NAMPA — Avery Russell will serve as editor of the Northwest Nazarene University newspaper, The Crusader, for the 2014-15 school year.
Russell, 21, was hired April 9 from a pool of student applicants. She is currently assistant editor for the campus publication and also writes for the university’s yearbook, The Oasis.
A 2011 graduate of Grangeville High School, Russell is currently a junior majoring in English with a history minor. She will graduate in May 2015. She is the daughter of Lorie (Palmer) and Valor Russell.
Russell’s mother graduated from NNU with an English degree in 1990 and 25 years ago also worked as The Crusader editor.