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The Maroon

2016-2017 Staff

Katelyn Fecteau


Katelyn Fecteau is a junior English writing major from San Diego, California. She joined the Maroon in the fall of 2016, and is now a staff writer and proofreader. When she's not writing, she's probably fixing her car, thinking...

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John Casey

Assistant Worldview Editor

John is a mass communication sophomore focusing in journalism.  John is from Atlanta, Georgia and comes from a family of journalists.  He intends to pursue a career in political journalism with a major broadcast network.  His...

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Andres Fuentes

Assistant Sports Editor

Andres Fuentes is in his first year at Loyola and serves as Assistant Sports Editor for The Maroon. As a native of New Orleans, he enjoys going to many of the city sites when he isn't watching his favorite sports teams. Contact:...

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Alliciyia George

Video Producer

Alliciyia George is the Video Producer for The Maroon and Maroon Minute. Previously, she worked at The Maroon as Senior Staff Photographer and as a contributing reporter. She is a senior mass communication major with a track in...

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Carrie Ledlow

Sales Manager

Carrie is an Advertising major with a Women Studies minor. She is currently the sales manager for The Maroon. She's been a part of the Maroon since Fall 2014 where she started as just a work study. She's originally from a small...

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Lily Cummings

Assistant News Editor

I am a freshman honors student at Loyola. This semester I am excited to take on the role as Assistant News Editor and work with The Maroon Minute. I am majoring in Mass Comm with a journalism focus and minoring in Graphic Design....

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Erin Snodgrass

Assistant Religion Editor

Erin Snodgrass is a Mass Communications freshman. She is incredibly excited to be the Assistant Religion Editor this semester. She has also worked as a Contributing Writer for The Maroon. In her spare time she enjoys binge watching...

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Haley Pegg

Senior Staff Writer

Haley Pegg is finishing up her final few credits at Loyola as a part-time journalism and marketing senior. Spring 2017 will be her second semester serving as senior staff writer for the Maroon, and her third year as a writer for...

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Davis Walden

Assistant Life & Times Editor

An overly stressed workaholic, Davis spends what little of his free time he has by watching movies, television shows, and lots of theater. Life & Times Assistant Editor, Davis is a double major in journalism and theatre. He grew...

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Osama Ayyad

Senior Staff Photographer

I like to take photos. Contact: [email protected]

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Bobbie Green

Graphic Designer

Bobbie Green is a Mass Communication Junior with a concentration in Advertising, as well as a minor in Graphic Design. Bobbie joined the Maroon family in the Spring of 2017 as a graphic designer for the paper. Native to New Orleans,...

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Liz Johnston

Copy Editor

Liz is a senior English Writing major and Social Media minor at Loyola. Before becoming a Copy Editor and Social Media Coordinator for The Maroon, she was the Editor-in-chief for Loyola’s Branch of The Odyssey Online. She is...

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Asha Thomas

Director of Public Relations

Asha Thomas is a mass communication sophomore with a focus in public relations and a minor in history. Before taking her current position, she served as Director of Media Relations for the Loyola Black Student Union. Asha is a...

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Akliah Morris

Social Media Producer for Twitter

Akilah is a sophomore double major in political science and mass communication with a concentration in journalism. She loves to write and Robin Roberts is her idol. Her dream is to be on Good Morning America or Disney On Ice...

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Jessica Molina

News Editor

Jessica is a mass communication senior with a concentration in public relations and a double major in Spanish language and culture. After working as a staff writer, Jessica is excited to take on her new position as News Editor....

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Brian Wollitz

Sports Editor

Brian Wollitz is a junior at Loyola studying mass communication with a focus in journalism and a minor in music industry studies. Outside of the Maroon, Brian plays rugby for Loyola as well as playing keyboards and singing in...

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Tia Teamer

Assistant Producer for The Maroon Minute

Tia is currently the Assistant Producer for The Maroon Minute. She has also anchored and reported for The Maroon Minute and contributed to The Wolf. In her free time, Tia likes to dance and write poetry. She is also very active...

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Nick Reimann

Managing Editor of Electronic Properties

Nick currently serves as Managing Editor of Electronic Properties and the head of the Maroon Investigative Team. In the past, Nick was Worldview Editor and Copy Editor. When he isn't covering local protests, you can find him talking...

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Hayley Hynes

Copy Editor

Equipped with a hard-earned knowledge of AP style, Hayley is ready to dive back into the world of copyediting for her second term at The Maroon. An English writing junior, Hayley lives for naps and dogs. Contact: [email protected]..

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Caleb Beck

Life & Times Editor

A lanky, beach-wandering fool, Caleb crash-landed in New Orleans at Loyola University's campus after spending his high school years on Destin, Florida’s white shores. Magnetically drawn to the city’s unique culture and vibrant...

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Taylor Ford

Executive Producer of The Maroon Minute

Taylor is a mass communication senior with a focus in journalism. Prior to becoming Executive Producer of the Maroon Minute, he worked as a Staff Writer and Assistant Sports Editor. Outside of the SMC building you can catch him...

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Anna Dobrowolski

Design Chief

Anna Dobrowolski is a junior English writing major with a concentration in art and languages. She joined the Maroon family as an illustrator fall 2016, and is now the design chief. When she is not reading or writing or working...

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Paulina Picciano

Wolf Editor

Paulina is a Classical Studies junior with a concentration in Greek language. When she's not working on translations or learning about ancient cultures, she serves The Maroon as a Copy Editor and the Wolf Editor. In her free time,...

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Barbara Brown

Photo Editor

Barbara Brown is a mass communication major with a focus in journalism. She loves photography, so she's always snapping pictures in her free time! She is excited to join the Maroon team as the Photo Editor. Contact: [email protected]..

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Seán Brennan

Opinion and Editorial Editor

Seán Brennan is a junior at Loyola pursuing his degree in mass communication. Besides acting as the opinion editor for The Maroon, he is also a writing tutor, a member of the University Honors Program and a festival associate...

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Chasity Pugh

Social Media Producer for Facebook and Instagram

Chasity is a mass communication major with a concentration in journalism and minor in African American studies. Prior to serving as Social Media Producer for Facebook and Instagram for The Maroon, she served as a staff writer...

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Colleen Dulle

Religion Editor

Colleen is a French and mass communication double-major with a concentration in journalism, minoring in Catholic studies and medieval studies.  Before serving as Religion Editor of The Maroon, she was Editor-in-Chief,  Senior...

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Jamal Melancon

Worldview Editor

Jamal is a mass communication junior with a focus in journalism. Before serving on The Maroon as the Worldview Editor, Jamal worked as the Life and Times Editor, Religion Editor, Assistant News Editor and a Staff Writer. In his...

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Sidney Holmes


Sidney is a mass communication junior with a focus in journalism. Before she took the position of Webmaster, she served as Assistant Producer of the Maroon Minute, Executive Producer of the Maroon Minute, and also Social Media...

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Starlight Williams


Starlight is mass communication senior with a focus in journalism and a minor in legal studies. After serving as Assistant Life and Times Editor, Life and Times Editor, Works Editor, Worldview Editor, and Wolf Editor, Starlight...

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Naasha Dotiwala

Managing Editor for Print

Naasha Dotiwala is a political science senior with a minor in mass communication and psychology. After serving three terms as Design Chief, Naasha is excited to take on the challenge of Managing Editor for Print by keeping the...

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Michael Giusti


Michael Giusti is the staff adviser to The Maroon, a position he has held since 2006. He is an award-winning journalist with nearly two decades of experience in daily newspapers, weekly business journalism and in regional, national...

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