Pablo Gonzales | Editor-in-Chief
Pablo Gonzales is just another dynamic senior journalism and English major from Dallas, Texas. He is passionate about telling interesting stories and integrating technology and journalism, especially in this digital age.
Outside of The Bundle, Pablo enjoys good music, photography, playing the piano, reading or grabbing a cup of coffee with friends. Pablo is a strong believer in the power of words to capture the essence of our world.
“I’m just a fun guy.” – Post Malone
Morgan London | Managing Editor
Morgan London is a senior public relations major from Kilgore, TX. After high school, Morgan attended Kilgore College where she pursued her passion for dance as a Kilgore College Rangerette. When those two years came to a close, she discovered her unknown passion for writing and has not stopped since.
In addition to her time spent at The Bundle, Morgan is invested in her sorority, Pi Beta Phi. After college, she hopes to establish a career in the fair trade industry promoting the betterment of trading conditions in developing countries.
“The hardest step she ever took was to blindly trust in who she was.” – Atticus
Abby Opersteny | Managing Editor
Abby Opersteny is a senior raised in San Antonio, Texas, but has planted deep roots in the city of Waco. Between spending time with those she loves and studying public relations, Abby finds solace and continuity in writing. The electricity and joy found in a good story excite her, and she is incredibly grateful to share her own stories through The Bundle.
When Abby is not on campus serving in her sorority, Chi Omega, you can find her watching “Father of the Bride,” drinking coffee, taking yet another personality test or laughing with her five roommates.
“I want my every day to make God belly laugh, glad that he gave life to someone who loves the gift.” – Shauna Niequist
Austria Arnold | Fundraising Director
Austria is a sophomore raised on a ranch in Terrell, Texas. When not on horseback, she can be founding reading theSkimm or studying news editorial. Austria has a heart for capturing human interaction whether it be through the written word, an image or video footage.
When Austria is not in the classroom or playing intramurals with her sorority, Alpha Delta Pi, she can be found in the kitchen. She loves cooking for family and friends as well as traveling the world and sharing the gospel with kids at summer camp.
“A river cuts through rock, not because of its power, but because of its persistence.” – Jim Watkins
Clara Ruth West | Social Media Editor
Clara Ruth West is a senior journalism – public relations major from Spartanburg, South Carolina. Following the southern trend, she prefers to be called Clara Ruth and often hears, “I love your accent!” She is involved all over campus through organizations like her sorority, Alpha Chi Omega, Baylor Student Foundation and her church, Harris Creek Baptist. After graduation in May, she plans to continue her passion for higher education by working for a university and pursuing a master’s degree. She’s got a lot to say, and she looks forward to sharing it all with you through her writings for The Bundle!
“Owning our story and loving ourselves through that process is the bravest thing that we’ll ever do.” – Brené Brown
Kristina Valdez | Social Media Editor
Kristina Valdez is a sophomore journalism major from Irving, Texas. When she is not eating at a Japanese restaurant or combing through the aisles of a library, Kristina is driving home to her family or laughing with her friends over a plate of freshly made chocolate chip cookies. Kristina is passionate, with a heart full of love. She purses her dreams just as she pursues the heart of Jesus Christ.
Whether it is for the summer or for the years right after graduation, Kristina will move to New York City, the city that lightens up her dreams. Kristina is excited to apply for jobs and internships at her favorite women’s magazines. There will come a day when Kristina is strolling down the streets of New York City to her favorite coffee shop wearing a bright red jumpsuit and carrying her unfinished novel.
“The truth will set you free, but first it will piss you off.” – Gloria Steinem
Hannah Lemieux | Event Coordinator
Hannah Lemieux is a senior from Denver, Colorado who thrives off laughter and the smell of freshly baked pigs-in-a-blanket. When she isn’t drinking a cup of tea, you can find Hannah trying to make everyone who crosses her path laugh. From giving tours to high schoolers, to devoting time to her sorority, she wants to embody Baylor’s vision of finding strength within your community, especially through the joy of Christ’s unfailing love.
Hannah is eager to begin her journey with the Bundle to find a home in the written word and provide a creative outlet for the movers and shakers of Waco.
“The soul should always stand ajar, ready to welcome the ecstatic experience.” – Emily Dickinson
Jacobe Beltran | Multimedia Editor
Jacobe Beltran is a freshman theatre performance major from Dallas, Texas. He enjoyed serving as an anchor and video editor for Garland High School’s lighthearted video newscast. Jacobe hopes to bring his positive energy and creativity to The Bundle.
When Jacobe received his first computer at the age of twelve, he loved creating on it, whether the result was a story packed with imagination or an exceptionally edited video carrying wit. Another boundless outlet of creativity Jacobe particularly enjoys is theatre as he is a member of Baylor University Theatre. Jacobe is also a mascot instructor for the National Cheerleaders Association, teaching high school and middle school mascots how to creatively show their school spirit.
“Everybody’s somebody’s everything.” – Chance the Rapper
Josh Rizzo | Design Editor
Joy Moton | Copy Manager
Joy Moton is a senior journalism: news-editorial major from Harker Heights, Texas. In her spare time, she loves reading books by C.S. Lewis, watching Shonda Rhimes shows and eating any spicy food she can get her hands on.
As a pastor’s kid from a small city, Joy has always been surrounded by people who are very strong in their faith. Her passion for writing actually developed during a time where she was weak in her own faith. Through the writings of C.S. Lewis, she discovered that writing yields a gift that can surpass an author’s lifetime. In the future, she hopes to create content that will inspire the current generation of readers as well as those to come to be the best people they can be.
“Though our feelings come and go, His love for us does not.” -C.S. Lewis
Maddie Gee | Fundraising Manager
Maddie Gee is a vibrant and expressive sophomore journalism major from Sugar Land, Texas. She has had a passion for writing since she was a child, making short stories about her family and friends from a very young age. Another one of her passions was the glitz and glamour of media.
Movies, TV, and music are Maddie’s biggest passions. She obsesses over them and has been in love ever since her first viewing of “The Cheetah Girls.” Other than eating Chick-fil-A forty times a week, working on her blog “Media Princess,” and laughing too loud with friends, Maddie has been working on making her dreams come true. She hopes to become a movie, TV, and music critic after she graduates. Eventually, she wants to produce, write, and direct her own content for not just the screen, but the Broadway stage as well.
*slams hand on table* “NOT ON MY WATCH. NOT ON MY WATCH.” – Iyanla Vanzant
Madeleine Morren | Multimedia Editor
Born and raised in Dallas, Madeleine Morren is a senior public relations major. Through her love of film, Madeleine became inspired by the power of a good story. Although she enjoys making videos, Madeleine found her story is better heard through her writing, and she is so humbled to have found her place with The Bundle.
If you can’t find her on campus, Madeleine is probably cuddling with her dog and watching a movie. Despite not having a secured, multi-million dollar, entry-level job waiting for her when she graduates, Madeleine is excited for what the future will bring.
“A laugh can be a very powerful thing. Why, sometimes in life, it’s the only weapon we have.”- Roger Rabbit
Sam Jackson | Fundraising Coordinator
Samantha Jackson is a senior public relations major with a passion for design and writing. Although she spends most of her time in Waco, Texas, her home will always be San Antonio, where she thrives under the chaos and fast pace of big-city life. Samantha has a deep love for travel that she believes comes from a desire to cultivate experiences and knowledge from those around her.
This past year, Samantha was taken in a new direction professionally when she started working for a nonprofit organization. Since then, she has gained a new perspective on life and the strength she sees in her clients is one she aspires to find within herself.
When she isn’t in class or writing articles for the Bundle, Samantha can be found spending time with her family, her dogs and her Netflix account.
“Lord have mercy on my rough and rowdy ways.” — The Head and the Heart
Taylor Wolf | Copy Desk Chief
Taylor Wolf is a sophomore journalism major from Seattle, Washington whose family has recently relocated to Texas. Mountains, water, scenic views, flannels and coffee always bring her a special joy.
Taylor has a passion for people and relationships. She believes everyone has a story to tell and is a fierce advocate for sharing how you feel and think. Taylor has an obsession with words and phraseology. She often must pause a conversation to make an addition to her running quote book. To Taylor, writing is both communicative and creative expression. Her other creative outlets include photography, dance, design and coloring. Jesus, adventures, music, family and friends are Taylor’s oxygen.
Her mantra is “Love God. Love people. Ask questions.”
Taylor Ward | Copy Editor
Taylor Ward is a senior public relations major from Cibolo, TX. After high school, Taylor accepted her admission to Baylor immediately. She jumped headfirst into a journalism degree, changed her major four times before coming full circle and back into the arms of journalism by the end of her sophomore year. After her mild loss of sanity, Taylor has thrown herself fully into her degree and hasn’t looked back since.
Taylor joined Baylor’s chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America and has taken on the role of Public Relations Officer for that group. She is also a part of the English honor society, Sigma Tau Delta, and the academic honor society, Alpha Lambda Delta. Taylor hopes to become the young adult fiction editor for Penguin Random House or to become a literary agent when she graduates.