The Student News Site of University of North Alabama

The Flor-Ala

The Student News Site of University of North Alabama

The Flor-Ala

The Student News Site of University of North Alabama

The Flor-Ala

2021-2022 Staff

Lavette Williams
Editor-in-Chief

Lavette Williams

Lavette Williams is a senior from Florence, Ala. She has been a part of the Flor-Ala staff since her freshman year and has been Editor-In-Chief since her sophomore year. Williams has also written for the Times Daily, Flow Magaz...

Brooke J. Freundschuh
Managing Editor

Brooke J. Freundschuh

Brooke is managing editor of the Flor-Ala. She has also served as the paper's Arts and Entertainment editor, News editor, staff writer and occasional photographer. She also is a staff writer and the distribution manager for Fl...

Emma Tanner
News Editor

Emma Tanner

Emma Tanner is a sophomore from Killen, Ala. She is pursuing a bachelor's degree with a major in Psychology and minor in Journalism. She has been News Editor since Jan. 2022, but she also serves as a graphic designer. She was ...

Laura Leigh Kizer
Arts & Entertainment Editor

Laura Leigh Kizer

Laura Leigh Kizer is a senior study Secondary Education with a concentration in English Language Arts at UNA. He career goal is to work as an educator and eventually pursue a career in either school counseling or special education....

Mary-Stella Mangina
Sports Editor

Mary-Stella Mangina

Mary-Stella is a sophomore majoring in both Professional Management and French for Commerce.

Treasure Franklin
Web Editor

Treasure Franklin

Treasure Franklin is a sophomore majoring in Psychology. She is a member of the LaGrange Society, Student Government Association (SGA) and is in the Cole Honors College, as well as the Presidential Mentor's Academy. She is currently...

Grace Netherton
Copy Editor

Grace Netherton

Grace is a Staff Copy Editor for the Flor-Ala. She majors in Business Management with a focus in Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Writing was a fundamental part of her childhood, and often teachers would have to stop her from scr...

Hayden Futral
Business Manager

Hayden Futral

Casey Kula
Chief Photographer

Casey Kula

Kelley Peters
Staff Writer

Kelley Peters

Kelley is a staff writer for the Flor-Ala. She is a freshman from Tupelo, Mississippi and is an English Literature major. She has loved reading for as long as she can remember, which developed her love of storytelling and the En...

Madelyn Merriam
Staff Writer

Madelyn Merriam

Madelyn is a communications major with a concentration in journalism. She is a member of Freshman Forum as well as the Cole Honors College. Madelyn has been a volunteer writer for the Flor-Ala since August of 2021.

Audrey Johnson
Staff Writer

Audrey Johnson

Audrey Johnson is a senior double majoring in Mass Communication (Journalism) and History. She has written for The Flor-Ala since 2018 and is the Editor-in-Chief of UNA's student magazine Flow.

Leon Ono
Staff Photographer

Leon Ono

Leon Ono is a sophomore from Tokyo, Japan. He is majoring in photography and taking journalism as a minor. He focuses on street photography and photojournalism. Leon previously volunteered as a photographer for the Flor-Ala, ...

Emma Leigh Wright
Staff Photographer

Emma Leigh Wright

Kendal Coleman
Staff Photographer

Kendal Coleman

Kendal Coleman is a freshman from Huntsville, Ala. She is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in fine arts with a concentration in photography. She is a staff photographer for the Flor-Ala as well as the social media editor for Flo...

Jenna Leech
Staff Graphic Designer

Jenna Leech

Gavin Van Devender
Staff Graphic Designer

Gavin Van Devender

Andrea Arroyo
Graphic Designer

Andrea Arroyo

Andréa Arroyo is a sophomore pursuing her Bachelors of Fine Arts with a concentration in Digital Media and a minor in Spanish. She is from Eva, Alabama, and works for the Flor-Ala as a graphic designer.

Lauren Odum
Volunteer Writer

Lauren Odum

Tiffani Adams
Volunteer Writer

Tiffani Adams

Bre Goodwin
Volunteer Writer

Bre Goodwin

Keaton Chappel
Volunteer Writer

Keaton Chappel

Samantha Vise
Volunteer Writer

Samantha Vise

Samantha Vise is a freshman from Birmingham, Alabama. She is majoring in Visual Arts with a concentration in Fashion Merchandising and Design; she is also minoring in Journalism. Vise is currently a volunteer photographer for Th...

Logan Porter
Volunteer Writer

Logan Porter

Wanda Wesolowski
Circulation Manager

Wanda Wesolowski

Griffin Traylor
Former Sports Editor

Griffin Traylor