black Cultural Center, intern with the Office of Diversity, Inclusion and Community Development and the Front of House Coordinator with LPAC and Lang Music Hall. In the interest of holding intentional healing space, she grounds herself through building and working closely with the amazing Black women, femmes and non-binary souls of Aja. This past summer, Joy served as a counselor and a member of the Arts staff at Seeds of Peace. She loves learning about the traditional spiritual and healing practices of indigenous and African peoples, as well as watching horror movies, theorizing about Black Mirror and writing short stories and poetry.
Emma Dulski ‘22 | She/her pronouns
Emma is a sophomore at Swarthmore studying Peace and Conflict Studies. In addition to Voices, she is involved in SJP, O4S, the Petey Greene Program and enjoys dance, performing with the department and teaching an open improv class. Emma is very grateful for the opportunity to share powerful stories and expand her knowledge of social justice through journalism. She is excited to join the Voices collective but not as excited to subsist on Sharples apple butter and rice cakes for another year.
Sonia Linares ‘22 | She/her pronouns
Sonia is a sophomore at Swarthmore College with an intended double major in History and Peace and Conflict Studies. Through these majors, she hopes to learn more about Central America in order to have the tools to advocate for people in countries like El Salvador that are facing environmental, political, and economic turmoil. She is passionate about transforming our criminal justice/immigration system in the future and aspires to one day go to law school to become a public defender. Sonia is involved in SJP, STAR, and in youth courts. She looks forward to being part of the Voices Collectice this year! In her free time you’ll find her taking a nap, watching Korean dramas, or procrastinating on assignments by “studying” around friends in McCabe or the Intercultural Center.
Daijing “Jenny” Xu ’22 | She/her pronouns Jenny is a sophomore from Shanghai, China, studying Sociology and Anthropology and English Literature. Outside of Voices, she is also involved in Organizing for Survivors (O4S) and Swarthmore Queer Union (SQU).
Alexis Riddick '20 | She/her pronouns
Alexis Riddick is a senior from Philadelphia serving her second term as the Voices Poetry Editor. She is an Educational Studies and English Literature special major as well as a Black Studies minor. Her positions on campus outside of Voices include: Vice President of Swarthmore Afro-American Student Society (SASS) for 2019-2020, board member of Our Art Spoken in Soul (OASIS) since 2017 and co-facilitator of the [IC/BCC] Coalition since late 2018. She is extremely passionate about mental health and the necessities of community care for marginalized communities (particularly Black folks and further marginalized folks within). Come to her with any questions related to Voices poetry, poetry in general, and the poetry scene/community on campus (as well as anything else mentioned above)
Eva Baron ‘22 | She/her/they/them pronouns Eva is a sophomore from New York City majoring in English and minoring in Art History. In addition to Voices, Eva also works with The Review, Small Craft Warnings, and writes for the Phoenix. She's currently trying to write a manuscript, and is looking forward to reading fiction from fellow Swatties!
Andrés Pérez Correa '22 | He/him pronouns
Andres is a sophomore, Bay Area native and proud. He is a prospective double major in Spanish and Education Studies. He is particularly interested in the institution that likely everyone has gone through or has to go through: school. He hopes to understand the experience of immigrant and bilingual students in the US. Growing up in such a diverse city and environment, he hopes to understand how to best help such diverse communities affected by failing educational institutions and gentrification. He is also the Secretary for ENLACE hoping to unite and strengthen the Latinx community at Swat and beyond. He enjoys writing poetry, listening to R&B and those Saturday morning songs that Mexican play when they clean, and spending all of his money on skincare (hit him up with any skincare recommendations).
SOCIAL MEDIA EDITOR
Lelosa Aimufua ’20 | She/her pronouns
Lelosa is a senior Political Science and Education Studies Major with a minor in Black Studies serving her second term as Social Media Editor. With this knowledge, she desires to create effective policy that is geared towards valuable education experiences, specifically for marginalized individuals. Born and raised in Los Angeles, California, she has a deep love for political activism and cultural pride. She is a Nigerian eldest daughter of three girls, and feels that her identity as a Nigerian-American women is the most salient to her life experiences. On campus, she is Captain of the Varsity Volleyball team, an Admissions Fellow, and a BCC librarian. In her free time, you can find Lelosa relaxing in Parrish Parlors or NPPR lounge with a movie, snacks, and possibly, a face mask.