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Meet the Team

Meet the Team

Editor-In-Chief

Katie Hunger

Katie Hunger is a junior English literature major. Hunger has been heavily involved in student media since she stepped foot on campus. She’s previously served as design editor and is currently serving as editor-in-chief for the second time. However, her journalism experience isn’t limited to DePauw. This past summer, Hunger reported on natural disasters and disaster relief as a part of Carnegie-Knight News21’s newest project: State of Emergency. Hunger has also had bylines in the IndyStar and the Madison Courier. 

Copy Editor

Maddy McTigue


Maddy McTigue is a junior communication major and Management Fellow. McTigue has been involved with The DePauw since her first-year and has held numerous editor positions. Her coverage of breaking campus news made her a finalist for deadline news writing in the 2018 Last Row Party Scholarship. Last year, she helped conduct a semester-long team report called Learning the Limits that investigated college drinking culture. She has also written for the Wisconsin Herald Times Reporter with a special focus on business development and entrepreneurship.

Opinions Editor

Liz Cottingham

Liz Cottingham is a senior English major. Liz has been involved with The DePauw since her first year, on board as a staff writer and then co-news editor. Liz is a Scorpio, and her hobbies include eating pasta, watching documentaries and sleeping.

News Editor

Joslyn (Jos) Fox

Jos Fox is a junior English literature and studio art double major. Jos has been involved with The DePauw since the second semester of her freshman year, first as a staff writer, and then as an editor for various sections. Outside of her time in the newsroom, Jos is a member of the cross country team, involved with Eye On The World, a WGRE radio show host, and an ITAP intern for the English department. She can often be found socializing in Roy O West, or else working on her art at Peeler.

Sports Editor

Ellie Margulis

Ellie Margulis is a sophomore communication major and media fellow. Ellie has been involved with The DePauw for two semesters now, the first one as a staff writer and now as the sports editor. She is also on the marketing team for D3TV, and when she is not in the PCCM she is out running with the cross country and track teams!  

Business Manager

Rachel Clephane

Rachel is a senior Economics Major and Management Fellow. As business manager, she makes sure The DePauw’s finances are sound. When she’s not studying at Roy, she likes to watch Netflix and cook.

Digital Editor

Ian Brundige

Ian S. Brundige is a sophomore. Writing, designing, editing, photography-ing, Ian has done it all in the newsroom… except spelling things correctly. This semester Ian is the digital editor, which perfectly feeds his love of horoscope memes, social media and Google Sheets. Follow me at @thedepauw and @artianofficial on all platforms. 

Features Editor

Thomas Curdt

Thomas Curdt is a sophomore music and English literature major. After being involved with student media in high school, he joined The DePauw as a staff writer his first year, along with other media groups on campus. When he’s not reporting or editing for the paper, you can find Thomas jazzing it up in a practice room, making pour-over coffee or playing Spikeball with his friends.

Copy Editor

Alaina Stellwagen

Alaina Stellwagen is a sophomore soon-to-be English Writing major and is the Copy Editor, which means she reads all of the stories pre-publication to make sure there are no spelling errors. She was the News Editor last semester, and was a staff writer during her freshman year. In addition to participating in The DePauw, Alaina is also a Lilly scholar and a Media Fellow. As for her future plans, she hopes to someday move out West, work for a magazine, and spend her days hiking her heart out with a canine companion.

Managing Editor

Emily Schabes


Emily is a senior Political Science major. She has previously held the positions of co-news rditor, features editor and opinions Editor at The DePauw. Besides working on The DePauw, Emily is involved in Greek Life and is a part of the First-Year Mentor Program. When Emily is not in the newsroom, she can be found working on her Honor Scholar thesis in Roy, running in the nature park or binge-watching Netflix.

Marketing & Promotions Editor

Bryttni Carpenter

Bryttni Carpenter is a senior communications major and a media fellow. As a senior, Bryttni has spent a lot of time working for student media—the most for The DePauw. Previously, Bryttni has worked as co-news editor, sports editor and the audience engagement editor. She has also won a couple of awards for various articles she’s written. While she doesn’t plan to pursue a traditional career in journalism after graduation, Bryttni plans to work with journalists through public affairs and relations. In her free time, you can find Bryttni training for half-marathons, watching movies and obsessing over dogs.

Analytics Editor

Shuto Araki

Shuto Araki is a senior computer science and mathematics major and a science research fellow. As the analytics editor at The DePauw, Shuto is responsible for extracting useful insights out of user traffic data from the website and social media platforms. He is also a co-president of DePauw Data Science Group and a First-Year Resident Assistant. He loves playing with data and revealing underlying patterns in human behaviors!

Web Editor

 Angela Xinye Yang

Angela Xinye Yang is a junior Mathematics and Economics major. This is her first semester being on board with The DePauw. But she is always interested in student-run media. You can often see her DJing for WGRE, serve as assistant promotions direction for WGRE, and updated/uploaded website-related cool stuff for www.thedepauw.com. She is also a First Year Resident Assistant and a Q-Center tutor on campus.

Ad Manager

Gage Smitley

Gage is a junior Philosophy Major. He has been serving as the Advertising Manager since his sophomore year. Gage is involved in Greek Life, and is currently the recruitment chair for his house. He is also President of the Philosophy club. Gage enjoys watching the Chicago Cubs and reading books.