The Bucknellian

2014-2015 Staff

Avid Khorramian

Class Year: 2017 Hometown: Los Angeles, CA Major(s): Markets, Innovation, and Design; Philosophy minor Campus Activities: VP of Marketing for Campus Vinyl, Peer Writing Consultant at the Writing Center, Management 101 Specialty TA   Avid was born and raised in Los Angeles—a fact that she makes sure everyone on campus is well aware of. After making the move over to Lewisburg, Avid...

Doug Hendry

Class: 2017 Hometown: Medford, NJ Major: Management I've lived in South Jersey my entire life, and because of that, I'm an avid Philadelphia sports fan. I'm a big beach fan as well (Sea Isle, Ocean City, Cape May). I'm not a big traveler, since I've never been further west than Lewisburg, but I may try and go abroad for a few weeks before I leave college. Chess, fishing/crabbing, and music...

Alexandra Greene

Class Year: 2017 Hometown: Westport, CT Major: Political Science, Minor in Economics Campus Activities: Alpha Delta Pi Sorority, ACE General Member From the day she stepped foot on Bucknell’s campus at the start of her freshman year, Alex was determined to revamp the Bucknellian’s online presence. Alex used her experience from working on her high school paper to create the very website...

Maddie Bertschmann

Class year: 2016 Hometown: Hopkinton, MA Major: Markets, Innovation, & Design Campus Activities: Print Presentation Director for The Bucknellian, Designer/Assistant for the Bucknell Office of Athletic Communications, Bridging the Gap affinity program Maddie has been working for The Bucknellian since her first semester of freshman year. Starting as a Campus Life layout editor, she moved...

Kelsey ODonnell

Class Year: 2017 Hometown: Berkeley Heights, NJ Major(s) and Minor(s): Markets, Innovation, and Design Major; Arts Entrepreneurship Minor Kelsey began working on the Bucknellian during freshman year as a Special Features Layout Editor. Last semester she was the paper's first Graphics Editor and is currently the Web Presentation Director.  She has helped with the redesign of both the print...

Lauren Boone

Class Year: 2015 Hometown: Los Angeles, CA Major(s): Philosophy; Art History and Economics minor Campus Activities: VP Finance/Treasurer for Her Campus Bucknell, Standards Committee Board Member & Finance Liaison of Kappa Kappa Gamma, Board Member of the Senior Gift Drive Lauren joined the newspaper at the beginning of her sophomore year as a Sports Writer. During her junior year,...

Tom Bonan

Class Year: 2017 Hometown: Boulder, Colorado Major: Interdisciplinary Mathematics and Economics with a minor in Philosophy During my Freshman year, I wrote a weekly ops piece ranging from broad social issues to foreign and domestic current events. This semester, I have taken on the role of Opinions Editor and hope to bring together information and opinions from all over to create more dynamic...

Ellen O'Donnell

Class Year: 2018 Hometown: Morristown, NJ Major: Management (intended Markets, Innovation and Design) About: Ellen was born and raised in Northern New Jersey. She joined the Bucknellian in the spring of her freshman year as a Special Features Layout Editor. When she's not working with Indesign and Photoshop in the newsroom, Ellen loves running, hiking and listening to music....

Amanda Battle

Class Year: 2018   Hometown: Baltimore, MD   Majors: English; political science; legal studies minor   Campus Activities: Mock Trial; Bucknell Student Government Representative in the Advocacy Committee of Congress; Bucknellian Sports Layout Editor Amanda joined the newspaper during first semester of her freshman year, styling design for the sports section of the Bucknellian. When she is no...

Barbara Bell

Class Year: 2018 Hometown: Darien, CT Major: Undecided I come from a primarily writing-based background, with hopes of majoring in English or the political sciences, but I am so excited to be working with sports layout this semester. Outside of the Bucknellian, I am an avid runner and half marathoner, a Netflix enthusiast, and a lover of all things Kate Middleton.

Courtney Wren

Year: 2017   Hometown: Thorntown, PA   Major: English and Political Science

Morgan Gisholt Minard

Class Year: 2017 Hometown: Duxbury, MA Major: International Relations   I am a sophomore from a small town south of Boston. In addition to being the News Layout Editor for the Bucknellian, I am also a member of the Bucknell University Equestrian Team, and work at the Switchboard in the LC. In the summer I work at a marina as a launch driver (think taxi driver, but for boats)....

Madison Campbell

Class Year: 2016 Hometown: Long Valley, NJ Major(s): English with a concentration in Film/Media Studies Campus Activities: Relay for Life Publicity Committee Member, Online News Editor for The Bucknellian, member of Alpha Chi Omega, Film Club   Madison joined the Bucknellian at the end of her sophomore year as a digital staff member, and became an Online News Editor at the beg...

Rosalie Goldberg

Major: Political Science, Women's and Gender Studies Class Year: 2018 Campus Involvement: ATHENA, Bucknell Equestrian Team Hometown: Newton, MA   About: Rosalie has been involved in publications since she was a Sophomore in high school. She has written for both Opinion and News sections, but most recently she is the Online Ops and Campus Life Editor. If she's not working on journalism, ...

Madeleine Silva

Class Year: 2017 Major: Economics Hometown: Camp Hill, PA Madeleine Silva, a sophomore, joined The Bucknellian halfway through freshman year. Other than uploading sports scores she coaches Girls on the Run at Lewisburg's Kelly Elementary and enjoys hanging out with friends, while procrastinating homework.

Marissa Weiss

Class Year: 2017 Hometown: Chicago, IL Major(s): Markets, Innovation, and Design Campus Activities: Admissions Office Tour Guide, Member of the Epsilon Beta Chapter of Delta Gamma, Club Field Hockey Member   Marissa came onto the staff of The Bucknellian as Social Media Co-Manager at the beginning of her sophomore year, after Editor in Chief Lauren Boone saw a cool picture of Buckn...

Meghan Carroll

Class Year: 2016 (Junior)   Hometown: Phillipsburg, NJ   Major: English and Psychology

Brooke Bullek

Class Year: 2018 Hometown: Wilkes-barre, PA Major: Computer engineering Brooke is a new addition to The Bucknellian staff this year as a copy-editor, indulging in her passions for writing and all things grammatically correct. Working for the student newspaper as a first-year is a fantastic way to stay updated on the latest happenings on and around campus; this has made her transition fro...

Cooper Josephs

Class Year: 2017 Hometown: State College, PA Major: Molecular and Cellular Biology/Biochemistry Campus Activities: Oarsman for the Bucknell Men’s Crew Team Cooper joined the newspaper as a News Writer in the beginning of his freshman year. At the end of the year, he was promoted to his current as Assistant News Editor. When Cooper is not rowing or writing for the paper, he enjoys going...

Ajan Caneda

Class Year: 2015 Hometown: Waukegan, IL Majors: Economics and Sociology; Creative Writing minor Campus Activities: Website and Bulletin Coordinator and Photographer for Catholic Campus Ministry, T.E.A.M. Peer Mentor, Writing Center Office Assistant Ajan has been a member of the Bucknellian since his freshman year. He has been a sports writer since Fall 2011 and is currently in his fourt...

Yvonne Jeng

Class Year: 2016 Hometown: Warren, NJ Major: Accounting & Financial Management Campus Activities: Club Swim Team, Accounting Club Yvonne joined the newspaper as a Copy Editor at the beginning of her sophomore year. When she's not working for theBucknellian, she likes to swim, write, eat ice cream, and catch up with How I Met Your Mother and Breaking Bad....

Rachel Chou

Class Year: 2016 Hometown: New York City Major: Economics and English Campus Activities: DJ for WVBU, Assistant Promotions Director for WVBU, Communications Intern for the Place Studies Program at the Bucknell Center for Sustainability and the Environment, Volunteer for Habitat for Humanity Rachel Chou was born in Connecticut, and raised in New York City. She has been writing for The...

Alissa Cuellar

Class year: 2017 Hometown: Aberdeen, MD Major: Biology Campus Activities: member of Club Field Hockey, member of Chi Omega, tutor at Essex Place/Meadow View Alissa found her passion for journalism when she became a member of the Odyssey yearbook staff at Chantilly High School in Fairfax County, Va. As a copy editor for the yearbook she wanted to continue this path in college, so she became a copy editor for...

Kelsey Pilchman

Class Year: 2016 Hometown: Hanover, NH Major(s): Markets, Innovation, and Design; French minor Campus Activities: Bucknell Brigade, Student Caller and Monitor at the Student Calling Program, Programming Chair of Order of Omega, Recording Secretary of Alpha Delta Pi Kelsey was born in California but raised in New Hampshire as the youngest of seven. She has never been involved in newspaper...

Sydney Battista

Class Year: 2015 Hometown: Newtown Square, PA Major(s): Accounting and Financial Management Campus Activities: Undergraduate Executive Intern, Student Managed Investment Fund, Alpha Delta Pi Sorority Sydney was born and raised in Newtown Square, PA, a small suburb outside of Philadelphia. During her sophomore year at Bucknell, she joined The Bucknellian as Director of Public Relations, where sh...

Samantha Adelman

Class Year: 2015 Hometown: Cleveland, Ohio Major(s): Markets, Innovation, and Design Samantha joined The Bucknellian at the beginning of her junior year taking the position as Business Manager. While at first she was interested in the position because of her passion for finance and management, she quickly discovered that the Bucknellian is such an amazing community to be a part! Around ca...

Alex Dorado

Name: Alexandra Dorado Class Year: 2015 Hometown: Castro Valley, CA Major(s): Accounting and Financial Management Campus Activities: Member of Kappa Kappa Gamma, Circulation Desk Assistant Alex joined the newspaper at the beginning of her sophomore year as the new subscriptions manager and still holds this position today. When Alex isn't working on the paper, she can be found...

Jen Lassen

Class Year: 2015 Hometown: Lansdale, PA Major(s): English (Concentration in Film/Media Studies) and Spanish Campus Activities: Undergraduate Executive Internship Program - Office of the President Intern/Student Program Coordinator, Concert Committee Chair, Delta Gamma Member, Writer for Campus Vinyl and Her Campus Bucknell.   Jen joined The Bucknellian right away during th...

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