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, earning the award First Place with Special Merit in 2010 from the American Scholastic Press Association for overall newspaper quality.
Our new presence in social media allows us to reach a level of interactivity that was formerly impossible only publishing in print. We encourage you to contact us, either through our Contact form or at email@example.com. Please discuss, comment, and send us your genuine feedback. We are looking forward to helping create a truly engaged community.
Brianna Wiest - Editor-in-Chief
Brianna is an English– Professional Writing major and Women and Gender Studies minor in her third and final year here at Elizabethtown. Previously, she has held the positions of Asst. Copy Editor, News Editor and Assistant Editor. She has interned at Standard & Poor’s in Manhattan, writes and edits for Tru4ia Magazine, enjoys the College’s Society of Collegiate Journalists and is working as an Editorial Intern at the Office of Marketing and Communications. Originally from Long Island, Brianna has aspirations of continuing a career in writing and editing. Follow her on Twitter: @briannawiest.
Elizabeth Enwright - Managing Editor
Elizabeth is a senior Business Administration major and Professional Writing minor. The former Copy Chief, she is originally from Churchville, PA, in the suburbs of Philadelphia. She enjoys traveling, cooking and everything that goes on in the Etownian office.
Allison Rohland - Assistant Editor
Allison is a junior English Literature major and Creative Writing minor. She hails from Cleona, Pa. She has previously held the positions of Asst. News Editor and Opinion Editor. She enjoys period pieces, music, caramel lattes and British literature. Follow her on Twitter: @AllyRohland.
Jill Norris - News Editor
Jill is the current News Editor, having moved up from her original position as Sports Editor. She is a junior studying professional writing at Elizabethtown College, along with minors in communications and creative writing. She also interned in the journalism field while participating in the Washington Semester at American University.
Kaitlin Koons- Features Editor
Katie Bamberger – Opinion Editor
Katie is a junior studying Corporate Communications with a double minor in Human Services and Gender Studies. After studying in New York City for a year, Katie has returned to Elizabethtown having gained perspective and experience as a reporter and writer. She is looking forward to being a part of the Etownian staff again, having served as Asst. Campus Life Editor part of her sophomore year.
Alexis Morris – Sports Editor
Alexis is heading into her senior year, and as a corporate communications major, she is hoping to find a job in the public relations or marketing field after graduation. In addition to serving as Sports Editor, she enjoys working for the Office of Admissions, serving as a peer mentor and playing for the women’s lacrosse team. Follow her onTwitter: @leximorris13.
Tara Hayes - Copy Chief
Tara, a professional writing major at Elizabethtown, has served on the Etownian since her freshman year, beginning as an Asst. Copy Editor before moving up, and now holds the position of Copy Chief. Tara also studies communications and creative writing at Elizabethtown. Follow Tara on Twitter: @TaraBHayes.
Benjamin Frey – Business Manager
Benjamin, a junior accounting major at Elizabethtown, currently serves as the Business Manager of the Etownian. Ben is responsible for taking care of all accounting and financial responsibilities within the newspaper.
Selene Jones – Advertising Manager
Selene, a sophomore Corporate Communications major with a minor in Studio Arts, is excited to join the Etownian as Advertising Manager. She is the goalie on Elizabethtown’s Field Hockey team and enjoys drawing in her spare time.