Editor in Chief: Dylan Bufkin
Dylan Bufkin is a senior from Mount Juliet, Tennessee majoring in English with a minor in history.
He joined The Reflector his freshman year to vent his political opinions and become involved on campus.
Dylan loves to write poetry and short stories, as well as read them, and could spend all day talking about medieval literature.
His favorite song is "She's Leaving Home" by The Beatles.
Managing Editor: Hannah Blankenship
Hannah Blankenship is a junior from Huntsville, AL, studying journalism and Spanish.
She joined the Reflector in the pursuit of becoming a real-life Rory Gilmore (although ideally with a better love life).
Outside of the office, Hannah enjoys reading, hanging out with friends and playing sports.
Her favorite song is "Here Comes the Sun" by the Beatles.
News Editor: Daniel Dye
Daniel is a junior studying biological sciences from Meridian, Mississippi.
He began working with the Reflector in August 2019 as a way to try something new and to have a break from schoolwork.
He loves to hike, spend time outdoors, listen to music, hang out with friends, and go to the Refuge.
One of his favorite songs is “Eyes of the World” by The Grateful Dead.
Life Editor: Sarah Morgan Johnson
Opinion Editor: Riley Stephens
Riley is a junior English major from Brandon, MS.
She joined The Reflector in February 2019 because she thought it was a great way to get involved and improve her writing.
In her spare time, Riley enjoys day-tripping, eating Chinese food, browsing antique stores, playing football with friends, and watching Netflix.
It’ is difficult for her to choose a favorite song, but “Puzzle Pieces” by Saint Motel has been consistent through the years.
Sports Editor: Lydia Palmer
Lydia Palmer is a sophomore communications major from Louisville, Mississippi.
She joined The Reflector as a staff writer, aiming to relieve the stress of school work. Following her first semester, she wanted to pursue journalism full time.
Lydia loves volleyball, making (and drinking) good coffee, and the Starkville community.
Her favorite song is the acoustic version of "ILYSB" by LANY.
Graphics Editor: Savannah Bonds
Savannah Bonds is a junior Fine Arts Major from Waveland, Mississippi.
She joined The Reflector in February, 2020 out of a desire to jump-start a career in Illustration.
Savannah figured that a fast paced paper would help.
If she isn't doing art, you can definitely find her gaming the night away with her friends...or napping.
Her music tastes change with the weather, but her favorite song at the moment is "Pleaser" by Wallows.
Online Editor: Joshua Britt
Joshua Britt is a freshman majoring in information technology services.
He joined The Reflector because he enjoys working with websites and also enjoys journalism.
He is a big fan of professional wrestling throughout all decades, spanning from timeless Memphis classics from Jerry Lawler and Bill Dundee all the way to modern performances in Japan by Kenny Omega and Kazuchika Okada.
He also enjoys graphic design and is a graphic designer for MSU Esports.
His favorite song is "Bridge Over Troubled Water" by Simon and Garfunkel.
Photography Editor & Financial Manager: Mary Georgia Hamilton
Mary Georgia is a junior, finance major and religion minor based out of Atlanta, Georgia.
She strives to show the beauty in God's creation through her photographs.
She started taking pictures in 2014 and specializes in sports, wildlife, landscape and culture.
She joined The Reflector so she can gain more experience.
Outside of the office she loves to go whitewater rafting, kayaking, play soccer and travel.
Her favorite song is "Bad Moon Rising" by Creedence Clearwater Revival.
Marketing Media Manager: Natalie Brock
Natalie Brock is a sophomore from Olive Branch, Mississippi majoring in Communications/Public Relations.
She joined The Reflector because she thought it’d be a great way to plug in on campus and gain experience in her field.
She enjoys spending time with her friends and family, reading (for fun not so much her textbooks), and having movie marathons with her roommates.
Her favorite song varies depending on her mood, but pretty much anything by Harry Styles or Kacey Musgraves.
Circulation Manager : Sierra Pruitt
Sierra Pruitt is from Florence, AL, double majoring in marketing and management with a minor in business administration.
At one point, her sister was circulation manager, so she knew a lot about the position before becoming involved.
She carries around cat treats in her car for instances when she sees the campus cats during deliveries and loves early morning encounters with campus critters.
Outside of work, she is a regular college student who enjoys binge watching Netflix, reading and hanging out with friends.
Her favorite song is "Still of the Night" by Whitesnake.
Advisor : Josh Foreman
Josh Foreman was the editor-in-chief of the Reflector from 2004 to 2005.
He spent several years living and teaching abroad after graduating from Mississippi State in 2005.
He holds an MFA in Writing from the University of New Hampshire, and has written three books of narrative history with Ryan Starrett.
To learn more about Josh and Ryan's work, visit his website.
One of his favorite songs is "Idiot Wind" by Bob Dylan.