Who we are


Katie is a Media & Communication and Political Science double major in the class of 2024. When she's not working on the paper you can find her blasting Taylor Swift, reading Jane Austen, or crying over Little Women (2019).

Managing Editor

Johnny '24 is a Theatre and Media and Communication double major at 'Berg. He loves to highlight the voices of artists across campus and to showcase the wide variety of events at Muhlenberg. He likes to think he is funny, but that is up for debate.

Managing Editor

Keanna Peña '25 is an English and Creative Writing major with a double minor in Music and Dance. She is a managing editor for The Weekly and loves writing about student events on campus and sharing her poetry.

News Editor

Matthew '25 is a double major in Biology and French. When he's not in class or writing for the paper, he is usually swimming, skiing, playing volleyball, lifeguarding, or listening to music!

News Editor

Matthew '24 is a philosophy and political thought major with a business administration minor and he is in the accelerated Villanova Law program.

Assistant News Editor

Samantha Tempkin ‘25 is a theatre and media & communication double major and is thrilled to be joining the Weekly’s staff as an Assistant News Editor! She is also the co-president of KPC, Muhlenberg’s K-Pop club. When she is not writing for the paper, Sam loves singing, dancing, listening to music, seeing Broadway shows, watching Marvel movies, and hanging out with friends!

Arts & Culture Editor

Shinam ‘25 is a political science and sociology major at Muhlenberg. She is immensely excited to be apart of the Weekly staff! When she isn’t writing, she can be found reading a book or watching a comfort show with her favorite fast food!

Assistant Arts & Culture Editor

Shaiyan Feisal '26 is a neuroscience major with a minor in public health. She enjoys writing news and arts & culture pieces to highlight the various voices among the student body and show the variety of commodities Muhlenberg has to offer. When she isn't writing, she enjoys reading murder mystery novels and painting.

Social Media Manager

Rebecca Salkin is so excited to join the Weekly staff as the social media manager. She is a member of the class of 2024 and is majoring in political science with a minor in women and gender studies.

Opinion Editor

Lily Magoon '24 is an English major who, in addition to working on the Weekly, serves as co-editor-in-chief of the Muhlenberg Academic Review through the Sigma Tau Delta English Honor Society. She has the passionate belief that storytelling, in all its forms, is our most valuable asset--as a tool for sharing knowledge, bringing people together, creating change, and exploring what’s possible.

Assistant Opinion Editor

Megan Hansen '26 is an opinion editor and writer studying film, theater, and writing. She is very excited to be working on the Weekly staff, helping to amplify the voices of her fellow classmates. You may also find her working behind the scenes with the Muhlenberg Theater Association, writing and directing short films, or even on a volleyball court in the fieldhouse on a random Tuesday night!

Copy Editor

Harry Glicklin '26 is a media & communication and English double major who is absolutely jazzed to be both a Copy Editor and a writer for The Muhlenberg Weekly. Outside of ~the office~, Harry is a member of the Muhlenberg AcaFellas, Hillel and the WMUH Allentown radio station.

Sports Editor

Olivia Oberman '24, a neuroscience major and member of the Muhlenberg women's soccer team. She enjoys meeting new people and listening to their stories!

Assistant Sports Editor

Evan is a media and communication major minoring in creative writing and journalism with a passion for sports writing as well as soccer, being outdoors and spending time with close friends and family. He is eager to continue learning about and tinkering with writing while learning from the talented Weekly staff.

Assistant Sports Editor

My name is Lexi Sipos, and I am a double major in English literature and political science. I play on the women’s soccer team and cover the sports section for the Muhlenberg Weekly. More importantly, I love to read and write.

Layout Editor

Sarah Wedeking '24 is one of the layout editors for the 'Berg Weekly. She is a Media & Communication major, intending to also minor or major in English. When they're not crying over Indesign, you can find them listening to sad indie music, geeking out over the newest Netflix show, or playing her ukulele.

Layout Editor

Or-El '25 is an intended neuroscience and public health major. When she's not up until 3 AM on production nights fighting with Cyberduck, she enjoys photography, color-coding, reading, and checking things off her to do list. Her favorite newspaper moment is when articles fit perfectly on a page (with titles and author credits and bylines and everything!)

Assistant Layout Editor

Almarah ‘26 is a media & communication and theatre double major with a minor in creative writing and journalism. When not working on the paper, you can find them working with the Muhlenberg Theatre Association or the Muhlenberg Comedy Association. Occasionally they have time to watch any Spider-Man movie.

Photo Editor

Maddie Ciliento '25 is a theatre and dance major, and is so excited to be returning to the Weekly as a photo editor. She loves to do arts and portrait photography all around campus. Some of the other things she's involved with on Campus are Songsycle, ArtCo, MTA, MDA, and running her own photography business!

Assistant Photo Editor

Sam ‘26 is a sociology major on the elementary education track. She loves art, musicals, Ben Platt, and meeting new people! She is very excited to be the assistant photo editor of the paper this year!

Business Manager

Simone Dutton 25' is a theater, business administration, and history triple major at Muhlenberg. She is the new advertising manager for the weekly and is excited to bring new and exciting things to the weekly. She is also a marketing Intern for Muhlenberg's dinning hall and works with the tour guide program as a member of the executive board.

Faculty Advisor

Sara Vigneri

Sara is a lecturer in Muhlenberg’s Media & Communication department, teaching various journalism courses. She has served as The Weekly’s adviser since 2016.

Editorial Assistant

Amy Swartz ‘26 is an English & creative writing and political science double major. She is a General Editorial Assistant, and is thrilled to be a part of such an amazing organization! Outside of the Weekly, you can always find her reading a new book, updating her Spotify playlists, or rewatching an episode of New Girl!

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