Perspective Z by Tapestry


ABOUT Perspective Z

Perspective Z is a publication of opinions from Generation Z about varying topics.

This is a showcase of ideas and opinions of young diverse college students whose mission is to educate others on their individual perspectives.

"The Tapestry Initiative of the College of Arts & Sciences, is designed to engage Rider University students in unique media learning and teaching opportunities, including filmmaking, opinion, journalistically impactful reporting, and community educational presentations that foster reflection of the cultural and life experiences of underrepresented populations."

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Meet Tapestry

Nathan Lewis

My name is Nathan Lewis, I am a freshman studying English Literature and I’m from Silver Spring, Maryland. English has always been my favorite subject because of my connection made with authors through analysis! Thanks to Tapestry, I get to be the author instead of just the reader!

Jasmine Fox

My name is Jasmine Fox and I am a Sophomore, majoring in Film and Television. I love to watch documentaries and have a passion for creating them in the future. I love to bake and listen to music in my free time. I enjoy spending time with my family and friends.

Asha Burtin

Asha S. Burtin is currently a student majoring in Music Production, and double minoring in African American studies and Gender and Sexuality studies. She is a singer-songwriter and lover of all music. She wants to continue to advocate for the underrepresented, through research and conversation, as she believes that conversations open the door to understanding.

Thalia Rose

My name is Thalia Rose and I am from Georgetown, Guyana. I am an English Creative Writing major with a Political Science minor. I am passionate about service and voices of color being heard both in politics and the literary community. I joined Tapestry to gain an outlet to speak on topics that matter to me and to gain guided experience in my own writing so I can better tell the stories of my culture.

Shamiya Ford

My name is Shamiya Ford and I am a Senior English major with a minor in Gender and Sexuality Studies from Willingboro, NJ. I am very passionate about racial justice and women's rights. My favorite pastimes include reading, writing, and creating art.

Mandy McLean

My Name is Mandy McLean, I'm a senior double major in Film & Television and Criminal Justice, and on campus, I am also a proud sister of Phi Sigma Sigma. My hometown is right here in Lawrence, New Jersey. I have been writing since I was in elementary school and I am very passionate about social justice.

Aaliyah Shoulders

My name is Aaliyah Shoulders. I’m a sophomore studying Film & Television with a minor in English and a concentration in Writing. In my free time I enjoy watching films, reading books, and writing when I can. In the future I plan on being a screenwriter.

Faith Robinson-Hughes

My name is Faith Robinson-Hughes and I am currently a sophomore here at Rider University. I am studying film and television to later become a director and screenwriter. My hobbies include playing the piano, singing, writing, and filming. I am the president of Rider University's film club, Broncs Box Office. I am an active member of BSU. My favorite thing about being in Tapestry is the intelligent community that I get to surround myself with. Every meeting I learn something new!

Sasha Flowers

My name is Sasha Flowers, but I go by Sasha Andrea (You can call me both I don’t really mind). I go by She/Her pronouns. I am a Film & Television major, aspiring to be a ScreenWriter/Director. My main writing topics/genres tend to be Drama, Informative, and Fiction.
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