Meet Our Staff

Editor in Chief

Rachel Blood, 19, is a sophomore journalism and English literature/writing double major with minors in creative writing and media production. She can be found consuming unhealthy amounts of Caribou mochas, wearing clothes with pockets and melting every time she sees a dog. | 651-600-7757

Managing Editor

 Soraya Keiser, 19, is a sophomore journalism and international relations major who can usually be found dreaming about her next trip to visit national parks. She also loves chocolate custard, spending way too much time on Spotify and matching her earrings to her outfit. | 262-909-3915

Art Director

Bryson Rosell, 21, is a senior graphic design major with an inclination for all things creative. When he isn’t designing, you can find him holed up in the art studio or out on a walk with his camera. He is known for his merciless arsenal of bad jokes and his low-key obsession with indie musicians such as Phoebe Bridgers, Julien Baker and Sydney Gish. | 651-283-4371

Photo Editor

Hannah Hobus, 20, is a junior graphic design major with a concentration in communications. In addition to working on the Clarion, she also works as the Director of Graphic Design for Bethel Student Government. Her interests include anything from Harry Potter, an array of different books, making anything artsy and her plants (Phoebe and Stevie). | 763-670-2636

Copy Editor

Morgan Day, 21, is a senior English literature/writing and communication arts education double major with a minor in creative writing. When she isn’t writing (and let’s be real, with two English majors, when isn’t she writing…) you can find her bouncing between coffee shops pretending to get work done, listening to Fine Line and Folklore or wandering through the aisles of Trader Joe’s. | 952-807-1762

Social Media and Website Manager

Ariel Dunleavy, 19, is a sophomore graphic design and journalism double major who spends too much time procrastinating tremendous amounts of homework to watch movies that she has seen 100 times. She enjoys making incredibly specific Spotify playlists, longboarding around campus in the middle of the night and making curated fashion mood boards on Pinterest. | 480-297-1138

News Editor

Sarah Bakeman, 18, is a freshman communication studies major with a journalism minor who enjoys explaining why George Harrison is the best Beatle, organizing elaborate Pinterest boards with pastry recipes and playing piano at a third-grade level. She considers herself the reigning champ of Wii Jeopardy (when it’s played on easy mode).

Lifestyle Editor

Makenzi Johnson, 19, is a sophomore journalism major with a Spanish minor. She is also a personal stylist at a boutique and is often referred to as the North Dakota version of Florence Pugh. She enjoys reading classic novels, snuggling with her cat and listening to 40’s music. | 701-715-0999

Sports Editor

Caden Christiansen, 20, is a junior finance major and journalism minor. He is also a middle infielder on the Bethel Royals baseball team. When not working in The Clarion office, he can be found on the lake fishing and wakeboarding or in the D.C. waiting in line for an ice cream cone. | 651-219-2392

Lifestyle Reporter

Hannah Hunhoff, 20, is a sophomore journalism and Organizational Communications double major with a concentration in strategic comm. She aspires to integrate her passions for digital marketing, fashion, and writing at an advertising agency one day. Apart from her professional goals, she adores traveling with her family, scouting the best coffee shops in the Twin Cities and going on long runs around Lake Valentine.​​ | 612-355-0973

News Reporter

Ally Brodin, 17, is a freshman business/political science and journalism double major with a minor in Spanish. She spends her limited free time camping, exploring the Twin Cities or watching an unhealthy amount of TikTok videos. She loves travelling and is always planning her next trip (on a shoestring budget).

Illustrator/Section Designer

Joy Sporleder, 19, is a junior graphic design major with a minor in studio art and an emphasis in communications. In addition to working for the Clarion she is also a Resident Assistant in Arden Village. She can often be found creating posters, bullet journaling, hammocking with friends and looking for furniture on facebook marketplace. | 651-274-1349

Section Designer

Alexa Vos, 20, is a junior graphic design major with minors in communication studies and studio art. She also is a Resident Assistant in Lissner, a Teaching Assistant in the art department, and an editor for Blue Marble Publishing. In her limited free time, she can be found hiking, biking, rock climbing, hammocking, or even just walking outdoors. | 612-618-5778

Section Photographer

Molly Longtin, 21, is a senior Environmental Science major with a minor in Biology. She can be found outdoors, frequently exploring the extensive twin cities trail system or collecting new houseplants to add to the 27 she already has. In addition to working with the Clarion, she works as our greenhouse caretaker/coordinator, in the biology department and as a manager for facilities management. She aspires to work in wetland conservation and restoration. | 651-285-5394