Yaffa Stone is a junior majoring in political science and economics and minoring in history. She is currently enrolled in the School of Arts and Sciences Honors Program and has received the SAS Academic Excellence Award, as well as a spot on the Dean's List each semester. Yaffa has worked with Professor Beth Leech in studying Political Action Committees and advocacy trends. Some of her work has even been used updating an Advanced Placement United States Government textbook. She hopes to continue her academic study and attend law school after graduation next spring. In her spare time, Yaffa proudly works as the President of Kol Halayla, the Premier Jewish A Cappella group at Rutgers University. When she is not on campus, Yaffa enjoys attending chamber music concerts, going on hikes, and traveling.