Sarah King. Photo by Julie TrippExecutive Editor, Sarah King
Sarah is a senior studying political science and philosophy of law. She is a copyeditor for INK Magazine and reporter for the Capital News Service wire. Last spring, the Virginia Press Association awarded Sarah 3rd place for Public Safety Writing Portfolio and the Hearst Awards recognized her as the 4th place winner for Breaking News Writing. In April, Sarah was invited to the White House for the Administration’s innaugural College Reporter Day. She previously worked as an editorial intern for Congressional Quarterly Researcher and SAGE Business Researcher in Washington, D.C. // Twitter | Facebook | LinkedIn

Austin Walker. Photo by Julie TrippManaging Editor, Austin Walker
Austin is a junior print journalism major. He started at the CT as a contributing writer, and frequently covers work done by artists and performers both on and off campus. He hopes to one day write about art that impacts culture, politics and documenting the lives of extraordinary and everyday people. He worked as an editorial intern for Richmond Magazine last summer. // Twitter | Facebook | LinkedIn

Kate Duggan. Photo by Julie TrippCopy Editor, Kate Duggan



Online Editor, Maura Mazurowski
Maura is a senior cinema and journalism student. She’s interested in combining investigative journalism with filmmaking, and is a contributing writer for the online publications Elite Daily and Literally Darling. Before transferring to VCU, Maura was an editor for the student newspaper at Virginia Tech, the Collegiate Times. // Twitter | Facebook | LinkedIn | Portfolio

Fadel Allassan. Photo by Julie TrippNews Editor, Fadel Allassan
Fadel is a junior political science major. He is fluent in English, French and Sarcasm, and he probably doesn’t like you. Fadel enjoys writing about local, regional and national politics and making people drive him to Cook-Out. // Facebook | LinkedIn


Jesse Adcock. Photo by Julie TrippSpectrum Editor, Jesse Adcock
Jesse is a junior print journalism major and Arabic and Middle Eastern culture minor. He has walked in the valley with no water and bitten the heads off of snakes. //


Sophia Belletti. Photo by Julie TrippSports Editor, Sophia Belletti
Sophia is a junior journalism major pursuing a minor in gender, sexuality and women’s studies. She enjoys writing about current events and sports, and hopes to one day be a sports reporter covering soccer, basketball and/or baseball. You can usually find Sophia drinking way too much coffee and laughing at her own jokes. // Facebook | Twitter | LinkedIn

Zach Joachim. Photo by Julie TrippSports Editor, Zach Joachim
Zach is a junior pursuing a dual degree in print journalism and English. A proud Norfolk-ian, he enjoys long walks on the beach, English literature of the romantic period and anything pertaining to Harry Potter or baseball. Zach an avid Red Sox and Patriots fan who can usually be found working at the Student Media Center or running along the James. //

Ellie Fialk. Photo by Julie TrippOpinion Editor, Ellie Fialk
Eleanor is a junior broadcast journalism and philosophy double major with a concentration in ethics and public policy. She often writes about issues of social justice and human rights, and her dream career would include traveling the world as a documentary filmmaker. You can usually fine Eleanor binge watching an entire television series in one night or planning her next backpacking trip. //

Gareth Bentall. Photo by Julie Tripp

Illustrations Editor, Gareth Bentall
Gareth is a cartoonist and illustrator currently in his senior year as a communication arts student. He specializes in political cartoons, humorous illustration, underground comic trivia, bird watching, hoarding, forwarding, boogie boarding and Parcheesi. Gareth currently resides inside of his inkpot. //

Julie Tripp. Photo by Sarah KingPhoto Editor, Julie Tripp




Emily Himes. Photo by Julie TrippStaff Columnist, Emily Himes



Staff Illustrator, Carson McNamara

Staff Illustrator, Skye Ali

Staff Writer, Muktaru Jalloh
Muktaru is a senior double majoring in English and political science with a minor in media studies. Topic areas Muktaru enjoys covering include music, sports, pop culture and politics. //

Webmaster, Joshua Akan-Etuk
Josh is a junior computer science major. Josh fixes and makes all things HTML, java and CSS, and runs the CT’s social media accounts. Josh is also a computer technician at RamTech and has his own photo business. He dabbles in creating his own beats and videos. // Facebook | Vimeo | Portfolio

Ashley Moody. Photo by Julie TrippGraphic Designer, Ashley Moody
Ashley is a senior majoring in graphic design. She enjoys constantly talking, dancing and food wrapped in food. She doesn’t enjoy being quiet, mustard or the guy who has the @moody handle on Twitter. // Twitter | Facebook


Desiree Choe. Photo by Julie TrippGraphic Designer, Desiree Choe
Desiree is a junior studying graphic design. In addition to being part of SMC Creative, she also works as a part time designer at the VCU School of Engineering’s Marketing Department. She is always on the lookout for pugs and free food. //


Rachel Lee. Photo by Julie TrippGraphic Designer, Rachel Lee
Rachel is a senior pursuing a BFA in graphic design with a minor in English. She has worked in both the museum and advertising worlds, in addition to the newspaper business. She enjoys exploring Richmond and the hustle of creative professions, but she might enjoy her bed even more. She’s not sure what’s next, but whatever it is, she’ll come armed with a cool pillow and comfy sheets. //

Sarah Butler. Photo by Julie TrippGraphic Designer, Sarah Butler
Sarah is a senior studying communication arts. In addition to being a graphic designer and contributing illustrator for the CT, Sarah also works at the Richmond SPCA and takes on freelance illustration jobs. Her ideal lifestyle would include lots of hiking, live music and road trips with a dog as a loyal sidekick. // Portfolio

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