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Chelsea Panin is a junior english major with a double minor in marketing and writing. This is her first semester with The Burr as a copy editor. She is also an intern at the Wick Poetry Center as well as a web content writer for Black Squirrel Radio. She is originally from Hermitage, Pennsylvania. She enjoys reading, writing and traveling in her spare time. She has road tripped across the country and has also been to Jamaica, Ukraine, Germany and the Dominican Republic. She is always on the lookout for new and unique restaurants to try. She also has the best cat ever, Stella.

Contact: cpanin@kent.eduu


Alexandria Kobryn is a senior majoring in magazine journalism and minoring in visual journalism. This is her third semester as a copy editor and first semester as a writer. Born originally in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, she moved to Pickerington, Ohio, at the age of 12, where she currently resides when she’s not staying in Kent for school. Her passion is editing, but she loves all other aspects of journalism. During her free time she enjoys reading romance novels, eating carbs, traveling to Michigan to visit her boyfriend and cuddling with her chocolate lab Yoo-hoo.
Contact: akobryn@kent.edu.


Itzel León, or Itzzy, is a senior magazine journalism major with a minor in information design. It is her second semester being a writer and copy editor for The Burr. Itzzy is from Norwalk, Ohio, but was born in Reidsville, Georgia. She enjoys watching Korean and Japanese dramas and listening to Korean music. Her favorite K-pop group is GOT7 and her favorite Korean artist is Dean. She also enjoys listening to Turnover and Turnstile. Itzzy has four cats and one bird.

Contact: ileon@kent.edu