Peter graduated from Ithaca College in 2017 with a B.S. in Integrated Marketing Communications and a minor in Environmental Studies. As the intern communications director for Weaver Wind Energy, a manufacturer of small-scale wind turbines and renewable energy systems, Peter established an online presence for the company and helped showcase the brand’s state-of-the-art turbine technology. He also created online content and managed the company’s various contact points.
Sydney graduated from Ithaca College in 2017 with a B.A. in Journalism and a B.S. in Environmental Science. She wrote for The Ithacan, and in 2016 covered the South Carolina GOP Primary for NBC. She also interned in 2015 as a marketing and social media coordinator for the Carthage Area Chamber of Commerce and as an editor/photographer/reporter for both the Carthage Republican Tribune and the Journal & Republican. Sydney currently teaches earth science in NYC and freelances as a science writer and journalist. She is deeply passionate about science and the natural world and is pursuing work in science journalism.
Former Social Media Director and Editor
Ryan graduated from Ithaca College in 2018 with a B.A. in Environmental Studies. In 2017-2018, he interned with the Committee on U.S. and Latin American Relations (CUSLAR) – an organization that critiques U.S. involvement in Latin American with the focus on promoting the autonomy of Latin American peoples. His research focus is on the structural nature of climate change denial through examination of global patterns of rhythm and music. He presented a paper on his preliminary research at the 2018 annual meeting of the Society for Social Studies of Science (4S) in Sydney, Australia. He is on the waitlist at York University.
Former Art Director and Editor
Kaylee graduated from Ithaca College in 2018 with a B.A. in Environmental Studies and minors in Sociology and Art. She is curious about how art and creative expression can be used as a tool to create dialogue about environmental issues. In 2017, she was awarded an IC Summer Scholar fellowship. While on fellowship, she created a painting series, "Embodied Landscapes,” that explores the interconnections of human body and the Earth within a violent and oppressive culture. Kaylee intends to pursue an MFA in painting.
Former Video Consultant
Luke graduated from Ithaca College in 2018 with a B.A. in Documentary Studies and Production and a minor in Sociology. In 2017, he and five colleagues created 3 Point Productions, a small film production company. Their first film, Walk on the Mountain, premiered at the 2017 BANFF Mountain Film Festival and was selected for the festival’s 2017/2018 global tour. He plans to continue using film to support environmental outreach.
Former Editor and Social Media Coordinator
Allison graduated from Ithaca College in 2019 with a B.A. in Journalism and a minor in Environmental studies minor at Ithaca College. In 2016, Allison spent four months in the southeast region of Peru as an intern at Fauna Forever, a scientific research program studying biodiversity to promote conservation in collaboration with indigenous Amazonian communities. Immersed inside community, she also learned about their relationship with the wildlife in the area as part of an ongoing project in sustainable ecotourism. She is currently researching the mining practices in Ely, Minnesota and the developing policies along the Boundary Waters in Minnesota.
Former Editor and Webmaster
Ryan graduated from Ithaca College in 2019 with a B.A. in Environmental Studies and a minor in Writing. In 2018, he was awarded an Ithaca College Summer Scholar fellowship. While on fellowship, he researched a series of contamination events linked to a paper mill in his hometown. He is currently writing a novel that explores the complexities surrounding the issues of pollution, class, and industry. He is a graduate student at the Centers for Writers at the University of Southern Mississippi.