The Appalachian

2020-2021 Staff

Makenzie Hamrick

Makenzie Hamrick

Makenzie is a junior Management major, double minoring in Dance and Digital Marketing.

Gabrielle Troutman

Gabrielle Troutman

Gabrielle Troutman (she/her) is a junior English, creative writing major with a communication minor. She is from Mount Airy, N.C.  

Asher Davidson

Asher Davidson

Asher Davidson (he/him) is a sophomore journalism major with a minor in media studies from Black Mountain, NC.

Jaclyn Bartlett

Jaclyn Bartlett

Jaclyn Bartlett (she/her) is a journalism major with an English minor from Burlington, NC.

Lily Kincaid

Lily Kincaid

Lily Kincaid (she/her) is a senior journalism major and media studies minor from Lenoir, NC.  

Aubrey Smith

Aubrey Smith

Aubrey (she/her) is a sophomore from Cary, N.C., majoring in public relations and journalism.  

Kara Haselton

Kara Haselton

Kara Haselton (she/her) is a senior Interdisciplinary Studies (self-design, photojournalism and social justice) major from Raleigh, NC.

Savannah Brewer

Savannah Brewer

Savannah Brewer (she/her) is a senior communication studies major with a minor in communication sciences and disorders from Charlotte, NC.

Ella Adams

Ella Adams

Ella Adams (she/her) is a sophomore anthropology major from Waxhaw, North Carolina.

Jake Markland

Jake Markland

Jake Markland (he/him) is a senior journalism major with a political science minor from Atlanta, Georgia. Follow him on Twitter @jake_markland.

Jessica Kimes

Jessica Kimes

Jessica is a senior Advertising Major, Spanish and Business Minor from Concord, North Carolina.

Meg Powell

Meg Powell

Meg (she/her) is a senior advertising major from Mars Hill, N.C.

Jesse Barber

Jesse Barber

Jesse (he/him) is an Interdisciplinary Studies, Documentary Studies in Appalachia major from Sawmills, N.C. This is his third year with The Appalachian.

Abi Pepin

Abi Pepin

Abi Pepin (she/her) is a senior journalism major, political science minor, from Concord, NC.

Ansley Puckett

Ansley Puckett

Ansley Puckett is a senior journalism major with a minor in English. She is from Columbia, S.C. (she/her)

Xanayra Marin-Lopez

Xanayra Marin-Lopez

Xanayra Marin-Lopez (she/they) is a senior journalism major and media studies minor from Clinton, NC.  

Dan Davidson

Dan Davidson

Dan Davidson (he/him) is a junior journalism major, recreation management minor, from Mooresville, NC. This is his third year with The Appalachian. 

Caleb Garbuio

Caleb Garbuio

Caleb is a senior Barnes Fellow and economic researcher at Appalachian State's Center for Economic Research and Policy Analysis (CERPA). As a columnist Caleb covers contemporary issues via neuroscience, genetics, economics, and philosophy. email: garbuioc@appstate.edu

Efrain Arias-Medina Jr.

My name is Efrain I'm a senior commercial photography major and a minor in studio art. I am a certified graphic designer and this is my fourth year as the Graphics Editor for the paper.  

Anna Muckenfuss

Anna Muckenfuss

Anna Muckenfuss is a senior journalism and broadcasting major from Durham, N.C. Email: Muckenfussan@appstate.edu Twitter: @Muckenfussan

Moss Brennan

Moss Brennan

Moss Brennan (he/him) is a senior journalism major with a minor in political science and media studies. He has worked on The Appalachian since freshman year as the Enterprise Editor, News Editor and most recently as the Editor-in-Chief. The past two summers...

Camryn Collier

Camryn Collier

Camryn Collier (she/her) is a senior public relations major with an art history minor from Winston-Salem, NC.  

Emily Broyles

Emily Broyles

Emily Broyles (she/her) is a senior journalism major, Spanish minor, from Camden, NC. This is her fourth year with The Appalachian.

Mickey Hutchings

Mickey Hutchings

Mickey (she/her) is a senior journalism major from Davidson, North Carolina. Instagram: @mickeyhutchings Twitter: @mickeyhutchings Email: hutchingsmk@appstate.edu