Arts & Entertainment Editor
Abigail Czerniecki is a junior at Providence College majoring in English and Secondary education with a minor in Studio Art. Abby began her career with The Cowl as a Portfolio Writer and is excited to be the new Co-Editor for Arts & Entertainment. When she is not in the Cowl office you can find her swimming laps in the Taylor Nat with the rest of Providence College Women’s swim team. Abby enjoys saying she’s 21 because it makes her feel as though she is finally an adult (Cheers). Other than being the palest Floridian you ever did see, Abby is very excited for this upcoming year with The Cowl!
Arts & Entertainment Editor
Kerry Torpey is excited for her first year as co-editor for the Arts & Entertainment section of The Cowl. Her love for A&E began fall of her freshmen year when she joined the writing staff. She is a sophomore and an English: Creative Writing major with a film minor. When she is not in The Cowl office, Kerry can be found watching movies or convincing her friends why Game of Thrones is greatest show of all time. The way to her heart is a caramel swirl iced coffee from Dunkin Donuts and a cheeseburger from The Abbey.
Assistant Head Copy Editor
Annie Loftus is the Assistant Head Copy Editor for The Cowl. She is a senior English and Psychology double major from Pearl River, New York and has been copy editing for The Cowl since September of her sophomore year, when she joined the College newspaper in an effort to be more like Rory Gilmore. Outside of The Cowl, Annie is a hand model and also an overly enthusiastic employee of the Providence College Package Room. In her spare time she enjoys solving mysteries and eating grilled cheese sandwiches made on her trusty George Foreman grill.
Assistant News Editor
Daria is an Assistant News Editor, and has been writing for the Cowl for three years. She is a junior at Providence College majoring in global studies and minoring in writing. Her hobbies and interests include traveling, reading, playing soccer and lacrosse, and hanging out with family and friends. She is studying abroad in Costa Rica in the spring. She can’t wait to see what this coming semester will bring for the Cowl!
Assistant Opinion Editor
Hannah Paxton is excited to be writing as the Assistant Opinion Editor, and has been on the Opinion section since the beginning of her freshman year. She is a junior and an English: Creative Writing and Political Science double major. Aside from writing for The Cowl, Hannah loves reading (and rereading) books, watching her favorite shows on Netflix, and spending time with her two dogs.
Paige, the Associate Editor-in-chief, is a senior political science and Spanish double major with a minor in philosophy from Watertown, CT. She began writing for Arts & Entertainment as a sophomore and moved on to become Head Editor of that same section her junior year. Her favorite A&E topics included fashion, Taylor Swift, and Editor v. Editor. Paige enjoys working with her co-editor, Marla, on writing each issue’s Editor’s Column, designing layouts, and assisting the section editors when needed. When she isn’t working on homework or law school applications, she spends her time watching Law & Order SVU, going to the gym, or cleaning every tangible surface in The Cowl office.
Marla Gagne is excited to be returning back to the adventures and chaos of The Cowl. Marla started her Cowl journey as a freshman News writer before making the best decision of her college career and becoming Co-Editor for two years. As a senior English major and Writing Center tutor, you’ll always find her surrounded by a pile of books or armed with her laptop typing the night away. She is very excited to work with her partner in crime and Biden to her Obama, Paige, and all the Cowl editors and writers. When Marla is not in the Cowl office – a rare occurrence – she can be found hanging out with her six lovely roommates, dreaming about Cheesecake Factory, or obsessively looking up Corgi pictures. She’s excited to start another year of breaking news and exciting stories for PC!
Head Copy Editor
Kathleen Coyne is proud to be the Head Copy Editor of The Cowl. She is a history and French double-major and can be found talking Harry Potter and proper comma placement at the Copy Editor’s table. She is a fan of Cowl Wednesdays, Jim Dale, historical fiction, and GroupMe.
Megan Stefanski is excited about her first year on The Cowl and to be the the Managing Editor. She is a junior accounting major and finance minor from Doylestown, PA. When she is not dealing with the advertisements and finances of The Cowl, she enjoys running, spending time outdoors and listening to music.
Gabriella Pisano is a senior at Providence College. She is majoring in English and Women’s Studies with a Business Studies certificate. Gabriella began writing for News as a sophomore, and is currently News Editor. Her favorite things about PC include The Cowl and Peer Ministry. When she is not in the Cowl office she can be found reading, watching lots of TV, or spending time with friends. One of her most impressive skills is her ability to remember obscure details from every television show she has ever watched. Some of her favorite things to talk about are all things Disney, Harry Potter, and the importance of intersectional feminism. She can’t wait to see what this year will bring for The Cowl!
Sabrina has been a writer on the Cowl since her freshman year, and is currently the News Editor. She is a senior Health Policy & Management and Theater double major. On campus, Sabrina is Executive Secretary of the Providence College Student Congress and is an active member of the comedy sketch group, 6 Gents (she admits that part of the joke is the fact that she isn’t very funny). Her favorite Harry Potter spell is Expecto Patronum and loves vanilla chai tea. She also would like to point out that her hair is actually shorter, and less blonde, than it currently is in her staff photo.
Kristina is the co-editor for photography. She is a senior. She is a studio art major with a double concentration in digital imaging and ceramics. She also has a double minor in Art History and Asian Studies. She really loves animals and traveling.
Nick is a sophomore at Providence College. He’s excited to continue his work as Photo Co-Editor for The Cowl this year. He enjoys taking photos in his free time, as well as spending time in the great outdoors. His favorite movies include The Grand Budapest Hotel, V for Vendetta, and A Single Man. An avid gourmand, Nick enjoys tapas, pourover coffee, and semi-soft cheeses. He never fails to savor a good meme.
David Martineau is the co-editor of the Portfolio section of The Cowl. A senior year at Providence College, he is an English: Creative Writing major who loves to write fiction—particularly in the genre of fantasy—though he also occasionally writes poetry and other forms of creative work. An avid reader, artist, and watcher of movies and television, he started on as a writer for The Cowl in the fall of his freshman year, and haven’t stopped since.