Julia is a junior at Embry-Riddle pursuing a degree in Aerospace Engineering with a minor in Electrical Engineering. She has worked for Horizons since the spring of her freshman year, immediately going into training as Sports Editor and also working as a writer. Later she moved on to become News Editor and finally, Editor in Chief at the end of the Spring 2012 semester. Although she lived the majority of her life in Michigan, Arizona is not a far cry from Joshua Tree, California where she was born and raised in her younger years near the Twentynine Palms Marine Corps Base where her fiancé is currently stationed. In her spare time she enjoys ballroom dancing, playing basketball, rugby, running, cooking, and reading.