The Spur

2019-2020 Staff

Lacey Barke

Editor-In-Chief

Lacey Barke has been a Spur staff writer since fall 2018. She worked spring semester 2019 as a student worker distributing papers and assisting with the print editing process before becoming Editor in Chief for the 2019-2020 school...

Sabrina Pankratz

Commentary Editor, Managing Editor

A former staff writer, Sabrina Pankratz is the current 2019-2020 commentary and managing editor for the Spur.

Hanna Vos

A&E Editor, Variety Editor

Hanna Vos is from a small town in Iowa called Kingsley. She is double-majoring in Sociology and Professional Writing & Communication. She aspires to enter the world of professional writing as an independent editor. Hanna began wr...

Erin Perkins

Business Manager

Erin Perkins is the 2019-2020 Spur business manager. Through her work, Perkins has vastly improved our publication's formal correspondence. Perkins has managed our fiscal records with responsibility and professionalism.

Madi Brovold

Graphic Design Intern

Madi Brovold is the 2019-2020 graphic design intern. Through her work, Brovold has improved online visuals and has created monthly promotional posters for our publication. In addition, Madi has worked with us through formatting...

Benjamin Engels

Staff Writer

Benjamin Engels is an SMSU Spur staff writer as a part of Ruthe Thompson's journalism class.

Yuxuan Cai (Tracy)

Staff Writer

Yuxyan Cai, or Tracy,  is an SMSU Spur staff writer as a part of Ruthe Thompson's journalism class.

Dede Williams

Staff Writer

Dede Williams is an SMSU Spur staff writer as a part of Ruthe Thompson's journalism class.

Elizabeth Ripple

Staff Writer

Elizabeth Ripple is a staff writer for the Spur.

Sara Karpen

Staff Writer

Sara Karpen is an SMSU Spur staff writer as a part of Ruthe Thompson's journalism class.

Sam Gerber

Staff Writer

Sam Gerber is an SMSU Spur staff writer as a part of Ruthe Thompson's journalism class.

Jocelyn Hayden

Staff Writer

Jocelyn Hayden is an SMSU Spur staff writer as a part of Ruthe Thompson's journalism class. Hayden is also a member of the Spur staff as a student worker aiding in social media posts. Jocelyn is a sophomore from Springfield,...

Meghan Sullivan

Staff Writer

Meghan Sullivan is a Professional Writing and Communication Major with a minor in Literature and Public Relations. Meghan grew up in Mason City, Iowa, which is located in the north central portion of the state. Meghan decided...

Collin Drey

Staff Writer

Collin Drey is a staff writer for the SMSU Spur. Drey has been a staff writer since fall semester 2018. Drey is a sophomore majoring in professional writing and communications.

Olivia Chester

Staff Writer

Olivia Chester is an SMSU Spur staff writer as a part of Ruthe Thompson's journalism class.

Cory Becker

Staff Writer

Cory Becker is a staff writer for the Spur. Becker's articles were centralized around political action, and he published a series of articles following 2020 US Presidential candidates.

Caitlin Schmidt

Staff Writer

Caitlin Schmidt has been a Spur staff writer since fall 2018. Schmidt enjoys writing articles about theater, as she is intimately involved with SMSU's theater department.

Maureen Ndubuisi

Staff Writer

Maureen Ndubuisi is a staff writer for the Spur.

Emily Errico

Staff Writer

Emily Errico is a staff writer for the SMSU Spur.

Muna Mohamed

Guest Writer

Muna Mohamed is the 2019-2020 Student Body President and a guest writer for the Spur.

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