Meet the Staff



Dan Hayes: Editor in Chief

 My name is Dan Hayes and I am the Editor-in-Chief of this paper. I am a senior professional communications major with a focus in creative writing. I have been through a lot of colleges throughout my academic career. I started out a tiger at Savannah State, became a pirate at Armstrong and will finish an eagle here at Georgia Southern.



Ethan Smith: News Editor

Hey guys! I’m Ethan and I am the News/Sports Editor for the Inkwell this Fall semester. I am an Engineering major with a minor in Journalism and I am now a Sophomore here in Savannah. I am super pumped to be informing you guys on all things Georgia Southern ranging from important news and upcoming sports events that everyone wants to know about. If you want to inform me on some news you want covered or any ideas you have, hit me up at (706)-267-3530 or my email, Can’t wait to have a great Fall of 2018 with all of you dedicated readers.



Madison Watkins: Arts & Entertainment Editor

Hello, fellow students! After writing for The Inkwell for a year I am excited to be part of the team as the section editor for Arts and Entertainment. I am always interested in discussing anything related to movies and television so being able to apply that to a job is exciting. I am majoring in theatre performance with minors in film and journalism. When I’m not studying or writing articles, I like to watch movies, tv shows, and play Playstation. If you would like me to cover an event, email me at


StantonInkwellStanton Dobson: Copy Editor

What’s good! My name’s Stanton. I’m a Computer Science major here at Armstrong that is looking to minor in physics, and my hobbies include learning languages and practicing piano.  This is my first time working as a copy editor at a newspaper and at the Inkwell but I hope I can do my part here to promote this school’s reputation. If you want me to  cover an event then email me at


CharityInkwellCharity Williams: Campus Editor

Hey everybody! This is my second semester working as the Web Editor for the Inkwell. I am currently a senior Professional Communications major and I hope to one day teach or work in the publishing or film industry as a career. I spend my time watching Netflix, writing, and reading for fun. If you have any creative submissions or articles or events you would like me to put on our website, send me your work at It was a pleasure being your Campus Editor!



Zach Armstrong: Layout Editor

Hey everyone! I’m Zach and I am the Layout Editor for The Inkwell. I have been doing the layout for the paper since the 2016 academic year. I am looking forward to bringing all of you a new paper design that is easy to grab your information and go. As for me personally I am a senior Computer Science/Cyber Security student here. When I am free, I am usually playing video games, learning more about security, or practicing Brazilian
Jiu-Jitsu. If you have comic strips, puzzles, or ideas and want them in the paper send them to me at:



Laura Weyman: Travel Editor

Welcome back, everyone! I’m so excited to return this Fall semester as the Travel Editor of the The Inkwell. I was the Photo Editor last semester, which will still be part of my position this time around, but I’m looking forward to being more involved in the writing and editing aspect of publication. I’m a senior enrolled in the professional communications degree, with a focus on creative writing and journalism. Please send me your Travel Stories about Savannah and its surrounding areas to be featured in our next issue!