Our Editors

Feel free to reach out to any of our editors with any questions or article ideas.

Zully Sosa (she/her/hers) | Executive Editor | sosaz@augsburg.edu

Zully Sosa (she/her/hers) is in her third year majoring in New Media w/ a focus in promotional communication and a minor in Theatre. She transferred this fall from Hamline University where she worked the student run magazine Untold in various positions and as the Films & Off Campus events coordinator for the HU Programming Board her last year there. In addition to her work with the Echo she utilizes her writing skills as a Performance Evaluator for Spotlight Education of the Hennepin Theatre Trust. Please go talk to her about musical theatre, her decade of astrology studying, or your guesses for this year’s Oscar nominations – like go now, please.

Christa Kelly (she/her/hers) | Copy Editor | kellycc@augsburg.edu

Christa is a senior majoring in Technical Theatre and Directing, Dramaturgy, and Playwriting. She is an avid reader and writer and is too obsessed with grammar. Last year she was The Echo’s News Editor.

Danny Reinan (they/them/theirs) | News Editor | reinand@augsburg.edu 

Danny is a junior double-majoring in Social Work and Theater and is aiming to become a drama therapist. They are a stage actor, writer, visual artist, and social activist who believes strongly in the power of language and is an advocate for the freedom of information, which motivates their work at The Echo. When they’re not up to their ears in schoolwork, they can be found juggling a number of creative projects, including an original play and an action RPG video game. Feel free to reach out to them if you want to share your ideas for upcoming articles, exchange cat photos, or just say hello!

ziz immelman (they/them/theirs) | Arts & Culture Editor | immelmae@augsburg.edu

Ziz is a senior majoring in English with an emphasis in creative writing, and with minors in graphic design, Spanish, studio art, and gender/sexuality/women’s studies. They are a visual artist, writer, and dancer who explores justice and activism through a creative lens. Ziz hopes to make the A&E section a space for all creative voices. When they’re not writing for the Echo, you can find them mixing some groovy tunes in the KAUG Radio studio, clowning, or just beboppin’ around with the lads.

Dominick Ingram (he/him/his) | Sports Editor | ingramd@augsburg.edu

A junior at Augsburg, Dom is a Communication Studies major and is minoring in Marketing. He hopes to get a job as a sports journalist one day. Dom has a strong passion for sports and involves himself in everything he can relating to them. Outside of his life of sports, he enjoys spending time with friends and family, spending time with his girlfriend Carly, working out, video games, and working on campus

Azu Esparza Hernandez (she/they) | Opinions Editor | esparzaa@augsburg.edu

Azu Esparza Hernandez (she/they) is a first-year majoring in Secondary Art Education. She is in love with all things art related! At the moment it is more specifically French new wave films. One of their favorite hobbies is cooking and baking all day. She loves baking cinnamon banana bread! Although they’re a first year, they plan on making Auggie’s voices heard loud and clear in the Opinions Section! 

Leniya Morrow (she/her/hers) | Features Editor | morrowll@augsburg.edu 

Leniya Morrow (Saffron), she/her/hers. She is a second-year double majoring in New Media and Graphic design. Leniya loves exploring different mediums of expressing herself.  In her spare time, she makes her own music while experimenting with photo editing and digital design. She spent four years in social justice theatre giving her a background in acting and spoken word. Through her creative journey, she discovered the name Saffron which she feels encompasses the artistic side of her personality. She loves tea, spirituality, memes, and a good taco. 

Lay Lay Zan (she/her/hers) | Photo Editor | zanl@augsburg.edu 

Lay Lay is a senior at Augsburg University majoring in International Relations, and French. She believes in storytelling through photography, language, and the visual arts. Passionate about the Karen community and the agency of young women, she also works for the Karen Football Association to empower young women through sports and education. In her spare time, she enjoys playing/training for soccer, cooking, learning new languages, and watching films. 

Leah Himlie (she/her/hers) | Online Publishing Coordinator | himliel@augsburg.edu 

Leah is a first year and plans to major in social work with a minor in Spanish. She is passionate about reading, writing, and social justice (particularly in the area of LGBT+ rights and education). In her free time she enjoys playing D&D, watching shows, and (of course) reading books. Feel free to reach out to her if you want to talk!

Faculty staff includes Jenny L. Hanson and Sarah Greenfield as Co-Faculty Advisors