Place of Origin: Harlem, NY

Ariel Pacheco is a graduate student at the Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY in New York City. He has a Bachelor’s degree in criminal justice and loves to read and write. Sports and gaming are his two biggest passions. He hopes to be able to travel across America covering a variety of topics ranging from sports to politics. 

What animal would you be, and why?

I would be an owl. They are very wise and precise. Many of my friends and family would say I am nocturnal just like an owl.

Stories by this Journalist...

Contact Tracing 101

Contact tracing has been done for centuries for various diseases. In America, it was notably used to combat syphilis and AIDS outbreaks and has been shown to be an effective measure of containing outbreaks.

Presidential Candidates in Review

Biden and Trump may have walked different paths, controversial in their own ways, but both pointed to Washington in the end. While the choices you’ve been presented may feel disheartening, it is important to remain hopeful for and committed to the future of your country. Don’t let uncertainty about your stance on the next president overshadow the importance of voting on all levels.