Victoria Wilson    Editor-in-Chief   Victoria is a senior English literature major with a minor in Advertising. She has been involved with :lexicon since her Freshman year. Previously, she held the position as Fiction Editor. In her high school years, she was the Managing Editor of Canvas Literary Journal. In her free time she enjoys taking naps, reading and watching tennis.

Victoria Wilson

Editor-in-Chief

Victoria is a senior English literature major with a minor in Advertising. She has been involved with :lexicon since her Freshman year. Previously, she held the position as Fiction Editor. In her high school years, she was the Managing Editor of Canvas Literary Journal. In her free time she enjoys taking naps, reading and watching tennis.

Elsa Bueller    Copy Editor   Elsa is a senior English Literature major with minors in Communication Studies and History. She enjoys being a part of Lexicon and reading submissions from students of all disciplines. The most recent book she has read is "Bridget Jones' Diary," but if asked, she'd probably lie and say "Crime and Punishment." Talk to her about bubble tea, 9M9H9E9, capybaras, Darren Aronofsky, thrifting, 1960s rock, Hollywood double standards, and your most niche hobbies, OR practically anything except current events, weather, or sport games.

Elsa Bueller

Copy Editor

Elsa is a senior English Literature major with minors in Communication Studies and History. She enjoys being a part of Lexicon and reading submissions from students of all disciplines. The most recent book she has read is "Bridget Jones' Diary," but if asked, she'd probably lie and say "Crime and Punishment." Talk to her about bubble tea, 9M9H9E9, capybaras, Darren Aronofsky, thrifting, 1960s rock, Hollywood double standards, and your most niche hobbies, OR practically anything except current events, weather, or sport games.

Gillian Gerega    Assistant Fiction Editor   Gillian is a junior from Northeastern Pennsylvania who is majoring in English Writing with a minor in Film Studies. She joined :Lexicon in 2019 as Assistant Fiction Editor and is excited to take on the role of Fiction Editor in the Spring of 2020. In her free time, Gillian loves to travel, watch old movies, and write her own stories.

Gillian Gerega

Assistant Fiction Editor

Gillian is a junior from Northeastern Pennsylvania who is majoring in English Writing with a minor in Film Studies. She joined :Lexicon in 2019 as Assistant Fiction Editor and is excited to take on the role of Fiction Editor in the Spring of 2020. In her free time, Gillian loves to travel, watch old movies, and write her own stories.

Casey Hoey    Fiction Editor   Casey Hoey is a senior from Southern Maryland who is double majoring in Secondary Education and English Literature. She has been involved with :Lexicon since her freshman year, became an assistant Fiction Editor in spring of 2017, and subsequently Fiction Editor in fall of 2017. In her free time she loves to read, indulge in rom coms, and quote The Office.

Casey Hoey

Fiction Editor

Casey Hoey is a senior from Southern Maryland who is double majoring in Secondary Education and English Literature. She has been involved with :Lexicon since her freshman year, became an assistant Fiction Editor in spring of 2017, and subsequently Fiction Editor in fall of 2017. In her free time she loves to read, indulge in rom coms, and quote The Office.

 
Gabrielle Kolencik    Poetry Editor   Gabby is a junior English-Writing major following the 3-3 Pre-Law track. She works as an undergraduate writing consultant at Duquesne’s writing center. When she is not working, she participates in several clubs, including Pep Band, Strong Women Strong Girls, and Mock Trial. In her free time, Gabby likes to explore the city of Pittsburgh, spend time with her friends, and practice her own creative writing.

Gabrielle Kolencik

Poetry Editor

Gabby is a junior English-Writing major following the 3-3 Pre-Law track. She works as an undergraduate writing consultant at Duquesne’s writing center. When she is not working, she participates in several clubs, including Pep Band, Strong Women Strong Girls, and Mock Trial. In her free time, Gabby likes to explore the city of Pittsburgh, spend time with her friends, and practice her own creative writing.

Sydney Maurer    Social Media Coordinator   Sydney Maurer is a senior from south central Pennsylvania who is double majoring in English Literature and Rhetoric as well as double minoring in Women's and Gender Studies and Cultural Engagement. (It's a mouthful, we know.) She has been involved with :Lexicon for the past three years. When Sydney is not reading or trying to reorganize her word vomit into coherent sentences, she is teaching indoor percussion in her hometown's high school or probably watching sports.

Sydney Maurer

Social Media Coordinator

Sydney Maurer is a senior from south central Pennsylvania who is double majoring in English Literature and Rhetoric as well as double minoring in Women's and Gender Studies and Cultural Engagement. (It's a mouthful, we know.) She has been involved with :Lexicon for the past three years. When Sydney is not reading or trying to reorganize her word vomit into coherent sentences, she is teaching indoor percussion in her hometown's high school or probably watching sports.

Maggie Retton    Layout Editor   Maggie is a junior English literature and Integrated Marketing Communication double major. She joined :Lexicon in 2018 and is excited to learn from the current layout editors. In her spare time, Maggie likes to read, watch  Twin Peaks , and volunteer at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh.

Maggie Retton

Layout Editor

Maggie is a junior English literature and Integrated Marketing Communication double major. She joined :Lexicon in 2018 and is excited to learn from the current layout editors. In her spare time, Maggie likes to read, watch Twin Peaks, and volunteer at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh.

Kihei Staruch-Paikai    Assistant Poetry Editor   Kihei is a second-year English and Secondary English Education major here at Duquesne. This year she will be working as an undergraduate writing consultant for Duquesne’s writing center. Kihei is new to :Lexicon and is excited to learn from and work alongside their current Poetry Editor. In her free time, Kihei enjoys being outdoors, listening to music, and going to Trader Joe’s (for the sole purpose of eating their free samples)

Kihei Staruch-Paikai

Assistant Poetry Editor

Kihei is a second-year English and Secondary English Education major here at Duquesne. This year she will be working as an undergraduate writing consultant for Duquesne’s writing center. Kihei is new to :Lexicon and is excited to learn from and work alongside their current Poetry Editor. In her free time, Kihei enjoys being outdoors, listening to music, and going to Trader Joe’s (for the sole purpose of eating their free samples)