Staff

The 2022 Quadrangle Masthead

Kyla Guilfoil

Editor-in-Chief

I’m a sophomore political science and communication major with a concentration in journalism, I am the Editor-in-Chief for The Quadrangle and I also write and edit for Lotus Magazine. I am an intern at the Lasallian Women and Gender Resource Center and am on the Manhattan College Women’s Swim and Dive team. I love finding and trying new ways to brew coffee and love sampling all the different foods that the city has to offer.

Jilleen Barrett

Managing Editor and Features Editor

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Jilleen Barrett is a communication major concentrating in journalism with a minor in women and gender studies. This year, she will be The Quadrangle’s managing editor and features editor after previously serving as Arts & Entertainment editor. Outside of the newspaper, Jilleen can be found working on Lotus Magazine, going on walks and reading feminist literature.

Anna Woods

Managing Editor

Nicole Fitzsimmons

News Editor

Angelina Persaud

Assistant News Editor

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I’m a freshman chemical engineering major with a concentration in biopharmaceuticals. I was born and raised in the Bronx and I love exploring new places in NY. In my free time I like to read Stephen King novels, play video games, obsess over my cat, and spend time with my friends. I’m grateful to be a part of the Quad where I can embrace my love for journalism while still pursuing my goals of becoming an engineer. 

Karen Flores

Assistant Features Editor

Megan Lacreta

Arts and Entertainment Editor

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Megan LaCreta is a junior political science major, minoring in communication and international studies. This year, she is serving as the Arts & Entertainment Editor for The Quadrangle, having previously worked as the assistant Features Editor. When not working on The Quad, she can be found writing and editing for Manhattan College’s Lotus Magazine, planning philanthropic events for the Sigma Delta Tau sorority, or enjoying her third coffee of the day in the library.

Zoe DeFazio

Assistant Arts and Entertainment Editor

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Zoe DeFazio is a sophomore communication major with a concentration in journalism. This year, she is serving as the assistant Arts & Entertainment Editor for The Quadrangle. Zoe is also an intern at the Lasallian Women and Gender Resource Center where she hosts a regular event that follows her Quadrangle Column called “To Whom It May Concern, a Discussion about Race.” When not working on The Quad or for the LWGRC, you can find Zoe at a crystal shop.

Caroline McCarthy

Sports Editor 

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Caroline McCarthy is a junior Communications major with a concentration in journalism and minor in marketing. Before becoming Sports Editor of the Quadrangle, she previously served as assistant Sports Editor and assistant Features Editor. Caroline is active in many other Manhattan College publications, including being assistant Editor-in-Chief of Lotus Magazine and former Creative Director of HerCampus. After graduation she hopes to pursue a career in journalism at a major media outlet.

Lauren Raziano

Assistant Sports Editor and Web Editor

Processed with VSCO with c1 preset Lauren Raziano is currently a sophomore at Manhattan College, New York studying for her BS in Biology. This year, she will be The Quadrangle’s Assistant Sports Editor and Web Editor, after previously being the Social Media Editor. When not being a journalist, she does biology research and loves to roller skate at Van Cortlandt – which is where you can usually find her if not in the library or around campus.

Isaiah Rosario

Assistant Sports Editor

C68CB762-A6BA-47BF-A2B4-9F9590BA7ACA Isaiah Rosario is a freshman communications major. Isaiah is originally from Roxbury, New Jersey, and has been living out his dream in New York City. Isaiah’s journalism career began in 2020 as he decided to write for his high school newspaper and fell in awe with journalism. In his free time, you can find Isaiah watching shows, movies, hanging out in the city, and watching whatever sport is live. With his love for writing Isaiah is excited to be able to be your assistant sports editor for the upcoming semester.

Jocelyn Visnov

Web Editor and Assistant Production Editor

Jocelyn is a sophomore majoring in communication with concentrations in journalism and integrated marketing, and a minor in digital media art. She’s originally from the suburbs of Philadelphia, where she gained an interest in journalism while writing for her high school newspaper, The Purple Press. Along with her involvement with The Quad, Jocelyn is a Campus Coordinator for Her Campus, a Junior Board member of PRSSA, and enjoys doing production design for various print publications on campus.

Adrianne Hutto

Production Editor 

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Adrianne Hutto is a Sophomore communications major with a concentration in journalism and a French minor. Adrianne was born and raised in Charleston, South Carolina. This year, she is working as production editor for The Quadrangle, as well as production for Lotus Magazine and writing for Her Campus. When she is off campus, she’s working as a server at Salvator’s of Soho and enjoys going into the city with her friends.

Mack Olmsted

Assistant Production Editor

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Mack Olmsted is a freshman majoring in Sociology with a  concentration in Crime, Law and Social Justice. Mack is originally from Oceanside NY. At Oceanside High School, Mack gained an interest in criminology and journalism while writing for his school’s newspaper, The Sider Press. During his free time, Mack likes listening to music, watching TV and hanging out. This year Mack is excited to continue writing for the Quad while also looking forward to being an Assistant Production Editor.

Mars Ross

Photography Editor

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Mars is a junior communication major with a concentration in journalism and a minor in digital media art. She first wrote for The Quadrangle her sophomore year and is excited to begin as this year’s photo editor. Outside if The Quad Mars also photographs concept shoots for Lotus Magazine as their head stylist.

Kelly Kennedy

Social Media Editor 

Josh Grewal

Assistant Social Media Editor

Christine Nappi

Senior Writer

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Nicole Rodriguez

Senior Writer

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Katie Heneghan

Senior Writer

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Madalyn Johnson

Senior Writer

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Maddie is senior communication major with a concentration in Integrated Marketing Communications and a minor in Digital Arts and Humanities. She’s been a writer for The Quadrangle since her freshman year and later worked as assistant A&E editor and then took on the role of web editor with Katie Heneghan. She is reluctant to say this is her last year writing for Quad, but will very much miss all the fun memories she made and stories she worked on. She is looking forward to seeing what the paper does in the future!

Brian Asare

Senior Writer 

Maria Thomas

Senior Writer 

Nicholas Gilewicz

Faculty Advisor 

Nick Nick is the faculty advisor for The Quadrangle, and is an assistant professor in the communication department of Manhattan College, where he runs the journalism concentration. As a teacher, he helps students develop strong platform-agnostic skills in reporting, writing and editing. His research focuses on moments of transition in journalism both historically and today. He received his doctorate in 2018 from the Annenberg School for Communication of the University of Pennsylvania.