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Noah Daum
Editor-in-Chief / Designer
John Hummer
Layout & Design
Shelby Rainford
Copy Editor
Jordan Wood
Assistant Layout & Design / Sports Writer
Dr. Mark Benedetti
Faculty Advisor / Editor
Gary Lowder
Senior Writer
Ashley Thompson
Staff Writer
Rachel Burke
Staff Writer
Candace Pollock
Staff Photographer
Kaitlyn Mitchum
Staff Writer
Kennedy Henson
Staff Writer
Sara Hyneman
Contributing Writer
Drew Hans
Web Content Manager


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The ‘Burnian is a student-run newspaper at Blackburn College. Our mission is to deliver, accurate, interesting and timely news to the Blackburn campus as well as the Carlinville community in an ethical and professional manner.