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HPU Campus Chronicle Staff


Steven Haller, Editor-in-Chief

Steven joined the Campus Chronicle staff as a freshman in the fall of 2009. He was a sports writer for most of that fall, but was promoted to sports editor by December of that year. He continued to be the sports editor through his sophomore year, and after serving as the only non-senior on the editorial staff he was promoted to Editor-in-Chief his junior year. Steven is majoring in Journalism and is involved in many things on the High Point University Campus. This includes being the president of the school’s chapter of the National Society of Leadership and Success and the Vice President of Campus Activities Team. After graduating, he plans to attend graduate school at HPU in order to achieve a Masters Degree in Strategic Communication.

Whitney Yount, Online Editor

Whitney is a sophomore majoring in Strategic Communication and minoring in both Marketing and Human Relations. She is a member of the inaugural class of Media Fellows at HPU, and with this group she is gaining both classroom and real-world communications experience. Last summer, Whitney interned at a country radio station in Frederick, Maryland, which helped her learn not only about radio, but also about video and audio editing, event planning, and advertising.Whitney worked as the Editor-in-Chief of her high school paper, and she joined the Chronicle staff in Fall 2012 to manage the Campus Chronicle’s online presence.

Kaitlyn Aiello, News and Design Editor

As a junior studying journalism, Kaitlyn joined the Campus Chronicle as a staff writer in 2011, before becoming the News and Layout/Design Editor in the fall of 2012. Aside from working for the Chronicle, on campus, she is a member of Alpha Gamma Delta sorority. After receiving her undergraduate at HPU, she plans to attend graduate school to receive a Masters Degree in Communications and one day, hopefully, pursue a career in editing.

Henry Molski, Sports Editor

Jordan Oliver,  Opinion Editor

Jordan is a Journalism major and Religion minor and has been writing for the Campus Chronicle since her sophomore year at High Point. She became an editor during the spring semester of her sophomore year and writes a column titled, Secondhand News. Taking her writings from a book she wrote for her sisters, Jordan uses Secondhand News to share thoughts and offer advice on surviving college. Although she is not quite sure as to the specific path her career will take, she is very interested in radio.  This summer she interned with a country radio station in Salisbury, Maryland and really enjoyed her time there. Jordan studied abroad in Rome, Italy this past semester and is so excited to be back at HPU for her final year. She looks forward to being a senior and is happy to be reunited with the Campus Chronicle team!

Chelsie Gastright, Organizations Editor

Chelsie first joined the Chronicle in 2011 as a staff writer after transferring in from a small private school in South Carolina. At the time, Chelsie was a junior and a Psychology major. She had no formal journalism experience but loved to write, so she thought she would give the Chronicle a try. After the first issue, Chelsie fell in love with the journalism field and everything that came with it. She loved it so much she actually declared a double major half way through her first semester at High Point and is now studying both Psychology and Journalism. After writing for a little more than a semester, Chelsie was given the opportunity to be the Organizations editor. She took the opportunity and ran with it, loving every second of the section and the people she gets to meet through the articles. Other than writing for the Chronicle, Chelsie spends her time as a violinist in the chamber orchestra here on campus. Chelsie hopes to pursue journalism or something in human relations after college to help her mix both the psychology and journalism foundations that she has studied throughout the years.

Jodi Guglielmi, A&E Editor

Jodi Guglielmi is a sophomore at High Point University pursuing a major in Communications with a focus in Convergent Journalism and a minor in Environmental Science. During High School she was the Editor-in-Chief of her school newspaper entitled WIPAHISC. She has been writing for the Campus Chronicle since her freshman year and has been serving as the Arts and Entertainment section editor for two semesters. Jodi also writes and contributes to the popular college website hercampus.com. This year she was elected to be the Secretary of the Society for Professional Journalism at HPU.

Allie Dearie, Photography Editor

Allie has been a part of the Campus Chronicle staff since Fall 2011. She started out as a photographer and was promoted to photo editor after just one year on staff. She is studying graphic design and history at High Point University, and is a board member of both To Write Love On Her Arms HPU and P.R.I.D.E.. Allie recently worked as a design and social media intern at Total Assault Digital Marketing in Los Angeles. She also enjoys concert photography and traveling.

Ad Manager: Stephanie Schwartz
Adviser: Pam Haynes
Photographers: Caroline Durkee, Melia Sigmon, Callie Klinkmueller
Staff Writers: Anne Davey, Joseph Wetzler, Jessica Strickler, Tatiana Kresefsky, Savannah Simons, Brittany Muldoon

The opinions expressed by this newspaper do not necessarily reflect the perspective of High Point University students, administrators, staff or trustees. Signed columns, letters and cartoons solely represent the outlook of their authors and creators. Unsigned editorials, appearing on the opinion pages, express the majority view of the staff.