Marissa is a third year student at New England College pursuing a Communications and Business degree. She is the Managing Editor for The New Englander and submits many pieces of her own in the news, opinion and student life sections. She currently writes her own column titled, "Ris Reacts." When she is not working for the paper, you can find her down the road at TD Bank where she works as a teller or on the mountain snowboarding at Pat's Peak. Marissa is a commuter student from Weare, NH and plans to graduate early in the Fall of 2018.