Our Editors 2022-2023

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 is the returning Executive Editor of the Echo, majoring in New Media: Promotional Communication and minoring in Sociology. She also works at the library on campus, as a performance evaluator for Spotlight, and as a socials copywriter for Grain of Salt mag. In her free time, she is probably listening to a pop culture podcast, seeking caffeine, or updating her Letterboxd. 

Mina Himlie (she/her/her’s) | Copy Editor | himliel@augsburg.edu

Mina is a senior studying social work with a minor in Spanish. This is the third year of working with The Echo and her first year as the copy editor! In addition to her position with The Echo, she has an internship with the Women’s Initiative for Self Empowerment mentoring high school girls/feminine aligned students. She’s a certified workaholic, but when she isn’t working on something or other, she enjoys going for bubble tea or coffee, baking and cooking, and reading.

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

Azu Esparza Hernandez is a second-year majoring in Secondary Art Education. As layout editor she is looking forward to experimenting on InDesign and working with the team on making sure every issue is ready for Auggies to read! Aside from their love of art and film, one of their favorite hobbies is cooking and baking all day.

Open Position | Managing Editor |

If interested in the Managing Editor position please email the echo@augsburg.edu with your resume and any questions that you have.

Amina Pezerovic (she/her/hers) | Outreach Coordinator | pezerova@augsburg.edu 

Amina Pezerovic (she/her) is a first year double majoring in international business and marketing with a minor in international relations. She is passionate about social and climate justice. When she’s not working at the bakery, she enjoys reading, hanging out with family and friends, trying out new coffee shops, and hiking.

Olivia Allery (she/her/hers) | News Editor | alleryo@augsburg.edu 

 Olivia is a junior majoring in Social Work and double minoring in Psychology and American Indian Studies. She is really excited to be returning for her second year as the News Editor! She is also the secretary of Augsburg’s Indigenous Student Association and plays cello in the Augsburg Orchestra. In her free time, she really enjoys hanging out with friends and listening, watching and learning about anything true crime!

Tayana Osuna (she/her/hers) | Arts & Culture Editor | osunat@augsburg.edu.

Tayana is a sophomore majoring in English to become an English professor. This is her second year working as the Arts and Culture editor. In her free time she enjoys reading and driving remote control cars. She loves any and all art forms and is excited to meet some new Augsburg artists! 

Hayden Audette (he/him/his) | Sports Editor | audettech@augsburg.edu.

Hayden is absolutely thrilled to be the Echo’s Sports Editor for the 2022-23 school year! He is a senior at Augsburg this year pursuing a Communication Studies degree. After he graduates, Hayden would like to begin a career in journalism with a focus on sports and/or disability advocacy. When he’s not doing work with the Echo, Hayden’s hobbies include reading books and playing video games. 

Joe Ramlet (he/him/his) | Opinions Editor | ramletj@augsburg.edu.

Joe is a junior majoring in Political Science: Public Policy/Political Change with minors in Sociology and Pre-Law. He is excited to serve the Echo as the Opinions Editor to encourage and facilitate discourse about our global, national, local, and campus communities. When not editing, he can be found playing his violin in the Augsburg Orchestra, studying on the third floor of the Lindell Library, or enjoying all of the outdoor activities the Twin Cities have to offer. He is spending his fall semester as an international student at Nord University in Norway, studying Circumpolar and Nordic Studies. He misses his cats, Cleo (pictured) and Sienna.

Abi Hilden (they/she) | Features Editor | hildena@augsburg.edu 

Abi is a sophomore, double-majoring in Theater and Creative Writing. After being a staff writer last year, they are thrilled to continue working with the Echo as the Features Editor. When she is not writing and editing articles, you can find Abi playing with their cat, reading a queer YA novel, memorizing lines, or working in the Study Abroad & Away office on campus.

Alexa Martin (she/her/hers) | Online Publishing Coordinator | martina8@augsburg.edu 

Senior studying secondary education and communication arts & literature. As the Online Corridinating Publisher, she is looking forward to rebranding the Echo website. She is passionate about advocating for education in America, reading/writing, and lacrosse. Outside of the Echo Alexa is also a part of the Women’s Lacrosse team & Residence Life here at Augsburg. In her free time, she is either listening to a podcast or reading a mystery.

Faculty Advisor is Jenny L. Hanson