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

Samantha Vise

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...

Leon Ono

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, ...

Grace Netherton

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...

Kendal Coleman

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...

Mary-Stella Mangina

Mary-Stella Mangina

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

Kelley Peters

Kelley Peters

Kelley is a sophomore from Tupelo, Mississippi who is majoring in English literature with a minor in applied linguistics. She currently works as a staff writer for The Flor-Ala. She has loved reading for as long as she can remember...

Madelyn Merriam

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.

Treasure Franklin

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...

Laura Leigh Kizer

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....

Emma Tanner

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 ...

Andrea Arroyo

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.

Audrey Johnson

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 was the Editor-in-Chief of UNA's student magazine Flow for two years.

Brooke J. Freundschuh

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...

Lavette Williams

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...