Editor in Chief

Samantha Silverman

Samantha Silverman

Editor-in-Chief at The Catalyst
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News Editor

Nathan Makela

Nathan Makela

News Editor
Nathan Makela is a junior at Colorado College. He has previously worked as a News Intern at the Colorado Springs Gazette and is currently News Editor at the Catalyst. As a Creative Writing major and Journalism minor, Nathan enjoys the intersection between reporting and storytelling.

Sports Editor

Evan Hamlin

Evan Hamlin

Evan worked on his high school paper as Sports Editor and Co-Editor-in-Cheif before coming to CC. He enjoys skiing and biking when he's not busy writing or editing.

Life Editor

Jonathan Tignor

Jonathan Tignor

Jonathan began as a writer for Life and is now the section editor. He is a rising junior who is majoring in English-Creative Writing and pursuing a theatre minor. When he isn't editing he is usually writing, cooking, spending time with his friends, or trying to get tickets to a concert.

Active Life Editor

Sarah Laico

Sarah Laico

Sarah is a rising junior from Warwick, New York. After being Head Writer of her high school paper, she has enjoyed continuing her passion for journalism working at the Catalyst. An outdoors enthusiast, Sarah loves to rockclimb, hike, ski, and trail run, and she also is a backpacking, rafting, and climbing leader for the Outdoor Education Center. When she is not editing for the Active Life section at the Catalyst or monitoring at CC's Ritt Kellogg Climbing Gym, Sarah can be found playing drums and eating cereal.

Opinion Editor

John Feigelson

John Feigelson

John Feigelson is an avid writer, reader, climber, skier, Swedish fish eater, comic book aficionado and New York Yankees fan. He is an organismal biology and ecology major from New York City, and loves the thrill of journalism.
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Presentation Director

Emily Klockenbrink

Emily Klockenbrink

Emily Klockenbrink

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Online Editor

Shiying Cheng

Shiying Cheng

Website Editor & News Reporter
Website Editor and Staff Writer for the News Section at the Catalyst. Shiying Cheng joined The Catalyst in March 2016. Cheng is also a contributor for Insights Section of Asia Times. As a student, Cheng is double majoring in Political Science and Computer Science, with minors in Journalism and History. She is passionate about data, coding, and story-telling, and wants to impact the surrounding communities through the power of journalism.

Layout Editors

Mary Murphy

Mary Murphy

Mary Murphy is the current Presentation Director at the Catalyst. She has been on the layout and design team for over a year. A rising senior, Mary is an English major on the Creative Writing track with a minor in Journalism. She first got involved with the Catalyst when she began writing as a guest writer her freshman year at Colorado college. She is also a published author. When Mary isn't writing, she enjoys being outdoors: hiking, rock climbing, and skiing. Mary is also an avid nature photographer and occasionally takes photos for the Catalyst. She is originally from south Florida.

Katie Timzen

Katie Timzen

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Bianca Thomas

Bianca Thomas

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