The Bucknellian

2018-2019 Staff

Haley Mullen


Art History & Creative Writing '19 Arlington, VA After joining The Bucknellian as a news writer and becoming a news editor later her junior year, Haley has enjoyed becoming more involved and in-tune with both campus and outside world goings-ons and reporting them to the community. Her favorite part of her position as EIC has been recruiting enthusiastic new members and continuing to lear...

Elise Covert

Print Managing Co-Editor

Applied Math '20 Kennett Square, PA After joining The Bucknellian as a sports writer her first semester and then serving as Sports Content Editor for three semesters, Elise returned from a semester abroad in Spain to take over as Print Managing Co-Editor. Her favorite part of being on staff is constantly laughing at the quote board in the newsroom and late nights writing the editorial with Ha...

Kaitlin Bonacci

Print Presentation Director

Mathematical Economics '21 Mclean, VA I joined The Bucknellian last semester as the News layout editor after seeing an ad in the message center (yes, I do read it every morning when I wake up). I loved being on the staff and free Wednesday night dinners, so I was super excited to have the opportunity to be PPD. My favorite part of The Bucknellian is Julie’s laugh when something really really fu...

Jess Kaplan

Print Managing Co-Editor

English Literature & Political Science '21 New York, NY After joining The Bucknellian as an opinions writer and the opinions content editor first semester of her sophomore year, Jess is excited for her new role as Print Managing Co-Editor. Her favorite part about being on the Bucknellian is having the inside scoop on all the campus gossip, the late night laughs and of course the free di...

Olivia Braito

Graphics Manager & Web Manager

Economics & Studio Art '19 East Williston, NY Olivia began working with The Bucknellian sophomore year as a layout editor. For the past few semesters, she has worked on various layout sections. This semester, she has taken on the role of Graphics Manager, using her passion for cartooning and graphic design to create graphics for all sections of the Bucknellian. She also is Web Manager, updating...

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...

Silvia Buonocore

News Editor

English Literature Studies and Economics '20 Harrison, NY Silvia joined The Bucknellian in the fall semester of her junior year as a news writer, where she thoroughly enjoyed attending campus events and writing articles to share with the Bucknell community. This year, she is taking on new responsibilities as news editor, but continues to write articles for the news section. Her favorite part of...

Brittany Willwerth

Sports Co-Editor

Psychology '20 Lancaster, PA Britt joined the The Bucknellian in the spring of her freshman year, beginning as a writer and then eventually transitioning into the editor position. Throughout her time with the paper, she has thouroughly enjoyed covering anything and everything relating to sports and getting the opportunity to work with a wonderful group of people each and every week. Her favo...

Patrick Dempsey

Sports Co-Editor

Biology '20 Chatham, NJ This is Patrick's second semester as a Sports Co-Editor. He started at The Bucknellian fall of his sophomore year. As a writer, he has covered the Men’s Basketball Team before spending a semester as the Beyond the Bison Columnist. As an editor, he enjoys working with the sports writers and collaborating with other members of the club during production night and editor...

Sarah Baldwin

Opinions Co-Editor

Political Science & English Literature Studies '21 Collingswood, NJ Sarah joined The Bucknellian last semester as an opinions writer and is thrilled to now be a co-editor for the Opinions section with Jacob Feuerstein. Her favorite part about being an editor is working with all of the amazing writers and hearing their different viewpoints, as well as getting to know the rest of the editoria...

Jacob Feuerstein

Opinions Co-Editor

Political Science, Arabic '22 Lewisburg, PA Jacob joined The Bucknellian last semester as an opinions writer, and he is now the co-Opinions Editor with Sarah Baldwin. He enjoys interacting with writers and the other editors, discussing hot-button issues of the day. Through the opinions section, he hopes to foster a critical lens from which readers can interpret the world around them....

Julie Spierer

Special Features Editor

Grace Ingebretsen

Satire Layout Editor

English Literary Studies '21 Greenwood Village, CO Having only joined the Bucknellian this semester, I have loved watching how established the team already is. It’s incredible to see such genuine friendships between people who love what they’re doing. I’m slowly (but surely) learning the ins and outs of of InDesign thanks to the help of my eternally patient and helpful friend, Kaitlin, and ...

Alexis Catsoulis

Opinions Layout Editor

International Relations '20 Watertown, MA Alexis joined The Bucknellian last semester as the Opinions Layout Editor. She has loved getting to know everyone in this organization and feels so honored to be apart of this great team. Her favorite memories have been adventuring to the caf with Julie to pick up lettuce and free dinner for everyone.

Emily Goldman

Sports Layout Editor

Management & Studio Art '22 Los Angeles, CA Emily joined The Bucknellian as a Sports Layout Editor this semester. She heard about The Bucknellian through a club fair and thought it could be an interesting opportunity to be more involved on campus. The process is rewarding and it is a unique outlet for her love of art and design.

Rebecca Ofri

Special Features Layout Editor

Environmental Studies '21 Forest Hills, NY Rebecca joined The Bucknellian as a layout editor after hearing about the position from friend Jess Kaplan, the Print Managing Co-Editor. She takes pride in being part of a tightknit community of individuals who value synergy, hard work, collaboration, and friendship. Rebecca’s favorite part of working on The Bucknellian is the opportunity to channel ...

Shelby Umbarger

News Layout Editor

Accounting and Financial Management '21 Bel Air, MD Shelby joined The Bucknellian last semester as the Satire Layout Editor, and she is now the News Layout Editor. She thoroughly enjoys her time doing layout, but she also loves the people and energy that The Bucknellian has. Shelby enjoys her new, larger, responsibility which means more time in the newsroom, and therefore more laughs....

Justin Koss

Photography Co-Editor

Biology '19 Sparta, NJ After joining the Bucknellian as a photographer his freshman year, shooting for the Bucknellian quickly became one of his favorite activities on campus. He became the photo co-editor the second semester of his Junior year and as Justin enters his third and final semester as photography co-editor he looks forward to working with his staff to provide the Bucknellian with a...

Caroline Sullivan

Photography Co-Editor

Psychology and Political Science '19 Chappaqua, NY Caroline joined The Bucknellian as a photographer her first semester freshman year and has been photographing all four years. She became the photo editor her sophomore year, and looks forward to one final semester of working with the photo staff. Her favorite part of working on The Bucknellian is getting to attend events around campus that she ...

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