Mariam Bagadion is a Filipino-American third year SCSU student. She is double-majoring in English and Women’s Studies and has loved writing from a young age. She is excited to use this passion to bring attention to and start conversations about feminist issues surrounding the world of politics and pop culture today. Mariam is an editor for The Upper Mississippi Harvest, SCSU’s literary journal and a writing tutor at The Write Place. In her free time, she writes for her personal blog, scribbles in journals and is the Game Master for her friends’ Dungeons and Dragons games. Consulting editor.
Kholood Abuhadid is a fourth year Biomedical and Medical Lab Science student with minors in Creative Writing and Women’s Studies. She is Palestinian-American and is passionate about Palestinian rights as well as encompassing feminist intersectional ideology. Kholood is an avid reader and loves to dabble in creative writing. She hopes one day to establish herself in the world of medical research as well as have an active voice in the Public Health world. She also thinks she’s good at knitting but in reality is actually quite horrible! Managing editor.
Rose Hegerle is a senior studying sociology and gender & women’s studies. She chose these disciplines to better serve the St. Cloud community and contribute a more socially-just world. Her passions lie in empathy, social justice, human rights, animal welfare, and environmental issues (among other things). She enjoys engaging in critical and thoughtful dialogue to draw attention to macro and micro power structures that produce social inequalities. Rose lives in St. Cloud with her spouse and several pets including dogs, cats, mice, and a bearded dragon. Hobbies include canoeing, hiking, camping, playing board games, bowling, eating, and sewing. She currently works at a humane society and plans to stay in the non-profit sector long-term.
Kayla Nessmann is a third-year student at SCSU. She studied abroad in Australia last semester and is majoring in English with an emphasis in Rhetoric and Writing and minoring in International Relations. Kayla is very passionate about writing, environmentalism, and violence against women’s issues. She wants to use her degree to combine writing with politics, to help make a change in the world. In her free time, she is writing her first novel, doing outdoor activities, and art.