Olivia Bauer is this year’s Editor-in-Chief. She is a senior Professional Writing Major with an Environmental Science co-major from Frankfort, Illinois. She hopes to one day work in the environmental policy or environmental law field.
Molly O’Donnell is a Junior Economics, Public Administration and Sustainability major from Medina, Ohio. She hopes to work for a public transit agency, ideally WMATA (the DC metro). She is the new Secretary of Infrastructure and Sustainability for Miami’s Associated Student Government.
Meekael Hailu is a sophomore Social Justice Studies and Sustainability major from Hoffman Estates, Illinois. He is part of the Mock Trial team as has co-started a club dedicated to attacking poverty called We The People. He is also a part of the Peace and Justice Association research assistant team. He hopes to become an environmental attorney one day.
Sofia Liszka is a freshman from Crystal Lake, Illinois. She anticipates majoring in Political Science and Sustainability with a minor in Spanish and hopes to pursue a career in environmental policy.
Naiyi Jiang (Themis) is a freshman from Chengdu, China and is planning on majoring in Marketing and Sustainability. She loves to play tennis and basketball, hike, and read. Her favorite quote is “Everything has beauty, but not everybody sees it.”
Blair Hassett is a First-Year majoring in Political Science from Cincinnati, Ohio. She plans to practice environmental law and is currently an EcoRep and a member of University Democrats.
Caroline Roethlisberger is a sophomore from St. Louis, Missouri. She is a Journalism and Political Science major with a minor in Spanish and hopes to pursue a career in law.
Erin Fisher is a passionate senior from Cleveland, Ohio currently earning her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science with a co-major in Environmental Sustainability. She plans to pursue a career in government relations, where she can continue to fight the injustice, inequality and ignorance surrounding climate change as a political issue. Erin loves to make people laugh and hopes to bring her knack for storytelling to her future career.
Allison Forsythe is a junior Accounting, Finance and Sustainability triple major with a love for the environment. Her goal is to create environmental change inside corporations and their supply chains to create large impacts on the rest of the world.
Archer K Hill II is an Environmental Science graduate student from Bermuda. He has an undergraduate degree in International Studies and Geography and a first master’s in International Relations. He is interested in many things—especially the human implications of climate change. After Miami he hopes to work in journalism.
Celine Thormann is a freshman from Westfield, Indiana. She is Bio/Pre-med and Spanish major who is hoping to be a surgeon one day. She loves dogs, reading, writing, volunteering and protecting the environment.
Ryan Bourgart graduated from Valparaiso University with his B.S. in Environmental Science in 2010. After that and before coming to Miami in August 2017, he obtained professional experience in ecological restoration, environmental education, trail maintenance and environmental consulting. He is an advocate, photographer, and poet of nature. He is also inspired by music, spirituality, and meditation. In the unlikely circumstance that he has free time, he enjoys running, frisbee, basketball, reading a good book, practicing guitar and piano, catching up with friends and having deep conversations.
Armando Cabrera is a sophomore Geography and Sustainability major from Cincinnati, OH. He enjoys traveling, music, hiking, recycling, beekeeping, and just being around animals in general. He hopes to raise awareness of and help solve environmental and societal issues for a sustainable future.
Shannon Reilly is a freshman and plans to study Urban and Regional Planning with an Environmental Science co-major. She is from Aurora, Illinois and is passionate about health, sustainability and politics.
Taylor McCann is a freshman from Mount Vernon, Ohio. She anticipated declaring a major in Strategic Communications and Sustainability. A short term goal of hers is to become a Road Warrior for Thirst Project to do her part in ending the global water crisis. After that, well… Stay tuned. A quote that keeps her both motivated and passionate about protecting our home is, “The greatest threat to our planet is the belief that someone else will save it.” She’s very excited to see what the upcoming years at Miami have in store for her!
Claire Koczak is a Sophomore Earth Science major and Energy co-major along with a minor in Physics and possibly Computer Science. She is from Springboro, Ohio and enjoys playing soccer and reading about various scientific topics. One day she plans to go to grad school and eventually work for the Department of Energy or the EPA.
Lindsey Brown is a Public Health: Epidemiology Major and Environmental Science co-major, with a minor in Political Science, from Seattle, Washington. She enjoys reading, exercising and learning about topical events about the environment. This is her first year at Miami University and looks forward to becoming more involved in the school through organizations such as GreenHawks Media and research labs on campus. She hopes to one day work for a program that aids in prevention and promoting health in needing communities.
Mia Lee is a sophomore planning on majoring in fashion and marketing. She is from Hinsdale, Illinois and enjoys reading, poetry, exercising, experimenting with photography and modeling. Her favorite quote is “Look at the stars, look how they shine for you”.
Jessica Terry is GreenHawks Media’s Business Manager. She is a Senior Marketing major with a minor in Sociology. She is from Weston, Connecticut and enjoys listening to music, making playlists, and drawing. Someday she hopes to work in some music industry in the marketing department (either in NYC or Chicago).
Annie Blair has been faculty advisor to Greenhawks Media since its inception in her Environmental Journalism class in 2009. She is a senior clinical professor of journalism at Miami University and a freelance journalist. Annie is an affiliate faculty member of Miami’s Institute for the Environment and Sustainability and its Institute for Food. She also serves on the board of the Mill Creek Watershed Council. Her idea of a great day is getting lost in the woods.