Lyric Aquino is a Kent State University class of 2019 graduate. She double-majored in anthropology and journalism and is devoted to telling the stories of people and their cultures- including her Indigenous and Black communities. She’s passionate about most sciences in general and has hopes to report on anthropology, paleontology, the environment and critters. Lyric’s work has been published on Indian Country Today, The Morning Journal, Ohio Magazine to name a few. When she’s not writing she loves tending to her pet gecko, collecting taxidermy and spending time with family.