About Fresh U Marymount Manhattan College

Fresh U Marymount is an online publication for college students. We seek to enlighten Marymount freshmen on topics that generally or specifically connect to the different aspects of being a first year college student in New York City. Our chapter gives students the opportunity to voice their opinions and raise awareness. Our goal is to evoke individuality and spark new interests for Marymount freshmen.

Meet The Team


Sabrina Sooknanan | Editor-in-Chief

Sabrina Sooknanan (she/her/hers) is a sophomore at Marymount Manhattan College. She is pursuing a double major in Philosophy & Religious Studies and Business and a minor in Journalism. Sabrina is a born and bred New Yorker with a zest for adventure and style. Back in high school, she was an Executive Editor of the school's newspaper. Sabrina is also the Chapter Editorial Director of Fresh U. Aside from writing and editing, Sabrina spends her time mentoring young women as well as taking part in a variety of leadership programs. Her interests consist of traveling, understanding different perspectives, and giving back to her community.

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Katie Coryell | Co-Editor-in-Chief

Katie Coryell (she/her/hers) is a sophomore and commuter student at MMC. She is majoring in Cinema, Television & Emerging Media with minors in Speech-Pathology and Journalism. She is a Broadway enthusiast, television addict and Disney nerd who is also very passionate about the city of New York. She is enthused to be a part of the Fresh U community, as well as the MMC class of 2019! Check out her Instagram @thebookofkatie.

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Olivia Faulkner | Senior Social Media Director

Olivia Faulkner (she/her/hers) is a sophomore at Marymount Manhattan College in New York City. She is pursuing a Theatre Arts-Directing major and a double minor in Psychology and Sociology. She hopes to become a theatre educator and a professional director for Broadway and National Touring companies. You can find her on Facebook at Olivia Faulkner, follow her on Instagram @olivia_faulkner.

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Rachel Aslan | Art Director

Rachel Aslan (she/her/hers) is a sophomore at Marymount Manhattan. She is also a Photography and Communication Arts major. She loves fashion, concerts, and photography (of course). She plans to pursue fashion advertising.

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Sarah La'Berge | Junior Editor-in-Chief

Sarah La’Berge (she/her/hers) is a freshman at MMC, pursuing a major in Digital Journalism and a minor in Music. She is a small town girl with big city dreams, and believes that she can achieve anything she puts her mind to. Sarah loves a good challenge that will push her to think outside of the box. She is adventurous, and likes to have a “go with the flow” mindset. Music is one of Sarah’s many passions. She likes listening to music, discovering new artists, and attending concerts and festivals. She hopes to write for a music magazine one day.

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Patrick Reynolds | Junior Social Media Director

Patrick Reynolds (he/him/his) is a freshman at Marymount Manhattan College. He is majoring in Marketing. He enjoys eating food, hanging out with friends, and walking. You can find him on Instagram @realpatreynolds.

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Victoria Testa | Senior Photographer

Victoria Testa (she/her/hers) is a senior at Marymount Manhattan College. She is double majoring in Business and Theatre and is a Communication Arts minor. She has a passion for filming/photography, which she hopes to use as a way to convey positive messages through Fresh U MMC! Instagram: @itwouldbevic

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