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The Lantern

2021-2022 Staff

Nathan Baszuro
Media Editor-in-Chief

Nathan Baszuro

Hi, I’m Nathan Baszuro also known as Mr.Clean or Caillou. No, I'm not dying from cancer so anyways yay! Thankfully, this is my 5th year on The Lantern so I’m almost done!

Lauren Ritz
Editor-in-Chief

Lauren Ritz

Hallo vrienden! Mijn naam is Lauren en ik ben een EIC voor de Lantaarn. Ik ben eigenlijk geen Nederlander, hoewel ik graag een keer naar Nederland zou willen reizen. Ik heb gehoord dat de poffertjes uitstekend zijn. As the Dutch s...

Anna Dubbels
Editor-in-Chief

Anna Dubbels

Hey y’all, My name is Anna and I’m an Editor-in-Chief of the Lantern. I’m involved in pretty much everything that exists. I’m my free time, (which is pretty much never) I enjoy spending time at my cabin, snowmobiling,...

Jessica Baszuro
Special Projects Editor

Jessica Baszuro

Hi! My name is Jessica! I’m a junior who very occasionally writes or draws things for the lantern. I also can be found on the soccer field and on the couch eating cheez-it’s watching The Big Bang Theory.

Bianca Caputo
Special Projects Editor

Bianca Caputo

Hey ya’ll! My name is Bianca Caputo, and I can often be found screaming at a ten year old iMac in an effort to not get fired. In the spare five seconds when you don’t find me at the school I can be found curled in the feta...

Tristin Qualey
A&E Editor

Tristin Qualey

Tristin Qualey is a junior known for his excellent taste in all things entertainment as well as his passion for lackluster slasher films.

Hannah Hjellming
Features Editor

Hannah Hjellming

Hi! My name is Hannah, and I am a senior. I am a Features editor, and I am also involved in Minnesota Honors Society. In my free time, I love to read, write and hang out with my friends and family. ...

Tiera Meyer
Features Editor

Tiera Meyer

Heyo my name is Tiera! I am a senior and an editor for the Features category. I enjoy video games, skating, writing, hanging with friends and family, kayaking, occasionally drawing, and I have a deep fondness for Monster Energy...

Grace Miller
News Editor

Grace Miller

Salutations! My name is Grace Miller and I am a sophomore. I’m currently one of the News editors and a writer for the Lantern. When I am not doing schoolwork or writing, I love to snuggle with my poodles or participate in ac...

Cora Park
Social Media Editor

Cora Park

Hey cool cats and kittens, I'm Cora! I'm the social media editor for the lantern and when I'm not posting, you can find me reading or playing soccer.

Kyra Schoenfelder
Sports Editor

Kyra Schoenfelder

My name is Kyra, and I am a junior involved in volleyball, basketball, and softball as well as SADD, Prom Committee, and Minnesota Honors Society. My favorite snack is Chex Mix! 

Jaci Winchell
Sports Editor

Jaci Winchell

I am a senior and I am both an editor and writer. I am involved in volleyball, basketball, track & field, SADD, MAHS, and choir. In my free time, I enjoy hanging out with my friends and spending time with my family.

Sara Auger
Torch Editor

Sara Auger

Sara Auger is a sophomore lantern writer and editor. Her favorite activities include listening to music so loud she gets hearing damage and driving 30 minutes (one way) to wander aimlessly around Target while also managing to s...

Maddie Becker
Staff Writer

Maddie Becker

Maddie Becker is a junior and writes for the sports/features category. She is involved in dance, and SADD but also spends a lot of her time at the Shoreline dance studio in Red Wing, MN. She loves white/pink Monster energy drinks...

Marguerite Holes
Staff Writer

Marguerite Holes

Marguerite is a senior staff member in the A&E category and she is also on the varsity dance team. Marguerite lives off of black cherry Kickstarts and Casey’s pizza, and in her very abundant free time, she drives around...

Sam Coyle
Staff Writer

Sam Coyle

Samuel Coyle is a senior lantern staff writer who also participates in Robotics, Speech, Math League and Honor Society. He firmly believes pi is a much better number than tau, cereal is intended to be eaten without milk, and beavers...

Anna Ritz
Staff Writer

Anna Ritz

My name is Anna Ritz and I'm in 9th grade. I'm a sports writer for the Lantern and I play volleyball, basketball, and softball.

Charles Fick
Staff Writer

Charles Fick

Charles Fick has been writing for two and a half-ish years, and he likes to sit around and ponder life while he does math or whatever else he does in his free time. Nobody really knows for sure what he’s doing when he think...

Cassidy Maneval
Staff Writer

Cassidy Maneval

Hi, my name is Cassidy Maneval and I am a senior in high school. I enjoy reading and hanging out with my cats.

Kendall Lawless
Staff Writer

Kendall Lawless

Hi I’m Kendall and I write for A&E. I participate in theatre and speech. In my free time I like to hang out with my friends, play with my dogs, go for a walk, and read books.

Ava Hanson
Staff Writer

Ava Hanson

My name is Ava Hanson, I am new to Cannon Falls this year and joined the Lantern because it seems like a fun opportunity. I'm in 10th grade and some of my hobbies are journaling, snowboarding, playing soccer and drumming.

Ana Learmann
Staff Writer

Ana Learmann

My name is Ana Learmann I spent my time managing the girls basketball team and working at Dairy Queen. Fun fact, I also have a twin sister.

Lexie Learmann
Staff Writer

Lexie Learmann

Hello all, I am one of the news writers for The Lantern. I enjoy a weekly basis of working out, hanging out with friends, and trying new places to eat. With my free time I may watch Netflix, as I am a movie-lover, and explore...

Angel Zheng
Staff Writer

Angel Zheng

Hi! My name is Angel Zheng. I am a sophomore and I enjoy creating art. I have an adorable cat, Cinnamon, that I love so much.

Ava Brokate
Visual Arts

Ava Brokate

Hi! My name is Gecko- I meaaannn Ava :) I sometimes draw stuff for the lantern but most of the time I’m watching anime, reading books at lightning speed, petting my geriatric cat and my not so geriatric but indeed very rude ...

Lydia Pedersen
Visual Arts

Lydia Pedersen

Lydia Pedersen is a cartoonist and occasional writer for the Lantern. She enjoys competing at speech meets, playing in the pep band, pole-vaulting, and writing bios in 3rd person.

Madeline Olson
Torch Writer

Madeline Olson

Riley Iverson
Torch Writer

Riley Iverson

Anastyn Casey
Torch Writer

Anastyn Casey

Hi my name is Anastyn and my favorite animal is cats. I dislike dogs. They are scary and when people go silent they scare me. I dislike popcorn and chocolate.

Suraya Ekstrom
Torch Writer

Suraya Ekstrom

I am In 8th grade and I am 14 years old. I am not in any sports but I like to play hockey. I love all animals but my favorite animal is a dog. I own many animals but my favorite is my dog Bullet.  My favorite food is mostly junk...

Madi Dettmann
Torch Writer

Madi Dettmann

Hi! My name is Madi and I write articles for the torch. I am in 8th grade this year. I am also in theatre and softball. My favorite foods are chicken lo mein and garlic pasta. In my free time, I love to hang out with friends,...

Alexzis Hoffman
Torch Writer

Alexzis Hoffman

Alexzis a very annoying person and can be very scary at times. She also has great strength, she can never talk like a normal person. She has 2 very weird sisters and short parents. She does volleyball, basketball and softball. Her fa...

Ariel Moore
Torch Writer

Ariel Moore

Hey! My name is Ariel Moore. I like going swimming and staying up late. I’m not in any sports, but I enjoy playing volleyball. I have 5 siblings not including me; I’m in eighth grade this year. My favorite color is light-is...

Amy Fick
Torch Writer

Amy Fick

Amy Fick is a child that was born on Mars, and very similar to Superman, was thrown in a rocketship and sent to Earth. She was adopted by her very loving parents, and has a human brother named Charles. Amy has superpowers of confusin...

Kaia Krie
Torch Writer

Kaia Krie

I am a cow from planet moo, we hate people who drink milk.

Wyatt Nelson
Torch writer

Wyatt Nelson

A spunky, energetic, tryhard of sports is taking a more passive and more mellow activity. He likes to try hard and daring challenges like the toe of satan challenge. He tries to get good at many skills like dice stacking and l...

Hilari Palodichuk
Torch writer

Hilari Palodichuk

Hi my name is Hilari. I'm in FFA, Student council, volleyball, dance, and track. When I'm not busy l like to go hunting , fishing, and hanging out with my friends.

Cara Erickson
Torch writer

Cara Erickson

Cara Erickson is a HOH (Hard Of Hearing) writer who loves to read. She also loves spending her time with her friends, and learning about history. Lastly, she loves to write and hopes to be able to use it in the future....

Marilyn Mausolf

Marilyn Mausolf

Marilyn is a weird chaotic human. She loves sweatshirts and her three dogs; she also has a demon cat. She's somewhat smart and quite shy. She has some anger issues and would fight someone if needed, although she can be kind-hearted...