Terrik Kobryn is a freshman at the University at Albany. He is a native to the Albany and Schenectady area and currently lives in Berne, NY. He intends to major in English and Sociology with a minor in psychology. Although from humble beginnings he has used writing and literature to overcome the violence and drugs found in both the inner city and his home. He enjoys many forms of artistic expression including acting in plays, guitar and drawing. As for his writing he plans to become proficient in as many forms of writing as he can. After graduation he hopes to have a career as a writer.