Our Staff


Anya Haber

Anya is a fourth-year fashion student with a minor in business. Her design aesthetic focuses on the intersection of art, science and design. She studied international relations and business administration in Prague, Czech Republic before coming to SCAD.


Mackenzie Lachey
Creative Director

Mackenzie is a luxury and fashion management graduate student working towards her M.F.A. Prior to moving to Atlanta she received a B.A. in English and B.S. in Journalism from Boston University. She is a self-proclaimed Francophile, hat hoarder and dog lover who believes stripes and a bold red lip are always a good idea. 


Austin Klubenspies
Art Director

Austin Klubenspies is a fourth-year graphic design student. He is an enthusiastic designer who is always looking for new ways to help others.


Katherine Diaz Villegas
Copy Editor

Katherine is currently pursuing a double B.F.A. in writing and fashion design along with a double minor in drawing and fashion journalism. When she doesn't have her nose stuck in a book she's hiding away sewing or sketching. She loves traveling, fashion and good food.


Mikael Trench
Arts & Entertainment Editor

Mikael Trench is a second-year animation student hoping to specialize in stop motion. He has a deep passion for all things animation, sci-fi and horror. He is also the self-proclaimed biggest fan of Quentin Tarantino.


Tyler Spinosa
Opinions Editor

Tyler Spinosa is a fourth-year writing student. In his spare time, he enjoys eating pizza and contemplating horror.


Masha Zhdanova
Comics Editor

Masha is a sequential art major and storyboarding minor who is passionate about all forms of media and drinks at least seven cups of tea a day. Don't get her started on "Haikyuu!!"


Tyler Judson
Photo Editor

Tyler is a third-year photography student with a passion for fashion, film and conceptual makeup. He dabbles in all forms of media and likes to incorporate different styles of art into his work. In his spare time, he enjoys binge-watching his favorite TV shows.


Caitlin Havens
Features Editor

Caitlin is a second-year writing student. While she is not working for The Connector, she also works as the Undergraduate Editor for Ivy Hall Review. She enjoys musicals, horror and French films. One day, she hopes to explore the world and all of its cultures.


Alexus Graham
Style Editor

Alexus is a third-year fashion marketing and management student. She loves the ways in which fashion can be used to create an entire human experience deeper than its superficial value.


Marian Hill
News Editor

Marian is a third-year writing and photography student. The studies meet at the point of real-life storytelling, expressing thought and creativity in the human mind through photojournalism. Outside of her academic and artistic interests, she enjoys cooking, traveling and studies alternative healing processes. 


Jeanie Lo
PR Director

Jeanie Lo is a fourth-year writing student. She was raised in Hong Kong. Being a literal book worm, she can identify where a book is printed based on its smell. Lo likes to read, watch documentaries and take photos.


Jessica Clary
Staff Advisor

Jessica Clary has served as staff adviser for SCAN and The Connector since 2010, and has been involved with SCAD student media since 2003.