Crux Staff

There are many people who work behind the scenes to make The Crux filled with the content you see on our site today, we’d like to thank these staff members full heartedly for their constant effort and tremendous work they produce. Below you will find a list of current staff members and their contact information. To contact any of the staff below you may use their contact information listed, but for a general message to the staff please use The Crux email at

Editors In Chief:

IMG_6577Hi! My name is Megan Kane and I am one of the Co-Editors-in-Chief of The Crux! I am a senior this year with a double major in Communication and Philosophy. The Crux is important to me because it promotes students’ voices, creativity, ideas, and opinions to be heard. We are here to share students’ truth. If you are interested in being a part of The Crux, feel free to email me at

IMG_0356Hello! My name is Allie Evans and I am one of the Co-Editors-in-Chief of The Crux. I’m a third year Senior at Clarke, and I’m graduating with my BA in History. I’ve just applied to graduate school at the University of Iowa for a Masters in Social Work, fingers crossed I get in. I became involved with The Crux during my Freshman year while it was just an idea, and I’ve loved seeing it grow into a fully functioning media outlet. Feel free to contact me at with any questions or comments you may have.

Digital Manager:

Christian Perez photoHey friends! My name is Christian Perez, and I am the Digital Manager for the Crux. I’m a freshman, and a Music Composition and Computer Integrated Systems major. This is my first year being involved with the Crux, but I’m excited to use my creative skillset to help your voice get heard! If you would like to get involved with the Crux (or if you have any questions), please contact me at with your inquiries!

Lead Designer:

IMG_8523Hey guys! I am the lead designer here at The Crux and a Sophomore double majoring in Communication and Art at Clarke. I became involved with The Crux my freshman year and helped launch it into action last May. I can’t wait to hear from you guys and see all the awesome things you have to share with us! You can contact me with any creative  ideas or if you want to get involved with The Crux at

Mariah Pellino

Maggie Christianson

Lauryn Pritchard

Mimi Ottavi


Stevie Eide