The Team

The Lion

Managing Board

Managing Board

The Lion's Managing Board is tasked with overseeing the daily operations of the publication and working to ensure the site's long term success. To contact the team, email

Veronica Roach

Editor in Chief

Veronica Roach (CC’20) is the Editor in Chief for the Lion. A resident of South Florida, she loves to take advantage of all New York has to offer–from food, to museums, to theater–and hopes to memorize the entire subway system so she can call herself a New Yorker without reservation.

Remington Free

Director of Business Operations

Remington Free (CC’20) studies astronomy, math, and statistics. She is from Corpus Christi, Texas, but has also lived in Toronto, Canada. On campus, she is a soprano in the Columbia New Opera Workshop and a member of Columbia Blueshift.

Laura Elizabeth Hand

Creative Director

Laura Elizabeth Hand (CC’19) is majoring in Applied Mathematics, Comparative Literature, and English. In her spare time she makes art, advises high schoolers on the college process, and makes frankly awful dad jokes. She loves journalism and designs with a consuming, fiery passion (re: Raiders of the Lost Ark).