The Editorial Team
Editor-in-Chief – Shawn Johnson
Shawn Johnson, member of the 3.0 accelerated degree program, is a senior. Having grown up in Birmingham, Ala., Johnson established an unwavering love for college athletics in his youth. Wanting to connect his love for sports with his passion for writing, he has identified sports journalism as the ultimate goal of his academic endeavors at Lynn. As such, Johnson is a multimedia journalism major. Within his collegiate interests, he hopes to follow in the footsteps of former Fighting Knight and current ESPN reporter Lisa Kerney. Outside of iPulse, he has been a contributing writer for the Palm Beach Post and Boca Newspaper as well. In his final year, there is still much more in the tank for his career preparation at Lynn. All the while, he is immensely proud of the Alabama Crimson Tide for winning their 17th overall national championship this past January. Thankful for the opportunities he has received thus far, Johnson is eager to grow alongside his peers in the College of Communication and Design.
Editor-in-Chief – Hadassa Delhomme
Hadassa Delhomme is a senior pursuing a degree in multimedia journalism. A Florida native, Delhomme originally found her love for writing while enrolled in a creative writing course in high school. Since then, Delhomme has pursued any opportunity that would help elevate her writing and leadership skills. In her short time here at Lynn, she has been fortunate to gain editorial experience through iPulse while also serving as a contributing writer to the Palm Beach Post. Outside of school, she carries a passion for music, community service and political activism. She strives to be able to live in a world with no barriers and as ever-changing as the world of journalism. Without a doubt, Delhomme has grown in short order, due to the experiences she has received at Lynn. She looks forward to growing with her fellow Fighting Knights as she actively seeks her career goals.
Web Coordinator/Graduate Assistant- Matt Mazzamaro
Matt Mazzamaro is a graduate assistant in the College of Communication and Design. During his undergraduate years, Mazzamaro played a key role on the editorial team for iPulse. Due to his background, Mazzamaro is very passionate about sports, which he has been able to develop through practical experience at Lynn. Mazzamaro’s on-camera charisma and love for both writing and sports is what drives and motivates him to keep working towards his goal of one day breaking into the world of professional sports broadcasting and journalism. He is currently pursuing his master’s degree in communication and media with a specialization in media studies and practice.
Assistant Editor – Alli Mancini
Originally from Totowa, N.J., Alli Mancini is a third-year student enrolled in the 3.0 accelerated degree program, majoring in multimedia journalism. Her main focus is in sports journalism and broadcasting, as she always had a passion for sports since her youth. Continually, Mancini has looked up to Erin Andrews and hopes to emulate her success.
Assistant Editor – David Czarlinsky
David Czarlinsky, in his final year of the 3.0 program, is pursuing a degree in communication and emerging media with a minor in multimedia journalism. Originally from Charlotte, N.C., Czarlinsky has gotten very involved on campus by serving as a community advisor and interning for the Office of Athletic Communications.
Assistant Editor – Dylan Klim
Dylan Klim, member of the 3.0 accelerated degree program, is a senior majoring in criminal justice and minoring in multimedia journalism. In addition to serving on the editorial staff, Klim is a resident assistant for Housing and Residence Life and a baseball coach for Boca Raton Little League. After growing up in Paterson, N.J., Klim is seeking to combine his knowledge of the criminal justice field and passion for writing to better his craft in the real world.
Copy Editor – Nia Perkovich
Nia Perkovich is a senior from Coral Springs. Perkovich is a member of the 3.0 accelerated degree program and is studying public relations and advertising. She is also a member of the women’s soccer team.
Copy Editor – Nicole Cleri
Nicole Cleri is a 20-year-old junior majoring in multimedia journalism and minoring in advertising and public relations. Cleri has found her passion in writing and photography. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with close ones and playing competitive beach volleyball.
Graphics Support – Khalid Taylor
Khalid Taylor has numerous interests outside of the classroom. He is fascinated by movies, sports and exploring new opportunities. Taylor also enjoys drawing, leading him to his current studies in animation.
Graphics Support – Paul Ristuccia
Paul Ristuccia is a senior majoring in environmental science. Outside of school, Paul enjoys listening to new music with his friends, martial arts, photography and volunteering at animal shelters.
Graphics Support – Mackenzie Wyatt
Mackenzie Wyatt is a junior studying digital art and design. Wyatt’s passion for art escalated quickly upon entering the atmosphere of Lynn. She can always be found on the baseball field, as she plays softball for Lynn, or in the computer lab working on a fresh design.
Social Media – Katherine Whalley
Katherine Whalley is a junior. After she graduates, she hopes to work in advertising and social media for a large corporation. Whalley is excited to fill the role of social media manager and connect with individuals throughout the community.
Advertising – Shoshana Scott
Shoshana Scott a sophomore transfer student studying advertising and public relations. A Jamaican native, Scott has a passion for helping others and community service. She looks forward to completing her degree in the next two years at Lynn.
Fashion – Madison Sohaney
Madison Sohaney is very immersed in the fashion world due to her international travels. Her style has been influenced by the cultures of Hawaii, Tokyo, Harajuku, Los Angeles and New York City. Sohaney loves expressing how she feels with fashion and connects rather well with nature.
Fashion – Christion Lewis
Christion Lewis is a junior majoring in drama. Upon attending Lynn, he quickly became a resident assistant his sophomore year and was featured in student videos for incoming freshman. Lewis plans to join the film club and to audition for upcoming shows hosted by the university.
Technology – Jason King
Jason King is a senior majoring in communications and emerging media. King is a part of the first-ever cohort for the Lynn Leadership Institute on campus. King looks forward to writing about technology and movies for iPulse.
Technology – Aaron Smith
Aaron Smith is a strong-willed individual that has a passion for ensuring the maximum satisfaction for all. Smith has a heart for making others comfortable and assisting in whatever way possible. When not in class, he can be found in his natural habitat watching NFL football.
International Politics – Francis Lamas
Francis Lamas, originally from Miami, began horseback riding at the age of two, which has since bloomed into a career. From 2012 to 2016, she regularly placed top-five in her riding division. Lamas is a junior studying multimedia journalism, currently preparing for the 2019 winter competition season.
Food and Dining – Sonja Udovcic
Sonja Udovcic, originally from Bosnia and Herzegovina, is a member of the volleyball team. Having chosen to study media and photography, she has taken a keen interest in highlighting the beauty in nature of countries across the world.
Food and Dining – Lindsay Miller
Lindsay Miller is a senior studying environmental science. She hopes to one day become an environmental health safety manager for large corporations. Miller lives off campus with her twin sister, Julia Miller, and loves to explore new spots around town.
University Athletics – Jorge Herrera
Jorge Herrera is an international student originally from Caracas, Venezuela. The older of two brothers, Herrera enjoys playing tennis and watching sports. Outside of the classroom, he prefers to travel to understand other cultures.
University Athletics – Weronika Cichowska
Weronika Cichowska is a student-athlete originally from Warsaw, Poland. A member of the tennis team, Cichowska loves reading, writing and has a heart for animals of all types.
University Athletics – Saige Griffin
Saige Griffin is from Cooper City, Fla. Griffin is in the 3.0 program and is currently studying advertising and public relations. She is also a member of the women’s soccer team.
How to – Alyssa Beddia
Alyssa Beddia is majoring in digital art and design and minoring in photography. Beddia has had a love for many different forms of art and hopes to pursue a career in a field where she can use her talents doing something she loves. Likewise, she looks forward to putting her gifts on display with iPulse.
Entertainment – Greta Wittmer
Greta Wittmer is a junior studying digital art and design. Wittmer has multiple hobbies, including playing tennis and surrounding herself with the Marvel Universe. Outside of class, she enjoys spending time with friends and going on adventures.
Entertainment – Erica Migoya
Originally from a small town in New Jersey, Erica Migoya is a junior majoring in advertising and public relations. She hopes to fulfill her dream of working with professional sports teams post-graduation due to her love for sports in her youth.
Entertainment – Demetria Bosnakis
Demetria Bosnakis is a senior majoring in film and television. Bosnakis is a creative soul with a passion for cinematography and writing.
University News – Noelle Agenor
Noelle Agenor is a sophomore student-athlete studying digital art and design. Agenor was born and raised in Omaha, Neb., and she enjoys photography, art and reading. Agenor was named to the Dean’s List in her freshman year while also playing for the women’s basketball team.
University News – Doudou Li
Doudou Li is a advertising and public relations major. Originally from southern China, Li has had experience living in multiple different areas across the world. As such, she brings an international understanding to her new role as an iPulse reporter.
News – Diamond Jones
Diamond Jones is originally from Daytona Beach. A member of the 3.0 program, Jones is studying drama. She is an anti-bullying advocate, body activist and aspiring plus-sized model.
Flashback Films – Balca Sagmanli
Balca Sagmanli, an international student from Istanbul, is a senior majoring in film and television. Sagmanli plans to continue her higher education by earning her M.F.A. in film and television upon graduating this May.
Movie Reviews – Da’zha Peterson
Da’zha Petersen is a senior majoring in digital art and design and minoring in multimedia journalism. Petersen hopes to use her degree as a tool to continue her dreams in becoming a novelist.
Around Boca – Faith Thomas
Faith Thomas is a 3.0 senior studying film and television. She recently had the opportunity to visit Rwanda through the Social Impact Lab and the Ambassador Corps. Thomas is immensely interested in the social impact sector and wants to ultimately continue helping women and youth around the world.
Where Are They Now? – Abigail Sears
Originally from Virginia, Abigail Sears is a sophomore. Outside of writing for iPulse, she is a member of the Lynn Leadership Institute and serves as a peer leader.
General Assignment – Pasha Vreeken
Pasha Vreeken is a senior majoring in public relations and advertising and minoring in digital art and design. Being her first time writing for iPulse, Vreeken is ecstatic to share her creativity and enthusiasm with the Lynn community.
General Assignment – Emmett Irons
Emmett Irons, a Miami native, is a senior majoring in advertising and public relations. With their insightful view on the many topics facing America today, Irons prides themselves on providing a unique perspective to even the most mundane.