Our Team

Leadership Team

Brooke Messaye, Editor

"Every precious thing that you want out of life started from believing that you posses an unstoppable drive to continuously strive and thrive." - Edmond Mbiaka

Gina Musso, Managing Editor

"I check my pulse and if I can find it, I know I've got a chance" - Paul Newman

Ann Kerr, Business Director

"I have no idea what's going on, but I am excited." - Chandler Bing

Zoe Bendoff, Art Director

"Even miracles take a little time." - Cinderella's fairy godmother

Nicole Herzog, Online Editor

"I became a journalist to come as close as possible to the heart of the world." - Henry R. Luce

Editorial Team

Erin McGroarty, Lead Writer

"Words are, in my not-so-humble opinion, our most inexhaustible source of magic. Capable of both inflicting injury, and remedying it." - Albus Dumbledore

Christy Klein, Lead Writer

"To make a prairie it takes a clover and one bee, One clover, and a bee, And revery. The revery alone will do, If bees are few." - Emily Dickinson

Erin Gretzinger, Lead Writer

“L'esprit s'enrichit de ce qu'il reçoit, le cœur de ce qu'il donne. (The spirit grows from what it receives, the heart from what it gives).” - Victor Hugo

Zehra Topbas, Copy Editor

“I wish I could, but I don’t want to.” - Phoebe Buffay

Allyson Fergot, Copy Editor

"As long as I'm learning something, I figure I'm OK - it's a decent day."- Hunter S. Thompson

Charlie Hildebrand, Copy Editor

“There are no regrets in life. Just lessons.”- Jennifer Aniston

Business Team

Jake Rome, PR Director

I'm no Larry David, but I know a thing or two about Curb

Emily Rohloff, PR Director

"We're almost there & nowhere near it. All that matters is that we're going!" - Lorelai Gilmore, Gilmore Girls

Samantha Benish, Marketing Representative

"It isn't where you came from. It's where you're going that counts." - Ella Fitzgerald

Jamie Randall, Marketing Representative

“Sometimes I’ll start a sentence and I don’t even know where it’s going. I just hope I find it along the way.” - Michael Scott

Robin Robinson, Engagement Director

“To be African American is to be African without any memory and American without any privilege.” - James Baldwin

Design Team

Anica Graney, Production Editor

What does an EMT look for in a girl? A pulse.

Annabella Rosciglione, Production Associate

"Good for her," - Lucille Bluth, Arrested Development

Thomas Hill, Production Associate

"Even when I say nothing it's a beautiful use of negative space." - El P

Perri Moran, Photographer/ Photo Editor

This is water. This is water.

Online Team

Mason Braasch, Online Producer

"I have found the most valuable thing in my wallet is my library card." - Laura Bush

Braden Ross, Multimedia Producer

"My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style." - Maya Angelou

Matt Blaustein, Multimedia Producer

“All I want is a place to call my own, to mend the hearts of everyone who feels alone. Keep your hopes up high and your head down low.” - Jeremy McKinnon, A Day To Remember

Featured photo and all headshots by Perri Moran.