Alicia is a senior in the BA program at Antioch University Santa Barbara. She is studying Professional and Creative Writing and Psychology. Alicia grew up in Portland, Oregon and has also studied at Antioch Los Angeles. A social justice warrior from a young age, she is passionate about fighting for the under dog through writing, education and activism. Alicia currently writes for the Santa Barbara Independent as a News Intern. In her free time she enjoys traveling, reading, and spending as much time exploring the outdoors as possible.