2017-2018 Staff

Tyler Hubbard-Neil

Web/Social Media Editor

Tyler is the Web/Social Media Editor for Spectra.

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Landon Lumbrezer

Sports Writer

Landon is a sports writer for Spectra.

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Blaine Ellington

Assignment Reporter

Blaine Ellington is the Assignment Reporter for the Spectra News Network.

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Jacob Jenkins

Lifestyle Editor

Jacob is the Lifestyle Editor for Spectra.

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Dylan Murrin

Food Reviewer

Dylan Murrin is the food reviewer for Spectra.

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Chris Acton


Hi my name is Chris Acton, and I am your SPECTRA columnist for the year! I am a former college lacrosse player here at Siena Heights, and I will be walking across the stage at graduation this coming May. I am a hockey FANATIC...

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Erin Scheidel


Erin Scheidel, Spectra Editor and a senior from the small town of Middleville, Mich., studies Elementary Education and aspires of being an impactful and encouraging 3rd grade teacher in the near future. She is a captain on the wom...

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Stosh Kowalski

Sports Writer

I am Stosh Kowalski, a sophomore at Siena Heights University. I play lacrosse at Siena Heights and was an All-State bowler in high school. In high school I attended South Lyon East, and was a 3-sport athlete. My major interest...

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Mickenzee Elliott

Columnist/Editorial Writer

My name is Mickenzee Elliott, and I am currently a senior in the Education Program, specializing in Language Arts. I will be covering the Columnist and Editorial section of Spectra for the fall semester of 2017. I am local to...

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Regan McNutt

Special Assignment Editor

My name is Regan. I am a senior at Siena Heights University majoring in Communications with a focus in business and a minor in Psychology. I chose communications because I am a huge people person. I love interacting and getting...

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Cheprie Simms


My name is Cheprie Simms, I am a senior at Siena Heights University. I am majoring in criminal justice. I love music and all kinds of dogs. I am an O-Team leader and involved in the Sisterhood of Saints. I am the videographer...

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Lexi Marr

Video Editor

I’m Alexis Marr, but I go by Lexi (unless you find a more epic nickname; go for it).  I am a Digital Communications major (which is still a thing, I swear) at Siena Heights.  I really enjoy art and am the “video editor guy”...

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Cordell Crosby

Photo Editor

My name is Cordell Crosby and I’m a senior here at Siena Heights University. Currently I’m a member of the Siena Heights football team and a member of Student Support Services. Right now, I’m majoring in marketing with a...

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Jacob Hagerty

Entertainment Editor

My name is Jacob Hagerty and I am a senior at Siena Heights University. I am a communications major with a specialization in business communication. I graduated from Onsted High School in 2014 and earned my Associates degree from...

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John Gillingham

Sports Editor

I am a senior majoring in Sport Management. Here at Siena, I am a member of the Track & Field team and I am the president of Alpha Phi Omega, which happens to be a service fraternity here on campus, which is open to both male...

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Sissy Phillips

Staff Writer

I am a senior majoring in Communications with a specialization in Professional Writing and a minor in Creative Writing. I love to serve others and make people laugh. At Siena, I am involved in our Student Life activities and groups....

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Jesse Ramirez

Video Editor

Jesse is currently the Executive Producer of the Spectra News Network.

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Doug Goodnough


Before arriving at SHU, I had almost 20 years of journalism experience in both newspapers and magazines. I am a former newspaper editor who received more than 60 writing awards from the National Newspaper Association, the Associated...

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