Arielle is a senior journalism major in Stony Brook University's Honors College. She joined The Statesman as a copy editor before covering USG senate meetings for the news team. She has also written for The Chronicle of Higher Education and Long Island Press. She was an editing intern at The Pioneer Press in St. Paul, Minnesota during the summer of 2015 as part of the Dow Jones News Fund. (Twitter: @AMartinezNews). Contact Arielle at: [email protected].
As former editors-in-chief and managing editors of The Statesman, we cannot imagine what must have changed so drastically at the paper to allow the atmosphere for this so-called opinion piece to be published.