Meet the spring 2023 Legislative Gazette staff, comprised of SUNY New Paltz students:
Christopher Parsick is a senior at SUNY New Paltz. He double majors in Communications and Digital Media Production. He has experience working on political campaigns in the Hudson Valley, as well as working with political and social organizations across the United States. He has also written for local newspapers on Long Island. In his free time, Chris enjoys hiking on trails in the Hudson Valley and making music.
Dylan Murphy is a third-year English major with a focus in Creative Writing and Journalism minor at SUNY New Paltz. On top of writing for the Gazette, he’s also a reporter for SUNY New Paltz’s student-run newspaper, The Oracle, and the Horoscope and Miscellaneous section editor for the campus magazine, The Teller. When he’s not in the newsroom, he loves reading, writing poetry, photography and watching movies.
Grayson Rosen is a senior at SUNY New Paltz majoring in Digital Media Production. He is from Oceanside, New York and is taking his first step into working in production by interning at the Legislative Gazette. In his free time Grayson enjoys watching movies and TV with friends. He also is in a band called Westlake who he performs shows with on Long Island.
Jeremy Sodergren is a junior at SUNY New Paltz majoring in journalism and minoring in philosophy. Along with interning as the Assistant Editor at The Legislative Gazette they hold a number of positions at clubs on the New Paltz campus, being the Managing Editor of the school’s newspaper The Oracle and the Assistant Music Director of Absolut A Cappella, New Paltz’s all-gender a cappella group. Back home, they are a volunteer firefighter and loves serving their community. When they aren’t working, they enjoy making music, sewing and playing gam
Mariah Parmeter is a senior at SUNY New Paltz majoring in Digital Media Production with a minor in Theater. The Legislative Gazette will be her first internship in the step toward one day becoming a professional Director/Producer in the TV/film industry. When she is not working at the Gazette, you can find her working at a Vietnamese restaurant in New Paltz, as well as running and organizing a student-run media club on campus called Hawk Studios as Head of Production.
Nayise Gonzalez is a senior at SUNY New Paltz majoring in Political Science. The Legislative Gazette is one of the many internships she has been able to participate in throughout her college career. Last Spring she was participating in the New York State Assembly internship program where she was able to work for two members in Albany. On campus, she is an active member of her sorority Kappa Delta Phi N.A.S along with other student organizations.
My name is Quintin Fisher, I am senior at SUNY new paltz studying a Digital Media Production major with a film and video studies minor and an English minor with a focus in Creative Writing. My hobbies include reading poetry and novels. Also making short films with my peers.