Stephany Fan, President / Executive Editor / Founder
Stephany is 21 years old and a recent graduate of UCLA, where she was involved in Phi Sigma Rho sorority, Grace on Campus, and the Student Welfare Commission. Now living and studying in Washington DC, Stephany enjoys random adventures with her friends, trying out new restaurants, learning about different cultures, the occasional tennis match, and laughing at corny jokes. Stephany founded College Gloss in February 2011 and manages the College Gloss website, development and team.
Anna Harms, Editor (Fashion & Fun)
Anna is a rising senior Communication Studies major at the University of Georgia. Currently, she has taken on the position of Editorial Director at BLVD - a local magazine focusing on style, culture, food, music, and much more. She admits to be slightly (okay, maybe completely) obsessed with the color yellow, floral prints, the Back to the Future series, the M.I.A. station on Pandora (with a little bit of Beyonce mixed in), making vintage and beauty eBay purchases, her handsome and super-smart future teacher boyfriend, and spending time sweating on the treadmill while jamming out to Britney Spears. An aspiring copy editor, Anna has a ridiculous knack for catching misspellings like a crazy, "you-are-not-normal" kind of person, but she's totally cool with that.
Laura Enderson, Editor (For Love & Future)
Laura is currently a rising attending Radford University for Journalism and Art. She loves magazines and hopes to work for one after (or before!) she graduates. She loves to experiment with fashion, love music, art and reading and hopes to write a book someday. She currently writes and works for her school's newspaper, but wants to get more involved with the creative side of journalism.
Liz Stratman, Editor (Fit+Beauty & Foodie)
Liz is a sophomore at the University of Missouri in Columbia studying Journalism and Spanish. She is from a small town in Nebraska and took a huge leap by attending such a large university, but couldn’t be happier with her decision. Liz has been a dancer all of her life and currently teaches fitness and dance classes for the Mizzou Rec Complex. She enjoys hanging out with friends, dancing, writing, designing and taking photographs. One day, she hopes to write for a well-known fashion magazine.
Daphne Liang, Public Relations
Daphne Liang is currently majoring in Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Although of science background, she very much enjoys Public Relations and Marketing and hopes to attend MBA school after college. She has interned for Rogers & Cowan PR firm in Los Angeles and now does Fashion PR at bluPRint Public Relations. This So-Cal girl enjoys going to Disneyland, swimming, baking (and eating!) cupcakes, traveling, sporting shiny pumps and sequined dresses, and color-coding her closet. She also has a slight obsession with the Lakers and Hello Kitty.
Angel Mills, Writer
Angel Mills is a native of Detroit, Michigan, and a sophomore at Howard University. She is a self-proclaimed pop culture junkie who loves keeping up with the latest in politics and celebrity gossip. After receiving her B.A. in Broadcast Journalism from Howard, Angel plans to attend graduate school at a top J-school. Eventually,she hopes to pursue a career as an international broadcast journalist, blogger, and philanthropist. In the meantime, Angel enjoys thrifting, watching reality television, reading, and just spending time with family and friends.
Anjerika Wilmer, Writer
Anjerika Wilmer is a senior at James Madison University, pursuing a degree in Art History and Media Arts & Design with a concentration in Journalism. Inspired by art, architecture and design, Anjerika likes to think outside the box when it comes to fashion. With a knack for styling impeccable outfits and an obsession with style.com, she aspires to be a leading fashion writer. A full-fledged fashionista, Anjerika dedicates her spare time to reading fashion magazines, studying runway, blogging and swooning over Olivia Palermo’s flawless style.
Annie Robinson, Writer
Annie Robinson is a creative, friendly and stylish teen who loves writing. Annie is an advisor for her school newspaper and writes for her own fashion/beauty blog. A self-proclaimed fashionista, Annie enjoys sewing, reading fashion magazines and shopping. When Annie is not spending time with family and friends she can be found in the dance studio, on the tennis courts or practicing her golf swing. One day Annie hopes to peruse a career as a fashion editor!
Ari Phillips, Writer
Ariana is a senior at Iona College in New Rochelle, NY, majoring in English with a minor in Mass Communications. She is a born and bred New Yorker and loves everything about the city and the people. She loves spending time with her family and friends and finding news places and things to do. She has an unhealthy addiction to makeup and beauty products and is constantly reading fashion and beauty magazines. She is interning at a book publishing agency this summer, where I hope to gain experience for a future career in publishing.
Ashley Mancini, Writer
Ashley is a senior with University of Illinois at Chicago who plan on graduating in June 2012 with a Bachelors in Business Administration. Her friends and family have always come to her with fashion dilemmas and questions. From a very small town in the suburbs of Chicago, she always felt it would be very hard to get into the fashion industry, although it has always been her dream to be a writer or stylist for a magazine, newspaper, website, etc. She enjoys spending her free time reading up on fashion blogs and sites.
Brianna Cephas, Writer
Brianna is a student at SUNY. She is very outspoken and opinionated. She is loving and understanding. She always tries new things and doesn't mind standing out, daring to be different. She is very fashion and celebrity savvy and hopes to one day become a fashion editor/stylist. She is vibrant and full of new creative ideas just waiting to try them out. She is very cultural and enjoys the simple things in life. If you ever met her you'd probably fall in love with her too, just describing her isn't enough, but in three words I can sum her up exuberant, diverse and joyful.
Brooke Stuart, Writer
Brooke studies broadcasting at Champlain College in Burlington Vermont. She is 20 years old and loves to travel, read, and watch old movies. Her goal is to eventually work at BBC in England.
Cate Young, Writer
Cate Young is a senior at Boston University majoring in Photojournalism with a growing interest in the fashion industry. Cate has begun navigating the fashion industry through authoring her blog inkblot*photography, independent editorial shoots and by contributing to various online fashion publications. She hopes to build a career as a major fashion photographer and magazine editor.
Diana Kraikittikuin, Writer
Diana Kraikittikun is a sophomore at New York University studying Journalism and Environmental Studies. She enjoys her summers in sunny Los Angeles and spends the rest of her year in New York City, living and breathing the essence of city life. Coast to coast, she enjoys reading magazines, scrapbooking, sketching, taking photographs, conquering her fears, yoga, and being a good friend. She has an obsession with the ocean and marine life and wants to live seaside, combining her passions by writing about human impact on the environment as well as relationships and well-researched profiles.
Halle Bryams, Writer
Halle is an upcoming sophomore at a small, private university in Tulsa majoring in Public Relations/Advertising. Her future goals include moving to NYC to pursue a career in fashion PR. She loves reading fashion magazines, coffee, lip gloss, hanging out with her family and friends and keeping up with the news. Her favorite book is Pride and Prejudice and thanks to Disney, she believes in true love and happily ever afters.
Hannah Barnes, Writer
Hannah is a sophomore English major at the University of Buffalo who is in love with all things fashion. She enjoys shopping, dancing, reading, summer concerts, America's Next Top Model, and ice cream, and is obsessed with lip gloss and rings. Hannah loves reading fashion magazines, and hopes to someday work at one in fabulous NYC.
Jessica DeLugo, Writer
Jessica is a freshman at Manhattan College who is studying Communications. She loves hanging out with friends, writing, trying new things, exploring New York City and learning different languages. She hopes to one day work with a women's magazine in NYC and travel the world.
Jessica Estrada, Writer
Jessica Estrada is a senior at California State University Northridge, studying journalism. She was born and raised in Los Angeles. She loves to write and considers herself a fashion enthusiast and shares her inspirations on her personal style blog. Jessica loves photography and sees the world as a visual work of art. She is currently a copy editor at her school newspaper where she has also worked as a reporter. She aspires to work for a fashion magazine and write a book someday.
Katelyn Philipp, Writer
Katelyn is a sophomore at Drake University majoring in Magazine Journalism with minors in Psychology and Marketing. She is the Multimedia Editor at her school newspaper and is determined to write for a major women’s magazine one day. Her favorite magazines include Glamour and Entertainment Weekly. Katelyn is obsessed with blogging, cardigans, Pinterest and Gilmore Girls. She enjoys reading and writing about beauty, do-it-yourself projects and social media.
Kayla Parks, Weekly Columnist
Kayla is a recent graduate from DePaul University in Chicago, where she became very invested in student life and the university community as a whole. She majored in Political Science, and is particularly interested in how politics and law affect women. She loves exploring the city, going out to fun bars and lounges with friends, and reading about fashion and beauty.
Laura Good, Writer
Laura is a rising sophomore at Messiah College majoring in Journalism with a minor in Psychology. She loves reading books and magazines, vacationing at the beach, spending time with friends and family, and tumbling non-stop. An amateur photographer and admitted shopaholic, Laura hopes to study abroad in London, England and aspires to become an editor for a fashion magazine.
Lauren Sale, Writer
Lauren is a freshman originally from New York, but studying Media Communications at Anna Maria College. She is a runner and loves writing, the Discovery Channel, magazines, making cookies and peach seltzer. Eventually she want to be a public relations director for a magazine.
Nicole Battafarano, Writer
Nicole is a sophomore from Baltimore, Maryland. She currently studies at Syracuse University, where she plans to major in magazine journalism and marketing management. She enjoys everything about clothes and makeup and often is found shopping with her friends along the streets of Georgetown in Washington, D.C. When at home, Nicole can usually be found in her kitchen, where she spends most of her time cooking anything from homemade pizzas to her very own steaming cappuccinos. She loves travel, adventure, and hopes to someday write or style for a fashion magazine in a city such as London or New York.
Olivia Lewis, Writer
A junior, Broadcast Journalism major at Hampton University, Olivia has written sports and opinions pieces for the Hampton Script as well as sports pieces for The Sports Lovers . She spends her summers as a camp counselor to young children and has recently begun working with Ask Dro.
Rachael Smith, Writer
Rachael is a junior at Radford University studying Media Studies with a concentration in journalism. She is the assistant editor of the Opinions Page in her school’s paper: The Tartan. She is the Public Relations Chair for her sorority Phi Sigma Sigma. She enjoys listening to Christmas music year-round, having candles lit 24/7 and antique shopping. She has an odd fetish for older men like Anderson Cooper and Robert Redford and is still figuring out her Twitter account. She is obsessed with anything turquoise, gummies and books. Her favorite shows are Glee, Desperate Housewives and Glee. Rachael’s biggest fear is never getting married.
Sarah Kester, Writer
Sarah Kester is studying at Mount St. Vincent University and is originally from Ontario, Canada. She loved to write and takes inspiration from her favorite author, Sarah Dessen. She also writes for Uzuri Magazine, where she has interviewed fashion designers, models, jewelery designers, fashion photographers, and even a wine company in L.A. She is slightly obsessed with Sex & the City and women's magazines. Her dream is to one day work for Cosmopolitan or a top women's magazine and to live in New York. She loves to read, party, hang out with friends, sing and dance. Overall, she's a huge dreamer with big goals to become the next Carrie Bradshaw of journalism - only brunette.