Editor in Chief

Ana Faguy, ’19

  • Major(s): Political Science
  • Minor(s): Journalism and Leadership Ethics and Organizational Sustainability (LEO)
  • Favorite assignment on The Hawk: Interviewing the two candidates for Pennsylvania Attorney General.
  • Favorite memory on The Hawk: Getting to eat dinner with Walter Robinson from the Boston Globe’s Spotlight team, the journalists who exposed the sexual assault scandal in the Catholic Church.
  • Fun Fact: I’ve lived in five states.
  • Email:
  • Twitter: @AnaFaguy

Managing Editor

Sam Henry, ’19

  • Major(s): Communications
  • Minor(s): Political Science
  • Favorite assignment on The Hawk: I love getting to interview so many different people from the St. Joe’s community for news stories. Whether it be staff, students, or faculty, I always learn something new and interesting.
  • Favorite memory on The Hawk: Putting together the Election Issue of The Hawk.
  • Fun Fact: I have never broken a bone.
  • Email:
  • Twitter: @smnthhnry

Copy Chief

Vivian Milan, ’18

  • Major(s): English
  • Minor(s): Music and Journalism
  • Favorite assignment on The Hawk: Definitely the Inked With Meaning articles! I wrote a two part story about the meanings and stories behind students’ tattoos. It was fascinating to learn about people just through their tattoos.
  • Fun Fact: I once wrote a research paper on the use of literary devices in rap.
  • Email:
  • Twitter: @Oblivivian

News Editor

Mark De Leon, ’17

The Hawk Newspaper

  • Major(s): Biology
  • Minor(s): English
  • Favorite assignment on The Hawk: My piece for the Elections issue that involved the Washington NFL team. Writing about superstition led me to my first exposure to ethics in journalism.
  • Favorite memory on The Hawk: My emergency call to come back to the Hawk office during one production night that turned out to be a surprise mini-celebration for my birthday.
  • Fun Fact: I am the youngest of 23 cousins on my dad’s side.
  • Email:
  • Twitter: @markofthelion

Assistant News Editor

Charley Rekstis, ’20

  • Major(s): English
  • Favorite assignment on The Hawk: My first assignment about the missing statue because it allowed me to find out what it means to write for The Hawk and I was very excited for the paper to come out that Wednesday.
  • Favorite memory on The Hawk: Staying in The Hawk office until 1:30 AM watching the results of the election.
  • Fun Fact: I was named after Charlotte Bronte.
  • Email:
  • Twitter: @charex07

Opinions Editor

Victoria Tralies, ’18

  • Major(s): English
  • Minor(s): Spanish
  • Favorite assignment on The Hawk: Definitely the special issue after the election. I was so proud of the entire team and my section editor at the time, that I just kept handing people, on and off campus, issues of it when I saw them!
  • Favorite memory on The Hawk: Probably the time that we watched videos of cockroaches. We were really tired, it made no sense, but it was so hilarious and made me realize how grateful I was for everyone on the board.
  • Fun Fact: I can’t eat gluten! Is that a fun fact or just a sad one?!
  • Email:
  • Twitter: @vtralies

Assistant Opinions Editor

Brittany Swift, ’20

  • Major(s): English
  • Favorite assignment on The Hawk: Writing for the point/counterpoint section in Opinions during Election time. I loved researching issues and reading someone else’s opposing viewpoint to mine.
  • Fun Fact: I’ve lived in 5 different states: New York, Texas, Michigan, Pennsylvania (twice actually!) and North Carolina.
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Lifestyle Editor

Rose Weldon, ’19

  • Major(s): Communications
  • Minor(s): Journalism
  • Favorite assignment on The Hawk: Covering the Harry Potter festival in Chestnut Hill. My friends ended up in the photo spread!
  • Favorite memory on The Hawk: When my editor Katie White asked me if I wanted to write a column for Lifestyle.
  • Fun Fact: I once met the actor who plays Freddy Krueger and gave him a box of Insomnia Cookies. Now I’m the only person who can claim to have given Freddy Krueger insomnia!
  • Email:
  • Twitter: @RoseByAnyName11

Assistant Lifestyle Editor

Franki Rudnesky, ’18

  • Major(s): English
  • Minor(s): Italian
  • Favorite assignment on The Hawk:  Last year around the time when the pope visited our campus, I wrote a story about the last time that a pope visited Philadelphia and rode past the SJU campus. I loved getting the chance to meet and speak with several Jesuits who were here on campus when Pope John Paul II visited in 1979.
  • Fun Fact: My hometown, Hammonton, NJ, is “The Blueberry Capital of the World!”
  • Email:
  • Twitter: @frankimaria

Sports Editor

Nick Mandanaro, ’18

  • Major(s): Mathematics
  • Minor(s): Spanish
  • Favorite memory on The Hawk: Isaiah Miles’ mom taking home seven copies of my story on him.
  • Fun Fact: I was waitlisted at a school I didn’t apply to.
  • Email:
  • Twitter: @nmandarano

Assistant Sports Editor

Alex Hargrave, ’20

  • Major(s): English and Communications
  • Favorite assignment on The Hawk: Men’s Basketball vs. Temple- it was my first time sitting on press row around so many amazing journalists; it was so cool!
  • Fun Fact: I went to see the USA women’s soccer team play a few years ago, I watched the goalie, Hope Solo, buy a soft pretzel at half time.
  • Email:
  • Twitter: @alexhargrave9

Assistant Copy

Becky Hartman, ’18

  • Major(s): Communications and English
  • Fun Fact: In high school, I  once wrote an entire in-class essay using bubble letters.
  • Email:
  • Twitter: @beckyahartman

Creative Director

Kaitlyn Patterson, ’20

  • Major(s): Communications
  • Email:
  • Twitter: @kwirlyb

Photo Editor

Luke Malanga, ’20

  • Major(s): Sports Marketing
  • Favorite memory on The Hawk: Election night 2016.
  • Fun Fact: I’m a twin.
  • Email:
  • Twitter: @lmal1997

Social Media Manager

Kellie O’Brien, ’19

  • Major(s): Communications
  • Fun Fact: I took a picture of my Dad at a One Direction concert that went viral!
  • Email:
  • Twitter: @kellieobriensju


Assistant Social Media Manager

Madison Auer, ’20

  • Major(s): Communications
  • Minor(s): Spanish (still pending…)
  • Fun Fact: I have a blog called four floors up – check it out! 🙂
  • Email:
  • Twitter: @half_auer

Photo Editor for Digital Content

Joey Toczylowski, ’19

  • Major: Information Technology
  • Minor: Communication Studies
  • Favorite assignment on The Hawk: Covering the first and second round at March Madness in Spokane, Wash.
  • Favorite memory on The Hawk:  The ACP conference in Washington, D.C.
  • Fun fact: I love going to raves.
  • Email:
  • Twitter: @joeytoczylowski

Business Manager

Amy Ferrigno, ’20

  • Major(s): Business Administration
  • Email:
  • Twitter: @amyferrigno

Advertising Manager

Michael Zito, ’18

  • Major(s): Accounting
  • Minor(s): Film
  • Fun Fact: My favorite movie is Jurassic Park.
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Assistant Advertising Manager

Jarrett Hurms, ’18

  • Major(s): Economics
  • Minor(s): Business Intelligence & Analytics, and English
  • Fun Fact: This is my 3rd year at SJU & have never actually lived in Philadelphia.
  • Email:
  • Twitter: @jchurms96

Distribution Manager

Brenna Ritzert, ’17

  • Major: English
  • Minor: Sociology
  • Favorite assignment on The Hawk: While in process of delivering papers engaging with readers about the paper and paper subject matter.
  • Favorite memory of The Hawk:  Every moment in the GroupMe, but specifically the moments where I add pointless and random comments.
  • Fun fact: When studying abroad in Japan, I played on the men’s rugby team.
  • Email: