Summer 2012 Interns

caitlin furinCaitlin Furin, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Caitlin Furin is a senior at the University of Wisconsin-Madison majoring in journalism and strategic communication. With an interest in social media, she can often be found exploring the Facebook walls, Twitter feeds and Pinterest profiles of big brands. Her laptop and iPhone never leave her side. Outside of school and work, Caitlin can be found enjoying a good TV show or two and spending time with her friends and family.

caitlin leppertCaitlin Leppert, Michigan State University

Caitlin Leppert is a freshman at Michigan State University pursuing a degree in journalism.  At MSU, she is a member of the Outdoors Club where she discovered her love of rock climbing. Caitlin also enjoys long boarding, Ray Charles, and, of course, writing.

betsy lBetsy Loeb, University of Illinois

Betsy Loeb is a senior at the University of Illinois majoring in Broadcast Journalism. She lacks the ability to draw, so she loves being able to express her creativity instead through her writing. She considers herself the “coolest nerd,” spending many Friday nights indoors playing Guitar Hero and discussing Pokemon cards with her friends

briana lowBrianna Low, DePaul University

Brianna Low is a rising senior at DePaul University pursuing a double major in English and Spanish. Brianna enjoys reading, writing, and traveling. She currently works for DePaul’s Art Department as a receptionist and hopes to one day work in a library. Brianna is happiest when surrounded by books.

Ryan Schapals PhotoRyan Schapals, DePaul University

Ryan Schapals is a senior at DePaul University studying Creative Writing and Psychology. Outside of class, Ryan can be found working in the Pysch Lab or at a local health clinic. When he’s not distracted by cat videos, he tries to balance his time between playing guitar, writing prose, running around the soccer field.

laura sLaura Szatkowski, Central Michigan University

Laura Szatkowski is a senior at Central Michigan University studying public relations and English. Laura enjoys being busy, juggling work and school and has plans to one day spend her time traveling abroad. When not busy, Laura, the middle child of three girls, enjoys shopping and spending time with her friends and family.

Emma Weissmann picEmma Weissmann, University of Illinois

Emma Weissmann is a sophomore at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign pursuing a degree in News-Editorial Journalism with an interdisciplinary minor in Leadership Studies. Emma enjoys traveling, trying new foods, and snuggling up on the couch with her cat, “Louie.” She also spends her time volunteering and hanging out with family and friends.

kali whiteKali White, University of California-Davis

Kali White is a junior at the University of California, Davis pursuing a degree in Communications and a minor in Sociology.  Her goal is to have a career working for a publication company writing and editing.  In her free time she enjoys the outdoors, reading, playing and listening to music, and traveling.