Who We Are


Sean Ewart

Contact: seanewart@gmail.com

Sean is a graduate of the Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy at the University at Albany where he studied political science, concentrating in international relations. Over the past several years, Sean has held a number of positions including working as a political reporter covering New York State politics, a human rights researcher for the New York State Division of Human Rights, and a marketing consultant. He is an active human rights advocate and humanist with an agnostic approach to everything. Sean lives in Potsdam, New York, is a reporter at a local newspaper, and considers evenings not consumed in heated debates about politics or religion to be wasted.

Joe Chiarenzelli

Contact: joechiarenzelli@gmail.com

Joe has degrees in biology and philosophy from Saint Lawrence University. His honors thesis was on the subject of Cosmetic Psychopharmacology. Joe graduated in 2011. He now lives in Potsdam, New York, and frequents bars in order to goad people into arguments.

Joe Alicata

Contact: gadfly.joe@gmail.com

Joe is a senior at the University at Albany where he studies public policy, philosophy, political science and international relations. Currently he is the Editor in Chief of the Albany Student Press. Additionally, Joe is the director of news for WCDB 90.9 FM, and host of “Off The Back Wall Radio” which airs Sunday's from 2-4 pm.. His interests include politics, philosophy, cooking, cars, weight lifting, and the occasional sunlit walk on the beach.