About Us


The Lumberjack: An NAU tradition since 1914. Jackcentral.org is produced and maintained by staff of The Lumberjack newspaper and the Media Innovation Center in the School of Communication at Northern Arizona University.

Our goal is to bring the news that is important to you through an expanding variety of different media, including broadcast, web and print. The Lumberjack has been a Flagstaff staple since its founding as The Pine in 1914. In 1946, students voted to change the name to The Lumberjack, and the newspaper has gradually evolved into its current form as a weekly publication.

The Lumberjack has been the recipient of a number of awards from the Society of Professional Journalists, the College Newspaper Business & Advertising Managers and the Arizona Newspapers Association.




Phone number: (928) 523-4921

E-mail: lumberjack@nau.edu 

Mailing address: PO Box 6000, Flagstaff, AZ 86011


Corrections and Clarifications

The Lumberjack is committed to factual correctness and accuracy. If you find an error in our publication, please email our Editor-in-Chief, MacKenzie Brower, at msb389@nau.edu. 


Executive Board

  • MacKenzie Brower, Editor-in-Chief — msb389@nau.edu 

  • Emily Gerdes, Director of Digital Content and Social Media — eng66@nau.edu

  • Camille Sipple, Managing Editor — ces475@nau.edu
  • Kylie Soto, Copy Chief — kcs296@nau.edu
  • Lauren Gomez, Print Chief — leg263@nau.edu


  • Brian Burke, Director of Photography — bpb75@nau.edu
  • Megan Ford-Fyffe, Assistant Director of Photography — mjf364@nau.edu
  • Cole Stewart, Senior Photographer — ccs356@nau.edu
  • Madison Easton, Senior Photographer — mme236@nau.edu
  • Shawn Patti, Director of Multimedia — smp446@nau.edu
  • Brittani Poeppel, Director of Illustration — bcp83@nau.edu

Editorial Board

  • Mark Fabery, News Editor — maf486@nau.edu
  • Daisy Johnston, Assistant News Editor — djj228@nau.edu
  • Josh Ostby, Online Editor — jko49@nau.edu
  • William Combs — wac54@nau.edu
  • Marley Green, Opinion Editor — mkg249@nau.edu
  • Jessie McCann, Assistant Opinion Editor — jfm229@nau.edu
  • Hannah Elsmore, Features Editor —  hae57@nau.edu
  • John Chaffeur, Assistant Features Editor — jjc476@nau.edu
  • Katelyn Rodriguez, Culture Editor — kfr38@nau.edu
  • Haylee Emch, Assistant Culture Editor — hre42@nau.edu
  • Brenden Martin, Sports Editor — bkm229@nau.edu
  • Will Hopkins, Assistant Sports Editor — wjh67@nau.edu

Faculty Advisers

  • David Harpster, Faculty Adviser — david.harpster@nau.edu

  • Rory Faust, Sports Adviser — rory.faust@nau.edu