About Us

Mission Statement

Grand Central Magazine captures the unique lifestyle experiences of the students at Central Michigan University.
We’re about what makes college and life worthwhile, expressed through content you won’t see elsewhere.

Meet Our Editorial Staff

Editor-in-Chief: Anna Konen (SHE/HER/HERS)Konen1ac@cmich.edu

Anna Konen is a senior at Central Michigan University and has been writing for Grand Central since her Freshman year. She previously served as the Managing editor and People of Central editor.  Konen is majoring in Advertising with minors in Visual Merchandising and Leadership. In her free time, she enjoys writing, reading, and spending time with the people she loves.

Managing Editor: (SHE/HER/HERS) Izzie Pasciolla, Pasci1i@cmich.edu

 Izzie Pasciolla is a  senior at CMU majoring in journalism and minoring in English. Pasciolla joined GCMag to make new friends and to get some real journalism experience. Fortunately, this was the perfect organization for both! Outside of Grand Central Magazine she works as a barista at Tim Hortons. In her free time she reads, watches Netflix and plays with her puppy, Zeus.

Multimedia Editor: (SHE/HER/HERS) Rebecca Particka, Parti1ra@cmich.edu

Rebecca Particka  is a senior from Ubly, Mi. She is studying photojournalism with minors in information technology, multimedia design, and visual merchandising. In addition to serving as Grand Central’s multimedia editor, Rebecca is also involved with Moore Media Records and the Honors Platform. Rebecca enjoys reading, watching Star Trek, and playing euchre with friends. 

Student Lifestyle Editor: (SHE/HER/HERS)  Maddie Lajewski, lajew1mt@cmich.edu

Maddie Lajewski is a Senior studying journalism and women and gender studies. She is from Flint, Michigan and graduated from Grand Blanc High School. She works as a greeter for campus dining at Dine and Connect and interned at the Genesee County View Newspaper this Summer. In her free time Lajewski enjoys kayaking, reading, traveling, doing yoga, and photography. 

Arts/Style and Beauty Editor: (SHE/HER/HERS) Maddi Hill, Hill10m@cmich.edu

Maddi Hill is from Dowagiac Michigan. She is a 3rd-year student here at Central Michigan University. She is majoring in Journalism and has been writing for Grand Central since she was a freshman. A fun fact about Hill is that she has 4 sisters.

PR Director: (SHE/HER/HERS) Angeliyah Perkins, perki2al@cmich.edu


Advisor: Steve Coon, coon1sr@cmich.edu

If you are interested in joining Grand Central’s team, please contact Anna Konen at Konen1ac@cmich.edu