Meet Our Bloggers

NORA PROCE, Editor-in-Chief

unnamed.jpgNora Proce is a senior from Garden City, New York. She is double majoring in English with a concentration in Writing and Media Studies and Production with a concentration in Film and Television. A social media addict, she plans to pursue a future in Social Media Marketing. On campus Nora is involved in Marist Ambassadors, Tour Guides, Greek Life, and MCTV.

Nora also works on the Marist Social Media Team and hosts Word on the River for the Marist Youtube page. When she isn’t working, Nora loves hanging out with her friends by the Hudson River and creating new memories she can capture through her camera lens. She is very excited to be able to blog about her experiences at Marist through her articles!



IMG_8331.jpgJulia McCarthy is a senior in the honors program, majoring in Political Science with a minor in communications. Originally from Nutley, New Jersey, Julia loves being close to New York City while still enjoying all the beautiful nature that the Hudson Valley has to offer. Julia is involved in Marist Ambassadors, Residence Hall Council, and is an Honors mentor.

Obsessed with news and politics, Julia plans to spend a semester in Washington, D.C. next Spring. For now, Julia is enjoying hanging out by the waterfront and studying on the comfy couches in Hancock. With a love for both reading and writing, it is rare to find Julia without a book, or lengthy scholarly article, in hand.

Foxtales is the perfect opportunity for Julia to express her love for politics, social media, food, and of course, Marist College.




Emily Spennato is a senior at Marist College, studying Communications with a concentration in Journalism and a minor in Creative Writing. She is from Glen Mills, Pennsylvania. She loves the close community that she finds at Marist, exciting opportunities and connections, and of course the beautiful Hudson River. Emily is involved in intramural sports, Women’s Spirit, Campus Ministry, and is a brand representative for River and Stone.

Emily loves journalism, but her passions lie in celebrity entertainment and pop culture, as well as creative writing. She also writes for the Odyssey, as well as running her own blog. Her favorite celebrities are George and Amal Clooney, Jennifer Lawrence, and Jennifer Aniston.



headshotJacqueline Gruber is a senior from Long Beach, New York. She is majoring in Communications with a double concentration in Public Relations and Advertising and minor in Graphic Design.

In addition to Marist Ambassadors, Jackie is also a member of the Emerging Leaders Program, PRSSA, LEAP, and Campus Ministry.

Jackie had the unique opportunity of spending her entire freshman year studying abroad as part of the Freshman Florence Experience Program. While abroad, in addition to pursuing her studies, she served as a Marist Italy Ambassador. Her unique situation enabled her to travel to other countries and experience various culture. Her year abroad was one of the most rewarding experiences of her life! She is so excited to be apart of the Foxtales Team!



Sarah Rampulla is currently a senior studying Business Marketing with a minor in Graphic Design. She is involved in the Ambassador Program and is a member of the Greek life here on campus. Sarah loves getting to know new people, will most likely be found in the library, and has a tiny obsession with food. She is super easy to talk to, so if anyone needs anything she’s your girl! Sarah could not be more excited to be apart of the Marist Foxtales team!



unnamed.pngMadison Zoey Vettorino is a junior majoring in Communications with concentrations in Journalism and Public Relations and a minor in Creative Writing. Madison, who is originally from a small town in Connecticut, fell in love with Marist after visiting her sophomore year of high school and is absolutely thrilled to be studying at the school of her dreams!

On campus, Madison is involved in Marist Ambassadors, Campus Ministry, the Marist Circle, and is an assistant manager for the Marist Hockey team. Madison also writes for The Odyssey Online, HerCampus, and the River & Stone Blog. In her spare time, you can usually find her with an iced coffee in hand, writing an article, or chatting with her friends. She couldn’t be happier to be a part of the FoxTales team!



Tyler Ree is an outgoingProcessed with VSCO with nc preset junior from Northport, Long Island. Despite being one of the youngest in the grade, she is one of the people who can make friends with everyone and anyone she comes across. Here at Marist, she is majoring in Communications concentrating in Advertising with a Business minor. On campus she can be found giving tours and a member of the Ambassador Program, trying to share her love of Marist with every prospective student she sees.

In her spare time, she can be found supporting her friends at sporting events, taste-testing around Poughkeepsie, or hanging out by the Hudson. Her love for the school and talkative nature are what motivated her to become a writer for Fox Tales. She now has the opportunity to share all her thoughts and feelings about the campus and allow her to speak to an audience that is forced to listen to her. She loves anything fried or covered in chocolate, and you will always find her with a cup of coffee glued to her hand.  She is planning on studying abroad in Florence next spring and eat her way through Europe.

Fox Tales is a a great way for Tyler to express her love for food, friends, and her school.



Grace Maeda is a sophomore at Marist and is from Maui, Hawaii. She is studying Communications with a concentration in Journalism, and is involved with S.E.E.D Club, Marist Ambassadors as well as intramural sports. During her spare time Grace can always be found outside by the river or on the Marist beach.


Grace also enjoys exploring the city, finding unique places to eat and shop. She knew Marist was the one because it is so close to the city and has a stunning view of the Hudson River. Grace is excited to be able to share her experiences at Marist and write about all the fun things happening on campus!

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