The pinnacle of Falcon journalism

The Pitch

The pinnacle of Falcon journalism

The Pitch

The pinnacle of Falcon journalism

The Pitch

2019-2020 Staff

Toby Gibbons

Toby Gibbons

Toby Gibbons is a senior at Drake. In his free time, he enjoys flying planes and taking photos.

Aler Giffin

Aler Giffin

Aler Giffin is a sophomore at Drake high school and has been a part of the journalism program for two years now. In his free time he likes to surf, as well as generally be around the ocean and partake in whatever it has to offer. Ho...

Alice Simenstad

Alice Simenstad

Alice is a junior, starting her third year in journalism. She enjoys hanging out with her friends and her plants, and rewatching Parks and Recreation. You can find Alice talking in a western accent and drawing a plethora of missh...

Emily Cardwell

Emily Cardwell

Emily Cardwell is a Senior at High School 1327 and is ecstatic to be the news and sports editor this year! When she’s not in school she loves to sail on Tomales bay, go on adventures, and plot to overthrow the government. Passionate about jour...

Melissa Auchard

Melissa Auchard

Melissa Auchard, a senior, is in her second year of journalism. When she’s not training for track she likes to spend her time reading, baking, or surfing. One day she hopes to translate her love for activism into the professio...

Kelsey Riemer

Kelsey Riemer

Kelsey is a Junior in her third year of journalism. She love classic rock, taking candid photos of friends, and binge watching brooklyn nine-nine. You can find her blasting music in her car or frantically editing print....

Samantha Parr

Samantha Parr

Samantha is a senior in her third year in journalism. She loves little old bookstores, the smell of almond extract, and rewatching Stranger Things. When she’s not stressing over editing a billion articles, you can find her danc...