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Fall 2021 Staff

Paula Phounsavath
Editor in Chief

Paula Phounsavath

Paula Phounsavath is a senior majoring in English with a concentration in Journalism and a minor in Health and Wellness. She's currently the Editor-in-Chief of the Mace & Crown and is also the Senior Columnist of HerCampus...

Samantha Taherian
Copy Editor

Samantha Taherian

Samantha is a senior majoring in communications and minoring in political science with a concentration in media studies. She is so excited to be the copy editor for the Mace and Crown for her last semester before graduation in...

Victoria Tillinghast
News Editor

Victoria Tillinghast

Victoria Tillinghast is majoring in English with a concentration in journalism as well a minor in communications. Currently, she serves as the news editor for the Mace and Crown and a copy editor outside of ODU. When not writing—which...

Sydney Haulenbeek
Editor in Chief

Sydney Haulenbeek

Sydney Haulenbeek is an English major and senior, graduating in May of 2023. Before becoming the Editor in Chief of the Mace & Crown she worked as the A&E Editor. She's also done freelance video journalism and business m...

Benjamin Draper
Sports Editor

Benjamin Draper

Benjamin serves as the Sports Editor for Mace and Crown. He is a sophomore who majors in Communications, more specifically ‘Media Studies’ along with a minor in Sports Management. He is very excited for the opportunity of...

Hannah Smith
Technology Editor

Hannah Smith

Hannah Smith serves as the Technology Editor at Old Dominion University. She is in her senior year pursuing her degree in strategic communication with a concentration in public relations, advocacy, and persuasion. She has experience...

Nicholas Clark
Photography Editor

Nicholas Clark

Nicholas Clark is the photography editor. He majors in photography and print media. For fun, he likes to play golf and take pictures. Email him at [email protected]

Margaret Lynch
Graphic Designer

Margaret Lynch

Margaret Lynch is the Graphic Designer for Mace and Crown. She majors Graphic Design with a minor in marketing at ODU. She has been doing Graphic Design for the past four years and other creative mediums for most of her life....

Maya Reid
Social Media Editor

Maya Reid

Maya Reid serves as the Social Media Editor for Mace and Crown. She is in her senior year pursuing a degree in Communications. She is excited to serve as the social media editor for her last semester at ODU. She plans to continue...