Nico Schmitz, '24
Nico is a senior studying in the Program of Liberal Studies with minors in constitutional studies and theology. Originally from Pasadena, California, he spent his teenage years living in Geneva, Switzerland and Cleveland, Ohio. If you have any suggestions as to what he should do after college, please email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Paul Howard, '24
Paul is a senior from Kinderhook, New York majoring in medieval studies and classics. After battling through Moby Dick this summer, he was surprised to learn that upstate New York has a rich whaling heritage. If you’re keen to further his knowledge of seaports on the upper Hudson or would otherwise like to contact him, Paul can be reached at email@example.com.
Elizabeth Hale, '25
Elizabeth is a junior from Northville, Michigan studying political science with a minor in constitutional studies. A barista by trade and an Italian by blood, she is very excited about her new (pink) espresso machine. If you would like to discuss Alexander Dumas or Margaret Mitchell over a masterfully brewed latte, email Elizabeth at firstname.lastname@example.org.
W. Joseph DeReuil, '24
Editor-in-Chief Emeritus, Opinion Editor
W. Joseph DeReuil is a senior studying philosophy and classics. While at Notre Dame he has been involved with the dCEC, CCCG, SCOP, and many other organizations, in addition to writing for various non-Notre Dame publications including First Things, The American Conservative, and the National Catholic Register. His goals for senior year include graduating and successfully defending against a defamation law suit from a Notre Dame professor. He can be reached at email@example.com.
Luke Thompson, '24
Luke Thompson is a senior from Flagstaff, Arizona majoring in the Program of Liberal Studies, political science, and theology. A fast talker and a slow reader, he is devoted to both good conversation and close study. He would love to talk to you about philosophy, college football, or our respective hometowns. You can reach out to him with any questions or inquiries at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Michael Canady, '26
Michael Canady is a sophomore from Falls Church, Virginia studying classics and constitutional studies. You can probably find him on the soccer field, at the dorm piano, or on God Quad eating Ben & Jerry’s ice cream. For suggestions on the best flavor to get, contact him at email@example.com.
Kephas Olsson, '26
Kephas Olsson is a sophomore from Lander, Wyoming in the Program of Liberal Studies. When not mourning the desolate flatness of South Bend, he can be found roaming the halls of O’Shag procrastinating on chess.com and drinking ludicrous amounts of caffeine. In order to trade jazz fusion charts please contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org
PJ Butler, '24
PJ Butler is a senior from Saint Louis, Missouri majoring in political science and theology and minoring in constitutional studies. He enjoys listening to podcasts on 2x speed at the gym and late-night walks around campus to the sound of Morgan Wallen and Lana Del Rey songs. You can reach him at email@example.com.
Bridgette Rodgers, '26
Bridgette is a sophomore from Santa Monica, California studying political science and theology. She enjoys spending all of her time in LaFun. Whether she is drinking coffee, enjoying architectural beauty, “studying,” or listening to great music, she will most likely also be laughing hysterically. If you have any intel on who runs the LaFun playlist, please email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
James Whitaker, PhD Student
James Whitaker is a first-year PhD student in theology, studying the history of Christianity. Despite his best efforts, he found that he was too undisciplined to write anything more serious than humor. If you would like a glib but informed answer to a question about Greek ascetics, Latin Scholastics, or Catholic apologetics, you can email him at email@example.com.
Madeline Murphy, '25
Madeline Murphy is a junior from Davenport, Iowa studying music, theology, and constitutional studies. When she is not babysitting her 11 younger siblings, she is likely holding herself back from correcting poor grammar in texts and emails. Please send questions or comments to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Madelyn Stout, '24
Madelyn is a senior from Tallahassee, Florida, studying political science and English with a minor in constitutional studies. When she’s not arguing for Florida’s superiority as the best state, she can be found reading at least three different books around the lakes, in the library’s basement, or on random benches across campus. For book recommendations or Florida man stories, email her at email@example.com.