2019-2020 Staff

Kaitlyn Luna


Kaitlyn is a senior in mass communication with a minor in Spanish. She really loves drinking coffee, reading books and meeting new people!  

Joshua Hardee


Joshua is a junior in mass communication. He loves reading, playing the piano and drawing! He wants to work at a news outlet as a reporter after graduating, and then become a correspondent so that he can travel abroad.

James McCarley


James is a senior history and political science double major. He enjoys studying Russian history, spending time in the mountains, and a good cup of coffee. FMU has been a big part of his life, and he loves being involved in various...

Adia Jones

Layout Editor

Adia is a senior graphics design major with a minor in general business. She loves working on her designs and spending her free time with family and friends.

Abigail Lesley

Layout Editor

Abigail Lesley is a graphic design major with a minor in biology. She enjoys spending time with friends and family and her dog, Casper. Abigail serves as the president of Reformed Christian Fellowship and is an active member of...

Kei’yona Jordon

Copy Editor

Kei'yona is a junior mass communication major who plans to go into broadcast journalism. She enjoys singing, shopping, going to the gym and she has a natural proclivity for making others smile. Her favorite quote is: When...

Rosaline Abuaita


Elodi Breg


Elodi is a senior in business and marketing. She has been doing portrait photography for the past 11 years, but she started a photography business page in 2012 so she could find new ways to use her skills. She enjoys spending...

Angela Acosta


Angela is a senior economics major with a minor in visual arts. She has been doing photography for five years but has only worked as a professional photographer for the past two years. When she's not working, Angela likes to ...

Jared Morgan

Staff Writer

Jared is a junior mass communication major with a minor in graphic design. He has a passion for critical analysis and seeing how technology has reshaped the way we digest media and the news. In his free time, he loves art design,...

Charday Sparks

Staff Writer

Charday is a senior in mass communication, with a focus in broadcasting, and a minor in theater. Although she exercises her abilities through The Patriot, she feels most at home on the stage. Through acting and singing, she has...

Deandrea Norman

Staff Writer

Cassidy McKnight

Staff Writer

Cassidy is a sophomore early childhood education major. He loves reading and writing fanfiction books on Wattpad and Disney World! After graduating, she hopes to get her masters in special education. Instagram: cassidyy.nicole

Rita Abuaita

Staff Writer

Rita is a senior in healthcare administration with a minor in business. She loves to try new food, travel and meet new people!

Elizabeth Floyd

Staff Writer

Elizabeth is a senior biology major with a minor in chemistry. She loves being involved in campus activities and being a part of The Patriot staff! In her free time, she enjoys camping, hiking and spending time at the local coffee...