Editor in Chief
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.
Latest posts by Nathan Makela (see all)
- Sun Butter Comedy Open Mic Founder Lukey Walden Leaves Behind Legacy of Comedy - May 10, 2017
- Spoken Word: A Democratized Art Form - Feb 27, 2017
- Denver Native Neil Gorsuch Announced as Nominee to Supreme Court - Feb 4, 2017
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.
Latest posts by Evan Hamlin (see all)
- CC Drops Two Matches Before Emerging Over TLU in Regular Season Finale - Apr 29, 2017
- Superbowl LI: Why We Believe in Sports - Feb 17, 2017
- DU Overwhelms CC as Pioneers Retain Gold Pan - Dec 10, 2016
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.
Latest posts by Jonathan Tignor (see all)
- Beyond Mammy, Jezebel, & Sapphire: Reclaiming Images of Black Women - Mar 31, 2017
- MSR: A Sci-Fi Adventure 4 Millennial Souls - Mar 16, 2017
- Escaping for Entertainment: Theatre Workshop’s Latest Showing - Mar 13, 2017
Active Life Editor
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.
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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.
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.
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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.
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