What is the Siren?
The Siren Magazine is a contribution-based, volunteer-powered intersectional feminist magazine that stands in solidarity with people of all genders and walks of life. We believe that through self-expression, art, and love, we have the power to amplify the voices of others and make the world better.
Vanessa Sanchez (she/her, they/them)
Vanessa is the editor-in-chief of the Siren Magazine. She is a third-year student at the University of Oregon, where she is studying both Journalism and Art & Technology while minoring in business. She has a passion for art and technology. After graduation, Vanessa hopes to move into children’s and teen’s media. Vanessa loves the University of Oregon community and all of the rad things that the Women’s Center accomplishes. You can often find her in a caffeine daze drawing, writing, sculpting, or otherwise creating something or other.
Kiana Nadonza (she/her/hers)
Print Content Editor
Kiana is the content editor of The Siren’s print magazine and a feminist ethnographer. She is a graduate student in the Department of Anthropology and works in the Department of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. Her research focuses on identity, gender, community, and the cultural politics of beauty in the Philippines. Some of her favorite feminists include Mitsuye Yamada, Chandra Talpade Mohanty, and Audre Lorde. In her free time, Kiana enjoys embroidery, petting dogs, and dancing.
Allison Barr (she/her/hers)
Head of Photography
Allison is currently a junior at the University of Oregon studying Journalism and Cinema Studies. She is an avid lover of film, photography, magazines, fashion, music, and thrift shopping. Her photography and short films always revolve around feminism and highlighting important femmes in her life. When she graduates, she hopes to work for an art magazine and to make movies.