About Us

We are The Argo and we exist for Stockton University


A Bit About Us


For Stockton

The Argo was founded in 1971 as the independent student newspaper of the college. It operates as an independent, non-profit corporation, staffed by students and managed by an external Board of Directors. Each year it contracts with the college for subscription purposes. Funds to pay staff, purchase insurance, office supplies and equipment, and travel are generally raised through the selling of advertisements. The publishing schedule has varied over the years, but current schedules include 24 editions during the academic year and one summer issue aimed at new students.

For Everyone

The Argo welcomes all letters opinions, photographs, cartoons, articles, or other media from the general public; however, The Argo has the right to edit and either grant or deny publication of such media as it sees fit. With the exception of material sourced from a social media profile, the public domain, or any source where the rights to the media are restricted, such submissions become the property of The Argo.

Where We Are

Office: Campus Center, 212 L

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The Team


Theresa McMackin | Editor in Chief

Theresa McMackin is a senior Historical Studies major minoring in Holocaust and Genocide Studies and Professional Writing. She has been with the Argo since the Fall of 2013, becoming Assistant Editor in the Fall of 2015 prior to serving as Editor-in-Chief. Currently, she is President of Stockton History Club, Treasurer of Stockton University Model United Nations, and Vice President of Stockton STAND; she also serves as the non-voting Student Liaison for the Student Affairs committee on Faculty Senate. When she’s not writing for The Argo she’s reading The New York Times, BBC News online, Vice News articles, United Nations reports, or watching Last Week Tonight with John Oliver and Real Time with Bill Maher.

Melissa Tucker | Assistant Editor

Melissa Tucker is a Communication major with a concentration in Media Production and a Writing minor at Stockton University. She has always had a love for film, journalism, radio, and television. Melissa is a part of a variety of organizations on campus, such as being a DJ on WLFR 91.7 and a member of the Stockton Disney Association. Melissa has been a Staff Writer for The Argo since September 2016, and has also written for Her Campus. In her free time, she enjoys listening to music or watching a good movie.

Tori Novack | Copy Editor

Tori Novack is a senior and will graduate in May 2017 with a degree in Literature, a certification in Education, and a minor in Ancient Greek Language. Tori is a member of Stockton Christian Fellowship and Ratio Christi: Christian Apologetics Alliance. She is a self-published author under the penname Idazle Hunter and has also been published in The Stockpot. In her free time, she enjoys photography, running, reading, and writing fantasy novels.

Shilo Previti | Copy Editor

Shilo Previti is a second year Literature major at Stockton with a concentration in Secondary Education and a minor in Latin. She is interested in an unusual amalgamation of things: medieval literature, post-modern literature, children’s literature, sculpting, anime, animals, editing, and cartoons. When not situated in the Argo office writing or editing for the paper, she can be found tutoring in Stockton’s writing center (J 105), editing the Hellenic Voice, serving as treasurer for the Order or Greco Roman Enthusiasts and Eta Sigma Phi (the classics honors society), serving as vice president for Sigma Tau Delta (the literature honors society), serving as president of Stockton’s Literature club, or relaxing at home with her boyfriend and their handsome bearded dragon.

Kendal Lambert | Copy Editor

A true writer at heart, Kendal Nicole Lambert is in her senior year studying Communications with a concentration in Public Relations. She is a Resident Assistant overseeing over 100 residents in the upperclassman area to foster a positive engaging community. She is also a proud member of the first sorority founded by Black college women, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated. When Kendal is not in school, she interns at CBS Television Stations in New York working with their marketing team. Her front page articles have been highlighted in the Argo since Fall 2013. You can find her in a Barnes & Noble café surrounded by books and biscotti.

Brittney Welch | Copy Editor

Brittney Welch is a junior majoring in Communications with a concentration in General Media Studies, and a minor in Political Science. She has been with the Argo since fall 2014 serving as a Staff Writer, and also worked as a Copy Editor from fall 2015 to spring 2016. She is taking off the fall 2016 semester to intern in Washington D.C., and will resume editing in spring of 2017. She writes for the Argo’s Political Corner, and enjoys covering anything and everything about politics– particularly the Trump administration.

Christina Lau | Business & Advertising Manager

Christina is a senior at Stockton University majoring in Business and Graphic Design. She currently serves as the President of Asian Student Alliance, chairwoman for the Programming Board of Stockton Entertainment Team (SET), and is a Residential Assistant on campus. She likes keeping herself busy and motivating others. In her free time she enjoys going out on adventures, working out, drawing, or just relaxing at home.

 
 
 
 

Board of Directors

The Argo is governed by a Board of Directors consisting of Stockton Alumni and members of the Stockton community.

  • Kim McCabe (ex-officio)
  • Scott Ackerman (2005)
  • Diana Dromsky (1998)
  • William Hand (1984)
  • Jaime Simons (1999)
  • Dave Waterman (1993)
  • Alec Pangia