Julia Thomas is a current student at Scripps College in Claremont, California, originally hailing from Bainbridge Island, Washington. She is an aspiring journalist, hoping to one day combine her love of travel, foreign language and writing. Over the past four years, she has worked as a reporter and editor for her high school newspaper The Spartan Standard, written articles for the online food safety newspaper Food Safety News, and reported for her hometown paper The Bainbridge Review. At Scripps, she is a staff writer for The Scripps Voice and The Student Life. When she’s not working, Julia fills her time with running, skiing, and fulfilling her travel bug whenever possible.