When Ricardo Ortega ’23 discovered theater in high school, he knew he found a pastime that would stay with him always. As he went on to study history at Kent State University, he found ways to stay connected to theater.
Growing up in Elmwood Park, IL, Emily Long ’22 watched her parents work and raise a family in an unconventional way. Her father worked during the day while her mother worked overnight as an oncology nurse. Because of their nontraditional schedule, she says she was raised not only by her parents, but also by the