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Friday, December 09, 2022

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Jackie Llanos '23 

Jackie is a senior majoring in journalism and minoring in anthropology. Jackie grew up in Bogota, Colombia, before moving to Virginia. She has also worked as an intern for Richmond Magazine, The Virginia Mercury and Nashville Public radio. When she’s not writing or editing articles, Jackie is exploring restaurants in the city.

Managing Co-Editors 

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Westen Doran '23 

Westen is a senior double majoring in journalism and leadership studies. She grew up outside of Chicago before moving to Virginia for school. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her friends, baking and listening to music. 

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Ryan Hudgins '23

Ryan is a senior who grew up outside of Chicago. She is currently pursuing a double major in journalism and leadership studies stemming from her lifelong passion for writing. Ryan also works as a writing consultant, is a peer mentor for Peer Mentors and Advisors and a tutor for the Richmond Public School System. In her free time, she plays for the women’s club soccer team. 

Copy Chief

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Madyson Fitzgerald '23

Madyson is a senior majoring in journalism and leadership studies at the University of Richmond. After joining her high school's yearbook staff in the 11th grade, Madyson fell in love with both writing and photography. As a Virginia native, she has worked for numerous local outlets, including Urban Views RVA, The Henrico Citizen and, her favorite, The Collegian. After starting as a photographer her sophomore year, Madyson became Copy Chief her junior year because of her secret passion for copy editing. On campus, she works as a communications assistant for the Bonner Center for Civic Engagement. When she's not writing a story or taking photos of Triceragoose, Madyson enjoys playing rugby with UR's Black Widows and volunteers with Alpha Phi Omega 

Business Manager

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Lady Corral '23 

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Lady is a senior majoring in Accounting with a concentration in Business Analytics. She loves to travel and explore new places, especially if that includes trying new ice cream shops. In her free time, Lady enjoys going rock climbing, hiking and going on walks. 

News Editor

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Natasha Sokoloff '23 

Natasha is a senior from Huntington Beach, California, double majoring in Journalism and Leadership Studies. At UR, Natasha is a member of the Honor Council, Kappa Delta Sorority, and has been a writer for the News and City & State sections of The Collegian. Her love of storytelling and passion for people has inspired her to pursue journalism. 

Features Editor

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Kate Kimmel '23 

Meet our features editor, Kate Kimmel! She is a senior from Wayne, Pennsylvania, double majoring in political science and journalism. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, trying new restaurants and traveling. Her favorite thing about UR is the scenery. One of her biggest career goals is to make a journalistic documentary. 

Opinions & Columns Editor

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Julia Abbott '24 

Julia is a junior double majoring in English and Spanish. She is from New Jersey and came to Virginia to get slightly warmer weather. Julia spends a lot of her free time reading and listening to music. When she is home, she is almost always with her dogs. 

Notes from the Margins Editor

Jaize Francis

Jaize Francis '25

Jaize is currently a sophomore planning on double-majoring in Spanish and Africana studies. She grew up in the neighborhood of Harlem and lived in New York City for her whole life before moving to Richmond to attend college. Her interests include creative writing, editing pictures, visiting thrift stores and doing her makeup. She enjoys doing photoshoots and going on dventures with her friends in her spare time.

Sports Co-Editors 

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Andrew Cardounel '24

Andrew “Drew” is a junior majoring in business administration and minoring in journalism. Drew was born and raised in the Richmond area, where he spends his time exploring Carytown and the many parks in the city. In his free time, Drew enjoys going on long drives, listening to music, doing crossword puzzles and playing card games with friends and family. 


Krystian Hajduczka '23

Krystian is a senior double majoring in journalism and leadership studies. He is from Trenton, New Jersey, and is Polish-American. During the fall, he also worked as an intern for the Richmond ABC News station, WRIC. Krystian loves everything and anything having to do with sports, and his favorite professional team is the New York Giants. After college, he hopes to work as a sports journalist for a big city newspaper and potentially make his way into TV down the line.

Lifestyle Editor

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Corinne Flaherty '23 

Corinne is a senior majoring in business administration with a concentration in marketing and minoring in journalism and dance. Corinne is a member of University Dancers, UR’s dance company. She has a passion for writing, creativity and sharing stories that can impact all types of readers whether it's to try a new restaurant in RVA or learn about events happening nearby. Corinne also loves to travel and try out new recipes. 

International Editor

Ananya Chetia

Ananya Chetia '24

Ananya is a junior majoring in Journalism and English with a minor in WGSS. She’s from India but has lived in Saudi Arabia for most of her life. Ever since she could talk, Ananya was fascinated with stories, especially when they highlighted political conflicts and social change. At UR, she’s a writing consultant, part of the Humanities Fellows Program, and a will member. During her free time, Ananya enjoys making Spotify playlists, crying over soccer matches and making her signature fried rice for her friends. 

Visual Editor

Ethan Swift

Ethan Swift '24 

Ethan is a junior majoring in computer science. He was born in Harrisonburg, Virginia, and lived there his whole life before moving to Richmond. His interest in photography began in middle school and developed through his work for different student media organizations. In Ethan’s free time, he enjoys hanging out and doing photo shoots with friends and family.

City & State Editor


Eileen Pomeroy '23

Eileen is a senior majoring in journalism and leadership studies and minoring in health studies. She grew up in rural Pennsylvania and spent her summers in Washington State before moving to Richmond for school. In 2021, Eileen worked as a communications intern at The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, and she will be spending this spring in London studying public health and policy. Eileen spends most of her free time with friends and can often be found curled up with a good book. 

Newsletter & Social Media Director

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Anna Grace Causey '23

Anna Grace is a senior majoring in PPEL with a concentration in politics and minoring in Sociology. Anna Grace was born and raised in Richmond, Virginia and currently works as a bartender at a local country club. In her free time, Anna Grace enjoys thrifting and cooking with her friends.