Ben Rigney-Carroll is a second year staff member and serves as Managing Editor for Arlingtonion. Ben entered student journalism to expand his personal freedom of expression, but continues to write to share the perspectives and experiences of the community. He has rowed year round on the UA crew team since freshman year and currently works as a team member at Grandview Smoothie King. As an active member of the UA community, Ben is a proud member of the Stand Project and is the vice president, having been the student treasurer for the last two years prior. In his free time, he enjoys playing video and board games, eating spicy food, ceramics, and running. As a proud couch potato, Ben also enjoys film, theatre, and Netflix binges.