Ansley Skipper is a freshman writer for the Opinions staff. When she is passionate about a situation, she is known to speak her mind, she will not back down until her opinion is heard. She joined the Opinions staff because she wants to express her beliefs and also learn about the different views that other people may have. One part that defines Ansley is her patriotism. She will “always fight for anything that has to do with defending America, the Constitution, and civil liberties.” Ansley is very observant and aware, making her wise well beyond her years. She wants to use her wisdom and information from the nonfiction books that she loves to read to become the best writer that she can be.