The Clarion is your home for news, lifestyle, opinions and sports at Bethel University. The Clarion is produced entirely by students for the Bethel Community and does not reflect the views of the institution.

Meet our staff

Editor-in-Chief: Zachariah Walker, 22, is a senior journalism major who once listened to the Spongebob Squarepants theme song 100 times in a row. He likes cooking with a Dutch oven, watching Oscar nominees and talking about living in the woods at The Oregon Extension.


Managing Editor: Emma Harville, 21, is a senior organizational communications major and journalism minor who loves cinnamon scones, greek mythology and falling asleep to Planet Earth on Netflix. She has yet to spend a day at the beach without getting a severe sunburn.
emma-harville@bethel.edu | 651-955-1250


Website Editor: Molly Korzenowki, 22, is a senior journalism and graphic design major who is never seen without nine rings. She likes to run on the treadmill late at night, she paints her denim jackets and owns one of those DVD cases carrying all of her favorite movies.
m-korzenowski@bethel.edu | 715-222-7353


News Editor: Rachel Blood, 19, is a freshman journalism and English literature and writing double major who has a horrible habit of procrastinating by scrolling through pictures of baby animals on Pinterest. She likes rewatching the same Marvel movies to a concerning extent, wearing cardigans with pockets and showing pictures of her dogs to anyone who does or does not want to see.
rsb69653@bethel.edu | 651-600-7757

News Reporter: Soraya Keiser, 18, is a freshman journalism and international relations major who won’t shut up about her new REI co-op lifetime membership. She also loves chocolate custard, spending way too much time on Spotify and matching her earrings to her outfit.                                            sok32884@bethel.edu

200824_staffheadshots_gottschalk06Lifestyle Editor: Emma Eidsvoog, 22, is a senior journalism major and graphic design minor who snoozes her alarm at least three times every morning. She likes good food and good conversations with good friends. If you ever need a headlight changed, she’s your gal.

Lifestyle Reporter: Makenzi Johnson, 19, is a freshman journalism major and business/Spanish minor from North Dakota, and contrary to popular belief, she does not drive a tractor. She likes reading classic literature, having dance parties whenever possible and making fashion mood boards on Pinterest.

Sports Editor: Emily Rossing, 19, is a sophomore biokinetics major and journalism minor who enjoys lazily strumming Taylor Swift songs on her acoustic guitar, completing 1,000 piece puzzles at 2 a.m. and making everything a contest that she has to win.

Sports Reporter: Nate Eisenmann, 18, is a freshman journalism and neuroscience major who plays the viola and has completed two half marathons. He can quote most of The Office and has been to three continents.                nae28992@bethel.edu

Visuals Editor: Emma Gottschalk, 21, is a senior art and graphic design double major. She enjoys dad music – anything from the 70’s or 80’s. She is trying to become fluent in spanish, but it’s not going so bueno. She loves photojournalism because she is passionate about telling people’s stories.

Assistant Visuals Editor: Thanh Nguyen, 22, is a senior graphic design and art major who once binged the Netflix Series “Money Heist” within one week. She likes listening to true crime podcasts, baking and having conversations about life.

Section Designer: Alexa Vos, 20, is a sophomore graphic design major and communication studies/studio art minor who will listen to songs on repeat until she has every lyric memorized. She loves hikes, almost every type of sugar, and conversations about existentialism and morality.                        alv65877@bethel.edu


Photographer: Vanna Contreras, 21, is a junior organizational communications major who loves shopping at her local co-op and loves to hunt down cool photogenic places to visit. She likes to listen to her diverse music palette, working out at her homemade gym and be creative under the sun.

Social Media Manager: Toan Vo, 21, is a senior graphic design major and art history/studio art minor who accidentally ate an innocent ant when he was five. He enjoys listening to EDM, working out and losing all the gains he made in the gym by exploring new burger joints in the Twin Cities.                                         toan-vo@bethel.edu 


Copy Editor: Jhenna Becker, 21, is a junior English Literature/Writing and Journalism major with a minor in photojournalism. She likes to obsess over fictional characters, buy unnecessary merch, and drink an exhaustive amount of coffee that would make Lorelai Gilmore proud. that’s it that’s all that is interesting

jhb43669@bethel.edu | 612-508-9712

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1 Comment

  1. Excellent Job Clarion Staff. Congratulations on the first place award. You are making the journalism department at Bethel shine. Keep up the good work. President Jay Barnes sent us a thank you letter and commented ” the program is amazing”.
    Gene and Kathy Johnson

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