The Vision

2020-2021 Staff

Muneebah Umar

Editor-in-Chief

Muneebah Umar, the Editor-in-Chief of The Vision, lives in Starkville, MS, and is part of the Class of 2021. She previously served a...

Luke Bowles

Managing Editor

Luke Bowles is a senior from Waynesboro, MS. He is a member of the cross country and tennis teams, and co-founded the first tra...

Gracie Rowland

Managing Editor

Gracie Rowland is a senior from Columbus, Mississippi. She dedicates her life to the pursuit of truth and wakes up every morn...

Kate McElhinney

News Editor

Kate McElhinney is a senior from Columbus. She is the News Editor for The Vision this year. Joining The Vision has given her the...

Henry Sanders

Student Life Editor

Henry Sanders is a senior and the current Student Life Editor of The Vision. Henry wants to use his position to create in depth art...

Fiona Dawe

Opinion Editor

Fiona Dawe is from Starkville, Mississippi. She would like to do something with her life to help the environment, although she ...

Tejus Kotikalapudi

Entertainment Editor

Tejus is a senior from Hattiesburg, Mississippi who hopes to study medicine in the future. Current past times include grinding on t...

Hardy Cooke

Sports Editor

Hardy Cooke, a senior from Cleveland, MS, is this year's Sports Editor. He is an avid tennis player and musician, as well as an...

Karlene Deng

Photography Editor

A member of the class of 2021, Karlene Deng is from Starkville, MS and is the Photography Editor for The Vision. When she isn't working...

Clare Seo

Social Media Editor

Clare Seo, a senior from Starkville, MS, is the Social Media Editor for The Vision. She is back this school year with another hair...

Elisabeth Seage

Multimedia Editor

Elisabeth Seage is a senior from Jackson, Mississippi. Currently serving as the first Multimedia editor, she hopes to expand the...

Carter Moore

Graphics/Layout Editor

Carter Moore is a senior from Grenada, Mississippi and is also the Graphics Editor. He enjoys chemistry, physics and watching...

Blake Cheater

Lead Copy Editor

Blake Cheater is a senior from Meridian, Mississippi, and is serving as the lead copy editor this year. He thoroughly enjoys philos...

Elena Eaton

Lead Cartoonist

Elena Eaton, a junior from Gulfport, MS, is a new staff cartoonist on The Vision. Elena hopes to add some levity to the lives of...

Emily Lin

Staff Cartoonist

Emily Lin is a senior from Kosciusko, Mississippi.  As a Staff Cartoonist, drawing allows her to destress from her workload....

Taylor Wypyski

Staff Cartoonist

Taylor Wypyski is a member of the class of 2022. She enjoys all forms of art, but mainly expressing herself through Fine Art. Ta...

Evangalia Guigley

Staff Cartoonist

Evangalia “Evie” Guigley is a junior from Hernando, Mississippi. Serving the Vision as a cartoonist, she hopes to help spread...

Sophia Toner

Staff Writer

Sophia Toner is a senior from Pass Christian, MS who counters status-quo in superficial and ultimately meaningless ways such as ...

Colin Gordy

Staff Writer

Colin is a senior from Hattiesburg, Mississippi who enjoys reading, binging Netflix shows, and studying different cultures. In ...

Madison Meeks

Staff Writer

Madison Meeks is a senior hailing from Yazoo City, Miss. by way of Greenwood, Miss. She is a huge fan of A Different World, Strawberry...

Dalton Rainer

Staff Writer

Dalton Rainer is a junior from Meridian, Mississippi. Career-wise, he aspires to one-day become a physics professor and inspire...

Zach Medlin

Staff Writer

Zach Medlin is a senior from Olive Branch, Mississippi. He is the editor-in-chief of The Third Self and an intense lover of mus...

Jessica Yan

Staff Writer

Jessica Yan is a junior from Starkville, MS. She is a member of the swim team and the Speech and Debate club. She likes to spend...

Katy Chen

Staff Writer

Katy Chen is a Senior from Louisville, MS. She loves reading, listening to music (especially old throwbacks and musicals), an...

Kayla Riley

Staff Writer

Kayla Riley is currently a junior at MSMS. Her interests are photography, reading, and watching tv shows, movies, and documentaries....

Vidhi Patel

Staff Writer

Vidhi Patel is a junior from McComb, MS. Her favorite thing to do is play tennis when she should be doing homework. She plans...

Mabrie Woods

Staff Writer

Mabrie Woods is a senior from Olive Branch and Louisville, Mississippi. She loves all things Broadway and one of her favorite ...

Vineeth Vanga

Staff Writer

Vineeth Vanga is a junior from Madison, MS. He enjoys reading about US politics and hopes to major in chemistry in college for ...

Hailee Sexton

Staff Writer

Hailee Sexton is a junior from D’iberville, MS. She really likes music, and listens to mostly rap and lo-fi, and dabbles in a...

Hayden Anderson

Staff Writer

Hayden Anderson is a junior from Columbus, MS. Other than waiting for American Horror Story to shoot another season, Hayden enjoys...

Reagan Ishee

Staff Writer

Reagan Ishee is a junior from Mendenhall, MS. She loves all things tacky and colorful and her hobbies include napping, writing,...

Madison Flowers

Staff Writer

Madison Flowers is a junior from Grenada, Mississippi. She would like to major in chemistry to become a pediatric dentist. Past...

Cadi Springer

Staff Writer

Cadi Springer is from Saltillo, MS, and a junior here at MSMS.  She loves music, her cat (Gideon), and TikTok the most. She spends...

Jillian Snodgrass

Staff Writer

Jillian Snodgrass is a junior from Meridian, MS. She is very excited to express herself through writing for The Vision. Outside...

Madelyn Phillips

Staff Writer

Madelyn Phillips is a junior from McMomb, MS. She loves to sing with the help of her trusty ukulele. During her time at MSMS,...

Caleb Jenkins

Staff Writer

Caleb Jenkins is a junior from Columbus, MS. He has a strong passion for film and hopes to one day become a director. Caleb is also...

Adriana Mays

Staff Writer

Adriana Mays is a senior from Starkville, MS who is a staff writer for The Vision. She writes a lot of Kpop articles, but don’t b...

Nicholas Djedjos

Staff Writer

Nicholas Djedjos is a junior from Brandon, MS. He enjoys keeping up with the news and spending time with family and friends. In h...

Amy Zhang

Staff Writer

Amy Zhang is a junior from Starkville, MS. She likes Avatar: The Last Airbender and two-dimensional geometry. In her free time,...

Lily Langstaff

Staff Writer

Lily Langstaff is a senior from Southaven, Mississippi. She loves honey, The Labyrinth, Fall Out Boy, and her cats, Sassy and Swe...

Aastha Banga

Staff Photographer

Aastha Banga is a senior from Laurel, MS. She enjoys math, art, and dance. Being a photographer for The Vision gives her the opportunity...