Lily Nesvold (she/her), Editor-in-Chief is a senior from New York, NY, studying Classical Studies and Economics. In addition to Discentes, she is a member of Zeta Tau Alpha and the Penn Equestrian Team. In her free time, she enjoys running and listening to music.
Margaret Dunn (she/her), Editor-in-Chief is a senior from Pelham, NY double-majoring in Classical Studies and English. Outside of academia, she is a part of Penn Dems, West Philadelphia Tutoring Project, and PennPals. In her free time she enjoys cooking, running, and reading.
Maggie Yuan (she/her), Deputy Editor-in-Chief is a sophomore from Orlando, FL studying Classical Studies and International Relations. Outside of class, she plays violin for the Penn Symphony Orchestra. In her free time, she enjoys reading and exploring Philly.
Erin Schott (she/her), Deputy Editor-in-Chief is a junior from Abington, PA studying Classical Studies and English. Outside of school, Erin loves hiking in the Adirondacks, writing short stories, and playing with her golden retriever, Blue.
Catherine Sorrentino (she/her), Lead Articles Editor is a sophomore from Philadelphia, PA majoring in Anthropology and minoring in Classical Studies. Outside of academia, she is a part of the Philomathean Society, the Penn Film Society, and Classics Board! In her free time she enjoys listening to music and and thrifting. In addition to her role on the Articles team, Catie is a Discentes Copy Editor.
Anna Komisarof is a junior from Tokyo, Japan majoring in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics and double minoring in Classical Studies and Consumer Psychology. In addition, Anna is part of Zeta Tau Alpha, Alpha Kappa Psi, Students Federal Credit Union, and West Philadelphia Tutoring Project outside of class. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, exploring new restaurants, and going running.
Angela Nguyen (she/her) is a sophomore from St. Petersburg, Florida studying Classical Studies. At Penn, Angela works at Penn Closet and is a member of Vietnamese Student Association and the Penn Classics Board. In her free time, she also enjoys making jewelry, thrifting, and going to concerts.
Ryan Burns (he/him) is a junior from Cincinnati, OH studying Classical Studies and Neuroscience. Outside of the classroom he is a member of Penn Neuroscience Society and is a research assistant at Monell Chemical Senses Center. In his free time, he loves to watch sports and play cards. In addition to his role on the Articles team, Ryan is a Discentes Translations Contributor.
Charlotte Bott is a freshman from Baltimore, MD majoring in PPE and minoring in Classical Studies. In her free time, she loves to spend time outdoors and she’s on the ski and club lacrosse teams. Charlotte is also a deputy copy editor at The Daily Pennsylvanian.
Isaiah Weir is a freshman from Bronxville, NY studying Classical Studies and Linguistics. Aside from the copy editing team of Discentes, he is involved with the Penn Judo club, the Collegium Institute and Penn Cru. He enjoys good tea, reading (I mean, that’s sort of why we’re here), and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.
Luke Snyder, Lead Events Editor is a senior from Napa, California studying Classical Studies and minoring in STSC as well as International Relations. His interests include religion in Late Antiquity and Ancient Mediterranean empires. In his free time, he enjoys running and reading.
Riley Glickman, Lead Events Editor is a sophomore from Los Angeles majoring in Classical Studies. In addition, she is a member of the Classics Undergraduate Advisory Board and serves as the Vice President of Philanthropic Service for Sigma Kappa sorority.
Katya Korendily is a freshman from Detroit, Michigan double majoring in Health and Societies, with a concentration in Public Health, alongside History, with a concentration in World History. At Penn, she works at a cell identity and cancer diagnosis lab, but outside of that she tutors students in different languages — speaking 7 languages in total. Katya enjoys watching horror movies with her friends, traveling, and eating new food. In addition to her role on the Events team, Katya is a Discentes Research Editor.
Ashley O’Neill (she/her) is a Junior from Long Island, NY, studying Classical Studies and Finance. Outside of Discentes, she is also President Emeritus of Wharton Management Club, an active member of Sigma Kappa, and Vice Presidents of Health and Wellness and Programming of the Panhellenic Council. In her free time, she loves to dance, travel, and make memories with friends.
Daniel Stein, Lead Research Editor is a sophomore from Omaha, NE, majoring in Neuroscience, Classical Studies, and Near Eastern Civilizations. He works in a cancer research lab, plays on the Penn club baseball team, and is a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon (SigEp). He enjoys reading and writing about history.
Alex Larrow is a freshman from Vermont. He plans to major in Classical Studies and Economics. Outside the classroom, he is a member of the Classics Board, and he enjoys playing and listening to classical piano.
Matthew Breier (he/him) is a freshman from Woodbridge, Connecticut, studying Classical Studies, Anthropology, and History. Outside of academia, he plays alto saxophone in the Penn Wind Ensemble and the Penn Jazz Ensemble, has founded the Fencers Group at Penn and co-heads the Internal Committee of the Clio Society. In addition to his role on the Research team, he is a Discentes Event Contributor. In his spare time, Matthew loves to bake (especially muffins!) and read.
Liat Arginteanu is a sophomore from Bergen County, New Jersey, majoring in Classical Studies and concentrating in Mediterranean Archaeology. Outside of academia, she is also an editor in the Penn Undergraduate Law Journal, a member of the Government and Politics Association, and she enjoys writing poetry and cooking. In addition to being an editor on the Research team, she is also an editor on the Translations team.
Audrey Lehneis (she/her) is a sophomore from Allamuchy, New Jersey studying biology. At Penn, she is a member of the Penn Equestrian Team, the McKay Orthopedic Research Laboratory, and Zeta Tau Alpha. In her free time, she enjoys running, visiting cute cafes, and playing fantasy football.
Alethea Lam is a sophomore from Hong Kong studying Classical Studies and Linguistics. In her free time, she enjoys reading mysteries, crocheting, and watching baseball and football.
Doulin Appleberry (he/him), Lead Translations Editor (Greek) is a junior in the College of Arts & Sciences studying Economics and Classics. Apart from being involved in Discentes, Doulin is a member of the Penn Lightweight Rowing team. In his free time he enjoys watching football and other sports.
Adrian Altieri (he/him), Lead Translations Editor (Latin) is a senior in the College of Arts and Sciences majoring in Classical Studies with a concentration in Languages and Literature and minoring in Chemistry. Originally from New England, Adrian enjoys biking and watching football in his free time. In addition to his role on the Translations team, Adrian is a Discentes Articles Contributor.
Dara Sanchez (she/her) is a sophomore from Brooklyn, NY and a prospective Classical Studies major with a concentration in Languages and Literature. Her interests include Latin poetry and contemporary uses of the classical world. In her free time, she enjoys reading sci-fi and writing her own poetry.
Rebecca Onken (she/they) is a Post-Baccalaureate student in Classical Studies. She recently graduated from University of San Diego with a BA in History and International Relations with a minor in Classical Studies. While in undergrad, she was published by the Armstrong Undergraduate Journal of History and Wittenberg Journal, and presented a paper at conference. Obviously, they love to write! They spend their free time reading and writing on their own, as well as baking. In addition to their role on the Translations team, Rebecca is a Discentes Articles Editor.
Hanzhao Kuang (Grant/Kangaroo) is a junior from Guangzhou, China majoring in Classical Studies with a concentration of Classical Language and Literature. He is passionate about Philosophy, Psychology, and Psychoanalysis as well. At Penn, he works as an RA in Ware College House of the Quad.
Noah Apter (he/him) is a sophomore from Springfield, NJ double-majoring in Philosophy and Classical Studies with a concentration in Classical Languages and Literature. His academic interests lie primarily in translation and jurisprudence. If he’s not enthralled in some Greek text, he’s most likely at Pottruck pursuing his powerlifting goals.
Jake Maeng is a sophomore from Las Vegas, NV majoring in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics. At Penn, he is involved with the West Philadelphia Tutoring Project and Penn Undergraduate Law Journal. In his free time he enjoys playing pickup basketball and poker.
Editors-in-Chief – Lily Nesvold, Margaret Dunn
Deputy Editors-in-Chief – Maggie Yuan, Erin Schott
Lead Articles Editor – Margaret Dunn
Lead Copy Editor – Erin Schott
Lead Events Editors – Luke Snyder, Riley Glickman
Lead Research Editors – Daniel Stein
Lead Translations Editors – Adrian Altieri (Latin), Doulin Appleberry (Greek)
Associate Editors: Catherine Sorrentino, Anna Komisarof
Contributors: Adrian Altieri, Ryan Burns, Angela Nguyen
Associate Editors: Ashley O’Neill, Katrina (Katya) Korendiy
Contributors: Eve Rosenblum, Matthew Breier
Associate Editors: Catherine Sorrentino, Charlotte Bott, Isaiah Weir, Alethea Lam
Associate Editors: Alex Larrow, Katrina (Katya) Korendiy, Audrey Lehneis, Alethea Lam, Eve Rosenblum, Matthew Breier, Liat Arginteanu
Associate Editors: Dara Sanchez, Rebecca Onken, Hadleigh Zinsner, Liat Arginteanu
Contributors: Noah Apter, Ryan Burns, Hanzhao Kuang
Associate Editor: Jake Maeng