William Z. Nardi, Founder
William Zorro Nardi (@williamznardi) has founded multiple student publications including the Classy Libertarian and the Boston Free Beacon, which won the Collegiate Network’s ‘2018 Best New Publication of the Year’ award. From 2016-2017 Nardi hosted The Thinker and Raised Right on Right Side Broadcasting Network. Published in National Review, VICE, the Daily Caller, the Intercollegiate Review, FrontPageMag, the Washington Examiner, the College Conservative, Red Alert Politics, the Lone Conservative, and the College Fix, his articles have been sourced at various outlets including Drudge Report and Fox Nation (numerously), TRU News, Fox News, Daily Caller, Breitbart, Washington Times, Rebel Media, Reason, The Blaze, Daily Mail.uk, NY Post, Daily Wire, WND, the Rush Limbaugh and Bill O’Reilly shows. He is currently a Senior at the University of Massachusetts, Boston, studying abroad in Austria with the Franciscan University of Steubenville.
Ryan P. Everson, Chief of Staff
Ryan Everson (@ryanpeverson) is a Students for Liberty Campus Coordinator and Chief of Staff of The Classy Libertarian. Ryan is also a regular contributor to The College Fix, The Catholic Sun, Red Alert Politics, Lone Conservative, and Secular Pro-Life. As an avid sports fan and Las Vegas native, Ryan looks forward to the day sports betting is legal in all 50 states.
Jeremiah Poff, Editor-in-Chief
Jeremiah Poff (@JJ_Poff) is a senior at the Franciscan University of Steubenville, where he is majoring in journalism and minoring in human life studies. He has served on the student government as a senator. A fluent Spanish speaker, he also regularly contributes to Red Alert Politics and toddstarnes.com.
Shaela Pion, Editor
Shaela Pion holds a Bachelor of Arts in History with an emphasis on American Military History, Historiography, and 20th Century Geopolitics with a minor in Political Science from St. Cloud State University. She currently pursuing a Masters of Information Science in Archives and Preservation from Rutgers University. She has worked in research, writing, and interpretation for several museums and historical societies, particularly focusing on alcohol history, military experiences and policy. She loves adventure and is an avid reader of everything from biographies to travel guides.
Evan Maguire, Editor
Evan Maguire (@emaguire1776) has a degree in International Relations with a focus on Latin America and Global Security from American University. He is currently an editorial associate at The American Spectator magazine. He enjoys hiking, reading, and history.
Pietro S. Geraci, Editor
Pietro Salvatore Geraci (@EagleScout96_) is one of the Northeast Regional Directors for Students for Liberty. His top political issues are free speech, particularly on college campuses, and Amtrak. Geraci was featured in a New York Times article about students purposefully attending schools where they don’t fit in. Hobbies include clarinet, bass clarinet, singing, piano, composing, reading, kayaking, board games, and model railroading. He’s earned his BA in Astronomy from Vassar College in May 2018.
Jonathan W. Plante, Editor
Jonathan W. Plante (@jonnyplante) is a recent graduate of American University, at which he earned a Master of Arts in Economics. Jon’s research interests are the intersection of philosophy, political economy, and political science, and how they all shape how we, humans, interact with each other. Specifically, he is interested in fields called “public choice” and “new institutional economics,” both of which seek to solve the best institutions for prosperity and individual flourishing.
Frank J. Messina, Social Media Director
Frank Messina (@frank_messina_5) is the Social Media Director for The Classy Libertarian as well as Editor-in-Chief of The Pitt Maverick. He studies Physics with a concentration in Education at the University of Pittsburgh. Frank’s stories have been published in multiple conservative outlets such as Campus Reform, Meridian West, and The College Fix.
Anna Wang, Facebook Director
Anna Wang is an SEO analyst and writer for The Keyword Agency. She serves as Facebook director and contributor to The Classy Libertarian, and is a staff columnist with Rational Press. She is an intern with her local RTC and recently received 1st place in the 2018 Sinclair Annual Writing Contest. Anna is currently a junior at Staples High School.