Staff — Fall 2011

04 Dec

Kelsey Howard, Editor In Chief
Kelsey Howard is a sophomore at State College of Florida and is planning to transfer to the University of South Florida in Tampa in Fall of 2012. Her major is Mass Communications with a focus on Magazine Production. She desires to one day become the Editor in Chief of a large magazine and prefers to one day work for Cosmo in New York City, NY.

“Keep away from those who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you believe that you too can become great.” -Mark Twain

Justin Oberg, Editor in Chief
Justin Oberg is attending his second year at SCF and will be attending USF in Tampa in the Fall of 2012. He plans to become either a creative writing teacher holding a PHD, or a lawyer. (Opposite ends of the payscale, right?) He has no major goals as of this time and just plans to go in the direction of the universal pull, although, as previously mentioned, his major will likely be in something involving writing and the English language with a minor in Philosophy. A self-described “renaissance man,” “pacifist,” “poet,” and “extrovert,” Justin can usually be found somewhere on campus laughing about something. If you see him, don’t be afraid to walk up and say “Hello!”

“A poet looks at the world the way a man looks at a woman.” ~Wallace Stevens, Opus Posthumous, 1957

Nicole Backus, Managing Editor
Nicole Backus is a sophomore at State College of Florida and is transferring to the University of North Florida in the Spring of 2012. She is planning on majoring in the Communications field, either in Advertising or Public Relations, and minoring in Journalism. She hopes to one day be successful in the business world, whether it be in PR for a large company or working with a popular magazine.

Mary Bastek

Sandra Widmann, Submission Chief of Art and Digital Media

Chris Murray, Submission Chief of Short Fiction and Non-Fiction

Marie Neston, Submission Chief of Poetry
Marie A. Neston is 21 years old and was born in Haiti. She moved to the U.S. at the age of 15 and learned to speak Spanish and English. She currently speaks 4 languages fluently: French, Creole, Spanish, and English. Marie loves anything that has to do with art, especially poetry, drawing, and painting. She plans on getting her psychology degree to become an Art Therapist. She loves helping people and would be very proud to be a role model for kids in her community.

Sabrina Rivera, Web Guru

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