The Bunion is a satire news publication for the Boston University community created by Kevin Flynn on September 6th, 2012. The Bunion is meant for entertainment purposes only. All sources and quotes are fabricated. The use of the names or likenesses of notable Boston University figures or students is entirely fictional and for satirical purposes. Any resemblance to actual events is coincidental.

The Bunion is a registered student organization at Boston University under the Deerfield Road. The Bunion does not receive any funding from the university, and any content published by The Bunion is not representative of the views of the university.

See the full list of people who have contributed to The Bunion here.


FALL 2019 STAFF

  • Abisola Akinsete

    Associate Podcast Editor, Producer of Dunces & Dragons

  • Ahmin Thornhill

    Photo Staff

  • Alex LaSalvia

    Pete's — Actor (Cal)

  • Alexa Lipkin

    Marketing Director

  • Anchita Khurana

    Dunces & Dragons — Session & Gameplay Content Advisor

  • Anna Schoff

    Staff Writer

  • Arianna Ortiz

    Pete's — Advertising & PR

  • Caitlin Flannery

    Producer

  • Carissa Wang

    Pete's — Lighting

  • Caroline Bohnenberger

    Pete's — Actor (Bonnie)

  • Caroline Koehl

    Staff Editor

  • Chase Madden

    Assignment Editor

  • CJ Zachara

    Staff Editor

  • Daniel Dash

    Pete's — Actor (Logan)

  • Emma Cowan

    Dunces & Dragons — Sound

  • Hannah Petosa

    Editor & Weekly Bupdate Coordinator

  • Iya Hawkins

    Secretary

  • Jacob Cohen

    Photo Editor

  • Kacia Cheung

    Pete's — Advertising & PR

  • Karen Martinez Novoa

    Staff Writer, Photo Staff

  • Kate Anderson

    Staff Writer, Marketing Staff

  • Khloe Katende

    Dunces & Dragons — Player

  • Lauren Kelmar

    Copy Editor

  • Layla Wickwire

    Staff Writer, Producer

  • Lora Galich

    Pete's — Sound

  • Maddy Mermelstein

    Staff Editor

  • Maddy Schmidt

    Managing Editor

  • Malaika Moyer

    Pete's — Script Supervisor

  • Megan Antone

    Producer of Pete's

  • Megan Barnett

    Pete's — Actor (Olivia)

  • Michael Chen

    Dunces & Dragons — Player

  • Michael Washington

    Dunces & Dragons — Player

  • Niya Doyle

    Dunces & Dragons — Session & Gameplay Content Advisor

  • Olivia Fumiatti

    Pete's — Actor (Lauri)

  • Pablo Cordon

    Associate Video Editor, Producer of Pete's

  • Robert Branning

    Special Projects Editor, Producer of BunionWars

  • Samantha Dilsheimer

    Quiz Editor

  • Samantha Vatalaro

    Editor & Treasurer

  • Timothy Choi

    Senior Multimedia Editor

  • Tyler Carcara

    Producer of Pete's

Abisola Akinsete

Associate Podcast Editor, Producer of Dunces & Dragons

Abi Akinsete is a sophomore currently trying to take classes in every college in BU in a desperate attempt to be considered employable. They have no discernible personality outside of playing D&D and stressing about grades.

Ahmin Thornhill

Photo Staff

Alex LaSalvia

Pete's — Actor (Cal)

I’m Alex LaSalvia, I’m in the Class of 2022 studying Journalism, and I play Cal on Pete’s.

Alexa Lipkin

Marketing Director

Surprise me

Anchita Khurana

Dunces & Dragons — Session & Gameplay Content Advisor

Anna Schoff

Staff Writer

Anna is a sophomore studying Linguistics in CAS. She’s from one of the livable parts of New Jersey.

Arianna Ortiz

Pete's — Advertising & PR

Caitlin Flannery

Producer

Caitlin is a senior studying Earth and Environmental Sciences. She is from Milford, MA.

Carissa Wang

Pete's — Lighting

Carissa is a senior film and television major at BU. Some of her hobbies include exploring new places, singing in the shower, and eating takis late at night.

Caroline Bohnenberger

Pete's — Actor (Bonnie)

Caroline Koehl

Staff Editor

Caroline Koehl is a second year student from Minneapolis, MN. She is studying International Relations and Environmental Analysis & Policy.

Chase Madden

Assignment Editor

Chase studies finance at Questrom and undoubtedly would be placed in Slytherin because of it.

CJ Zachara

Staff Editor

CJ is a junior in COM studying Film and Television. He is from Maplewood, New Jersey.

Daniel Dash

Pete's — Actor (Logan)

I’m a sophomore in the College of Arts and Sciences, majoring in Computer Science. Oh, and I will kill for Krispy Kreme.

Emma Cowan

Dunces & Dragons — Sound

Hannah Petosa

Editor & Weekly Bupdate Coordinator

Hannah is a Senior from South Florida studying Film & TV. She has been writing and performing comedy since she was 15.

Iya Hawkins

Secretary

Iya Hawkins is a senior transfer from NYC studying Film & TV. Fish are friends not food. She’s also a pescatarian.

Jacob Cohen

Photo Editor

Kacia Cheung

Pete's — Advertising & PR

Karen Martinez Novoa

Staff Writer, Photo Staff

Karen is a sophomore studying Film and Visual Arts. Don’t ask her where she’s from because she doesn’t know either.

Kate Anderson

Staff Writer, Marketing Staff

Kate is a sophomore from Virginia Beach, Virginia studying Film and TV.

Khloe Katende

Dunces & Dragons — Player

Khloe Katende is a person of many names, described as her advisor’s “first astrophysics major” (in a vaguely worrying tone) and also labeled a “language nerd” by her Rhetoric teacher her first semester (sadly undeniable). Her hobbies include not having regularly colored hair, failing calculus, and finding fun new ways to try to transfer out of CGS before her two year period is up.

Lauren Kelmar

Copy Editor

Lauren is a junior from Palo Alto, CA studying Journalism.

Layla Wickwire

Staff Writer, Producer

Layla Wickwire is a Senior studying Film and Television in COM.

Lora Galich

Pete's — Sound

Lora Galich is a junior from Chicago studying Film and TV. She’s a big believer in seatbelts, loves a good game of tag, and sometimes gets mad.

Maddy Mermelstein

Staff Editor

Maddy is a Senior from Newton, MA, studying Film and Television and Sociology. Fun fact: She can take the T home!

Maddy Schmidt

Managing Editor

Maddy Schmidt is a junior from New Jersey studying Film & TV. She likes kombucha for the taste.

Malaika Moyer

Pete's — Script Supervisor

Malaika Moyer is a junior studying film & tv and advertising from San Diego. She can and will out-karaoke you.

Megan Antone

Producer of Pete's

Megan Barnett

Pete's — Actor (Olivia)

Michael Chen

Dunces & Dragons — Player

Michael Washington

Dunces & Dragons — Player

Niya Doyle

Dunces & Dragons — Session & Gameplay Content Advisor

Niya is a sophomore majoring in PR and minoring in IR. Some call her Megan Thee Stallion’s whore. She also writes for @hercampusBU!

Olivia Fumiatti

Pete's — Actor (Lauri)

The Snack That Smiles Back

Pablo Cordon

Associate Video Editor, Producer of Pete's

Robert Branning

Special Projects Editor, Producer of BunionWars

Robert is a 3rd year transfer student from Stevensville, MD studying Film & Television with a minor in Vocal Performance.

Samantha Dilsheimer

Quiz Editor

Samantha is a sophomore from Philadelphia studying film/TV. She likes piña coladas, getting caught in the rain, and bad 70s music.

Samantha Vatalaro

Editor & Treasurer

Sam is a sophomore from Saratoga Springs, NY majoring in Film & TV, and, well, you know what they say.

Timothy Choi

Senior Multimedia Editor

Tim is from a cornfield just outside of Chicago, IL. His parents are disappointed in his Film and Television Major.

Tyler Carcara

Producer of Pete's


We are accepting applications for new Staff Writers, Photo Staff, Marketing Staff, and more. Click here to apply!

Special Thanks To
Quinn Boyes (COM ‘13)
Martin Nolan (COM ‘13)
Jason Weitzman (COM ‘13)
Kevin Flynn (CAS ‘14)
Ian Blau (COM ‘15)
Jasper Craven (COM ‘15)
Marc Finn (COM ’16)
Grace Condon (COM ’18)
Karli Marulli (COM ’19)

Web Design By
Ethan Brown (COM/CAS ‘21)

Created By
Kevin Flynn (CAS ‘14)