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The Brackety-Ack Staff

Editor-in-Chief: Alexis Barton

Section Editor: Hannah Guanti

“I chose to study IR and comm because I love to write. In IR I get to write about the many sides of the international world and through communications I get to hone my skills.” 

Hannah is a senior at Roanoke College studying International Relations and Communications. She began writing for the Brackety Ack news team as a junior and is now taking on the role of News Editor. Hannah also works as a Public Affairs Student Marketing Assistant and was previously a member of the Roanoke Women’s Lacrosse team.

Hometown: Baltimore, MD

Year: Class of 2024, Senior

Fun Fact: My favorite book is Emma by Jane Austen

What You Love About Brackety-Ack?: Getting to write about the topics that I think matter in the world and matter to Roanoke students!



“#2 Up-and-coming National Liberal Arts College.”

Alexis Barton is a senior Communication Studies and Sociology double major from Leonardtown, Maryland.  Outside of the Brackety-Ack, she is a brother in Alpha Phi Omega, sings with the Roanoke College Choir and the Roanotes, and works in the Office of the Chaplain. Alexis spends much of her free time trying to resolve the Toronto Maple Leafs’ salary cap issues (shoutout to Kyle Dubas and CapFriendly.com) If you see her around campus, ask her about how much she loves Post Malone. Contact Alexis here!

Business Manager: Mateo Biggs

Mateo Biggs is a junior at Roanoke College, majoring in Creative Writing with a minor in Theater. Taking on the mantle of both Business Manager and Entertainment Editor for the Brackety Ack after working on staff as a reporter since his freshman year. As expected of a Creative Writing major, Mateo is a fan of reading all kinds of stories and even writing his own, sometimes being found in the oddest of places either curled around a novel or typing away on his laptop. Mateo works as the social media manager for Roanoke’s Earthbound and is also a part of RC Pride, Anime Club, and HOLA.  Contact Mateo here!

Entertainment Editor: Mateo Biggs

see above.

Folks at Noke Editor: Chamberlain Zulauf

Chamberlain Zulauf was born in D.C. and raised in nearby Virginia suburbs. A working member of the Class of ’23, Chamberlain is currently double majoring in Creative Writing and business He has been working on school publications as a writer and editor since Sophomore year of High School and hopes to keep that trend alive after graduating Roanoke. His dream job is to be a reporter in the 1940’s or to write community/lifestyle articles. On campus Chamberlain reads and coordinates interviews for the Roanoke Review and is a team caption for the XC/T&F team. Contact Chamberlain here!

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Culture and Wellness Editor: Marisa Seager

Marisa Seager is a senior at Roanoke College who happens to major in Communication Studies with a minor and Art. Along with being the Editor for the Culture and Wellness page, Marisa also writes a few articles for the our beautiful Opinion page as well. Marisa also happens to be a large fan of video games, playing many titles whenever she can. Contact Marisa here!

Sports Editor


Opinion EditorRebecca Dance

Rebecca Dance

Rebecca is a senior at Roanoke College who double majors as a Literary Studies and English Education student. Joining us on the Brackety-Ack, she hopes to find fun in furthering her creative outlets. Her favorite candies are pink Starbursts, which make her alright in our books. Contact Rebecca here!

Social Media CoordinatorAndy Kosovskiy

Contact Andy here!

Faculty AdvisorTom Carter

Alumni Advisor: Jenny Boone