Cassandra Skolnick

she/her/hers

Vice President, Events Coordinator, Editor, and Writer

Class of 2022

Cassandra is a senior majoring in Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies (WGSS), with a specialization in Gender and Social Change and a minor in Latin American and Caribbean Studies. Cassandra is the Founder of the non-profit Society of Advocates Fighting for Equality (S.A.F.E.), an Alumni Leader of the Future with the Stony Brook Alumni Association, Research Assistant and Undergraduate Teaching Assistant in the WGSS department, and Executive Board Senior Representative of the Stony Brook Chapter of The Leading Women of Tomorrow.

Cassandra is also certified as a Member of the Social Justice League through the Stony Brook Office of Multicultural Affairs, and an Upstander through the Center for Prevention and Outreach. Her passion for promoting progressive social change has influenced her to pursue her J.D., focusing on advocacy and legal services for marginalized communities. She has a history of active involvement in advocating for social justice and equality, notably challenging local state laws and regulations that inadvertently are responsible for discrimination and oppression. Cassandra also imagines herself teaching future generations as a professor of the humanities.


Publications

Debating the Electoral System of the United States

by Cassandra Skolnick and Sanjana Sankaran, December 16, 2020 To conduct this collaboration, the authors participated in a coin flip. Cassandra lost the coin flip and has been entrusted to debate in favor of the Electoral College. Sanjana, the winner of the coin flip, has been entrusted to debate in favor of Ranked Choice Voting.…

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