RGS Green Medium

Twenty first-year students make up the
 2022-2023 RGS Cohort:

Robert Ambat, Ana Baez, William Beckerman, Isbeth Bustos, Jake Butler-Jancose, Juan Ceron, Charlie Fisch, Bryan Harris, Claire Hatch, Dario Hinojosa, Jannis Kastner, Arjun Kumar, Kayden Lemee, Addie Lentzner, Oliver Loeser, Sophie Maris, Emma Nathanson, Srivats Ramaswamy, Madaket Rzepka, and Benedict Shi.


 

Robert Ambat

ROBERT (ROB) AMBAT (Phillippines)
Languages Spoken: English, Tagalog, Japanese
Languages Studied: Spanish, Chinese
Global Issues of Interest:

  • Debt-Trap Diplomacy
  • MNCs’ Exploitation
  • Globalization and Dependency

Ana Baez

ANA BAEZ (United States)
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish
Global Issues of Interest:

  • Immigration
  • Global Health
  • Human Rights

Will Beckerman

WILLIAM (WILL) BECKERMAN (United States)
Language Spoken: English
Languages Studied: Spanish, Latin
Global Issues of Interest:

  • LGBTQ+ Rights
  • Healthcare Access in Developing Countries
  • Access to Education

     

Isbeth Bustos

ISBETH BUSTOS (United States)
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish
Language Studied: ASL
Global Issues of Interest:

  • Immigration
  • Global Health (Free)
  • Mass Incarceration

Jake Butler

JAKE BUTLER-JANCOSE (United States)
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish
Languages Studied: Latin, French, Italian
Global Issues of Interest:

  • Imperialism
  • Neo-Colonialism
  • Global Capitalism

Juan Ceron

JUAN CERON (Colombia)
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish
Languages Studied: Russian, Turkish, French
Global Issues of Interest:

  • A.I.
  • Global Migration
  • Human Overpopulation

Charlie Fisch

CHARLIE FISCH (United States)
Language Spoken: English
Languages Studied: Chinese, Spanish
Global Issues of Interest:

  • Capital Punishment
  • Trans Rights
  • Religious Persecution

Bryan Harris

BRYAN HARRIS (United States)
Language Spoken: English
Global Issues of Interest:

  • Global Warming
  • Misinformation
  • Crumbling infrastructure

Claire Hatch

CLAIRE HATCH (United States)
Language Spoken: English
Languages Studied: French, Dutch
Global Issues of Interest:

  • Poverty and Climate Change
  • Poverty and Infectious Diseases
  • Global Hunger

Dario Hinojosa

DARIO HINOJOSA (United States)
Language Spoken: English
Languages Studied: Spanish
Global Issues of Interest:

  • Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
  • Nuclear Energy
  • Mexican Drug Cartels

Jannis Kastner

JANNIS KASTNER (Germany)
Languages Spoken: English, German
Languages Studied: French
Global Issues of Interest:

  • Global Military Complex
  • Europe’s Immigration “Crisis”
  • Palestinian Genocide

Arjun Kumar

ARJUN KUMAR (United States)
Language Spoken: English
Languages Studied: Spanish, Chinese
Global Issues of Interest:

  • Global Health
  • Religious Conflict
  • Refugee Shelter

Kayden Lemee

KAYDEN LEMEE (United States)
Languages Spoken: English, French
Languages Studied: Spanish, Tagalog

Global Issues of Interest:

  • Food Disparities along Racial Lines
  • Environmental Racism
  • (Asian) Hate Crimes

Addie Lentzner

ADDIE LENTZNER (United States)
Language Spoken: English
Languages Studied: Dutch, Spanish, Hebrew

Global Issues of Interest:

  • Racism
  • Poverty
  • Climate Change

Oliver Loeser

OLIVER LOESER (United States)
Language Spoken: English
Language Studied: French
Global Issues of Interest:

  • Human Rights Violations
  • Global Responses to Conflicts
  • Global South Exploitation and First World Impunity

 

Sophie Maris

SOPHIE MARIS (United States)
Language Spoken: English
Language Studied: French
Global Issues of Interest:

  • Reproductive Rights
  • Human Trafficking
  • LGBTQ Rights

Emma Nathanson

EMMA NATHANSON (United States)
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish
Language Studied: French
Global Issues of Interest:

  • Language Justice
  • Healthcare and Education/information Access 
  • Infant and Child Nutritution

Srivats Ramaswamy

SRIVATS RAMASWAMY (United States; India)
Languages Spoken: English, Tamil
Language Studied: Spanish
Global Issues of Interest:

  • War on Terror
  • Poverty and Child Labor
  • Renewable Energy/Climate Change Solutions

Madaket Rzepka

MADAKET RZEPKA (United States)
Language Spoken: English
Language Studied: French
Global Issues of Interest:

  • Climate Change
  • Mental Health
  • Economic Inequality

Benedict Shi

BENEDICT SHI (United States)
Languages Spoken: English, Chinese
Language Studied: German
Global Issues of Interest:

  • Healthcare Inequality
  • Food Insecurity
  • Climate Change

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