The University Star

2020-2021 Staff

Jaden Edison

Editor-in-Chief

Jaden Edison is the editor-in-chief at The University Star and has been with The Star since the spring of 2018. As editor-in-chief, Jaden oversees and gives direction to the entire publication, makes final decisions and represents Th...

Gabriella Ybarra

Managing Editor

Gabriella Ybarra is the managing editor at The University Star and has been with The Star since the fall of 2019. As managing editor, Gabriella manages all section staff members and oversees The Star’s editorial process. Before tha...

Rebecca Harrell

Multimedia Editor

Rebecca Harrell is the multimedia editor at The University Star and has been with The Star since the summer of 2019. As multimedia editor,  Rebecca manages the multimedia staff and assigns multimedia stories to her team of repor...

Daniel Weeks

News Editor

Daniel Weeks is the news editor at The University Star and has been with The Star since the fall of 2019. As news editor, Daniel copy edits all news content, manages the news staff and assigns news stories created by his team ...

Aidan Bea

Sports Editor

Aidan Bea is the sports editor at The University Star and has been with The Star since the fall of 2019. As sports editor, Aidan copy edits all section content, manages the sports staff and seeks out sports news related to Texa...

Laura Nunez

Opinion Editor

Laura Nunez is the opinions editor at The University Star and has been with The Star since the spring of 2019. As the opinions editor, Laura works diligently to inspire her staff to stay informed, opinionated and driven. She appr...

Brianna Benitez

Life and Arts Editor

Brianna Benitez is the life and arts editor at The University Star and has been with The Star since the fall of 2018. As life and arts editor, Brianna copy edits all life and arts content, manages the life and arts staff and c...

Morgan Byers

Digital Product Developer

Morgan Byers is the digital product developer at The University Star and has been with The Star since the spring of 2019. As the digital product developer, Morgan works closely with the faculty adviser, student publications coordin...

Haley Brand

Engagement Editor

Haley Brand is the engagement editor at The University Star and has been with The Star since the fall of 2019. As engagement editor, Haley manages all social media for The Star and works in conjunction with the advertising departme...

Amira Van Leeuwen

Assistant Opinion Editor

Amira Van Leeuwen is the assistant opinions editor at The University Star and has been with The Star since the fall of 2019. As the assistant opinions editor, Amira copy edits opinion content and assists in managing opinion sta...

Bianca Landry

Public Relations Director

Bianca Landry is the public relations director at The University Star and has been with The Star since the summer of 2019. As the public relations director, Bianca manages the public relations team and plans events that reflect ...

Molly Gonzales

Design Editor

Molly Gonzales is the design editor for The University Star and has been with The Star since the fall of 2018. As design editor, Molly manages the design staff and designs the weekly print issue of The Star that is distributed...

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