Alysia is a third-year Journalism student at Ryerson University. Alysia studies news through different forms of media coverage including print, radio and television. Alysia is a fact checker for McClung's Magazine and is the Public Relations Director for a youth organization, Kleinburg Leo Club. She was first published in an anthology in 2010 for her short story "My mom for the day". Recently, Alysia won second place in the Toronto Suomi Lions Club Essay Writing Contest and was later published in the June 2014 issue of the Kanadan Sanomat. Alysia is currently writing and managing the Klienburg Leo Club blog. Many other publications by Alysia can be found in Snap Woodbridge, The Spirit (KARA Kleinburg) and The Ryersonian.