volume ten editorial staff
Eric Bock is a senior Public Policy and Administration major with a minor in Writing, Rhetoric, and Technical Communication. When he's not writing or editing, Eric likes to travel.
Cody Callahan is a local boy born right next to campus in Rockingham Memorial Hospital and raised up the road in Broadway. He spent most of his time growing up here in the valley either in the mountains doing "a number of activities," or shredding the powder at Massanutten. Cody has loved every minute of his four years here at James Madison. He's majoring in Writing, Rhetoric, and Technical Communication and is in his first year with e-Vision.
Gina Gretta is a Media Arts and Design major, with minors in WRTC and Spanish. Aside from writing, Gina enjoys working on fashion-related media projects and has a blog and a website dedicated to the field. In her four years at JMU, Gina has studied abroad twice (she enjoys warm weather and travel). She looks forward to graduating in May and to an upcoming internship in New York City.
Leslie Haase is a sophomore Media Arts and Design major with a concentration in print journalism. When she's not trekking to class, she likes to dance to really loud 60s music, take pictures of everything, and pretend she's winning Wimbledon out on the tennis courts. She has no idea what she wants to do when she graduates in 2012, but her dream job would be as a photographer and journalist for National Geographic so she can travel all over the world. She hopes she can figure out a career path soon, but is waiting for that epiphany with her life's calling to hit her over the head.
Afroza Hossain is a Health Science major and WRTC minor. If she's not napping or reading on the quad, she's probably in the library doing homework or on the road visiting friends. Afroza speaks four different languages (if you want to know which ones, just ask her), and she has two years to go here before medical school. This is her first year on the e-Vision editorial board.
Michael Kern is a senior English major with a creative writing minor. He currently works in the University Writing Center where he is the lead peer tutor. He is also an active member of the the Triathlon club, training and racing in his spare time. After graduation, Mike intends to pursue an M.F.A. in poetry.
Stephanie "Spike" Leffke is a junior WRTC major with minors in Film Studies and Theatre. She has lived in Virginia Beach, Virginia, her whole life and finds winters in Harrisonburg depressing. One of the best decisions of her college career was transferring from Longwood University after her freshman year. JMU has been a perfect fit for her and joining Alpha Sigma Tau her sophomore year really helped her get more involved at JMU. She is so excited to be an editor for e-Vision and hopes to be an editor again next year.
Paul Loman is a sophomore Writing, Rhetoric, and Technical Communication major with a minor in music. He enjoys playing the piano for soloists in the school of music and accompanying musicals. Paul is a peer tutor at the University Writing Center, and this is his first year with e-Vision.
Alana Massey is a junior Media Arts and Design major, with a concentration in journalism, and a WRTC minor. She aspires to become a writer and/or editor for a successful magazine. She enjoys playing basketball, writing, going to the beach, and spending time with her friends.
Christine Mulquin is senior majoring in Communication Studies and minoring in Writing, Rhetoric, and Technical Communication. Upon graduating this May, Christine hopes to return to D.C. to pursue a career in public relations. Christine enjoys vacationing at the beach every summer, spending time with friends, and the fact that she will be graduating in less than a month.
Ashleigh Oszust is a senior Justice Studies major with a concentration in crime & criminology. She has no idea what she’s planning on doing after graduation, but that’s the beauty of it. Ashleigh is a true beach bum who loves sun, sand and surfing. She has a wide array of interests and always manages to find a way to keep herself amused.
Cassie Potler is a Media Arts and Design major with a concentration in print journalism and a minor in art. After graduation, she will join Teach for America and work in Washington D.C. In addition to serving as an e-Vision editor, she is an editor for JMU's branch of HerCampus.com and a photographer for "Picture It! JMU." She enjoys traveling and spent last summer studying abroad in Ireland. Cassie grew up in Glenwood, Maryland, where she was raised a devoted Ravens football fan. Her top guilty pleasures include stalking celebrities through Perez Hilton and watching old seasons of The OC, repeatedly. She thoroughly enjoys watching summer storms, dancing to live music, and the McDonald's dollar menu.
Elizabeth Short is a junior Communication Studies major, with a concentration in Public Relations and a minor in WRTC. She is a member of PRSSA and Sigma Alpha Iota, and enjoys playing soccer, reading, and playing the flute.
Tori Starke is a junior pursuing a major in Writing, Rhetoric and Technical Communication with a double minor in Creative Writing and SCOM. She aspires to one day become a Public Relations agent or a newspaper editor. She loves writing, shopping, and swimming, sometimes all at once.
Martin Steger is a senior SMAD major, concentrating in Digital Video & Cinema, with a minor in Writing, Rhetoric & Technical Communication. Currently, he works as a peer tutor in the University Writing Center. In his spare time, he enjoys sports, reading, and Clint Eastwood movies. Martin wants to work in television after graduation.
Abby Ware is a Political Science major and is thinking deeply about adding a Philosophy major. In her free time, Abby works on homework, plays the piano in the Music building, and is a member of JMU's Student Government Association and SafeRides. When Abby graduates in 2013, her dream is to go to law school in New York City or Washington D.C.