Rosemarie Alejandrino is a first-generation Filipino-American who was born and raised in the Bay Area. She graduated from UC Berkeley in 2017 with degrees in English and American Studies (Popular Culture & American Mediascapes). She served as the Arts & Entertainment Editor for the Daily Californian, and is the co-founder of FLASH THRIVE Zine Collective. She has been published in East Bay Express, HelloGiggles, Berkeleyside, and Kastor & Pollux. She is passionate about punk subcultures, bagels, Kanye West, musicals, and Disney Channel Original Movies. You can find her making zines (https://issuu.com/flashthrive).