Meet the Staff

Hallie Lauer

Layout Editor
hallielauer18@gmail.com

Hallie is a sophomore multiplatform journalism and political science dual major. Having always enjoyed writing, Hallie knew she wanted to be a writer from a young age. She is excited to work as the layout editor for another year while also writing for the news section. In her spare time, she likes to run, bake, watch trash TV and spend time at the lake. In the future, she hopes to explore new places in the world and continue her writing career.

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Hallie Lauer

Hallie Lauer

Layout Editor

Adam Lindner

Sports Editor
lindnera1@duq.edu

Adam Lindner is an undeclared sophomore from Kernersville, North Carolina, in his first year as the sports editor for The Duke. Forever impassioned about professional and collegiate sports, the opportunity to work in sports journalism is a dream come true for him. Originally from Pittsburgh, Adam is an avid supporter of the Penguins, Steelers and Pirates, and his affinity for college basketball can be attributed to being raised in the heart of ACC country. In his free time, Adam enjoys spending time with those close to him, reading, watching sports and playing basketball.

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Adam Lindner

Adam Lindner

Sports Editor

Madison Pastrick

Ad Manager
pastrickm@duq.edu

Madison is a sophomore communications major, pursuing a business certificate in the McAnulty College of Liberal Arts. Always wanting to be involved with her school newspaper, Madison contributes to The Duke by organizing any advertisements placed for the paper. She is honored to be a part of such a wonderful organization and looks forward to the many opportunities this experience will bring. In her spare time, Madison loves to travel, walk her dog and read The Duke.

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Madison Pastrick

Madison Pastrick

Ad Manager

Raymond Arke

News Editor
rarke8@gmail.com

From the small central PA town of Mechanicsburg, Raymond Arke is a senior political science major with a journalism minor. His love for history and politics has been lifelong. He is an avid listener of NPR and reader of the Washington Post. In his free time, Raymond enjoys reading, listening to Bob Dylan, watching Pirates baseball and going outdoors. He hopes to pursue a career in either political journalism or legislative policy work in Washington D.C.

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Raymond Arke

Raymond Arke

News Editor

Shivani Gosai

Opinions Editor
gosais@duq.edu

Shivani Gosai is a senior multiplatform journalism major from Pittsburgh. She is thrilled to start her career as opinions editor for The Duke after being an opinions staff writer for one year. After graduating, she hopes to become a food critic and travel the world. In her free time, she enjoys reading, watching Netflix, cooking and spending time with her family.

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Shivani Gosai

Shivani Gosai

Opinions Editor

Nicolas Jozefczyk

A&E Editor
jozefczykn@duq.edu

Nicolas Jozefczyk is a second year pre-professional pharmacy student from Shanksville, Pennsylvania. His fondness of music and entertainment lead him to write for the arts and entertainment his freshman year. Now, as the A&E editor, he wants to further aid others to express their voice about an ever-expanding industry. When he graduates, Nicolas hopes to one day work in a pharmaceutical lab helping to create new medications. When he is not studying, he likes to read, play piano and chug coffee and tea.

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Nicolas Jozefczyk

Nicolas Jozefczyk

A&E Editor

Ollie Gratzinger

Features Editor
olliegratz@gmail.com

Ollie Gratzinger is a sophomore journalism and history double major from the North Side of Pittsburgh. As an avid storyteller, Ollie’s passion for writing and creating has been lifelong, and many of his earliest memories are based upon his lasting interest in the arts. Ollie hopes to one day work in international media, combining his wanderlust and love of travel with his zeal for writing. Beyond the Bluff, Ollie enjoys photography, drawing, foreign language, international politics and long walks on the beach.

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Ollie Gratzinger

Ollie Gratzinger

Features Editor

Zach Landau

Editor-in-Chief
landauz@duq.edu

Growing up in the hills and forests of Butler County, Zach Landau found a voice screaming into the wilderness about things only he cares about. Now he just writes those thoughts down. Moving into his last semester at Duquesne, Zach studies digital media arts, philosophy, history and English while also scouring the internet for other people who scream their thoughts into the void. He is also an unapologetic feminist.

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Zach Landau

Zach Landau

Editor-in-Chief

Kailey Love

Photo Editor
lovek@duq.edu

Kailey Love is a junior multiplatform journalism and international relations dual major hailing from Youngstown, Ohio. She is excited to return to her position as Photo Editor this coming semester and has been contributing to The Duke since her freshman year. In addition to working for The Duke, Kailey has also interned at the Washington Report on Middle East Affairs, the U.S. Department of Defense and 90.5 WESA. An avid politics junkie, she hopes to pursue a career as a policy reporter or foreign correspondent.

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Kailey Love

Kailey Love

Photo Editor