About Us




The Clause is a student publication dedicated to providing a realistic educational experience for students of Azusa Pacific University; to seeking truth and reporting it boldly, fairly, and accurately; to enhancing the University community by providing a student voice imbued with truth, responsibility and accountability.




The Clause is published weekly, except during examinations and vacation periods, by the students of the Department of Communication Studies at Azusa Pacific University. The newsroom is located on Cougar Walk in between the cafeteria and Cougars’ Den. The views expressed in all letters to the editors and all signed opinion articles are those of their authors. Please include a phone number for verification of all letters to the editor. Anonymous and unverified letters to the editor will not be printed. The Clause reserves the right to edit the letters for length and journalistic style. The opinions expressed in this newspaper do not necessarily reflect the views of the faculty staff or administration of Azusa Pacific University.


News Staff

Editor-in-Chief          Annie Z. Yu
News Editor                Megan Sanders
Lifestyle Editor         Hunter Foote
Opinion Editor          Scott Jacob
Sports Editor             Steven Mercado
Design/Photo Editor              Kimberly Smith
Asst. News Editor    Katie Richcreek
Copy Editors              Alec Bleher, Kayla Johnston
Online Editor             Mark Miller
Business Manger      Erin Lee

Faculty Adviser

Kyle Huckins

Staff Writers

Arianna Ruvalcaba, Ashlee Polarek, Aubrey Berry, Brianne (Tory) Freeth, Emily Leyva, Erica Knudsen, J. Yvette Tostado, Jessie Gomez, Josh Contreras, Kaity Bergquist, Kelyn Struiksma, Kimberlee Buck, Marissa Black, Paige Lange, Regina (Gina) Ender, Taylor Schablaske

Staff Photographers