Meet the staff


Noah Dantes



Entering his third year working for the Collegian, his first as editor-in-chief, Noah is committed to serving the Willamette community by creating transparency in Collegian processes, prioritizing accuracy over timeliness and removing bias in all content. From Half Moon Bay, California, he enjoys the outdoors, learning about obscure historical facts and reading.


Bryce Henshaw (she/her)

Business manager

Bryce Henshaw is the Business Manager for the Collegian. She is a senior Economics and Environmental Science double major. She feels this is a time where journalism is important and she is happy to be working for the Collegian.


David Flanagan


A contributor turned editor, David keeps his mind open to new ideas. He likes old books, soft lights, and listening to what you have to say.


Benjamin Burton


Benjamin is a senior from Topeka, Kansas currently studying Spanish. His goal at the Collegian is to provide stunning visuals of any and all news pertaining to the Willamette community. His hobbies include knitting, documentary filmmaking, and travel (pre-pandemic). 


Mary Wang (she/her)

Production manager

Mary is from Fremont, California and she is passionate about baking and thoughtful designs. She hopes to continue strengthening communication and ties throughout the Willamette community.


Jake Procino (he/him)

Jake is in his second year on staff for the Collegian, but his final year at Willamette. He is a PPLE/Economics double major, plays double bass and is the proud father of an air plant named Gilly.

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Jesse Buck


Lifestyles editor

Jesse is a Politics, Policy, Law and Ethics major from Flagstaff, Arizona. She reads a lot, enjoys good company, and is excited to be working with the rest of the Collegian staff to connect with student life and build community.


Quinna Sypher (she/her)

Digital media manager

Quinna is a PPLE major in the 3+2 program from Portland, OR. On campus, she works for Career Development and the Collegian. She is also involved with College Democrats and Alpha Chi Omega! Off campus, she can be found in a state park or grabbing food with friends at 503. She works for the Collegian because she believes in the importance of student journalism.