Ellen Petersen – Managing Print Editor

Ellen is a senior from Olathe, Kansas. This is currently her second semester writing for the Circuit and working as Managing Editor. She is a major in Journalism & Mass Communications with a minor in Theology. Outside of the paper, she works in the Office of the President for the Executive Assistant for Special Events and is a freelance writer for eZdia. She enjoys running, reading and watching classic movies. After graduation, she hopes to work in Public Relations or as a journalist for National Geographic or Lifeteen. Ellen can be reached by email at pete1821@ravens.benedictine.edu.

Mary Elsen – Managing Online Editor

Mary Elsen is a senior from Loretto, Minnesota. This is her second semester as Online Editor for The Circuit. She is majoring in Journalism & Mass Communications. After graduating, she hopes to work in either public relations or graphic design. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with friends, jamming on the guitar, reading and doing creative writing.  Mary can be reached by email at else1981@ravens.benedictine.edu.


Hope Thompson – Managing Copy and Layout Editor

Hope Thompson is a senior from Overland Park, Kansas. She is a Journalism & Mass Communications major. This is currently her second semester on the Circuit as Managing Copy and Layout Editor. She has been involved with ROC Week, Student Government Marketing & Advertising and the Athletic Department during her time at Benedictine. Previously she wrote and designed the SGA Student Newsletter. After graduation she hopes to work in graphic design. In her free time she enjoys reading the news, spending time with her friends and being a Raven.  Hope can be reached by email at thom1808@ravens.benedictine.edu.


All editors can be reached at circuit@benedictine.edu or @BC_Circuit on Twitter


The fall semester 2017 staff.

The fall 2017 staff (Back row, left to right: Sam Stevenson, Sam Smeltzer, Ayden Pugh, Todd Porter. Front row, left to right: Rocky DeSantis, Mary Elsen, Ellen Petersen, Trevor Svoboda, Hope Thompson. Not pictured, Danielle Sabolik.)