The Spur

2019-2020 Staff

Benjamin Engels

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

Yuxuan Cai (Tracy)

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

Dede Williams

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

Elizabeth Ripple

Elizabeth Ripple is a staff writer for the Spur.

Muna Mohamed

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

Sara Karpen

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

Sam Gerber

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

Jocelyn Hayden

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

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...

Madi Brovold

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...

Erin Perkins

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.

Collin Drey

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

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

Cory Becker

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.

Hanna Vos

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...

Caitlin Schmidt

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.

Lacey Barke

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...

Maureen Ndubuisi

Maureen Ndubuisi is a staff writer for the Spur.

Sabrina Pankratz

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

Emily Errico

Emily Errico is a staff writer for the SMSU Spur.

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