Lauren Sieh, Co-Editor

Lauren Sieh is senior majoring in communication. Sieh is from Coweta, OK, and is a member of the Lady Builder golf team. When she is not on the golf course or doing homework, she enjoys reading, listening to music, sleeping and hanging out with friends. You may email her at lauren.sieh@sckans.edu

Drake Vittitow, Co-Online Editor, Opinion Editor

Drake Vittitow is a senior majoring in communication from Blanchard, OK. He loves movies and collecting Funko Pops. When he is not writing movie reviews or hanging out with friends, he can be found helping students at the writing center and telling everyone how much he loves Iron Maiden. He advises everyone to be excellent to each other. You may email him at jefferson.vittitow@sckans.edu.

Taylor Rodriguez, Webmaster

Taylor Rodriguez is a senior majoring in computer science. He is a member of the track and field team and participates in two throwing events. In addition, he is the vice president for eSports and is a member of the Smash Bros. team. You may email him at taylor.rodriguez@sckans.edu.


Lex Gouyton, Social Media Editor, Assistant Sports Editor

Lex Gouyton is a senior majoring in English with an emphasis in creative writing. Lex is from Azle, TX. She is involved in Lady Builder’s Softball and serves as Secretary for Sigma Tau Delta. Lex hopes to pursue a career in editing and publication.  When Lex is not busy with classes and practice she likes to go hiking, write poetry, volunteer with animals and photography.  You may email her at alexis.gouyton@sckans.edu

Daegiona Wilson, Sports Editor

Daegiona Wilson is a sophomore majoring in communication. Daegiona is from Wichita, and competes in both cross country and track. She is an assistant radio personality for KCAC athletic events, SGA at-large senator, and resident assistant. When she is not busy, Daegionia enjoys listening to music and being outdoors. You may email her at daegiona.wilson@sckans.edu.

Lilia Bowman-Bekemeyer, Staff Reporter

Lilia Bowman-Bekemeyer is a junior majoring in communication from South Haven. When she is not in the classroom, she enjoys listening to music, writing and hanging out with her husband, Micha Bain. You may email her at lilia.bowman-bekemey@sckans.edu. 


Emily Braudaway, Staff Reporter

Emily Braudaway is a freshman majoring in communication from Andover. She is on the volleyball team and the Discipleship Team. When Braudaway is not busy with her activities, she enjoys playing instruments, music in general and taking walks. You may email her at emily.braudaway@sckans.edu.

Brad Cagle, Staff Reporter

Brad Cagle is a senior majoring in communication. Brad is from San Diego and is involved in Moundbuilder football. When he is not in the classroom or on the field, he can be found fishing, playing video games and hanging out with his friends. He can be emailed at bradley.cagle@sckans.edu.

Brandon Hollis, Staff Reporter

Brandon Hollis is a senior majoring in communication. Brandon is from Broward County, FL and is a part of the Moundbuilder football team. When he is not in the classroom or on the field, he can be found working out or juggling the responsibility of being a full time student-athlete who runs his own small business. You can reach him at his email brandon.hollis@sckans.edu

Derrick Culpepper, Staff Reporter

Derrick Culpepper is a freshman majoring in communication. Culpepper’s hometown is Dallas. He is a member of Moundbuilder football. Some of his favorite activities are working out and going out. In his free time, Culpepper enjoys watching racing videos. He hopes to work with a Fortune 500 company when he finishes college. You may email him at derrick.culpepper@sckans.edu

Joshua Eibl, Staff Reporter

Joshua Eibl is a sophomore majoring in communication from Munich, Germany. He is a member of the soccer team. When Eibl is not studying, you can most likely find him on the soccer field during practice or playing any kind of sport on his free time. You may email him at joshua.eibl@sckans.edu

Blake Garman, Staff Reporter

Blake Garman is a freshman majoring in communication with a minor in business. Blake is from Coweta, Okla. and is a member of the football team. After he graduates, he plans on owning a hunting business in Oklahoma. When Garman has free time, he enjoys hanging out with friends and playing video games. You may email him at blake.garman@sckans.edu.

Mallory Graves, Staff Reporter

Mallory Graves is a junior majoring in communication. She is a Student Ambassador, a member of StuFu and is on the cheer squad. She is from Ardmore, OK. When she graduates, Mallory plans to pursue a career in marketing communications. You may email her at mallory.graves@sckans.edu.

Jonathan Lane, Staff Reporter

Johnathan Lane is a sophomore pursuing a master’s degree in teaching. Lane is from Colwich. He possesses a bachelor’s degree in theater. His peers would call him a campus player and a working man as he is the janitorial supervisor for Sodexo. You may email him at jonathan.lane@sckans.edu.

RJay McCoy, Staff Reporter

RJay McCoy is a junior majoring in communication from Wichita. He is a member of the baseball team here at Southwestern. When RJay isn’t on the field or in class he likes to sing, play the piano and hang with friends. You may email him at Rjay.McCoy@sckans.edu.

Raul Orozco, Staff Reporter

Raul Orozco is a freshman majoring in communication. Raul is from Pratt and is a member of the cross country and track teams. In his spare time, he enjoys playing video games, reading and coaching youth soccer. You can email him at raul.orozco@sckans.edu.

Quint Ramsey, Staff Reporter

Quint Ramsey is a senior majoring in psychology. Quint is from Tulsa, Okla. and he is a member of the men’s soccer team. When he is not on the soccer field, he can be found camping at the creek. You may email him at quint.ramsey@sckans.edu.   

Kaleb Vining, Staff Reporter

Kaleb Vining is a junior majoring in communication. Kaleb is from Independence and is the student assistant for the men’s basketball team. When he is not helping out the coaches, he loves playing golf, spending time with family, riding his mountain bike and reading. You may email him at kaleb.vining@sckans.edu.

Stacy Sparks, Faculty Adviser

Stacy Sparks has advised magazines, student newspapers and yearbooks since 1988 and has taught at Southwestern College since 2006. Sparks is an associate professor of journalism and teaches photography, media law and media writing. She was inducted into the College Media Association Hall of Fame in October 2015.

She is an award-winning photographer and has shown her work in Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas and Alabama. http://stacysparks.zenfolio.com/