Rebecca Goddard
Editor In Chief

Rebecca is a junior motion pictures major from New Jersey who plans on minoring in journalism and political science. She loves telling all kinds of stories, whether they be in the form of screenplays or news briefs. She started writing for the Hurricane during her freshman year, and looks forward to covering many more stories while she enjoys her time at UM.

Anna Timmons
Managing Editor

Anna Timmons is a sophomore from Miami majoring in political science and journalism. She started writing for The Miami Hurricane during her freshman year and quickly realized she wanted to get more involved. As the managing editor of the paper, Anna strives to make the Hurricane a relevant news powerhouse in the University of Miami community. She hopes to continue to write and report stories about things that matter to the students at UM.

Jaime Harn
Senior Editor

Jaime Harn is the Senior Editor for The Miami Hurricane

Amir Mahmoud
News Editor

Amir Mahmoud is the News Editor for The Miami Hurricane

Esther Animalu
News Editor

Esther Animalu is originally from Queens, New York and is majoring in communication honors-broadcast journalism and political science. She is also a double minor in media management and international studies. Esther joined The Miami Hurricane during the summer before her freshman year and has fallen in love with writing and reporting for the publication ever since! Esther is also involved in various campus organizations, she is the secretary of the National Association of Black Journalists, a reporter and host on UMTV, a production member of TEDxUMiami, a member of the School of Communication Dean’s Student Circle, a campus ambassador for Maybelline New York, and also a distinguished member of the Foote Fellows Honor Society.

Noor Khaled
Assistant News Editor

Noor Khaled is the Assistant News Editor for The Miami Hurricane

Kay-Ann Henry
Opinion Editor

Kay-Ann Henry is a junior from Kingston, Jamaica majoring in journalism and minoring in sociology and creative writing. She started writing for TMH her freshman year and was promoted this past fall. She enjoys writing about topics she’s passionate about such as politics and culture and hopes to eventually write for a major publication upon graduation.

Jordan Lewis
Culture Editor

Jordan is a junior from Atlanta, Georgia majoring in journalism and minoring in gender and sexuality studies. She got involved with TMH during her freshman year, writing for what was then called the “Edge” section. She has now been editor of that section, newly renamed “Culture,” for two years and has been manager of TMH’s social media accounts for one. Upon graduation, Jordan hopes take what she’s learned about writing and social media to a major publication or entertainment company in a big city.

Isabela Didio
Sports Editor

Isabela Didio is the Sports Editor for The Miami Hurricane

Julia Sanbe
Art Director

Julia Sanbe is the Art Director for The Miami Hurricane

Jared Lennon
Photo/Visuals Editor

Jared Lennon is the Photo/Visual Editor for The Miami Hurricane

Tre'Vaughn Howard
Multimedia Editor

Tre’Vaughn Howard is the Multimedia Editor for The Miami Hurricane

Leah Harper
Online Editor

Leah Harper is a sophomore from Oviedo, Florida double majoring in Computer Science and Mathematics. As the online editor of The Miami Hurricane she strives to improve website design and create interactive elements to aid in storytelling. Outside of academics, Leah is a member of the UM Sailing team and a UX/UI designer for Orange Umbrella. She looks forward to continuing to learn more about website design and interactive media to deliver important stories in an easily accessible and engaging way.


Tsitsi Wakhisi
Faculty Advisor
Steve Priepke
Financial Advisor
Demi Rafuls
Senior Financial Assistant

Diego Torres
Sales Representative

Austin Lent, Caprina Smith, Riley Swart

Russie Tselentis
Sales Representative

Austin Furgatch
Business Manager

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The Miami Hurricane is the student newspaper of the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida. The newspaper is edited and produced by undergraduate students at UM and is published in print every Tuesday.