Meet the Team
Layla Brown-Clark, Editor-in-Chief
Layla Brown-Clark is a senior Media Fellow majoring in English Writing and minoring in Studio Art. Since her first year, at The DePauw, she has held positions as Staff Writer, Managing Editor, and Entertainment Editor, but for her final year, Layla will be returning as Editor-in-Chief. Layla is also involved with A Midwestern Review holding the position of Co-Editor in Chief alongside Kaitlynn Franks. Outside of the newsroom, Layla can be found in Peeler perfecting her art, chilling in her room binge-watching her favorite movies, shows, and videos, typing away at her computer around campus, and most importantly keeping up with the latest music releases.
Mariam Lobjanidze, Managing Editor
Mariam Lobjanidze is a senior majoring in English Writing with a minor in Political Science. She has been involved with The DePauw since her junior year, as a Staff Writer and now as the Managing Editor. This past summer, Mariam worked at the Indianapolis Monthly Magazine as an editorial intern where her work was published both online and in print. Outside of The DePauw, she is involved with A Midwestern Review and the Bonner Scholars program.
Abigail McArthur-Self, Digital Editor
Abigail McArthur-Self is a DePauw junior and Media Fellow with interest in journalism and news. Although English is their major, they’re involved in a range of activities. They’re a member of the Honors Scholar program and a Hillman intern at the Prindle Institute for Ethics. They also enjoy studying German and playing trumpet in DePauw’s non-auditioned band.
Olivia Lamb, Copy Editor
Olivia Lamb is a senior English Writing major, Communications minor, and Media Fellow at DePauw. She was a staff writer for the newspaper from August 2019 to December 2020. During that time, she co-wrote a feature report which won the Feature Writing award at the Society of Professional Journalists Region 5 Mark of Excellence Awards. In the Spring semester of 2021, Lamb became TDP’s Copy Editor (the role in which she currently resides) and was awarded the J. David Hogue ’21 Journalism Scholarship.
Abby Fauthauer, Daily Editor
Abby Fathauer is a sophomore English Lit major and a daily editor for The DePauw. She is also a member of the DePauw Festival Choir and the secretary of the DePauw Arts and Crafts Club. I’m her free time, Abby loves to read, write, and ride her bike around campus.
Ngan Tran, Daily Editor
Ngan Tran is a sophomore Mathematics and Economics major. She’s excited to bring more perspectives of the student body to the newspaper. Apart from working as a daily editor TheDePauw, she is also involved in WGRE as a news director and working as a STEM guide (and hopefully W-tutor). She loves photography, reading fiction, and watching movies in her free time.
Truc Nguyen, Daily Editor
Truc Nguyen is a sophomore majoring in Computer Science and Economics. She has been working with The DePauw for 2 semesters and she is excited to help new students with their papers as well as photos. Besides The DePauw, she is also a producer at D3TV, a Computer Science STEM guide, and a tutor at Q center. Truc is also a part of Science Research Fellow and a sophomore chair of Women in Computer Science. If you see Truc, she is either solving coding problems or sleeping.
Madeline Harper, Staff Writer
Madeline Harper is a senior majoring in English Writing and Religious Studies. This will be her second semester working as a Staff Writer for The DePauw. Last semester, she was a recipient of the Dewitt Wallace-Reader's Digest Print Journalism Award. Outside of The DePauw, she is the Director of Fraternity Heritage for Pi Beta Phi and a reader for A Midwestern Review.
Hazel Nguyen, Staff Writer
Hazel Nguyen is a sophomore and has been involved with The DePauw since her first semester on campus. She is an Honor Scholar majoring in Communications. Apart from being a Staff Writer at The DePauw, she is the Assistant News Director at WGRE radio station and the Secretary at the Vietnamese Student Association. She loves reading and writing poems and short stories, as well as binge-watching Netflix and hanging out with friends in her free time.
Nina Thompson, Development Editor
Nina Thompson is the Fall 2022 Development Editor for The DePauw. She is a junior English Writing major and Media Studies minor and is involved with the Media Fellows, WGRE, the Academic Resource Center, and The DePauw.
Fiona Sipple, Multi-Visual Editor
Fiona is a sophomore from New Jersey double majoring in History and Political Science and a Media Fellow.
Gigi Nguyen, Audience Engagement Manager
Gigi Nguyen is a sophomore double majoring in Actuarial Science and Communications with a minor in Economics. She is also a Media Fellow, Science Research Fellow, ITAP Associate, and International Student Ambassador. She has been involved with The DePauw since the first semester at DePauw and was awarded Mary Smith Hamer Journalism Prize last academic year. Besides The DePauw, Gigi is also a part of the International Student Association, Vietnamese Student Association, and D3TV.
Troy Tien, Business Manager
Troy is originally from Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. He is a Computer Science and Communication double-major. He is also an ITAP and Media Fellows student. Troy loves reading, planning, and hitting the gym. He continues to be the Business Manager for The DePauw Newspaper this semester. Besides, he is a First-Year Mentor, Presidential Ambassador, and a proud member of Delta Upsilon Fraternity.