About

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.

Our 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 editor@etown.edu. Please discuss, comment, and send us your genuine feedback. We are looking forward to helping create a truly engaged community.
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Staff

Aileen Ida – Editor-in-Chief
Aileen is a junior political science and mass communications double major with a minor in international studies. She has previously worked for the Etownian as a Features Editor, Asst. Features Editor and copy editor. On campus, Aileen works with Admissions as a Diversity Team Coordinator and the Public Relations Officer of the College Democrats.

Amanda Jobes Managing Editor

Amanda is a junior at Etown with a major in English-Professional Writing and a minor in Japanese. She started off by writing for the Etownian and later held the role of Copy Chief. Currently, she works as a part-time as a tutor for a few courses. She is currently a member of the Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society and Sigma Tau 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.

Megan Kane Campus Life Editor

Megan is a junior English/Secondary Education major. She is present on campus as the vice president of the Sigma Tau Delta English Honor Society, vice president of the Donate Life Club, secretary of the Honors Council and publicity officer of the Education Organization. Megan is a freelance writer for Happenings Magazine, which is based in her hometown of Clarks Summit, PA, and also works as an intern in the grant writing and communications department at The Wright Center for Graduate Medical Education. Additionally, Megan enjoys playing violin in the Elizabethtown College Community Orchestra.

Delaney DammeyerAssistant Campus Life Editor

Delaney is a sophomore sociology-anthropology major with a Spanish minor and is the current assistant editor to Campus Life. Delaney was a writer for Sports and Features before joining the editing team of the Etownian. Along with the paper, Delaney is a part of Habitat for Humanity, Called to Lead, and was inducted into Alpha Lambda Delta Honors Society. You can find her working in the Blue Bean Cafe when she is not writing or studying!

Katie Weiler – Features Editor

Katie is a sophomore English – professional writing major with a minor in International Studies. She previously wrote for both the Features and News sections in her first year at the College. She hopes to one day travel the world and share the stories of people near and far. Here on campus she is also a contributor to the campus literary magazine Fine Print, and works as a tutor in learning services and the Writing Wing. Overall, Katie is grateful for the experiences Etown has provided for her and looks forward to the future.

Rachel LeeAssistant Features Editor

Rachel is a junior English – professional writing major with minors in Spanish and creative writing. Before becoming assistant features editor, Rachel wrote for the features, news and campus life sections. She was also a copy editor. Outside of the Etownian, Rachel is treasurer of both Stitch2Serve and the Sigma Tau Delta English Honor Society. She also enjoys working for the Writing Wing as a writing tutor. While studying abroad in Granada, Spain, Rachel taught English classes at Inlayapas, a not-for-profit that provides useful services to immigrants.

Megan WhitePhotography Editor

Megan White is a sophomore English-Professional Writing major with a minor in Creative Writing and Graphic Design. She has worked previously on the Etownian as a Copy Editor and Photographer. Megan is also Co-Editor of the campus literary magazine, Fine Print, secretary of the Photography club and the Creative Writing club, and a member of the Art club, Relay for Life, and the dance club, Emotion. Megan hopes you’ll one day see her on the Bestseller list.

David Callahan Business Manager
David is a senior 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 senior 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.