DSC00195-3Darby Hoffman, Editor In Chief

Darby is a senior double majoring in journalism and gender & women’s studies. Previously, she worked as Moda’s Lifestyle Editor, editorial assistant and section writer. She has been falling more in love with Moda ever since joining in 2014. Her desire to produce inspiring content fuels her hopes to build upon Moda’s previous successes and promote unique, substantial content.

To contact her, please email dhoffman4@wisc.eduFor business and partnership inquiries, please email

 DSC00393Eva Wieland, Deputy Editor

Eva is a junior studying business marketing and human resources with a certificate in graphic design. She entered Moda her freshman year as an Arts writer and editorial assistant, then continued on to be co-director of special events. She is now excited to be working as Deputy Editor and hopes to help Moda expand its potential as a student publication. Eva loves sunsets, yoga, and candy (yummmm) and is happy to have found an inclusive and well-rounded community within Moda.

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Alix Debroux, Art DirectorDSC00145

Alix is a senior studying strategic communications and graphic design. She previously worked as Associate Art Director for Moda beginning in fall 2016. She has a love for all things fashion, beauty, and arts related; so Moda is the perfect place for her to push her creativity. This semester, Alix is excited to bring a new edginess to Moda and work with the talented staff to visually bring their articles to life.

To contact her, please email

Ben Golden, Art CuratorDSC00241

Ben Golden is a senior double majoring in journalism and communication arts with a digital studies certificate. Ben is enjoying his second year as Moda’s Arts Curator, working with talented student artists who enhance Moda’s content with their beautiful illustrations. He aspires to work in the field of communications and loves to read, write, travel and create.

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DSC01247Marissa Haegele, Photography Director

Marissa is a senior studying sociology while pursuing a Studio Art Certificate in photography. She enjoys portraiture, surrealism, landscape and photojournalism, but is looking forward to a year focused on fashion-oriented photography. She has been a photographer with Moda for two years and a Photography Director for one. She is looking forward to combining her different styles and original ideas into upcoming photoshoots.

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 Copy of DSC00194Reilly Koch, Creative Director Co-Chair

Reilly is a junior majoring in marketing and receiving a minor in graphic design. Prior to her role as Creative Director sophomore year, Reilly served as Moda’s Financial Director and also contributed to the Creative Team her freshman year. With it being her second year in this position, Reilly cannot wait to become even more involved, helping fellow Creative Director, Geordon, plan photo shoots, organize events for UW Fashion Week, and further add to Moda’s overall stellar content.
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DSC00477Geordon Wollner, Creative Director Co-Chair

Geordon is pursuing a major in Retailing and Consumer Behavior with certificates in studio art, graphic design and digital studies. She hopes to  begin a career within Fashion Marketing and Visual Merchandising in New York after graduation. Outside of Moda, she is a virtual socialite (Her favorite social media platform? Instagram.), an avid daydreamer, seeks out unique coffee shops, and often spends her free time in the Chazen looking at art or making art herself.

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 Screen Shot 2016-06-02 at 12.09.52 PMMargaret Duffey, Arts Section Editor

Margaret is a senior double majoring in journalism and art history. She joined served as a section writer her freshman year before becoming Arts Editor her sophomore year. Alongside a talented staff, Margaret aims to cover artistic news on all scales. Her last year spent in Spain and Australia exposed her to a wide range of new artists and styles, thus shaping her section’s future content. While sharing her passion, she hopes to generate meaningful, interesting content for the Madison community.  

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Copy of DSC00325Haidee Chu, Culture Section Editor

Haidee is a junior majoring in journalism, sociology and political science, with a certificate in graphic design. Before working as Culture Editor, Haidee served as a staff writer and editorial assistant. Her goals for the magazine include promoting long-form and investigative pieces, as well as localizing section coverage to help readers navigate local implications of national issues. Haidee is also involved with Her Campus Wisconsin, the Badger Herald and Madison Magazine. 

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 DSC02500Ashley Mackens, Fashion Section Editor

Ashley is a junior majoring in journalism and strategic communications. She fell in love with Moda before attending UW-Madison, when her brother brought home copies for her to read and aspire to. Before becoming Fashion Editor, Ashley served as a section writer. She is excited to work creatively and inspire others to do the same. Ashley has also written for Emmie Magazine and The Tab while on campus. In her free time, she enjoys attending concerts, reading and eating all of the ice cream in sight.

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DSC00267Cassie Hurwitz, Lifestyle Section Editor

Cassie is a junior double majoring in English and Communication Arts, with a certificate in Gender & Women’s Studies. She has worked as a lifestyle writer with Moda for two years, as well as kept up with her own beauty and lifestyle blog for four. This year, Cassie is looking forward to expanding the lifestyle section with exciting topics, lookbooks and inspiring content.

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 Lindsey Young, Social Media and Marketing Liaison 

Lindsey is a junior double majoring in Marketing and Real Estate, Urban Land Economics. This will be her first year working with Moda and she is excited to integrate previous marketing experience into a vibrant social media & marketing scape for the magazine. Some of Lindsey’s favorite things include painting, platform shoes, fuzzy coats, and lattes accompanied by a crisp summer morning.

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Leah Leonidas, Webmaster

Leah is a strategic communications and political science major pursuing a certificate in graphic design. She joined Moda this year as the Web Master to broaden her skills as a web designer and to be a part of this creative, fun community. Leah loves to write, swim and travel and is happiest when she is by the ocean. She is looking forward to being a part of all things Moda.

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Maggie Brennan, Financial Manager

Maggie is a junior studying Economics and Retail and Consumer Behavior. This is her first semester with MODA working as the financial manager, and she is ready to help the magazine’s creative process run as smoothly as it deserves. Her main interests are going to concerts, bargain shipping, and making lists of threes.

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