2015-2016 The Observer Staff

Maria Harr


Maria Harr is a senior journalism major. When she's not writing articles or fantasy short stories, she's playing Dungeons and Dragons, trawling the Internet or shouting at video games.

Elliott Llera

Online Editor

Elliott is a senior journalism major with a minor in political science. After graduating, he'd like to pursue a career in journalism covering international relations and human rights. He loves drumming and bothering everyone in the newsroom with incessant tapping.

Jonathan Glover

News Editor

Jonathan Glover is a senior journalism major. This is his third quarter editing for The Observer. He loves playing video games and pounding away at the drums. Writing is his passion and he hopes to move to San Francisco after graduation to pursue a career in print or digital journalism.

Julia Moreno

Assistant News Editor

Julia is a junior journalism major with a political science minor. After graduation, she plans on earning her masters degree in political journalism. Eventually, she wants to join the Peace Corps and write about her experiences as a worker in third world countries.

Felicia Kopperdahl

Scene Editor

Felicia is a junior who is double majoring in journalism and broadcast. After graduation, she hopes to pursue a career with Buzzfeed. She covered Cannacon 2015 and has done news on 88.1 The Burg.

Victoria Shamrell

Assistant Scene Editor

Victoria is a senior print journalism major. She's the Vice President of the Cosplay Club at Central. She also loves baking sweet treats such as lemon bars and cupcakes.

Zac Hereth

Sports Editor

Zac is a senior print journalism major with a minor in sports business. This is his second year at Central after attending Everett Community College from 2010-2012. Zac went to high school in Granite Falls and plans on covering Seattle area sports after college.

Austin Bennett

Assistant Sports Editor

Austin is a retired collegiate athlete who came to Central to pursue a career in journalism. He still aspires to be a defensive coordinator some day. Questions whether or not he'll ever see a Husky national championship in his lifetime.

Grace Lindsley

Copy Desk Chief

Grace is a senior at Central pursuing a degree in writing. She has been editing at The Observer for a year. She is also interested in graphic design and creative writing.

Brittany Allen

Photo Editor

Brittany is an English: Writing Specialization and Political Science major. This is her senior year at Central and she has written and photographed for The Observer for the past year. She also owns her own one-woman photography business.