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2017-2018 Staff

Mr. Rogers


Mr. Gary Rogers has been advising the staff of The Purple Quill since he joined the Elder faculty in the winter of 2011. In the summer of 2012, he attended a Journalism "bootcamp" at the Reynolds Institute in Reno, Nevada. While th...

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Wyatt Albers '18


Co-Editor of The Purple Quill and 2016 CYO champion, "Why do we have to give people what they need to hear, why can't we give them what they wanna hear?"- Ron Burgundy.

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John Keehan '18


Co-Editor of The Purple Quill. I once met sometimes starting quarterback Daniel Nieman. "I was gonna kick your ass."- Daniel "Hardball" Nieman.

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Charlie Mazza '18


Purple Quill Co-Editor/William Elder Frisbee Alliance Captain. "Would I rather be feared or loved? Easy. Both. I want people to be afraid of how much they love me." - Michael Scott

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Andrew Eubanks '18

Features Editor

"Never half-ass two things, whole-ass one thing." -Ron Swanson

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Tyler Macenko '19

Art Director

"'You miss 100% of the shots you don't take. -Wayne Gretzky' -Michael Scott" -Tyler Macenko  

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Nick Maurer '18

Arts & Entertainment Editor

I'm here to learn everything I can about writing and researching. I like to keep track of all types of media, from literature to graphic novels to cinema to video games. Currently on a quest to be part of every Elder club possible....

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Nick Sullivan '18

Opinion Editor

I'd rather be sleeping. "Like a man with a fork in a world of soup."- Noel Gallagher

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Mason Berger '20

Staff Writer

This is my first year on staff. I am a sophomore, and I play football and baseball for the Panthers.

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Michael Bittner '19

Staff Writer

Dress to Impress is a motto I live by.  Going to bring the people what they want to hear not what they have to hear. First year on The Quill team but be prepared for the best. Big softy for cute dogs. Firm believer that hig...

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Eddie Cliffe '18

Staff Writer

Built for speed and comfort, I'm so ahead of my time my parents haven't even met yet. Young Edward Simon out here throwin in my 2 cents on everything that gets in my way. Real G's move in silence like lasagna. Purple Quill Veteran,...

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Justin Donovan '18

Head of Team Morale

"The only reason I put on a shirt is so I can take it off"-  @jdgators33

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Nick Dirr '18

Staff Writer

"I don't know how to put this, but I'm kind of a big deal." - Ron Burgundy. I'm a full 165 pounds and pure steel and sex appeal. I give the people what they want.

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Ben Farwick '18

Staff Writer

Miley Cyrus once said, "Nobody's Perfect." Then I looked in the mirror. Power Moves only. Live my life like a human victory cigar. My beak is rather dry. Alright Elder.

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Tyler Eshman '18

Staff Writer

Senior planning to attend Ohio University. "There's no nobility in poverty." -Jordan Belfort

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Tom Feldman '19

Staff Writer

"I have flaws? What are they?" - Michael Scott

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Nick Folzenlogen '18

Staff Writer

Hi I'm Nick Folzenlogen. I enjoy writing, I love Football, that's All day!

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Michael Frogge '19

Staff Writer

The road to success is uphill. -Willie Davis

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Danny Ginn '19

Staff Writer

"You miss 100% of the shots you don't take. - Wayne Gretzky"-Michael Scott  

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Nate Hill '18

Staff Writer

"I wish there was a way to know you're in the good old days before you've actually left them." - Andy Bernard

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Jacob Henn '18

Staff Writer

First year on The Quill. Goaltender for the Elder hockey team. Fan of Columbus Blue Jackets, Nashville Predators, Reds, and Bengals. "You can't be common, the common man goes nowhere; you have to be uncommon"- Herb Brooks...

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Matt Larkin '19

Staff Writer

"I'm not here to play school." - Cardale Jones

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Sam Kayse '18

Staff Writer

" I can make it. "- Jimmy Chitwood

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Matthew Mahon '18

Staff Writer

This is my first year on The Purple Quill. I play hockey here at Elder. My favorite teams are Ohio State, Xavier, Reds, Bengals, and the Red Wings.       "Learn to love the hate"- J.T Barrett

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Ben Mullaney '19

Staff Writer

"I'm not superstitious, but I am a little-stitious." - Michael Scott

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Jack Mazza '18

Staff Writer

what do u say beheee

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Danny Nieman '18

Staff Writer

"NO WAY! We're having macaroni tonight that means garlic bread! YES!" - Clark, Benchwarmers

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Will Schoose '18

Staff Writer

I'm Will Schoose and I somewhat like writing. Sports.

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Corbin Scholtes '18

Staff Writer

I'm the darkest kid in the class. Show some diversity and enjoy a hand written sediment written by yours truly

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Steven Seger '19

Staff Writer

Parrot Head. Beach fanatic. Sports

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Seth Sturwold '18

Staff writer

Purple Quill staff writer that is comprised of 40% caffeine.

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Mark Smith '18

Staff Writer

I joined this class to fill out my schedule and it seems pretty cool. I am a senior, this is my first year on staff, and I am a swimmer.

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Jeff Tuttle '18

Staff Writer

I don't play no games. "I don’t take vacations. I don’t get sick. I don’t observe major holidays. I’m a jack hammer." - Jim Harbaugh.

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Gunnar Wall '19

Staff Writer

"Uuuuuuur Ahhhhrrrrr Uhrrr Ahhhhrrrr..." - Chewbacca

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