Friday, September 29, 2017

Staff Writers @indystudentnews

Cydonnie Henry is a senior Psychology major, minoring in Business Management. She is from from Bridgeport, CT.

Cydonnie aspires to be a digital marketing consultant, business owner and investor. In addition, she is developing a non-profit organization to help young people merge their skills with their dreams through collaborative networks.

Cydonnie manages the Instagram account for Independent Student News.


Laura Pearson is a Public Health major and Political Science minor. This is her third year at the school. She is from Tolland, CT.

Laura enjoys reading about politics in the U.S and around the world. She has begun researching an essay about racial justice.


Jamila El-Hajj-Bey is studying to become a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She was born in Connecticut and is most familiar with Hartford County.

She enjoys finding the hidden gems of Connecticut, calling it a great state with lots to offer. Special interests for Jamila at school include night and campus life, faculty and alumni professional work and community involvement and networking.

Jamila manages the Facebook page for Independent Student News.


Mary Joerg is a sophomore English major.

Mary participates in the Cook Scholar Program and is a writing tutor at the Center of Academic Excellence at USJ. Additionally, she serves as manager of the women’s soccer team and plays for women’s lacrosse team.

She has begun researching a profile of a coach.


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