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Editorial Board

Jane Miller ‘21
Jane Miller is a Biology major and Criminal Justice minor in the Pre-Forensic Science Program at Arcadia University. She has been to Canada, various European countries, and multiple US states. She hopes to continue her traveling adventures as she finishes her undergraduate degree. Jane is also involved with the Arcadia Ambassadors on campus and is a coordinator for Adulting 101 and a mentor with the Honors Program. In her free time, she can be found either in her room reading a novel or in the sky flying a hot air balloon.

Hannah McGinnis ‘21
Hannah is a senior at Arcadia pursuing a bachelor’s degree in English with a minor in Spanish. She is also President of the Arcadia Ultimate Frisbee team and enjoys reading, painting, and traveling. She has completed two semesters abroad, one in Scotland and another in Spain, to accompany her degree. Her work with The Compass precedes her aspirations to work as an editor for a publishing house and to publish her own writing

Rebekah Abraham ‘21
Rebekah Abraham is a senior Pre-Physical Therapy Biology major with double minors in Health Administration and Neuroscience. She is involved in the Honors Program, a member of Knight Club, and the co-president of Arcadia Self Defense Club. Although she has been to London, Zambia, and various states throughout the U.S., she is looking for more opportunities to explore the world. When she is not on campus, Rebekah can be found coaching boxing to adults diagnosed with Parkinson's disease, reading or writing a fantasy novel, or taking her pup on a walk.

Abigail Worthington ‘23
Abigail Worthington is a sophomore English major at Arcadia University. This is her first year working as an editor for The Compass. In addition to working as an editor, Abby is also involved with the Honors Program. When she's not busy doing homework, she enjoys embroidering, watching documentaries, reading, and traveling. So far Abby's love of travel has allowed her to explore Canada, Denmark, France, and London, where she lived for her first semester of college.

Danita Mapes ‘23
Danita is a sophomore Global Media major with a strong interest in investigative journalism, literary journalism, and film. She is eager to study abroad, specifically to London in her junior year. She enjoys creative writing, photography, playing ukelele, and getting outdoors in her spare time.

Leigh Ferrier ‘22
Apprentice Editor
Leigh Ferrier is a junior majoring in English at Arcadia University. She has plans to pursue a doctorate in English literature and teach as a college professor. In addition to teaching, she wishes to publish works of poetry, fiction, and a graphic novel or two. When she’s not reading or writing, she can be found tending to her gardens, playing video games, or dreaming of her next adventure.

Brynn Simon ‘23
Apprentice Editor
Brynn Simon is a sophomore English major with a concentration in Creative Writing at Arcadia University. She spent her second semester in London, England and drank an immense amount of tea whilst abroad. Brynn is planning to go into publishing and dreams of writing novels and earning her Ph.D. in literature. When she isn’t in class or peer mentoring for the Ethics of Harry Potter first-year seminar, she can be found curled up in Grey Towers Castle with a good book.

Madeline Lynch ‘23
Apprentice Editor
Madeline Lynch is a sophomore double major in Spanish and Politics, Government, & Law, with a concentration in Law and Public Policy. She has visited Belize, the Cayman Islands, Mexico, Italy, Ireland, Japan, England, and multiple US states. Madeline plans to continue her travels in the coming years with Arcadia University in Spain, Vietnam, Hungary, Austria, and Poland. She is currently a peer mentor for first-year seminar classes and is a Spanish and Politics tutor. Madeline’s greatest aspiration is to become a partner in an established law firm.

Samantha Katsakis ‘21
Assistant Editor
Samantha is a senior pursuing a bachelor’s degree in English accompanied with a minor in French. In addition to her third year as an editor for The Compass, she is a member of the women’s golf team at Arcadia University. In her free time, she loves to read, make jewelry, and travel. As an aspiring author, she plans on pursuing a doctorate in English literature and becoming an English professor.

Hannah Garber ‘22
Assistant Editor
Hannah is a junior Politics, Government, & Law major with a concentration in Law and Public Policy, as well as a Philosophy minor. She is involved in Arcadia's Honors Program as a mentor and coordinator for Senior Social. She is the president of Arcadia's Model UN, and she works in the library in inter-library loan. When not at work or in class or preparing for the LSAT, she can be found looking for ways to become even busier.

Business Board

Julie Castle ‘22
Business and Logistics Manager
Julie is a Politics, Government, & Law major with a concentration in Law and Public Policy. She plans to go to law school to continue her education. Julie is involved on campus with Arcadia Christian Fellowship, the Honors program, works with the Intramural and Recreation Department as a referee, and is very active in the political science department. After watching and reading the news all day, she likes to cuddle up with a book and her dogs or go for a really long walk.

Barbara St Fleur ‘22
Layout Manager
Barbara St Fleur is a junior pursuing a major in Global Media. She has ten siblings, and she is the first of her family to go to college. She enjoys making videos, doing small DIY projects, and trying new things. Barbara takes recreational classes in the summer to learn random skills.

Founding Staff

Nicole Chouljian ’16
Founding Editor

Frances Dumlao ’15
Founding Member of the Business Board

Jayson Flores ’14
Founding Member of the Business Board

Francesca Mayr ’16
Founding Editor and Editor-in-Chief (2013-2015)

Gabrielle Thomas ’14
Founding Editor & Editorial Board

Christopher Sarachilli ’15
Editorial Board Contributor

Tara Smith ‘15

Carmela Straiton ’16
Business Board Contributor