Meet the Team

Executive Editor

Leah is a junior from Hendersonville, Tennessee, whose journalism and Spanish double major is her entire personality — oh, and her broadcasting minor. Leah has a hobby for traditional journaling, and she aspires to become a foreign correspondent some day.

Marketing Manager

Amelia is a junior from Frankfort majoring in strategic marketing and minoring in creative writing. She got a tattoo of a tooth for a Talisman article and is a diehard Spotify fan with her top genres being rock and indie. Amelia’s favorite animal is a raccoon.

Web Visuals Co-Editor

Brett is a sophomore from Bardstown majoring in marketing and minoring in photojournalism and computer information systems. He is also pursuing a certificate in data analytics. Brett loves traveling, Disney songs and concerts. He plays piano and has performed at The Rock N’ Roll Hall of Fame. Brett once white water rafted in Canada’s Yukon territory.

Web Managing Editor

Ellie is a sophomore journalism major and philosophy minor from Russellville. Her favorite movie is “Wayne’s World.” She plays piano and guitar and writes original songs. Remember us when you get famous, Ellie.

Web Writing Editor

Jolie is a senior English major hailing from Bowling Green. To win her heart, all you need is a showing of “Spirited Away” and an oat milk latte. Don’t challenge her to a “Just Dance” battle, though, because she will win.

Web Visuals Co-Editor

Ragan is an advertising and communication studies double major from Nashville. In her spare time, she likes to do creative makeup and read. She also collects vintage cameras.

Design Editor

A junior graphic design major from Georgetown, Amelia is most likely at Spencer’s in the Commons. If she’s not there, she’s probably crocheting and watching a mockumentary. Amelia loves Ivy & Sage even though she probably has too many plants already. Like her plants, Amelia loves to wear green.

Magazine Writing Editor

Audrey is a senior theater and sociology double major from Louisville. She is addicted to celery and has seen “Pride and Prejudice”--the 2005 Keira Knightley version--over 50 times. She also has a ferret named Willard Ulysses Plescia, but you can just call him Willy.

Copy Editor

Cailyn is a junior English major and journalism minor from Flaherty. She is also pursuing a certificate in workplace communication. She is obsessed with vintage fashion and pop culture, and she loves spicy food. She may love it too much, because it’s becoming a health hazard. Cailyn spends all her money and free time on concerts.

Magazine Photo Editor

Veronica is a photojournalism major and business administration minor from Carmel, Indiana. She was born with a sixth finger and loves blueberry muffins. Veronica saw “Ratatouille” three times in theaters when it came out.

Web Writer

A junior from Lebanon,Tennessee, Abbey is majoring in professional writing and minoring in journalism. When she’s not writing, she’s collecting knick knacks, telling “your mom” jokes or listening to Dolly Parton.

Web Photographer

Alena is a freshman film production major from Bedford. Alena has Tourette syndrome and loves writing and drawing. Her favorite movie is “Megamind.”

Web Photographer

Andrea is a sophomore computer science major who loves writing poems and reading novels and comics. She is from Elizabethtown but has spent the last 10 years going back and forth between there and Nashville. Andrea wears cobalt blue hearing aids that she likes to decorate.

Web Writer

Andrew had a ghost encounter when he was 12-years-old. Now he is a senior journalism major and digital advertising minor from Louisville. He was in WKU’s eSports Overwatch team, and he is a total nerd about Star Wars and the tech and video game industry in general.

Web Writer

Arianna is a freshman journalism major who loves bowling. Though she lived near Pittsburgh for the first 16 years of her life, she’s lived in Bowling Green since then. Her favorite movie of all time is “Ratatouille,” and she has been on the Disney World ride dedicated to the movie five times.

Web Writer

Autumn is a junior majoring in English with a concentration in professional writing and minoring in business administration. She is from Annville and loves Diet Coke. Autumn collects records and has seen One Direction in concert.

Illustrator

Bailey is a junior from Evansville majoring in graphic design and pursuing a user certificate. She is the design editor for Cherry Creative. Bailey adopted a kitten over the summer and hopes to foster cats someday.

Web Writer

Bobbi is a junior from Louisville pursuing an English major with a concentration in literature and a paralegal certificate. She loves all things fall and winter, and her favorite literary movement is Romanticism. Bobbi has a black cat named Thunder.

Web Writer

Devon is a junior from Louisville majoring in public relations and minoring in journalism, professional writing and strategic communication. Believe it or not, even with that many minors she still has time to take care of her 12-year-old goldfish. Devon loves flowers, and her favorite “Pride and Prejudice” adaptation is the 2005 movie.

Web Writer

Jeffrey is a junior journalism major and history minor from Hendersonville, Tennessee. He has been to 34 states, including Alaska and Hawaii, and hopes to visit all the rest. He is a trombonist in the Big Red Marching Band, and he once wrote 150,000 words in one month for a novel writing challenge.

Web Writer

A junior double English and psychology major from Louisville, Jessica is One Direction’s biggest fan. She cries every time she watches “Up,” but who doesn’t? Jessica cannot physically make it through the day without drinking iced coffee.

Web Photographer & Illustrator

Julia is a sophomore broadcasting major and communications minor. She is from Nashville, so of course she loves music, but she especially loves Harry Styles. Julia loves makeup and trying new coffee shops.

Web Photographer and Illustrator

Kelsey is a junior advertising major and graphic design minor from Louisville. She is also pursuing certificates in user experience and digital advertising. Kelsey traveled to France and Italy one summer, and she loves sustainable fashion and watching rom-coms.

Web Writer

Lasikka is a freshman majoring in business management and minoring in creative writing. She puts salt in her sweet cream cold foam at Starbucks, and she has a cat named Precious. Lasikka watches “Twilight” when she’s sad because she believes it to be the best comedy movie.

Illustrator

Lauryn is a senior Bowling Green native majoring in psychology and minoring in graphic design. She is a dog mom to Esme, a 2-year-old American pitbull terrier. She loves tattoos (she has 13 so far), and her favorite TV shows are “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” and “Euphoria.”

Web Writer

Maddie is a sophomore photojournalism major from Louisville. She can wiggle her ears, and she has a heart murmur. Maddie’s favorite animal is a cat.

Web Photographer

Nathan is a senior in the Chem JUMP program from Grayson. He makes music under the name “Kios Rains,” and he’ll ride anything with two wheels. Nathan once biked 50 miles for a photo-op with a giant fork and knife.

Web Writer

Pandora is a junior journalism major and music minor from Taylorsville. She is a Taurus and spends her spare time crocheting. She is currently trying to collect all of the Studio Ghibli movies on DVD.

Web Photographer

Rachel is a junior from Evansville majoring in advertising and minoring in communications. She loves plants and her puppy named Winnie, and she has a slight addiction to coffee.

Web Photographer

Rhiannon is a sophomore photojournalism and advertising double major from Louisville. Her favorite place on Earth is Canyonlands National Park, and she has a blue Subaru named Stanley.

Web Photographer

Skyler is a sophomore from Edwardsville, Illinois, majoring in marketing with a concentration in social media marketing. She is new to photography, and she’s excited about it. Sklyer loves cats and spending time with friends and family.

Web Writer

Clarissa is a freshman journalism major from Pikeville. She was an editor for her high school’s yearbook, and her dog has two middle names: Piggy and Beandip. You may not want to accept a ride from her, though, because she has totaled two cars.