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About Us

Grow not only as a writer, but also as an individual.

​Welcome to The EWJ! This online publication is written by EWC students, copy-edited by the EWC team, and geared towards — well, everyone.
Our Mission
To form positive habits of reading reputable periodicals in order to regularly engage with current events,
To reflect on how the world at large impacts students’ own lives through various written media,
To provide individualized and personal feedback on our students' work and showcase them to a public audience in order to generate positive feedback.


Emerson Monks



EWC Resident Editor

EWJ Manager

Emerson Monks is a History & Literature concentrator from Harvard College. Emerson is a staff writer for the Arts Board of The Harvard Crimson and has worked on creating digital learning communities for the Harvard Museums of Science & Culture as well as the Richi Childhood Cancer Foundation. In 2017, she won the Congress-Bundestag U.S. State Dept. scholarship for an exchange program in Germany. Emerson loves to read and write (Wuthering Heights, with A Tree Grows in Brooklyn as an honorable mention) and previously double-majored in creative writing and classical piano during high school. 



EWJ Group Editor

Will Rhatigan is a 2020 graduate of Harvard College, where he was captain of the Nordic ski team and received a Magna Cum Laude degree in Social Studies.  Reading and writing have taken him all over the world-- to Paris as a travel writer, to rural areas of the U.S. and Canada as a sociology researcher, and to Switzerland on a research fellowship. Even more than his own writing, Will loves sharing his passion with others; for three years he tutored at the Harvard Writing Center, where he worked with undergraduate and extension school students to refine essays at all stages of the writing process. He grew up in Newton, Massachusetts and is currently based in San Diego.



On the Fitz Editor

Bridget Chemberlin is a Harvard College student studying social science and visual arts. She has years of teaching experience as both a registered peer tutor and as a teaching assistant for the Indianapolis Art Center. She has previously worked as a research assistant for renowned poet Joan Naviyuk Kane. Before college, Bridget graduated from an International Baccalaureate high school program in Indiana. As a First Nations Mohawk person, she currently serves as secretary for Natives At Harvard College, an indigenous student group at Harvard.

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EWJ Group Editor

Idabelle Paterson is a joint concentrator studying Archaeology and Human Evolutionary Biology at Harvard College. She has worked on archaeological digs in New Hampshire, the Brazilian Amazon, and most recently along the northern Peruvian coast. Idabelle has designed and instructed courses as part of Harvard's 2019 SPLASH Program, and one week-long course at her high school. She is particularly fascinated with Amazonian and Egyptian archaeology, as well as the ways in which genetics can be applied to archaeological work. Idabelle is a rower on the Radcliffe Varsity Heavyweight Crew team, a concentration peer advisor in the Anthropology department, a FOP leader, and a tutor for the Harvard Summer School. She previously graduated from The Ethel Walker School with high honors and as a member of the Cum Laude Society.

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