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The Hawks' Herald

The Student News Site of Roger Williams University

The Hawks' Herald

The Student News Site of Roger Williams University

The Hawks' Herald

2023-2024 Staff

Jocelyn Jackson
Editor in Chief

Jocelyn Jackson

Jocelyn was previously the Opinions Editor for the Hawks' Herald and is currently the Editor in Chief for the fall semester. She will be graduating in December with a B.A. in Journalism and a minor in Film Studies. Jocelyn...

Emily Rosen
Managing Editor

Emily Rosen

Emily is the Managing Editor of The Hawks' Herald, and previously served as the Sports Editor. She is a senior journalism major and political science minor at RWU, with hopes to go into photography or writing after gradu...

Kristen Hearrold
Social Media Manager

Kristen Hearrold

Kristen is the Social Media Manager for the Herald and is responsible for their Instagram, TikTok, and Twitter accounts. She is a senior studying graphic design and enjoys the visual aspects of media production for the p...

Elizabeth Van Liew
Chief Designer

Elizabeth Van Liew

Lizzie is the Chief Designer of the Hawks' Herald. She is a Graphic Design major and plans to minor in Marketing. On campus she is also Secretary of the Design Club and works in the design lab as part of the Design Collec...

Lily Neves
News Editor

Lily Neves

Lily has been the News Editor for the Hawks Herald since the Fall of 2023. She enjoys keeping the campus updated on the current events around campus. Lily is a Legal Studies and Political Science double major. Outside o...

Jessie Westgate
Photography Editor

Jessie Westgate

Jessie is a Junior at RWU and a Graphic Design Communications major. They enjoy wildlife photography and drawing. Their hometown is Wilton, Connecticut and they have photographed 98 species of birds so far. Their favorit...

Nolan Abitabilo
Opinions Editor

Nolan Abitabilo

Nolan is the Opinions Editor for the Hawks' Herald since the Fall of 2023. He is a Journalism Major with a Minor in Psychology and loves to keep the campus updated on current events and changes. Aside from the newspaper h...

Haley Bingman
Graphic Designer

Haley Bingman

Haley has participated in weekly meetings and has dedicated time in creating graphics for the RWU newspaper. She has been a part of The Hawks' Herald since she was in her second semester of Junior year. ...

Quincy Gates-Graceson
Student Senate Org Rep

Quincy Gates-Graceson

Quincy is from East Lyme, Connecticut! At Roger Williams, he is majoring in International Relations and French and is happy to be here! ...

Caleb Coelho
Herald Reporter

Caleb Coelho

Caleb is a junior studying Political Science with a minor in Marketing. He loves spending time outside, going on hikes, and playing with his dog. Caleb is enthusiastic about sports, particularly baseball and hockey. Caleb...

Sydney Zobel
Herald Reporter

Sydney Zobel

Sydney is a staff writer for the Hawks’ Herald. She is a sustainability major. On campus she is also co founder and vice president of the Beach Cleanup Club, and the Arts and Projects Chair of Art Club. For fun she enjo...

Madison Gebo
Herald Photographer

Madison Gebo

Madison is a freshman in her first year with the Hawks’ Herald. She is an engineering major who hopes to one day work with NASA. Outside of school she loves to watch sports, listen to music, and spend time with friends and fam...

Sage Shuster-Wright
Herald Photographer

Sage Shuster-Wright

Sage is currently a freshmen at Roger, in her first year with the Hawks' Herald. She is a double major in Educational Studies and Psychology, with the plan to become an Early Childhood Teacher. She is also apart of the Ph...

Brianna Frissora
Herald Photographer

Brianna Frissora

Brianna Frissora is double majoring in journalism and creative writing. Her passions include photography, writing and reading. She hopes to publish a book someday and work for National Geographic. ...