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Maggie Peña

Maggie is an Asst. Campus & Community Editor and Asst. Entertainment Editor. 

As a writing scholar, Maggie found a home in the newsroom during her freshman year. Maggie is a journalism and American studies double major with a film minor, and hopes to continue her writing career in the entertainment and culture fields. 

In addition to writing for the food, entertainment and campus & community sections, Maggie is the Vice President of Choraliers (treble choir) and a member of the service fraternity Alpha Phi Omega. 

In her free time, Maggie loves to spend time with her family, go to the movie theater and bake delicious treats. 

Pop Culture Convos - "Don't Worry Darling" and the future of Harry Styles

“Don’t Worry Darling” has been one of the most overexposed films in recent memory, with press fueled by the rifts between its director and stars. If no press is bad press, this movie could be huge, but what will that mean for everyone behind it? Today, co-hosts Maggie Peña and Sean Scott talk about how this film’s drama could impact Florence Pugh, Olivia Wilde and Harry Styles, plus what it may mean for the box office.

A love letter to Jungle Jim’s

Jungle Jim's International Market, in Fairfield, Ohio, is exactly what it says it is: an international market. What’s missing from the name are all the quirks inside that make it more than just a grocery store.  

Pop Culture Convos - The Streaming Wars

Many people have replaced their cable television with streaming services; whether it be Netflix, Apple TV+, Hulu or HBO Max, there’s no denying streaming has had success over the past two decades. But where is streaming today, and where will it be in 10 years? Today, co-hosts Maggie Peña and Sean Scott are joined by staff writer Luke Macy to discuss the history and trajectory of streaming platforms. 

Pop Culture Convos - The next Hollywood greats

Between streaming, television, social media and film, there are more ways than ever for young people to make it to Hollywood. But who’s in the business for the long haul? This week, hosts Maggie Peña and Sean Scott guess who will be the biggest stars of tomorrow