Meet the Staff

Hallie Lauer

Features Editor
hallielauer18@gmail.com

Hallie is a junior 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

Features Editor

Adam Lindner

Sports Editor
lindnera1@duq.edu

Adam J. Lindner is a junior Journalism and Philosophy double-major in his second year as the Sports Editor at The Duke. A Kernersville, North Carolina resident originally from Pittsburgh, Adam has been an avid Penguins, Steelers and Pirates fan from birth, and has an affinity for college basketball that can be attributed to his upbringing in the heart of ACC country. In his free time, Adam enjoys being with those close to him, watching sports, reading and playing basketball.

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Adam Lindner

Adam Lindner

Sports Editor

Katia Faroun

Photo Editor

Katia is a sophomore multiplatform journalism major and Spanish minor from the small town of Hellertown, Pennsylvania. She has always had a passion for photography and is excited for her first semester as photo editor of The Duke. Her dream is to work as a photojournalist for National Geographic, venturing throughout the world and learning about its different cultures. Besides taking photos, Katia's hobbies include exploring nature, reading books, chasing the sunset and spending quality time with her friends.

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Katia Faroun

Katia Faroun

Photo Editor

Madison Pastrick

Ad Manager and Layout Editor
pastrickm@duq.edu

Madison is a junior 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 <em>The Duke</em>.

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Madison Pastrick

Madison Pastrick

Ad Manager and Layout Editor

Raymond Arke

Editor-in-Chief
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

Editor-in-Chief

Josiah Martin

A&E Editor

<span style="font-weight: 400">Josiah Martin is a Digital Media Arts major and Advertising minor at Duquesne. He comes from the beautiful small town of Perryopolis, Pennsylvania. Hoping to someday work in video or graphic design, his view of media production as a means of illustrating and sharing people’s unique perspectives inspires his work in both <em>The Duke</em> and Duquesne Student Television. In his free time, he listens to music and drinks Coca-Cola until he is sick of both, and then does it again the next day.</span>

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Josiah Martin

Josiah Martin

A&E Editor

Gabriella DiPietro

News Editor

Gabriella is a multiplatform journalism major with a public relations minor. Hailing from Oakmont, PA, she has always hoped to pursue a writing-based career. Although she is actively involved in various organizations at Duquesne University, she happily devotes much of her time to <em>The Duke</em>. As a lover of music, she is constantly singing and dancing her way through life.

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Gabriella DiPietro

Gabriella DiPietro

News Editor

Ollie Gratzinger

Opinions Editor
olliegratz@gmail.com

Ollie Gratzinger is a junior 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

Opinions Editor

Kailey Love

Managing Editor
lovek@duq.edu

Kailey Love is a senior multiplatform journalism and international relations dual major hailing from Youngstown, Ohio. She is excited for her position as Managing 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

Managing Editor