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Alyssa O'Brenski

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Southwest-suburb born and raised, and attending University of Iowa. Chicago, its sports, and an infinite amount of music are a few things I can't get enough of.

Ashley Eyes

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Massachusetts raised, Sun Devil living in Tempe, Arizona. Earning a BS in Sustainability ~ hoping to solve sustainability problems at music festivals.

Betsy

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Adventurous Northwest suburban girl, with a passion for fashion and photography. She is discovering the music of her incredible city!

Bridey Jones

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I am from downtown Chicago, but spent 4 years living in London when I was younger. I am currently a sophomore at DePaul University, studying communications. Besides writing articles, I also do improv and write comedy.

David Gagnon

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Born in the Chicago suburb of Wheaton, Dave has laid down his soul to the gods rock n' roll. He attended Columbia College Chicago as a major in Creative Writing. Some of his favorite things are heavy metal and pizza.

Erin Riedl

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Hi I'm Erin. I'm a small human who enjoys yoga, coffee, and all things music.

Henry Netherland

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Henry is a third year journalism student at Colorado State University with a minor in French. Outside of school, he writes for the arts and culture section of the Rocky Mountain Collegian and he hosts a radio show for the school radio station, KCSU.

Jesse Drake

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Northern Indiana born and raised and currently studying at Lewis University in Romeoville. I love all kinds of music, especially punk rock and typical hipster trash. I'll be reporting on a lot of those genres here at Red Roll, and other news from music in the Chicago area.

lizzielebow

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I'm a journalism student in Chicago who loves music!

Cheyenne

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I am a music business major and PR minor at Columbia College Chicago! Along with editorial work, I am a photographer and social media guru. I love music of all genres and I'm excited to be writing for Red Roll!

Megan Simone

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(◡‿◡✿)just your typical adventurer, on a quest to keep it movin and inspire others to cut their own path. music has the power to move mountains, and connects us all. party on, fam!

Rachel O'Brien

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Just a young writer with a very real coffee addiction.

ryanjblair

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I am a senior mass media communication student at Illinois State University and I also work at ISU's radio station 103.3 WZND. Music is my passion and I express myself with guitar, drums, bass, as well as music production in Ableton Live. I have traveled all over the country to review music festivals in search of the perfect festival experience.

stephescobar8

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I am a student at UIC studying Communications and Music. Started singing and playing instruments when I was in high school and fell in love. I love going to concerts and talking to people about music.

Teagan O'Connor

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Media Production student at Marist College and Northwest Chicago suburbs native -- no longer just listening and dancing to the music