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Station Manager
:: Mike Arena

Mike Arena

Major/Year: JMC, Senior

Semesters on the Board: 6

Hometown: Buffalo

Astrological Sign: Sagittarius

Cat person or a dog person? I’m a human person god damn it

What was your song of the summer? The Real Thing, Bo Bice

What is your favorite band/artist to listen for road trips? R Kelly

What sitcom character do you most relate to? Ruxin from the League

Last show you binge-watched on Netflix? Mighty Morphin Power Rangers

What football team do you root for? The BUFFALO BILLS

Favorite Hickey meal: Hickey Pizza

What was the last concert you went to? CMA Country Music Festival in NASHVILLE

Which decade do you wish you lived in? 80’s

If you could be any professor on campus, who would it be? Mark Schmidt

Nicki Minaj or Iggy Azalea? Meghan Trainor 

Programming Director
:: Joe Phelan

Joe Phelan

Major/Year: JMC, Senior

Semesters on the Board: fourth

Hometown: Lansdowne

Astrological Sign: Gemini

Cat person or a dog person? I got myself a chicken

What was your song of the summer? California by Jamestown Revival

What is your favorite band/artist to listen for road trips? Big Willie Style

What sitcom character do you most relate to? Joey Gladstone

Last show you binge-watched on Netflix? Free Willy

What football team do you root for? The Birds

Favorite Hickey meal: pork fried rice

What was the last concert you went to? Counting Crows 

Which decade do you wish you lived in? 1920s

If you could be any professor on campus, who would it be? Dr. Lee

Nicki Minaj or Iggy Azalea? Who??? 

Assistant Programming Director
:: Nicholas Coyne

Nick Coyne

Major/Year: Strategic Communication/English, Senior

Semesters on the Board: 4

Hometown: Yawnkas, New Yawk

Astrological Sign: Cancer

Cat person or a dog person? Animal person

What was your song of the summer? “Little Fang” by Avey Tare’s Slasher Flicks

What is your favorite band/artist to listen for road trips? Parquet Courts

What sitcom character do you most relate to? Kramer

Last show you binge-watched on Netflix? Mr. Show with Bob and David on Youtube

What football team do you root for? New York Giants

Favorite Hickey meal: pulled porkkkkkkkkkkk

What was the last concert you went to? Northside Festival

Which decade do you wish you lived in? none

If you could be any professor on campus, who would it be? Michael Jones-Kelley

Nicki Minaj or Iggy Azalea? NICKI NICKI NICKI

Hip-Hop Director
:: Matt Moretti

Matt Moretti

Major/Year: JMC, Senior

Semesters on the Board: This is my 3rd

Hometown: Waterloo City, New York

Astrological Sign: Pisces

Cat person or a dog person? Dogs but a good cat is close

What was your song of the summer? Tie between Vic Mesa – Down On My Luck/  T.I. ft. Young Thug – About the Money

What is your favorite band/artist to listen for road trips? MF DOOM

What sitcom character do you most relate to?  Dean Pelton

Last show you binge-watched on Netflix? 30 Rock

What football team do you root for? Carolina Panthers

Favorite Hickey meal: the Pierogi or the Caesar wraps

What was the last concert you went to? The Brimstone Blondes

Which decade do you wish you lived in? 1770s

If you could be any professor on campus, who would it be? Dr. Hyuksoo Kim

Nicki Minaj or Iggy Azalea? Nicki because “Bedrock” is still the best song ever

Public Relations Director
:: Allie Napoli

Major/Year: Strategic Communications/Junior

Semesters on the Board: This will be my fifth semester!

Hometown: Buffalo, N.Y.

Astrological Sign: Libra ☮ 

Cat person or a dog person? I love both. I think I’d be more of a cat person, but I’m super allergic. So I guess the answer is dog person by default.

What was your song of the summer? “Spiderhead” by Cage the Elephant

What is your favorite band/artist to listen for road trips? CAGE THE ELEPHANT

What sitcom character do you most relate to? Lizzie McGuire

Last show you binge-watched on Netflix? Gossip Girl

What football team do you root for? THE BILLS

Favorite Hickey meal: Omelets from Omelet Guy

What was the last concert you went to? Kerfuffle music festival in Buffalo: Bear Hands, KONGOS, Bleachers, Cage the Elephant and a few others were there!

Which decade do you wish you lived in? 60’s for sure, but 50’s would be awesome, too.

If you could be any professor on campus, who would it be? Dr. Rich Lee is a pretty cool dude

Nicki Minaj or Iggy Azalea? Iggy’s ma gurl

Assistant Public Relations Director
:: Morgan Statt

Morgan

Major/Year: Strategic Communications, Junior

Semesters on the Board: This is my 3rd semester.

Hometown: Rochester, NY

Astrological Sign: Pisces

Cat person or a dog person? Dog person

What was your song of the summer? “Something I Need” by OneRepublic

What is your favorite band/artist to listen for road trips? The Lumineers

What sitcom character do you most relate to? Selina Meyer from Veep

Last show you binge-watched on Netflix? Mixology

What football team do you root for? Denver Broncos

Favorite Hickey meal: Over Easy eggs from the Omelette Man

What was the last concert you went to? OneRepublic and The Script

Which decade do you wish you lived in? The 70’s

If you could be any professor on campus, who would it be? Rich Lee

Nicki Minaj or Iggy Azalea? I-G-G-Y 

Promotions Director
:: Allison Plante

Allison

Major/Year: Strategic Communications/Marketing, Junior

Semesters on the Board: Making it a trifecta

Hometown: Naples, NY

Astrological Sign: Aquarius

Cat person or a dog person? Love for the kitties

What was your song of the summer? Fuego-Phish

What is your favorite band/artist to listen for road trips? Dave Matthews Band or A$AP Ferg. I have a pretty diverse taste.

What sitcom character do you most relate to? Ann Perkins from Parks & Recs

Last show you binge-watched on Netflix? Right now,  I’m working on Prison Break but I just finished Mad Men.

What football team do you root for? The Buffalo Bills

Favorite Hickey meal:  A breakfast sandwich, but I make it myself.

What was the last concert you went to? A Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad show!

Which decade do you wish you lived in? the 60s

If you could be any professor on campus, who would it be?  Professor Vecchio

Nicki Minaj or Iggy Azalea?  Nicki is such a bad-ass

Assistant Promotions Director
:: Elyse Breeze

Elyse

Major/Year: J/MC and Strategic Communications Major, Sophomore

Semesters on the Board: This will be my first!

Hometown: Lockport, NY

Astrological Sign: Libra

Cat person or a dog person? I’m an equal opportunity animal lover. 

What was your song of the summer? Champagne Supernova: Oasis / I’ve Got Friends: Machester Orchestra

What is your favorite band/artist to listen for road trips? BRAND NEW

What sitcom character do you most relate to? April Ludgate from Parks and Rec or Tina from Bob’s Burgers

Last show you binge-watched on Netflix? Gossip Girl

What football team do you root for? Buffalo Bills!

Favorite Hickey meal: Everything from the pasta station minus the actual pasta.

What was the last concert you went to? Brand New/Weezer/Pentimento

Which decade do you wish you lived in? I’m content with the 2010s.

If you could be any professor on campus, who would it be? Chris Mackowski

Nicki Minaj or Iggy Azalea? I-G-G-Y

Music Director
:: Jaclyn Brotherson

Jaclyn

Major/Year: J/MC major, Philosophy minor, Senior
Semesters on the Board: 4
Hometown: PA
Astrological Sign: Pisces
Cat person or a dog person? I'm more of a "Slow Loris person."
What was your song of the summer? Mungo Jerry "In The Summertime," Chance "Chain Smoker," The Worst Guys ft. Chance and Childish Gambino "All she needed was some," Robert Delong "Global Concepts."  
What is your favorite band/artist to listen for road trips? It's all about the road trip mix.
What sitcom character do you most relate to? Louise from Bob's Burgers
Last show you binge-watched on Netflix? Hemlock Grove
What football team do you root for? Who made the chicken wing dip?
Favorite Hickey meal: HA
What was the last concert you went to? Lorde at Preakness in MD.
Which decade do you wish you lived in? The 90's forever.
If you could be any professor on campus, who would it be? Dr. Wilkins 
Nicki Minaj or Iggy Azalea? Nicki $$​
Assistant Music Director
:: Kirk Windus

Kirk

Major/Year: JMC, Junior

Semesters on the Board: 1

Hometown: Bolivar, NY

Astrological Sign: Aquarius

Cat person or a dog person? Neither. I’m a big fan of giraffes though.

What was your song of the summer? Saturday Night by Sam Hunt

What is your favorite band/artist to listen for road trips? Grouplove and Kanye West

What sitcom character do you most relate to? Jean Rophio

Last show you binge-watched on Netflix? Parks and Recreation

What football team do you root for? The Buffalo Bills… sadly.

Favorite Hickey meal: cookie crisp.

What was the last concert you went to? Bonnaroo with my friend Joe.

Which decade do you wish you lived in? The ‘90s.

If you could be any professor on campus, who would it be? Professor Vecchio

Nicki Minaj or Iggy Azalea? Neither. Vanessa Carlton. 

Productions Director
:: Matt Tack

Matt Tack

Major/Year: Strategic Communications & Digital Media/Senior

Semesters on the Board: 4

Hometown: Sugar Grove, PA

Astrological Sign: Sagittarius

Cat person or a dog person? Dogs all the way

What was your song of the summer? One Love-Bob Marley

What is your favorite band/artist to listen for road trips? I always make a new playlist for every road trip with a mix of everything I want – but if I had to pick my favorite artist to listen to while driving it’d be Paul Simon. 

What sitcom character do you most relate to? Job Bluth from Arrested Development

Last show you binge-watched on Netflix? Orange is the new Black, for HBO True Detective & Silicon Valley 

What football team do you root for? Steelers

Favorite Hickey meal: I vowed I woud never eat at the Hickey again.

What was the last concert you went to? Either Rush or Black Label Society. I don’t remember. 

Which decade do you wish you lived in? I wish I lived in 2610. I hear its gonna be Apocalyptic

If you could be any professor on campus, who woud it be? MJ-K. He’s the only prof with a Jaguar.

Nicki Minaj or Iggy Azalea? I'm so fancy

Assistant Productions Director
:: Andrew (Bev) Bevevino

Bev

Major/Year: Strategic Communications, Junior

Semesters on the Board: 2

Hometown: Warren, PA

Astrological Sign: Sagittarius

Cat person or a dog person? Dog

What was your song of the summer? “Been On” by G-Eazy

What is your favorite band/artist to listen for road trips? blink-182

What sitcom character do you most relate to? Leonard on the Big Bang Theory

Last show you binge-watched on Netflix? Dexter

What football team do you root for? The Dallas Cowboys

Favorite Hickey meal: Meatloaf and cheesy grits

What was the last concert you went to? Dave Matthews Band

Which decade do you wish you lived in? The 60s

If you could be any professor on campus, who would it be? Professor Mackowski

Nicki Minaj or Iggy Azalea? Nicki Minaj

News Director
:: Jackie Roberts

Jackie

Major/Year: JMC, Junior

Semesters on the Board: Fourth!

Hometown: Hamburg, New York

Astrological Sign: Cancer all the way!

Cat person or a dog person? Dog, duh.

What was your song of the summer? Good Day by Nappy Roots

What is your favorite band/artist to listen for road trips? Sheryl Crow for sure. #IfItMakesYouHappyyyy

What sitcom character do you most relate to? Jess from New Girl

Last show you binge-watched on Netflix? How I Met Your Mother

What football team do you root for? The Bills!

Favorite Hickey meal: Cereal J

What was the last concert you went to? OAR and Phillip Phillips with your Sports Director <3

Which decade do you wish you lived in? 1950’s

If you could be any professor on campus, who would it be? Professor Marinari – the coolest

Nicki Minaj or Iggy Azalea? OOOOOH. Too tough to answer 

Assistant News Director
:: Natalie Kucko

natalie

Major/Year: JMC, Sophomore

Semesters on the Board: This is my second semester on the board.

Hometown: Penfield, NY

Astrological Sign: Sagittarius

Cat person or a dog person? Dog person

What was your song of the summer? “Rather Be” by Clean Bandit

What is your favorite band/artist to listen for road trips? John Mayer

What sitcom character do you most relate to? Haley Dunphy from Modern Family

Last show you binge-watched on Netflix? New Girl

What football team do you root for? Buffalo Bills

Favorite Hickey meal: Spicy Shrimp Stir Fry

What was the last concert you went to? Dave Matthews Band

Which decade do you wish you lived in? The 60s.

If you could be any professor on campus, who would it be? Professor DeSimone

Nicki Minaj or Iggy Azalea? Nicki Minaj

Co-Sports Director
:: Ryan McDonough

Ryan

 

Major/Year: J/MC, Junior

Semesters on the Board: 2

Hometown: Rochester, NY

Astrological Sign: Picies

Cat person or a dog person? Dog. I don't trust cat people.

What was your song of the summer? “Overtime” by Cash Cash

What is your favorite band/artist to listen for road trips? Hanson

What sitcom character do you most relate to? Jim Halpert

Last show you binge-watched on Netflix? The League

What football team do you root for? The Buffalo Bills

Favorite Hickey meal: Plain noodles with butter (when they put out make-your-own pasta).

What was the last concert you went to? O.A.R. And Phillip Phillips with the wonderful News Director.

Which decade do you wish you lived in? 1770's.

If you could be any professor on campus, who would it be? Dr. Rich Lee.

Nicki Minaj or Iggy Azalea? Who dat? Who dat? I-I-I-G-G-Y.

Co-Sports Director
:: Nate Discavage

Nate

Major/Year: JMC, Sophomore

Semesters on the Board: 1st semester on the board

Hometown: None (mom is in the military, I've lived everywhere)

Astrological Sign: Capricorn

Cat person or a dog person? DOGS!!!

What was your song of the summer? Stranger Ways (Anberlin)

What is your favorite band/artist to listen for road trips? The guy who wrote "500 Miles"

What sitcom character do you most relate to? Marshall Erickson

Last show you binge-watched on Netflix? Parks and Rec

What football team do you root for? New York Giants!!!

Favorite Hickey meal:  Chicken, small salad, bagel

What was the last concert you went to? Trapt

Which decade do you wish you lived in? the 2010s are pretty nice, I guess

If you could be any professor on campus, who would it be? Paul Wieland

Nicki Minaj or Iggy Azalea? Iggy!

Business Director
:: Sam Catalfamo

 Sam

Major/Year: Marketing, Junior

Semesters on the Board: 4th

Hometown: Rochester, NY

Astrological Sign: Scorpio

Cat person or a dog person? I like turtles

What was your song of the summer? The Blue’s Clues theme song

What is your favorite band/artist to listen for road trips? Bubba Sparxxx

What sitcom character do you most relate to? Dan Conner from Roseanne

Last show you binge-watched on Netflix? Teletubbies

What football team do you root for? The Permian Panthers

Favorite Hickey meal: Next question

What was the last concert you went to? Dierks Bentley

Which decade do you wish you lived in? The 70’s

If you could be any professor on campus, who would it be? Professor Bysiek

Nicki Minaj or Iggy Azalea? Neither