Isabelle Siegel, Editor in Chief

Isabelle is a Jewess from Brooklyn, New York, majoring in History, Law and Society and minoring in Middle Eastern and Islamic Cultures. She speaks Spanish, French, and some Arabic and Yiddish.

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Imani Fanga, Copy Editor

Born in Boulder, Colorado, Imani is a Senior at AUP. Imani is currently studying Communications and Film Studies; her specialization is content analysis in both fields. Raised in Boulder, Montreal, Paris, and Gabon, Imani has found a grand affinity for languages and international peoples. In her off time she loves to dance, write poetry, and sing.

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Kristina Rayl, Design Editor

Kristina Rayl was born in Oklahoma and raised In Dallas, Texas. She moved to Paris in 2016 and began studying at The American University of Paris, where she pursues an Art History and History, Law and Society degrees. She hopes to pursue a career of law.

Vera Ragnheiður Jónsdóttir, Design Editor

Vera is from Iceland. She moved to Paris last year and is double majoring in History, Law and Society and International Comparative Politics.

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Ellis Carter

Ellis is a student at The American University of Paris, and works for its Center for Writers and Translators. He likes to send in work to poetry magazines and write essays about things that interest him. He enjoys eating and frequenting libraries.

Basia Diagne

Basia is a junior at AUP pursuing a major in History, Law and Society. Originating from the Senegalese capital of Dakar and New York, Basia's love of traveling emerged from her experiences growing up in Tanzania, Nepal, Senegal and Kenya.


Dhouha Djerbi ضحى جربي

Dhouha is originally Tunisian, but lived and studied in the UAE, Tunisia, and the USA. She currently pursues studies in the fields of Psychology and Gender, Sexuality, and Society at AUP. Dhouha is a sex work activist. Her interests include Intersectional Feminism, Post-colonial theory, and collecting vintage books and posters she finds in local flea markets. Her most valuable possession is a signed picture of Angela Davis.


Indigo Golub

Born and raised in New York, Indigo moved to Paris and is studying Philosophy and Psychology. She likes jazz and mojitos and is always up for a hug.


Oliver Henry

Born, bred, and blossomed in the foothills of Colorado's Front Range. A passionate lover of music, literature, and outdoor sports. Majoring in History, History, Law and Society and minoring in French at The American University of Paris.


Seth Jackson

Seth is from the provincial city of Portland, Maine. He is double majoring in History, Law and Society and History. A bon vivant, Seth can be found with his head buried in the New York Times over a glass of wine.

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Amicole Mbacke

Amicole Mbacke is a sophomore double majoring in History and psychology at The American University of Paris


Lilly Schreiter

Lilly is a poetry-enthusiast of German origin, majoring in History and Art History. Forever inspired by Hermann Hesse’s Demian, she wholeheartedly advises the novel as the ultimate tool to unravel one’s identity and coming-of age and assess socially inflicted pressures.

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Afinatou Thiam

Born and raised in New York City, Afinatou moved to Paris in 2015. A senior at AUP studying History, Law and Society, she hopes to pursue a career in law. In her spare time, Afinatou enjoys visiting museums and exploring the city!


Lauren Williams

Lauren is a life enthusiast pursuing a degree in Journalism and Politics. In the meantime, she's searching for the best Ethiopian food in Paris and probably listening to sad indie rock.

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Faith Witham

Faith Witham is from rural Eastern Oregon aka the wild west but with cell phones. She is a sophomore at AUP studying journalism. Outside of school, she enjoys skateboarding, working on her private pilot's license, and listening to John Denver on repeat. Faith is passionate about intersectional feminism and everything gay.


Faculty Advisors


Albert Wu

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Michelle Kuo