The Wall Team

Engy Shaaban – Editor-in-Chief

Engy Shaaban is a Senior studying Special Education and Psychology at The College of New Jersey. As Editor-in-Chief of The Wall, Engy is responsible for managing and coordinating among staff members, visiting and speaking with classes at The College of New Jersey, and administering the layout and production of the newspaper. Engy hopes that the stories and perspectives shared in The Wall are not only informative to the public, but also empowering to those who take the time to share them with us. If you would like to become a part of our team, please contact Engy.

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Annette Espinoza – Editor

Annette Espinoza is a Junior at The College of New Jersey where she studies Journalism and Professional Writing. Annette serves as the Artwork and Poetry Editor of The Wall where she selects and edits the artwork and poetry that are published in every issue. Annette works closely alongside local artists and organizations to find pieces that reflect the lively spirit of the Trenton community and its residents. She hopes that her work will help capture the passions of communities that struggle to be seen and heard.

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Jared Kofsky – Editor

Jared Kofsky is a Sophomore studying communications and public policy at The College of New Jersey. He is the Media Editor of The Wall, and promotes events and noteworthy news stories on Twitter, Facebook, our website, and in print that affect the lives of individuals experiencing homelessness in the Mercer County area. Jared hopes to spotlight the powerful work of the organizations and individuals working to combat homelessness in Trenton and to make The Wall accessible to as many Trentonians as possible.

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McKenna Samson – Editor

McKenna Samson is a freshman at The College of New Jersey, where she studies English. McKenna serves as an Editor on The Wall where she will write articles covering the stories of those experiencing homelessness and organizations willing to provide resources. She hopes to become more involved with The Wall and improve her skills as a writer to be the voice of those in the Trenton and Mercer County communities.

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Joshua Trifari – Editor

Joshua Trifari is a Freshman at The College of New Jersey. He studies music and history, and is a new addition to The Wall’s editorial team. Joshua is passionate about the culture of local communities and understanding the causes of issues. He hopes to to shed light on issues facing the Trenton community with regards to homelessness and to delve into possible solutions to these issues.


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Kristen Frohlich – Intern


Administrative Staff

Raj Manimaran – Community Engaged Learning Coordinator for The College of New Jersey

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Teressa Price – Bonner Community Scholars Coordinator for The College of New Jersey

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The Wall thanks our former staff members who graduated from The College of New Jersey in 2016:

Shayna Innocenti

Raj Manimaran

Steven Rodriguez



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Written with and for individuals experiencing homelessness in the Trenton, New Jersey area.