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Meet the Editors

Gwendolyn Rak (She/Her)
Gwendolyn is a senior from northern Virginia studying history and astrophysics. Combining the two, she is particularly interested in the history of science, and she eagerly awaits the day both fields are advanced by the advent of time travel.

Daniel Pantini (He/Him)
Dan is a senior from Newport, Rhode Island studying History at Swarthmore. On campus, he works as an RA and usually bounces back and forth between Mertz and Underhill so look there if you're ever trying to find him.

Ben Schaeffer (He/Him)
Ben is a senior from Lexington, Kentucky studying history at Swarthmore. Ben enjoys outdoor activities such as hiking and fishing, and he loves dogs.

Vir Shetty (He/Him)
Vir is a senior from Haverford, PA, studying Physics and Statistics. In his free time, you can often find him playing Crusader Kings II and insisting that the Fourth Crusade was the dumbest war anyone started, ever.

Helen Tumolo (She/Her)
Helen is a senior from Staten Island, New York majoring in History and minoring in Educational Studies. Beyond academics, Helen loves to read, knit, and crochet.

Jacob Weitzner (He/Him)
Jacob is a senior from Washington, D.C. studying History and Religion. You can also find Jacob in the pottery studio making teacups for his friends and family or playing Ultimate Frisbee with the Swarthmore Earthworms.