Meet the Editors

September Sky Porras (She/Her, He/Him)
September is a senior at Swarthmore studying History and Religion, with a focus on religious development in Latin America. She hails from Orlando, FL, and loves kayaking in the swamp and meeting lots of alligators. She has previously served on the board of Voices and The Daily Gazette.

Vir Shetty (He/Him)
Vir is a sophomore 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.

Gwendolyn Rak (She/Her)
Gwendolyn is a sophomore from northern Virginia studying history and astrophysics. Combining the two, she is particularly interested in the history of science, and would love to one day meet Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins.

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

James Sutton (He/Him)
James is a junior from San Francisco (the city, not the suburbs!), studying history and English, with a focus on modern European history. He likes to remind people that Thanksgiving was part of the original “war on Christmas.”

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

Miles Dyke (He/Him)
Miles is a freshman from Berkeley, California studying Math, History, and Arabic. In his free time, Miles enjoys reading and drawing. He loves planning backpacking trips nearly as much as the backpacking itself.