ALEC M. DENT: Editor-in-Chief
Alec Dent is a junior journalism major at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Alec was appointed editor-in-chief of Carolina Review in January 2017 after serving as an associate editor for nearly two years. In addition to serving as editor for the Review, Alec works as a freelance writer, and has been published by The Washington Free Beacon, The Federalist, Acculturated, and The College Fix among others. His collected writings can be found at his website: http://www.alecmdent.com.
JESSE OLIVER: Associate Editor
Jesse Oliver is a sophomore computer science major from Lumberton, North Carolina. Jesse joined the Review in 2017, and was selected as an associate editor the first semester of 2018.
WILL RIERSON: Associate Editor
Will Rierson is a senior public relations and political science double major from Winston-Salem, NC. After serving for two and a half years as a staff writer with the Review, Will was selected as an Associate Editor in January 2017. In addition to his involvement with the Review, he is an Eagle Scout and serves as chairman of the UNC College Republicans and treasurer of the North Carolina Federation of College Republicans.
HINTON CARTER: Treasurer
Hinton Carter is a junior from Wilmington, NC by way of Powellsville, a small town in Northeastern North Carolina. He plans to be a business administration major with a minor in German. In addition, he is the treasurer of the College Republicans. Outside of the Review, he is an Eagle Scout, an avid guitar player, and a true born and bred Tar Heel!
WYATT MCNAMARA: Staff Writer
Wyatt McNamara is an English major from New Durham, New Hampshire. Wyatt joined our staff in September of 2016 and has already made quite the impact with numerous hard-hitting articles discussing the hypocrisy of leftists on campus.
RICHARD WHEELER: Staff Writer
Richard Wheeler is a senior political science major from Wake Forest, North Carolina. He is especially interested in issues of international politics, economics, and trade. Richard is involved in various other organizations on campus such as College Republicans, Student Government, and the Tar Heel Rifle and Pistol Club. He works as a lifeguard, soccer referee, and leads expeditions through the Outdoor Recreation Center.
SAMUEL MAO: Staff Writer
JOSEPH BARNES: Staff Writer
CHRISTIAN DeSIMONE: Staff Writer
WILLIAM MARSHALL: Staff Writer
VICTORIA JAMES: Staff Writer
MATTHEW McCULLERS: Staff Writer
JONATHON BEATTY: Staff Writer
NOTABLE FORMER STAFF:
BENJAMIN SMITH: ’14
Alumnus Benjamin Smith hails from Statesville, North Carolina and double majored in History and Political Science. He is the Vice Chair Emeritus of the College Republicans and the CRDaily Editor Emeritus (a role now transitioned into the Online Editor). He wrote to promote conservative values and to educate the student body on important issues. For those who enjoy his thought-provoking articles, he went on to write for The American Spectator, The Daily Signal, and The Washington Examiner where he continued to promote freedom and liberty.
PETER MCCLELLAND: ’15
Alumnus Peter McClelland is the Chair Emeritus of the College Republicans. He majored in Political Science and History with a minor in Hispanic Studies. He wrote for CRDaily and the Carolina Review to promote the message of liberty and to keep the UNC student organizations and institutions on their toes. He is now the Chairman of the Log Cabin Republicans of North Carolina and a student at Elon University School of Law.
DAVID ORTIZ: ’15
Alumnus David Ortiz went on to Law School at the University of Virginia. While at Carolina, David served as Editor-in-Chief of the Carolina Review to expose fellow students to intellectual conservatism and various philosophies of the right.
KELSEY RUPP: ’13