The Michigan Times

2019-2020 Staff

Makenzie Schroeder


Class Standing: Senior Biography: Majoring in communication and political science, Makenzie Schroeder enjoys keeping a busy schedule. When she is not in the library, Schroeder is often spending time with her family, two dogs or...

Santiago Ochoa

Managing Editor

Class Standing: Senior Biography: This is Santiago Ochoa's fourth year working for The Michigan Times. Aside from photography, he enjoys downhill skiing, visiting art museums around the country and playing in UM-Flint's Wind...

Sara Alouh


Class Standing: Sophomore Biography: Sara Alouh is a Computer Science major at UM-Flint. Originally from Syria, she now resides in Flint. She enjoys writing about politics and university happenings. When not writing for...

Gracie Warda


Class Standing: Dual-Enrollment student Biography: Gracie Warda is dual-enrolled at UM-Flint and Fenton High School, where she is the online editor-in-chief of the school’s paper. She plans on attending Emerson College in t...

Ryan Lanxton


Class Standing: Senior Biography: Ryan, a Flushing High School graduate, is majoring in political science and minoring in history. He is heavily involved within the Honors Program on campus, while also being a member of the un...

Cole Wharton


Class Standing: Sophomore Biography: With plans to major in journalism at Michigan State University, Cole is currently attending UM-Flint, gaining experience through writing for The Michigan Times. Outside of his interest in a...

Will Stuart


Class Standing: Junior Biography: This is Will Stuart's first year writing for The Michigan Times. He is currently studying political science and communications, hoping to work in either government or media. His interests ...

Bella Biafore


Class Standing: Sophomore Biography: Bella Biafore is a Grand Blanc native attending the University of Michigan-Flint studying journalism. She graduated from Grand Blanc High School. Outside of writing for The Michigan Times...

Donald Lierman


Class Standing: Graduate Biography: Donald Lierman is a graduate student studying liberal studies with a focus on American culture. Lierman enjoys going to the gym, rock-n-roll music and watching the Detroit Red Wings' games....