Executive Board

staff-tkolencherryEditor-in-Chief:
Terisha Kolencherry

Terisha Kolencherry has been the editor-in-chief of Hilltopics since January 2017. She is an active member of the Multicultural Greek Council, and serves as a member of the Honors Advisory Council.


staff-sdinulescuLayout Editor:
Stejara Dinulescu

Stejara Dinulescu is a sophomore creative computing, psychology, and studio art major. Her hobbies include ballroom dancing, consuming coffee when it is raining, slinging around paint in her studio, and consuming copious amounts of cherry pie. And, of course,  snuggling puppies.


12244477_920780331310191_1085241415615878711_oWebsite Manager:
Alec Mason

Alec Mason is a first-year chemistry major on the pre-medicine track. As a member of the SMU Mustang Band, he plays flute and alto saxophone, and he is also an active member of organizations such as Amnesty International. His other hobbies include debating politics, ballroom dancing, and cooking.


Staff - DMurphySocial Media Coordinator:
Destiny Rose Murphy

Destiny Rose Murphy is a sophomore majoring in political science, philosophy, and English. She competes on the SMU ballroom dancing team and hopes to become a Supreme Court Justice, own a narwhal tusk, properly cook tablitas, and see religious centers of the world. (She has already checked off the Vatican.)


Copy Editors:

staff-ahawthorneAbigail Hawthorne

Abby Hawthorne is a junior double majoring in oboe performance and psychology. In addition to serving as a copy editor for Hilltopics, Abby enjoys performing with the Meadows Symphony Orchestra and Wind Ensemble, dancing on the SMU ballroom dance team, and obsessing over English grammar! She plans to pursue a Masters degree in oboe performance upon graduation.

staff-dsneedDrew Sneed

Drew Sneed has been a copy editor for Hilltopics since February 2017.