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Audrey Reuter

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Audrey Reuter
Managing Editor
Audrey comes to Colorado from Spokane, Washington, where her parents and two little sisters continue to live. Academically, Audrey is interested in immunology, physiology, and scientific writing. Personally, Audrey loves to hike, run, watch sunsets, and eat ice cream. Outside of JUR, most of Audrey’s time is split between class, the Honors Association, and Pi Beta Phi membership. Audrey is still unsure of her dream career, but she hopes to make the wonders of science more attainable and interesting to all.

 

Ben Fisk

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Ben Fisk
Associate Editor
Ben is an aspiring author with four books down and way too many to go. When not neck deep in literature, Ben is usually playing volleyball or videogames, filming a Youtube series about a discount hit man or simply kicking back and trying to understand sports. Ben’s most Coloradan moment was when he climbed four 14ers in one day. If Ben lived in a perfect world, he would be able to make a living off of his writing, but until that day comes, his only goal is to make it get here sooner. 

 

Emily Ward

Emily Ward
Associate Editor

Emily is a senior at Colorado State University who is majoring in Psychology and minoring in Religious Studies. She has been on the JUR staff since 2013, and has also worked in Dr. Silvia Canetto’s social psychology research lab since 2012. When not involved in academic pursuits, Emily works as a Youth Director for a local church, pretends to be good at yoga, and spends too much time being harassed by her very judgmental cat. Emily hopes to continue her academic career by pursuing a Master of Arts in Philosophy and eventually becoming a professor.

 

Erin Oppenheim

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Erin Oppenheim
Operations Associates 

Erin is originally from El Paso, Texas and is a Journalism student at Colorado State University with a focus in public relations. After graduation she hopes to combine her social media savvy with her love of music and travel working for production companies or music venues to organize and market major events and festivals. When she’s not at school or working, she can be found in one of three places: rock climbing at the rec center, reading out on the oval, or drinking copious amounts of coffee at her favorite coffee shop.

Katherine Liang

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Katherine Liang
Affiliate Editor
Katherine has great interest in art history, and plans to study further in this area. She also feels as though traveling is another efficient way for her to enrich her experiences and to broaden her horizon. She is also interested in culture studies. She love films, and has explored the old Hong Kong films. 

Katie Hancock

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Katie Hancock
Copyeditor
Katie is a fiction and poetry writer who fights ninjas in her spare time.  She loves ice cream, long drives, and playing Quidditch.  Someday, she hopes, someone will actually pay her to write.  

Katie Watts

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Katie Watts
Associate Editor
Katie did not have far to travel from her hometown of Aurora, CO to go to CSU. She is pursuing a career in veterinary medicine with a Bachelor of Science degree in Equine Science and a minor in Business. After completing her undergraduate degree and veterinary school, Katie aspires to become a large and small animal veterinarian on the Isle of Skye, off the west coast of Scotland. In addition to helping with the JUR, Katie enjoys spending her time running, acting as a board member for The Swedish Club of Denver, and traveling.

 

Chris Vanjonack

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Chris Vanjonack
Copyeditor
Chris Vanjonack is a junior studying English Education and Creative Writing at Colorado State University. He is interested in pursuing a career in creative writing and his fiction has been published in The Greyrock Review and Crack the Spine. Outside of JUR, he is a writer and editor for The Water Closet Weekly, a student-run publication that is based in Fort Collins. 

 

Keaton Sloan

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Keaton Sloan
Director of Operations
Keaton is currently studying chemical and biological engineering at Colorado State University as a Boettcher Foundation Scholar and as a member of both the University Honors Program and the President’s Leadership Program.  He is actively involved with Tau Beta Pi, the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, and the National Society of Collegiate Scholars. In addition to his academic pursuits, Keaton currently works as a process intern for Grouse Malting and Roasting Company.

 

Michaela Koretko

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Michaela Koretko
Associate Editor
Michaela loves reading and especially writing. I am eager to combine a dual major in journalism and biology into a career communicating technical information without using jargon. In the meantime, life consists of lectures and writing classes, chemistry labs and computer programs. Of course, Michaela will always make time for a cup of coffee with family and friends.