Archive for May, 2018


Rachel Ramirez, Rachel Rippetoe and Olivia Sanchez at the Online News Association conference last fall. All are pursuing journalism careers.

2018 grads Rachel Rippetoe and Rachel Ramirez have been selected for the Dow Jones News Fund internship program. They will soon head to New York University for a week of training to prepare them for paid summer journalism internships.

Rachel Rippetoe will intern at The Nashville Business Journal. Upon completion of her internship, Rachel will go to CUNY (City University of New York) to get a master’s in journalism.

Rachel Ramirez will spend the summer in Philadelphia as a reporter for Wearables, Counselor and Advantage magazines.

Olivia Sanchez starts her master’s program this summer at the journalism school at the University of Oregon.

Hannah SIevert

2018-19 Editor-in-Chief Hannah Sievert will intern as a reporter at the Daily Astorian this summer, an ethics-based internship program sponsored by the Charles Snowden Excellence in Journalism Program.

Rising senior and 2018-19 Beacon Editor-in-Chief Hannah Sievert has been awarded an internship through the Charles Snowden Excellence in Journalism program. Hannah will have a reporting internship at the Daily Astorian on the Oregon coast.

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Meet the 2018-19 Beacon Editorial Board


Hannah Sievert spring 2018

2018-19 Editor-in-Chief Hannah Sievert

Major: Organizational Communication
Minor: English
Hometown: Gig Harbor, Washington


Claire Desmrais

News and Managing Editor Claire Desmarais

Major: Business (Marketing)


Hometown: Yakima, Washington


Multimedia Editor Annika Gordon

Majors: Spanish, Sociology

Hometown: Ukiah, California


Kyle garcia

Sports Editor Kyle Garcia

Major: Communication Studies

Hometown: Portland, Oregon


Brigid Lowney 2018

Living Editor Brigid Lowney

Major: English

Hometown: Gilroy, California



Opinions Editor & News Reporter Delaney Vetter

Major: Communication Studies

Hometown: East Grand Rapids, Michigan


Community Engagement Editor Natalie Nygren

Major: Business (Marketing)

Minor: Communication Studies

Hometown: Auburn, Washington


Ana Clyde

Copy Editor & Sr. Sports Reporter Ana Clyde

Majors: Political Science, Spanish

Hometown: Roseburg, Oregon

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PHOTOS: 2018 Beacon Goodbye Party

Incoming Editor-in-Chief Hannah Sievert with 2017-18 Editor-in-Chief Rachel Rippetoe

Graduating seniors: (Back row L to R) Erin Bothwell, Haley Grant, Olivia Sanchez (Front Row L to R) Julia Cramer, Rachel Rippetoe, Rachel Ramirez

2017-18 Editorial Board:
Annika Gordon, Kyle Garcia, Hannah Sievert, Erin Bothwell, Rachel Rippetoe, Olivia Sanchez, Julia Cramer

New Editor-and-Chief and News and Managing Editor Claire Desmarais

Beacon karaoke!

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