The Spectator

2022-2023 Staff

Sam Johnson
Editor-in-Chief

Sam Johnson

Sam Johnson is a fifth-year creative writing and journalism student and this is his fourth semester on staff. When he's not panicking in The Spectator office about becoming a real adult soon, he's panicking in other places, usua...

Elliot Adams
Managing Editor

Elliot Adams

Elliot Adams is a fourth-year journalism student and this is his second semester on The Spectator. He laments the loss of punch cards at Revival Records but is still content with prioritizing purchasing records over groceries. ...

Nick Porisch
News Editor

Nick Porisch

Nick is a third-year journalism student and this is his third semester at The Spectator. He listens to an unhealthy amount of music and watches just as much TV. He also sometimes enjoys slightly less generic activities, like rock...

Grace Schutte
Currents Editor

Grace Schutte

Grace Schutte is a fourth-year creative writing and Spanish student. This will be her fourth semester on staff, having previously served as a staff writer, Chief Copy Editor, freelance, and now as the Currents Editor. At t...

Claire Schoenemann
Sports Editor

Claire Schoenemann

Claire Schoenemann is a second-year integrated strategic communication and geology student and this is her third semester on The Spectator staff, but her first as the Sports Editor. When she's not reading or writing, she enjoys ...

Oludare Obadiya
OP/ED Editor

Oludare Obadiya

Oludare is a third-year journalism student and this is his second semester on The Spectator. He likes watching basketball and is pretty mediocre at it, but that doesn't stop him from playing it. He has a small but growing record...

Leah Pflaum
Multimedia Editor

Leah Pflaum

Leah Pflaum is a fifth-year general communication studies and sociology student. She also plays the clarinet in the Blugold Marching Band. If you need the answer to any One Direction or Harry Styles-related question, she is the girl to ta...

Maddie Kasper
Chief Copy Editor

Maddie Kasper

Maddie is a second-year journalism and political science student. This is her second semester at The Spectator and her first semester as Chief Copy Editor. She loves covering student senate while dreaming of being a national po...

Toby Mohr
Copy Editor

Toby Mohr

Toby Mohr is a second-year journalism and political science student. This is his second semester with The Spectator. When he isn’t studying or writing he enjoys playing and listening to music, reading and playing board games...

 Ned Fulmer, the wife guy, loves bad ideas.
Copy Editor

Sabrina Ftouhi

Sabrina Ftouhi is a creative writing and political science student. This is her fourth semester with The Spectator. She loves spending time with her friends and cat, and one day hopes to go into publishing. ...

Delia Brandel
Staff Writer

Delia Brandel

Delia is a first-year illustration and Spanish student, pursuing a career in children's book writing and illustrating. This is her first semester on The Spectator. Delia is particularly fond of books, art, animation of any ki...

Genevieve Esh
Staff Writer

Genevieve Esh

Genevieve Esh is a first-year studio art and creative writing student. This is their first semester on The Spectator. When they aren’t making art or taking naps you can find them watching, reading and listening to anything true ...

Liz Curtin
Staff Writer

Liz Curtin

Liz Curtin is a first-year journalism student and this is their first semester on The Spectator. She likes to watch movies, hang out with friends and play her trombone when they're not writing for The Spectator....

Maggie OBrien
Staff Writer

Maggie O’Brien

Maggie O'Brien is a first-year journalism and creative writing student. This is her first semester on The Spectator staff. Outside of attending classes, she adores reading novels, hiking in the rain, and idolizing Phoebe Brid...

Liam Flake
Staff Writer

Liam Flake

Liam Flake is a third-year English literature and journalism student and this is his first semester on The Spectator. His passions include reading, tea, corvids and maps. He aspires to travel the world in a van and write about ...

Mary Allessi
Staff Writer

Mary Allessi

Mary Allessi is a second-year English secondary education major and this is her first semester on the Spectator. Outside of class, she loves making collages, journaling and talking to her mom on FaceTime. ...

Skyler Schad
Staff Writer

Skyler Schad

Skyler Schad is a second-year social work and communication student, and this is her first semester with The Spectator. When she’s not writing or studying, she loves to hang out in cute coffee shops, take pictures of sunsets...

Kiara Jackson
Staff Writer

Kiara Jackson

Kiara Jackson is a fourth-year integrated strategic communication and criminal justice student and this is their second semester on The Spectator. When they are not writing for The Spectator, Kiara is likely listening to music, h...

Anna Smith
Staff Writer

Anna Smith

Anna Smith is a fourth-year journalism, psychology and legal studies + histories of race, gender, and societies student. She plans to graduate in May 2023 and pursue her dream of attending law school. When she isn't stressed about h...

Kyra Price
Staff Writer

Kyra Price

Kyra Price is a second-year public health student, and this is her second semester with The Spectator. In her free time, you may find her going for late-night drives, fighting for the use of the Oxford comma in AP format and deba...

Mallory Williams
Staff Writer

Mallory Williams

Bridget Maxwell
Staff Writer

Bridget Maxwell

Bridget Maxwell is a fourth-year journalism and political science student, and this is her third semester on The Spectator staff. When she isn't writing for The Spectator, she is with friends sitting on the couch binging "Dance...

Cade Fisher
Freelance Writer

Cade Fisher

Cade Fisher is a second-year communications and creative writing student. This is his second semester at The Spectator. He spends his free time hanging with his friends, crafting/mining and being anxious about anything that comes...

Thomas DeLapp
Freelance Writer

Thomas DeLapp

Thomas DeLapp is a fourth-year English and journalism student, and this is his fourth semester on staff. When not writing, he can be found enjoying mornings, rain and tasty baked goods, especially together. ...

Olivia Nelson
Business Manager

Olivia Nelson

Olivia Nelson is a fourth-year business administration and music liberal arts student. She likes to play her clarinet and manage the Blugold Marching Band. She also likes to taking photos and taking walks in nature in her free...

Marisa Valdez
Graphic Designer

Marisa Valdez

Marisa Valdez is a second-year graphic design and multimedia communication student. This is her first semester on the Spectator team. She is active in the University Honors Program and UWEC InterVarsity. Additionally, she is employed a...

Charlotte Becker
Photographer

Charlotte Becker

Anna Haen
Photographer

Anna Haen

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