Executive, Business and Multimedia

Ambihai Akilan (she/her)

English-speaking Editor in Chief

Ambihai Akilan is the Anglophone Co-Editor in Chief for the Sundial Press. Born and raised in Toronto, Ontario, she is a second-year Tamil-Canadian in the UBC/Sciences Po Dual Degree. When she’s not editing personal essays and short stories, you can find her snapping away at poetry slams or typewriting letters to her friends. She loves laughing, a good metaphor, and motorcycles.

Swan Kartout (He/Him - Il/lui)

French-speaking Editor in Chief

Swan Kartout is a French Editor-in-Chief for the Sundial Press. On campus, he's a 2A Euram in Politics and Government. He's American and French and grew up in Avignon, a sunny medieval city in the South of France known worldwide for its international theater festival in July. Swan follows very closely French politics and global news to stay on top of things. He believes that one must read multiple newspapers of different views to be able to make one's own opinion about a certain topic. He also advises to be careful when reading news on social media and go back to the source of the information even if it means going back to institutional sources and read complex reports of the UN, the EU or the OECD for instance.

Elena Muglia

Anglophone Editor-in Chief

Elena Muglia is the Anglophone Co-Editor in Chief for the Sundial Press. She is a second year EURAM student in the Dual BA with Columbia University. Elena is originally from Cagliari, Italy, but most recently lived in Brussels. When not in Reims, she loves to read on Sardinia’s beautiful beaches or stroll in the serene Belgian forests.

Ines Diaz

Francophone Editor-in-Chief

Elena Schall

Managing Editor

My name is Elena and I am currently a 2A Euram. I am French-Bulgarian and this year I am the francophone managing editor of the Sundial Press. I love books, musical theatre and geopolitics.

Sydney Mardon (she/her)

Managing Editor

Sydney Mardon is the Anglophone Managing Editor of the Sundial Press. She is a 2a Euram PolHuma student in the UBC dual degree which will bring her back to her home city of Vancouver, Canada next year. When she's not sending emails or dealing with French bureaucracy, you can find her playing soccer (sorry football), scanning SNCF for travel deals, or FaceTiming her dogs back home.

Monica Schneck

Community Manager

Monica is 2a from California in the UC Berkeley Dual Degree, currently serving as the Community Manager here on the Sundial! In her (limited) free time, she enjoys travel, yoga, playing with her dog, and a good bowl of tomato soup.

Campus Life

Ratmir Izmailov

Writer

I am Ratmir, from Kazakhstan, EURAM 1A, Campus Life Writer. I'm enthusiastic about learning languages and writing poems to cope with and romanticize the challenging reality of a Sciences Po student.

Greg Schaefer (he/him)

Writer

Greg Schaefer is a writer for the Campus Life section of the Sundial Press. He is from Chicago and is a first year Euram student in the Dual BA program with Columbia University. In his free time, Greg loves taking spirited walks, cooking late-night dinners with friends and busting a move on the dance floor.

Adèle Lavalaye (she/her)

Editor

I am Adèle Lavalaye, the Francophone Campus Life Editor. I am a 2A Euram majoring in Politics and Government. I was born in Paris but moved a lot all around France during my childhood and currently live in Rennes.
In my free time, I enjoy reading, walking my dog, re-watching the same old TV series and baking chocolate chip cookies while listening to Christmas music!

Rysha Sultania (she/her)

Editor

Rysha is a 1A EURAM from Bangalore, India. If not aimlessly wandering around Carrefour, you'll find her doing yoga, writing or advocating for India's dosa as the superior crepe. In the future, she aims to work in the broadcast media industry.

Foreign Affairs

Alyssa (Yueran) Sun

Writer

Gillian Murphy (She / Her)

Writer

Gillian Murphy is a Staff Writer for The Sundial's Foreign Affairs Section. She hails from the U.S., but has spent much of her life abroad and most recently lived in Cambodia. She is a 2A Euram student, and enjoys afternoons in the park, listening to Wallows while baking, and all things environmental.

Anouck Guillard

Editor

Linn Leon Junge (He/Him)

Writer

I'm Linn, and I am from Germany. Writing about Foreign Affairs is about half of what I already do at SciencesPo, so why not just write it for the student Newspaper too? There is so much going on right now, that it is more important than ever that journalists cover it. So let's get to work.

Mina Schmidt

Editor

My name is Mina, I am an exchange student from Amsterdam studying PPLE. I have been in the board of an economics and business newspaper in Amsterdam and published for global think tanks. For the following year, I am very excited to continue my journalistic journey as co-editor of the anglophone foreign affairs section at the Sundial Press! In my free time I love to cook, some of my favorite meals to make are risotto, sushi and butter chicken.

Pedro Pacheco

Writer

Pedro Pacheco is a Staff Writer for The Sundial's Foreign Affairs Section. He is Portuguese and currently lives in Lisbon. Pedro is a 1A EURAM student, who enjoys watching Formula 1, watching movies, and going out with friends.

Trinabh Banerjee (He/Him)

Writer

Trinabh Banerjee is a staff writer for the Foreign Affairs section of the Sundial Press. Born in Dubai and raised in the Netherlands, Trinabh is a 2A student majoring in Politics and Government. Having led his school's newspaper as Editor-in-Chief, he brings significant journalistic experience to the team. When not writing, Trinabh can be found vibing to Alec Benjamin, eating copious amounts of rice pudding, and cooking.

Aliénor Pastré

Writer

Aliénor Pastré is a French writer from the foreign affairs section. She enjoys trying every kind of activities to acquire knowledge and useless skills. You can spot her driving her red Peugeot; some envious people will say she is just riding a bike. Most important thing, she follows the news.

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Aliénor Pastré est rédactrice dans la section affaires étrangères. Elle aime essayer toute sorte d’activité pour faire des découvertes et acquérir des compétences inutiles. Vous pouvez la voir en train de piloter sa Peugeot rouge dans les rues de Reims ; certains envieux diront que c’est un vélo. Par-dessus tout, elle suit l’actualité.

Loïc Vize (he/him)

Writer

I'm Loic Vize, 1st year Euram student from the US and France. Some of my interests include running, reading, watching movies. I'm a writer at Sundial press and look forward to a year of writing with the newspaper!

Rebeka Tatham (she/her)

Editor

Rebeka is a 1A serving as Co-Foreign Affairs Section Editor this year. Originally from London, Rebeka has spent the last 10 years living in the US (New York City and Washington DC)! Aside from Sundial and keeping up with Foreign Affairs, Rebeka enjoys photography, curating Spotify playlists, and finding cute coffee shops!

David Grace (he/him)

Writer

David Grace is a writer for the Foreign Affairs section at Sundial. Hailing from Toronto, Canada, he is currently completing his first year in the EURAM Program. David is a passionate writer in mediums journalistic and creative. His interests include the study of human rights abuses by governments and international law and in his spare time he enjoys reading, film, music and being in nature.

Mayya Chaykina

Writer

Mayya Chaykina is a writer for the Foreign Affairs section of the Sundial Press and a 1A EURAM student in the dual BA with UBC. She believes in the importance of independent media in telling crucial stories and looks forward to writing about events happening all around the world. Outside of writing, she enjoys tennis, dance, and playing piano.

Elodie Bailey Vaudandaine (she/her)

Writer

Elodie is a Franco-Canadian student in the Dual Degree with UBC. In addition to speaking English and French, she studies Arabic and Japanese in the aim of discovering the world through acquiring new languages. In her free time, she enjoys drawing, jazz guitar, and French new wave movies.

Meghraj Kaveesh NAGGEA (he/him)

Writer

I’m Kaveesh NAGGEA, from Mauritius, currently in my second year at Sciences Po, and I will be working at the Sundial this year as Foreign Affairs Writer. I look forward to making contributions pertaining to geopolitics and diplomacy in the Indo-Pacific region and transatlantic relations.

Ella Macallair (she/her)

Writer

Ella Macallair is a Staff Writer for The Sundial's Foreign Affairs Section. Ella is a 2A from the US, majoring in Political Humanities at Sciences Po and planning to major in Global Studies with a concentration on the Middle East at UC Berkeley. Ella is fascinated by international relations and passionate about using journalism as a positive force to inform the public about foreign affairs and public policy. In her free time, Ella enjoys cooking and playing tennis.

Josephine O'Brien (she/her)

Writer

Josephine O'Brien is a Foreign Affairs writer at Sundial and a 1A in the Columbia/Sciences Po Dual BA. She's originally from the best city in the world, New York City, but spent a gap year in Taiwan before coming to Sciences Po. She spent her high school years working on sexual violence policy and she cares deeply about exploring gender violence in wartime, American Constitutional law, US-China policy, and reproductive rights. When she isn't writing (or reading), she's probably making a very specific Spotify playlist or trying to find the best espresso.

Arthur Dargnies

Writer

Mon nom est Arthur Dargnies, et je suis francais et en 1A Euram. Apart le fait d'être membre de la section affaires étrangères du Sundial, j'adore aussi faire du tennis et lire une bonne BD!

Charles Ottavi

Writer

Je m'appelle Charles Ottavi. J'ai 18 ans et je suis en 1ère année du programme Europe-Amérique (EURAM). Je suis rédacteur au sein de la section française des affaires étrangères. Mes intérêts sont multiples et j'aime particulièrement lorsque je peux les croiser en évoquant ou en analysant un événement selon différentes perspectives comme par exemple l'économie, l'histoire et la géopolitique bien entendu. Ainsi, j'aimerais analyser les événements géopolitiques du monde aujourd'hui avec ce même regard aux différentes visions afin de pouvoir donner des articles beaucoup plus intéressants à lire.

Abe de Ruijter (he/him)

Writer

Abe de Ruijter is an exchange student from Amsterdam, the Netherlands. As a foreign affairs writer, he has a deep passion for international relations and global macro-economics. In his free time, Abe likes to read, travel, and play sports.

Samidha Mishra (she/her)

Writer

Samidha is one of our Foreign Affairs writers this year. She is a 1A from the Bay Area, California, and she is a part of the Columbia Dual BA program. When she's not writing, Samidha loves watching movies with her family and having dinner parties with friends.

Natalia Roca Loperena (she/her)

Writer

Natalia Roca Loperena is a Writer for The Sundial's Foreign Affairs Section. She is an Exchange Student from Mexico City, where she has written articles for national newspapers. She loves sports, trying new things, challenging herself and traveling around to meet new people and learn about different cultures from all around the world. She believes writing about Foreign Affairs is a way of giving a voice to those people and situations who have been silenced or unheard.

Opinion

Devika Goyal

Editor

Mira Chawla (she/her)

Emma Halleman

Writer

Emma, en 1A Euram, est une écrivaine pour la section Opinion du Sundial Press. Elle est franco-irlandaise, et a vécu à Bruxelles, mais aussi à Washington D.C et Paris. Une de ses grandes passions est le tennis, qu’elle joue avec sa famille depuis toute petite. Elle est aussi une grande lectrice depuis son enfance, et rêve de publier un livre un jour.

Hannah Lim (she/her)

Writer

Grace Vera (she/her)

Writer

Grace Vera is an American writer for the Opinions section. She is part of the Columbia dual degree as a Euram student. She grew up mainly in a small beach town in South Florida, but has also spent part of her life in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She loves finding connections between what she is studying in class and current events, including op-eds or investigative journalism pieces.

Enora Cochou (she/her)

Writer

I’m Enora (1A in Euram), a writer of the Opinion section. I’m French and I lived my whole life in Brittany. So basically, when I’m not in Reims you can find me laying at the beach with a book. Playing the piano, going for a walk or drinking a latte are also part of the things I like to do to switch off.

Holly Farrell (she/her)

Writer

Hey I’m Holly, I’m a first year Euram student and opinion writer. I’m originally from the UK and Ireland and I grew up in a region close to London. I’m my free time, I love to read, listen to music and explore new cities. Besides this, I’m really interested in human rights, environmental protection and international relations.

Anna Male (she/her)

Writer

Anna Male writes for the opinion section. She is an exchange student from the UK, studying Politics at York. Passionate about current affairs and politics, when not writing she enjoys theatre, literature and talking about her cat, Cléo.

Joséphine VIAL

Writer

Je m'appelle Joséphine, je suis française et je suis dans le programme EURAM en deuxième année. Je poursuis cette année dans la section opinion (française) et j'ai à coeur d'écrire des articles sur la politique française et/ou géopolitique.

Remi Shirayanagi (she/her)

Writer

Remi Shirayanagi is a writer for the Opinion section of the Sundial Press. She was born in Hiroshima, Japan but was raised outside of Indianapolis, Indiana. She is a 1A EURAM student in the dual degree program with UC Berkeley. In her free time, she loves music, traveling, spending time with her wonderful friends and family, and is an avid foodie.

Skyler Gluck (he/him)

Writer

Skyler Gluck is an Anglophone writer for the Opinion section of the Sundial Press. A native New Yorker, Skyler he is a first year in the Euro-America Program doing the dual BA with Columbia University. When not writing or studying for exams, he enjoys playing basketball, the outdoors, travelling, and eating a good bacon egg and cheese sandwich.

Felicitas Nagler (she/her)

Writer

Felicitas Nagler, 1A EURAM, writes for the opinion section. Originally from Bavaria, Germany, Felicitas had to relocate to France for her studies – primarily because of her addiction to croissants.

Urtė Radavičiūtė (she/her)

Writer

Urtė is a Lithuanian second-year political humanities student at Sciences Po. She holds an opinion about most things in the world and spends the bulk of her free time arguing about them at Sciences Po Debate Union. She loves asking uncomfortable questions at the dinner table and is arguably one of the youngest members of the Bob Dylan fanbase.

Sofía Prado Arenzana (she/her)

Editor

Sofía Prado Arenzana is the Anglophone Co-Editor of Opinion for the Sundial Press. She is a second-year student in the Euro-America program on the dual degree track with Columbia University, majoring in Politics and Government. Growing up in an international context, having been born in Madrid but moving around frequently, you’ll find her sharing stories teeming with wit and curiosity.

Culture and Travel

Annika Tamte

Editor

Acting as the Anglophone Culture and Travel Section Editor this year, Annika Tamte is a 2A from Minneapolis, Minnesota in the Dual Degree with Berkeley. When not rewatching the same movie for the 11th time, you can usually find her listening to a hyper-specific Spotify playlist, debating the subplots of Gilmore Girls, or romanticizing the British countryside.

Leon Boulenger

Writer

Sofia Lebitasy

Writer

Marie Ravaux

Writer

Marie Ravaux est une étudiante de première année en Euram qui a rejoint l’équipe de rédacteurs francophones pour la rubrique « Culture & Travel ». Passionnée de littérature, d’art et de cinéma, elle sera toujours prête à discuter de ces sujets et à partager ses nouvelles découvertes au détour d’un couloir. Son rêve serait de lire l’intégralité des livres présents dans la bibliothèque, mais c’est bien sûr impossible. À la place, elle a donc décidé d’écrire sur ceux qu’elle a déjà eu l’occasion de lire.

Gaia Rossi

Writer

I’m Gaia, a third-year exchange student from Italy, Bologna, majoring in Political Sciences and International Relations. I love to read, everything from The New Yorker in particularly and to watch Pedro Almodovar’s movies! I love listening just to Fleetwood Mac and Arctic Monkeys, and talking about zodiac signs with my friends trying to convince them it’s not bullshit!

Fleur Santenac

Writer

A Canadien at heart yet truly and proudly Parisian, Fleur Santenac is a 1A EURAM student writing for the Culture and Travels section. Whether she is skating, cooking or dancing, you can be sure music is always blasting from a speaker nearby. From Supertramp and Springsteen, to movie soundtracks and random country artists, she is a strong believer in the superpowers of music and hopes to write enough passionate articles to convince the world that song lyrics are culture's heartbeat.

Anna Stoffel (she/her)

Writer

Anna Stoffel is a writer for the Sundial Press Culture and Travel section. She comes from Switzerland from the city of Basel but has lived in the USA and in Germany. Her passions include dance, museums and travel. She enjoys spending time listening to new music and watching the latest series on Netflix.

Juliette Pieraerts (she/her)

Writer

Juliette est une deuxième année en Euram, en polgov. Elle écrit pour la section Culture & Travel, pour laquelle elle se réjouira de regarder autant de films et séries qu'il faudra, quand elle ne le fait déjà pas pendant son peu de temps libre. Elle est passionnée par le cinéma, les arts, la littérature, et toutes les façons qu'il existe de découvrir le monde, depuis chez soi ou ailleurs.

Audrey Bonn (she/her)

Writer

Audrey est rédactrice pour la rubrique ``Culture and Travel`` du Sundial Press. Si vous la cherchez, elle est probablement au cinéma pour quelques heures ou la journée avec son acolyte Juliette Pieraerts. Rien de surprenant donc à ce que ses articles soient pour la plupart des critiques de films plus ou moins récents. N'hésitez pas à aller y jeter un coup d'oeil avant de vous lancer dans un voyage insolite au coeur du 7ème art 🙂

Media Team

Erica Michalíková (she/her)

Head of Media Team

Erica is the Head of the Media Team of the Sundial Press and a second year EURAM student. She is Czech and Chinese, but lived in Yangon, Myanmar for 5 years before moving to Reims. She developed an interest for photography in her 9th grade photography class and hasn't put down her camera since, from photographing her local animal shelter's hundreds of dogs to the hundred and twelve members of the Sundial.

Alix Pasqualini

Media Team

Ava Mastrianni

Media Team

Michelle Chen (she/her)

Media Team

Michelle is a Euram 1A from China in the Columbia/Sciences Po Dual Degree, and a member of the media team. She went to boarding school in the US, where she developed a love for photography and filmmaking. When she's not behind the camera, she is always laughing to SNL skits, cooking with friends, or religiously browsing Spotify for new music.

Creative Writing

Katie Foppiano

Writer

Keana Rose Hilario (she/they)

Writer

Nethra Jaygopal (she/her)

Writer

Sophie Odell (she/her)

Editor

Hello! I'm Sophie, a 2A from Boston, USA, and I co-edit the Anglophone Creative Writing section. I'm passionate about politics, podcasts, and sharing people's stories. When I'm not at school, you can find me running, hanging out with my six (!) siblings, and baking.

Ada Norton (He/She)

Writer

Erell Renaudeau

Editor

Akanksha Das (she/her)

Writer

Akanksha Das is a first-year writer for the Anglophone Creative Writing Section. Born in India and raised in Belgium, her life has been quite a cultural dichotomy. Apart from writing short stories, she enjoys singing, playing the guitar, and watching movies and shows with her friends. Most importantly, she loves to add and cross off new activities on her bucket list.

Portail Pauline (she/her)

Writer

I'm Pauline Portail, I'm from Marseille and I'm a 1 year in Euram. I'm a creative writer for the Sundial Press and absolutely love telling all kind of stories. When i'm not writing, I enjoy playing the piano, taking long walks while listening to music and watching horror movies.

Renata Álvarez León (she/her)

Writer

My name is Renata, I’m a third year exchange student from Mexico City studying at a university in Berlin. Whether it's for myself, academic purposes, work, note-taking, or whatever else-- I've always enjoyed every aspect of writing and consider it central in my life. I'm excited to continue growing as a writer by being a part of Sundial Press and hope to bring yet another perspective to the already diverse community of writers we have.

Claire Peraldi-Decitre (she/her)

Writer

Hi there, I'm Claire, a second year student writer for the creative section of The Sundial. This year I hope to share pieces linked to literature and remind students of the marvellous aspects of reading. My favorite works of literature include Tony Morrison's The Bluest Eye, Olivia Blake's Alone with You in the Ether and Tennessee William's A StreetCar Named Desire.

Zoé Roupsard (she/her)

Editor

Je m’appelle Zoé Roupsard, je suis de Caen en Normandie. Je suis une 1A en EURAM et je suis rédactrice pour la section créative du Sundial Press cette année. Lors de mon temps libre, j’aime beaucoup lire et surtout écouter de la musique!

Talia Capou (she/her)

Writer

Talia Capou is a writer for the Creative Writing section of the Sundial Press. She is a first year EURAM student, and has lived most of her life in the South of France. She loves to explore new interests, and hopes to discover the workings of a newspaper!

Nolwenn Ollivier (she/her)

Writer

Nolwenn is a french staff writer, part of the creative writing section. As a 2a majoring in political humanities, she is passionate about art, culture and history. Among her writings you might also find few student's anecdotes and perceptions of life at Sciences Po.

Clémentine Vandenbrouck (she/her)

Writer

Clémentine Vandenbrouck is a first year Euram student from the South of France. When she is not too busy freezing in Reims or struggling to feed herself, she likes thinking about weird random things that cross her mind and mechanism beyond current social issues. She is really excited to share her ideas with you in the Creative Writing section this year!