Arts & Entertainment Editor
Kerry Torpey is excited for her second 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. This year is her second year as editor for A&E. She is a junior and an English: Creative Writing major with a minor in film. 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
Courtney is a senior majoring in health policy and management and minoring in political science. She began her journalism career in high school working as an Arts & Entertainment page editor. Since starting her copy-editing position with The Cowl three short years ago, she has fallen in love with the job, the challenges, the late nights, and, mostly importantly, the wonderful people that The Cowl has brought into her life. When Courtney is not cracking jokes in The Cowl office you can find her re-watching every episode of The Office or listening to Taylor Swift. She is very enthusiastic to take on a higher role on the copy-editing staff and to make her last year at The Cowl the best year yet!
Assistant Opinion Editor
Andrea Traietti is the Assistant Editor for the Opinion Section of The Cowl. She is a sophomore history major from Walpole, MA. Outside of The Cowl, Andrea is also a Writing Center tutor and an Admission Ambassador. She is passionate about writing, politics, and education. In her free time, Andrea enjoys running, spending time with her friends, cooking, and listening to the Mamma Mia Soundtrack on repeat.
Abigail Czerniecki is a senior 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 sophomore year, then transitioned into the Co-Editor position for Arts & Entertainment junior year and is now the Associate Head Editor-in-Chief of The Cowl for 2018-2019. 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 and when she is not swimming she most likely is reading with her glasses on. Abby is very excited about this upcoming year and hopes to continue the traditions of The Cowl and uphold its reputable name.
Taylor Godfrey is a senior English major and is starting her fourth year with The Cowl. She began writing and then editing for the Opinion Section freshman year and is excited to take on her new role of Editor-in-Chief for the 2018-2019 year. She spends a majority of her time in The Cowl office, but when she isn’t working on the paper, you can find her reading a Jane Austen novel with a hot cup of tea or hanging out in a cafe to fuel her love of coffee. She is looking forward to another great year on The Cowl!
Head Copy Editor
Auleen, more commonly known as Annie to everyone ever, is excited to be spending her fourth year at The Cowl as Head Copy Editor. She started out as a young, eager copy editor at the beginning of her freshman year, and she has spent every single Wednesday since at the editing table. Annie is a senior finance major and writing minor, and you can most likely find her sitting in a green booth in the Ryan Center with her financial calculator. When she is not quoting Friends or The Office, you can spot her panicking about the future, listening to “Rapper’s Delight” on repeat, or trying to figure out how she can meet John Mulaney’s bulldog, Petunia. Annie is so excited to be back with her Cowl family, and can’t wait for another year of hard work, laughs, and the oxford comma.
Junior Head Copyeditor
Madeline is thrilled that her legendary predecessors have given her the opportunity to move up on The Cowl for her junior year. She has been a copy editor since she was a freshman, and some may say she has made herself comfortable in the office. Maddie is an English major and Spanish minor with hopes to go to law school, should this all work out. She can be found finishing the Harry Potter series (no spoilers please), rewatching Scientology: The Aftermath, or convincing her roommates that IHOP is a good idea.
Hannah Paxton is excited to return for her second year as Opinion Editor on The Cowl. She is a senior at Providence College, majoring in English Creative Writing and Political Science. She started writing for The Cowl at the beginning of her freshman year and has loved it ever since. Aside from working on the paper, Hannah loves reading (and rereading) books, watching her favorite shows on Netflix, running, baking, and spending all her money on Dunkin’ Donuts iced coffee.
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.
Connor Zimmerman is a History and Classics double major and entering his junior year at Providence College. He has been a part of the Portfolio staff since his freshman year, and is excited to be an editor for Portfolio this year. His favorite writing is short fiction, but he has been known to dabble in poetry. He is also a part of Student Congress and is a Writing Tutor on campus. When he is not in The Cowl office, you can find him binging Parks and Rec, reading books, or listening to music, especially classic rock and R&B.