The Bucknellian

2018-2019 Staff

Ruby Gould

Editor-in-Chief

Philosophy & Spanish '19 Harding, NJ Joining The Bucknellian staff in the fall of her sophomore year as the section editor for Opinions, Ruby has since taken over the role of Print Managing Editor, and now Editor-in-Chief. This summer she worked for the International Rescue Committee in Elizabeth, NJ, helping newly arrived refugees and asylees find permanent residences and employment opportuni...

Sam Rosenblatt

Print Managing Editor

Political Science & Spanish '20 Newton, MA This summer I worked on a gubernatorial campaign in Massachusetts and then as a counselor at a sleepaway camp in Maine. This is my third semester on The Bucknellian’s Editorial Board, after serving as the Opinions Editor last year.

Janey Woo

Print Presentation Director

Education with Human Diversity Concentration '20 Mahwah, NJ Janey spent her summer on campus researching factors that affect educational attitudes and future aspirations among low-income minority children. She joined The Bucknellian in the fall of her sophomore year as a Special Features Layout Editor and is now the Print Presentation Director. She is very excited to be back in the newsroom holding ...

Jared Shapiro

Graphics Manager & Web Managing Editor

Markets, Innovation & Design '20 Bethesda, MD This summer Jared worked as a marketing intern for Gannett | USA TODAY NETWORK in McLean, Virginia. In this role he focused on consumer loyalty and membership and helped manage USA TODAY NETWORK’s subscriber loyalty program. Jared has been on The Bucknellian since he arrived at Bucknell, serving as a graphic designer his first semester. This ...

Charles Beers

Satire Editor

Computer Science & Creative Writing '19 Huntington, NY Charles began his career with The Bucknellian as a first-year news writer, sporting his trademark Harry Potter glasses and the whitest New Balance sneakers on campus. Now, three years later and slightly more experienced, he has returned from the Halls of Olympus to ride into the sunset as the satire editor, hoping to continue entertaining...

Kathryn Nicolai

News Co-Editor

English- Literary Studies '20 Pleasantville, NY Kathryn spent the summer taking the 6 downtown, reading manuscripts and writing Reader’s Reports as an intern for DeFiore & Company Literary Agency in New York City. Previously holding positions as Staff Writer, Investigative News Editor, and News Editor, Kathryn can’t wait for another semester of Production Nights and Editorial Board mee...

Haley Mullen

News Co-Editor

Art History & English- Creative Writing '19 Arlington, VA After joining the Bucknellian the fall of her junior year, as a staff writer and moving to an assistant editor in the Spring, Haley is thrilled to be back working on the news with Kathryn as a co-editor and the entire Bucknellian crew. Haley spent her summer in New York City covering entertainment news for COED Media and eating as muc...

Jess Kaplan

Opinions Editor

English & Political Science '21 New York, NY This summer Jess traveled worked as a day camp counselor and also spent time traveling with her family on the West Coast. Jess joined the Bucknellian fall of her freshman year as an opinion writer. She is super excited for her first semester as the opinions editor!...

Julie Spierer

Special Features Editor

Patrick Dempsey

Sports Co-Editor

Biology '20 Chatham, NJ Patrick spent his summer volunteering at the Matheny Medical and Educational Center, a special hospital for children and adults with medically complex developmental disabilities in Peapack, NJ. Patrick joined The Bucknellian in the fall of his sophomore year. He currently serves as the Sports Co-Editor. Patrick began his career at The Bucknellian covering the Men’s Basketba...

Brittany Willwerth

Sports Co-Editor

Psychology '21 Lancaster, PA This summer Britt spent the first portion studying child development in the beautiful country of Denmark. Following this adventure she returned to Lewisburg to volunteer at the Ronald MacDonald House, an organization that provides housing for families with hospitalized children. Britt joined The Bucknellian her freshmen year, with this year being her second semester servi...

Fallon Goldberg

Special Features Layout Editor

Biology & Economics '20 Scotch Plains, NJ Fallon joined The Bucknellian the first semester of her freshman year because she wanted a creative outlet to break up all of the math and science in her schedule. She has a great time doing layout and listening to the banter of the editors every week. This summer she interned with Johnson&Johnson in their Medical Affairs Safety Unit doing R&...

Julia Knox

Graphic Designer

Markets, Innovation & Design '21 Whitehouse Station, NJ Julia spent her summer working on a social media team at a digital marketing office in Philly. She joined The Bucknellian her sophomore year as a graphic designer. She is excited to get to know everyone and learn more!...

Olivia Braito

Layout Editor

Economics & Studio Art '21 East Williston, NY Olivia spent her summer working for an advertising company creating digital content and graphic design for various clients and companies. She joined the Bucknellian her sophomore year, making this her fourth semester doing layout.

Sophie Springer

Layout Editor

Managing for Sustainability '21 Bethesda, MD Sophie spent the beginning of summer at Bucknell, participating in the Institute for Sustainable Technology (ILST) where she consulted for local clients about renewable energy. She ended her summer back in Bethesda, MD working as a camp counselor. This is her first semester working on layout for The Bucknellian and she is ready to take on the challe...

Alexis Catsoulis

Layout Editor

International Relations '21 Watertown, MA Alexis spent her summer waitressing at an Irish Pub in Boston. This is her first year on the Bucknellian as the opinion layout editor.

Kaitlin Bonacci

Layout Editor

Mathematical Economics '21 McLean, VA This summer Kaitlin spent 6 weeks studying marketing at the London School of Economics. This is her first year on the Bucknellian and she is so excited to be the news layout editor!

Justin Koss

Photography Co-Editor

Biology '19 Sparta, NJ This summer Justin learned just how much it hurts to get stung on the lip by a bee while working as a research assistant in Bucknell’s animal behavior department studying bees’ spatial memory. Joining the Bucknellian in his first year at Bucknell, this is his fifth semester as a photographer and second semester serving as the photography co-editor....

Caroline Sullivan

Photography Co-Editor

Psychology and Political Science, Minor Women’s and Gender Studies '19 Chappaqua, NY This summer Caroline worked as a marketing and communication intern for an organization that focuses on women’s empowerment and placing women in high executive positions in finance and tech industries. Joining The Bucknellian as a photographer her first year, Caroline has been working as a photographer all f...

Shelby Umbarger

Satire Layout Editor

Markets, Innovation & Design '21 Forest Hill, MD This summer Shelby interned at a marketing firm to determine whether or not she was interested in pursuing her major, and then spent time at the beach with her family. This is Shelby’s first year doing layout for the Bucknellian, and she is excited to do Satire layout!

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