2015-2016 The Spectator Staff

Austin Wagner

Staff Writer

Austin Wagner is a freshman from Ogdensburg, WI, double majoring in Public Relations and Political Science. He is very excited for his first semester with the Spectator. His dream job is to work on Capitol Hill and in his free... 

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Elizabeth Gosling

Staff Writer

Elizabeth Gosling is a sophomore double majoring in Journalism and French Education from Appleton, Wisconsin. She is very excited to be working for The Spectator this semester, in addition to being a Producer on Blugold Radio.... 

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John Mattison

Staff Writer

I am a junior from Rochester, Minn., majoring in Mass Communication-Public Relations with a minor in Business Administration. My career aspirations include being a Public Relations Manager for a large company in the sports... 

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Lara Bockenstedt

Staff Writer

Lara Bockenstedt is a junior from Eden Prairie, Minn. This is her first semester at The Spectator. Much like the rest of the Spectator staff, she has always been an avid appreciator of words, especially when they involve reading,... 

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Andee Erickson

Staff Writer

Andee Erickson is a sophomore journalism and geography student. This is her first semester on staff as a staff writer. She prefers to spend her free time reading, running and camping.

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Colette St. John

Copy Editor

Colette St. John is a junior marketing analytics major from Chaska, Minn. This is her second semester with The Spectator. Interests include spending time with her friends, hanging out at coffee shops and pursuing her many passions.

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Trent Tetzlaff

Sports Editor

Trent Tetzlaff is a senior journalism major in his fourth semester on staff. An avid Wisconsin sports fan, Tetzlaff would like to be a sports reporter for a daily newspaper or beat writer for the Brewers or Packers.

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Lauren French

News Editor

Lauren French is a senior journalism major and News Editor with The Spectator. In her spare time, Lauren enjoys hiking, practicing her rusty Mandarin Chinese skills and planning wild trips she hopes one day will be more than just... 

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Meghan Hosely

Online Editor

Meghan is a junior organizational communication major from Sun Prairie. When not writing for The Spectator, Hosely likes to spend time with her friends, work out, spend time outdoors and hang out with her family. When not... 

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Sam Martinez

Staff Writer

Sam Martinez is a senior from Richfield. He is majoring in journalism and this is his third semester on staff. He likes to play guitar and read books. He is covering the women's volleyball beat this semester and writing various... 

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Sami West

Currents Editor

Sami West is a sophomore English education major. This is her second semester at The Spectator. A native of Lino Lakes, Minn., she loves exploring the Minneapolis/St Paul area in her spare time. She enjoys music of all kinds, sing... 

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Brian Sheridan

Copy Editor

Brian Sheridan is a Junior journalism major. This is his second semester on staff. Beyond writing, Brian has a passion for theater and is the social media coordinator for The Players.

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Hailey Novak

Op/ Ed Editor

Hailey Novak is a junior English, Creative Writing major from Wausau. She can't live without her daily Coca Cola fix and enjoys Grey's Anatomy and long walks to the fridge in her free time.

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Courtney Kueppers

Projects Editor

Courtney Kueppers, former Editor in Chief of The Spectator, is a senior journalism and political science student. She returns to The Spectator for her sixth and final semester on staff after spending her summer an intern at the... 

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