jim_malvenJim Malven

Jim Malven, ’18, has been a reporter for The Columns since the fall of 2015 and has been the paper’s assistant editor since the spring of 2016. Although he was originally interested in teaching, Jim switched to a journalism path and self designed his major in journalism with an emphasis in sports. Jim is from Ellisville, Missouri, and is a member of the Phi Delta Theta fraternity. In his spare time, Jim enjoys hunting, fishing and watching sports.


ben_campbellBen Campbell
Sports Editor

Ben is a junior at Westminster College. He plans to major in business communications with a minor in journalism. On campus, Ben is a member of Kappa Alpha Order, Blue Blazers investment committee, and the Student Athlete Advisory Council (SAAC).



stefanie_eggelstonStefanie Eggleston
Staff Writer and Social Media Coordinator

Stefanie is a senior majoring in English and business communications.  She is the president of Literature Club and has been writing for The Columns since her freshman year.  When not in class, Stefanie likes to write and take photos.



maureen-tuthillMaureen Tuthill
Faculty Adviser

Dr. Tuthill teaches journalism, media, and literature courses. She is a former reporter from Long Island, New York, and currently freelances in the business and design space.



heather gehlertHeather Gehlert
Digital Journalism Consultant

A 2004 Westminster alumna and former editor-in-chief of The Columns, Heather now provides technical guidance for the paper’s website. She holds a master’s degree in journalism with an emphasis in multimedia from the University of California, Berkeley, and a double-major bachelor’s degree in English and communications from Westminster. Heather also serves as the senior manager of communication and digital strategy for the Berkeley Media Studies Group. She was previously a managing editor at AlterNet and a journalism coach at San Francisco State University.



One comment

  • As a former Columns editor I commend Tim for holding the campus to a standard of integrity and equality. I know you are being harassed for this and I want you to know that there are MANY of us that support you!


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