Home Staff


Avery Ellfeldt – Executive 


Anders Mattson – Managing
News editor Anders Mattson is a junior English and philosophy major with a Film Studies Concentration. While drinking coffee, Anders enjoys reading philosophy and fiction. After graduating, Anders hopes to establish himself as a writer, either at the corporate level or freelance.


Kailey Favaro – News
Kailey is a sophomore from Crystal Lake, IL majoring in English and designing a second major in the Mediums and Methods of Persuasion. She loves to write, her spirit animal is Tina Fey and her favorite food is chocolate. Kailey hopes to someday work for a magazine, help people, travel the world and own a big, white, fluffy dog.


Sam Carlen – News
Senior Reporter Sam Carlen is an economics and mathematics major with a Statistics & Data Science Concentration and a love for writing and journalism. In his free time, Sam enjoys reading about philosophy and psychology, ranting about the American health-care system, and exercising to stay sane. After college, he hopes to attend graduate school for economics.


Skye Nguyen – Opinions


Alexa Johanningmeier – Opinions 


Jack Schoephoerster – Multimedia Director
Jack is a junior from the small, quiet town of Fayette, Missouri. He is a Norwegian major with concentrations in media, film, and Nordic studies. While Jack once dreamt of becoming a dinosaur when he grew up, he now hopes to find a career in either video marketing or film study.


Simon Stouffer – Multimedia Director 


Larissa Banitt – Arts & Entertainment
Larissa Banitt is an English and Women and Gender Studies double major from Portland, Oregon. She enjoys hiking, horseback riding, knitting, and reading books that aren’t assigned for class. When she’s not working on homework or trying to think up nuanced pitches for the opinions section, she is probably singing in the St. Olaf choir, working on her remote internship with Dreaming Big Publications, or drinking something with coffee in it.


Mickaylie Bade – Arts & Entertainment 


Travis Fauchald – Sports 


Senior Reporter – Iain Carlos 


Matt Bourque – Copy
Copy editor Matt Bourque is a junior from the small town of South China, Maine. He studies both political science and education at St. Olaf.


Clare Mikulski – Copy
Clare Mikulski is a senior English and political science double major from the western suburbs of Chicago. She loves reading, taking long walks with her dog, and baking sweet potatoes. After graduation she hopes to work in marketing and communications, and hopefully she’ll get another chance to copyedit at some point in the future.


Anna Moen – Copy


Anna Leikvold – Copy


Emma DePaulo Reid – Visual Director
Emma is an English and Classics major from Washington, DC. In her free time, she enjoys collecting books that will end up taking up valuable shelf space in her tiny dorm room and that she will wistfully wish she had time to read during the school year but never follow through on during the summer, and watching the same movies over and over again. After college she plans to simply go where life takes her.


Johnny Goodson – Photo Director 


Danny Harrington – Web Editor
Hailing from New Hampshire, Danny is an Environmental Studies major with a concentration in Management Studies. He enjoys rock climbing, hiking, skiing, and a variety of other outdoor activities. Having played music for most of his life, Danny is a part of a recording duo on campus (Danny and Alex), and also dabbles in video production and photography.


Sydney Wagner – Business Manager