AIC Yellow Jacket

2018-2019 Staff

Darryl Hill

I am a freshman here at American International College from Newark, NJ. I graduated class of 2018 from North Star Academy and I currently play football here at AIC on a full scholarship. I am a double major in Criminal Justice...

Mariah Mauke

My name is Mariah Mauke and I am majoring in Biology with a Political Science minor. I am the Residential Representative in the Student Government Association as well as the Co-Legislative Chairperson of the 79thannual Model Cong...

Nicholas Rivera

Hello, my name is Nicholas Rivera and I am a senior at AIC majoring in communications. I play on the AIC men's rugby team and have a pretty busy schedule. When I'm not doing schoolwork or writing stories, I like to spend my time...

Angel Mendez

I was born in Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico but I was raised in Caguas, Puerto Rico, until my 5th birthday when I moved to the homeland. New Haven, Connecticut is where I now reside. I am a first-generation college student, so there i...

Tsulufelo Scrivens

My name Tsulufelo Scrivens. I am transfer at American International College. This is my first year at AIC I also play sports like rugby. My major New Media because I like to take pictures and find things others don’t find really...

Toni Lowden

My name is Toni Lowden. I’m a senior here at AIC, majoring in Liberal Studies with a minor in both education and psychology. I’m from Tampa, Florida and am on the women’s soccer team. I hope to pursue my master’s degree...

Clarence Stuppard

Hello, I’m Clarence Stuppard, a returning student to AIC after 13 years out in ‘the real world’. I work with youth in the Boston area, and now finishing up a bachelor’s degree in Communication. Ultimately, I am to earn...

Jonas Espinal

My name is Jonas Espinal and I am 18 years old. I am from Ridgefield Park, New Jersey and come from a Dominican household. Spanish was my first language and I learned English while in school. I love sports and played baseball,...

Tianah Miller

I was born in Springfield, MA but spent most of my life in Indian Land, South Carolina. I recently moved back, in 2018, to attend American International College. I will be playing on the basketball team here at AIC. I chose to...

Olivia Goodrow

Hello! My name is Olivia Goodrow and I am a college student attending American International College. I have been a writer for most of my life. Whether that’d be from writing poetry and essays, I loved it all.  I am also an...

Federica Frew

I’m Federica - or Fede for short. I’m a senior Communications major, and a history minor at AIC. I’m on the Women’s Soccer team and I am from Melbourne, Australia.

Antonaya McMillian

My name is Antonaya Lee McMillian, I am currently 18 years old,I am majoring in communications, and I’ve been thinking about minoring in education. I love to sing and dance, sometimes I write a little when the juices are...

Gisel Lopez

My name is Gisel Lopez. I was born and raised in Jersey City, New Jersey. I play volleyball and softball and I also dance. I was the captain of my high school dance team starting my sophomore year. In my free time, I enjoy...

Kelly Shea

Hi, I am Kelly Shea and I am a staff writer for The Yellow Jacket. I am a sophomore majoring in Visual and Digital Arts and minoring in Photography and Communications. I spend most of my free time playing ice hockey with my friends...

Sharaya Barnett

My name is Sharaya Barnett. I am a freshman here at AIC and I am from Worcester, MA.  I will be studying Communication with the hopes of being on TV one day in the future. My passion has always been being on camera so that is...

Michael Enyaah

I am a first year student at American International College. I am currently majoring in Communication. I have worked with the varsity men’s basketball and soccer teams both as a manager and video editor in high school. I was...

Katelynn Leclerc

My name is Katelynn Leclerc I am a junior here at AIC, majoring in the Visual Digital Arts program and double minoring in Photography and Communication. I am a member of the field hockey team, Student Athlete Advisory Council,...

Jasmyn Lucas

Hello, my name is Jasmyn Lucas. I am a freshman majoring in Communication and I'm apart of the YJ Newspaper. I am on the cross country and track team running 5k, 6k, 1500m, and 800m. I have a passion for writing and aspire to...

Stefano Durante

Hi, I’m Stefano Durante, I am a sophomore student here at AIC and I play for the men’s D1 ice hockey team. I am number 30 and play goaltender. I am majoring in Psychology with a minor in Communication. I am from Toronto, Canada...

Brianna O’Brien

My name is Brianna O’Brien, and I am a freshman here at AIC. I am from Deep River, Connecticut, and am a Psychology major. I am a member of the women’s lacrosse team, and my hobbies include being with my friends and taking...

Annie Norton

Hi, I’m Annie Norton. I am a senior this year pursuing a degree in Communication. I came to AIC as a transfer student three years ago and I am originally from Chicago, IL. I work at school as a Student Ambassador and am heavily...

Lui Sitama

I'm a student athlete at AIC for the Men's Rugby club team. I decided to switch as to a VDA major during my sophomore year because I noticed that it was much more fun than being a business major. Also, I'm a busy undergrad student...

Austin Albrecht

My name is Austin Albrecht. I was born and raised in Flemington, New Jersey. I have moved several times in high school to play junior hockey. I lived in Texas for two years and in South Dakota for one year. I then played my...

Mary Ellen Lowney

I am Assistant Professor and Chair of the Communication Department at American International College. Prior to this, I was a long-time reporter at The Springfield Republican newspaper. I specialize in journalism, especially new...

Samira Abdul-Karim

My name is Samira Abdul-Karim, and I am a Junior here at AIC. My hometown is New Haven, Connecticut. My hobbies are camping, playing sports, and paying it forward. Hopefully, after graduation, I will find work as broadcaster.

Justin Lipscomb

My name is Justin Lipscomb, and I am a senior here at AIC. I am a Communication major. My hometown is Hartford, Connecticut but I currently reside in Enfield, Connecticut. My hobbies are running, creating clothes and eating!...

Ave' Mullen

Hello! My name is Ave' Mullen. I am from Decatur, Georgia. I am a sophomore here at AIC. I enjoy reading and writing. After graduation I aspire to open my own media corporation and also work as a journalist.

Amber Ollari

Hi, I’m Amber Ollari and I'm the Editor-in-Chief of the Yellow Jacket Newspaper. I’m a sophomore majoring in Communications. I am from Enfield, CT and I have a house in Charlestown, RI, where I spend much of my summer. If...

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