The Etownian, Elizabethtown College’s student newspaper, is published weekly during the academic year. The paper is one of the oldest news publications in Lancaster County, beginning production in 1904. Since then, the Etownian has grown to be named one of the top college newspapers in the country, being awarded “Best Newspaper” in our division (four-year school with fewer than 5,000 students) at the 2013 Apple College Media Association Awards.
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Emily Drinks – Editor-in-Chief
Emily is a senior English- Professional Writing major with minors in psychology, creative writing and graphic design. She has previously worked for the Etownian as a copy editor, Asst. Features Editors and Features Editor. She received the Etownian Award for Design in 2014-2015. Emily is also part of the Called to Lead undergraduate fellows of justice and peace and works as a writing tutor. She served as the club representative of Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society for the Class of 2017.
Kelly Bergh – Assistant Editor, News Editor
Kelly is a senior English- Professional Writing major with minors in psychology and communications. Recognized as the Etownian Reporter of the Year in 2014-2015 and Etownian Editor of the Year 2015-2016, she has served as a staff writer and copy editor as well as the News Editor. A native of Philadelphia’s Main Line, Kelly is an associate editor for two Shelf Media Group magazines and has had work published by Philadelphia Stories and Thought Catalog.
Aileen Ida – Features Editor
Aileen is a sophomore political science and mass communications double major with a minor in international studies. She has previously worked for the Etownian as a copy editor and Asst. Features Editor. On campus, Aileen is president of the Elizabethtown College Democrats and works with Admissions as a member of the Diversity Team.
Kayleigh Kuykendall – Campus Life Editor
Kayleigh is a senior English- Literature major with a minor in Spanish and Creative Writing. She has previously worked for the Etownian as a writer and Asst. Opinions Editor.
Brian Lukacsy – Sports Editor
Brian is a senior accounting major. He joined the Etownian his first year as the Asst. Sports Editor before taking over as the News Editor during the spring semester. As a sophomore he became Sports Editor, a position he plans to keep until graduation. Brian was voted the “Best Reporter” and “Editor of the Year” by his Etownian peers during his first two years on staff. Aside from the Etownian, Brian is a member of the men’s basketball team, President of the accounting club, an Intramural Assistant, and is an Emergent Scholar.
Taylor Miles – Photography Editor
Taylor is a senior English- Professional Writing major with minors in graphic design and communications. She has been working as the photo editor of the Etownian since fall 2015 after transferring to Elizabethtown College from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, PA. Taylor is also the Creative Director of VOX, a graphic designer for the Office of Student Activities and the theater department, and an intern for Fig Industries in Lancaster.
Amanda Jobes – Copy Chief
Amanda is a sophomore at Etown with a major in English- Professional Writing and a minor in Japanese. In between editing articles, she also writes on a bi-weekly basis and works as a part-time First-year Japanese tutor. As a first-year at the College she was inducted into the Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society. She is also an avid music lover and participates in her community chorus, but her true dream is to eventually rule the world with her own group of minions.
David Callahan – Business Manager
David is a junior business administration major with a concentration in entrepreneurship and a minor in theatre. He is very active with the theatre department and is a member of Sock & Buskin, Etown’s Theatre Club, and he is currently in rehearsal for the Fall production of Spring Awakening. You can also find David across campus working for Financial Aid, Catering Services, and The Tempest Theatre Box Office.
Ashley Reeb – Advertising Manager
Ashley is a junior business administration major, with a concentration in marketing and a minor in graphic design. She has previously worked for the Etownian and E-town Now as a news writer since her first year at the College. Ashley has interned at Lancaster Newspaper, or LNP Media Group, Inc., as well as Hershey Entertainment & Resorts, to build her know-how in the business and journalism industries. She currently works as a graphic design intern for the Social Enterprise Institute at Elizabethtown College.