The Sentinel

2020-2021 Staff

Beth Ortwerth


Beth is a senior Political Science and English major from St. Louis MO.  Her favorite fun fact is she used to be her high school mascot! She is a member of Gamma Phi Beta sorority, copy-editor for HerCampus RU and a member of...

Amarvir Ghuman


Amarvir is a senior from Galloway Township, New Jersey. He studies English on the literature track and molecular biology. Amarvir is interested in and aspires to have a career in dentistry. His favorite courses have been genetics...

Liliana Reyes

Multi-media journalist

Liliana Reyes is a current senior majoring in Business Communication minoring in French. Reyes works for the Kansas City Public school district in the I.T. Department and as an assistant swim coach. She loves dancing, literally...

Beckett Rasmussen


Beckett Rasmussen is a current sophmore studying Communication.  He is on the Rockhurst baseball team. A fun fact about him is he can juggle.

Mara Akers

Multi-media journalist

Mara Akers is a senior from West Des Moines, Iowa majoring in Business Management with an emphasis on Marketing. While the corn fields of Iowa are very exciting, she plans to stay in Kansas City after graduation to pursue a career...

Stockton Grunewald


Stockton Grunewald is a senior at Rockhurst and has written for the Sentinel since 2017. Stockton is a sixth generation Kansan studying Political Science and History. In his free time, Stockton enjoys reading, writing, acting, and ...

Maggie Young

Photographer, Writer

Maggie Young is a senior majoring in Elementary Education. She was born right outside of Saint Louis, but has known Overland Park, Kansas as home most of her life. Maggie is new to The Sentinel and is excited to meet new people...

Marissa Hernandez


Marissa is a junior double major in English and health science.  She is from Lee's Summit, MO, which is just about 30 minutes out from KC. Her interests include reading and writing!

Micaela Gutierrez

Head Editor, Writer

Micaela Gutierrez is a Texan in her senior year studying Spanish and French. In her free time, Gutierrez sings with Joyful Noise Choir, designs, learns new languages, spends time with family, and takes trail runs at White Rock...

Lucy Hoffman

Assitant Editor-in-Chief, Writer

Lucy Hoffman is a sophmore majoring in business. She is from Kansas City and you can often find her talking about how it is “the best ever.” Aside from The Sentinel, Lucy is a part of LEAP club and Active Minds. In her free...

Emma Martinez

Editor, Writer

Emma is a senior from Denver, Colorado. She is double-majoring in biology and philosophy. She is a member of sorority Gamma Phi Beta and biology honor society Beta Beta Beta, and she is an on-campus tutor. An interesting fact about Em...

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