Meet The Staff!

Flyer News is the student-run newspaper of the University of Dayton. It works to have a dialogue with the campus community and offers a forum for opinion. The university makes no representations or warranties regarding products or services advertised in Flyer News. Flyer News reserves the right to edit or reject all copy. Flyer News does not necessarily uphold or advocate the opinions in the columns, letters or cartoons appearing in the opinions section.

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Print Editor                       

Griffin Quinn — Sophomore, Media Production and English

Hailing from the northern suburbs of Chicago, “Griff” began his journalistic career back in middle school. Upon his arrival to UD, he joined the Flyer News staff as a photographer and has since captured images at countless sporting events, including the NCAA men’s basketball First Four. Outside of FN, Griff is the incoming Chief Marketing Officer at Flyer Enterprises, the student-run business at the University of Dayton. When he’s not working, Griff spends most of his waking hours traveling, cheering on the Chicago Cubs, and watching ESPN 30 for 30 documentaries.


Online Editor

Kaitlin Gawkins — Senior, Biology

Equal parts earth-lover and life-enthusiast, Kaitlin can usually be found working at UD’s Insect Ecology Lab, curating art galleries in her home with Campus Canvas, or loitering around the local dog park. Among her qualifications for this job is a book she wrote in fourth grade entitled The Mystery of Jacques Dubois.




Director of Digital Media

Christian Cubacub — Sophomore, Computer Engineering

Christian loves doing event photography & cinematography. He is originally from Honolulu, HI but somehow landed in Dayton, OH. Since his arrival, he hasn’t stopped filming and photographing. If you’re trying to find him, we wouldn’t know where to direct you. Rumor has it that he’s constantly out there photographing events. He still hasn’t returned…



A&E Editor                                                   

Chey Ward — Junior, English

Chey is an English major with a concentration in professional and technical writing and an interest in art and design. In her spare time, you can usually find her reading, crafting or listening to the newest podcast.





 Sports Editor

Connor Hanson— Senior, Exercise Science

Connor hails from Milwaukee, Wisconsin and loves everything to do with sports. He is an Exercise Science major and can usually be seen running around campus attending to his multiple different jobs or passed out on his bed taking one of his three daily naps. #BucksInSix.





Opinions Editor

Mary McLoughlin — Junior, English

Stuck in the space between poetry and politics, Mary is majoring in English and Human Rights. As Opinions Editor, her most controversial opinion is her vehement belief that skin is not an organ.





News Editor                                               

Sean Newhouse — Junior, Political Science and Journalism

Sean is a political science and journalism double major. His other activities include Alpha Phi Omega and Vote Everywhere. When he’s not busy, he spends his time reminding people he studied abroad in China and interned in London.



A&E Assistant Editor — Arts & Entertainment

Melody Conrad — Sophomore






Art Director                                                

Mary Guida — Senior, Art Education






Assistant Art Director

Liv Pettigrew






Staff Writer — Campus, U.S & World

Julia Bonfigilo — Junior






Staff Writer — Campus, U.S & World


Emma Kapp — Junior





Staff Writer — Arts & Entertainment


Rose Rucoba — Senior






Staff Writer — Sports

Michael Crouchley — Junior







Circulation Manager                                                                                               

Roberto De La Rosa-Finch — Senior, English






Web Technician

Rebecca Servaites— Graduate, Computer Science