John Lawrence

John covers Personal Finance and assists on coverage of Social Security and Banking news. Additionally, he reports suburban/regional or statewide stories or topics trending across the US.John has been writing at KSU Sentinal for more than a year, previously working as a crime reporter for seven years at the Texas Breaking newspaper. The southwestern Pennsylvania native is a husband, dad,  and a proud West Virginia University graduate who loves the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Evan Seidl
Evan Seidl
Seidel has written about everything from Stimulus Checks to Banking News. Before becoming a Finance columnist, Seidel was a features writer at Chronicle99. He covered the finance news, particularly the stimulus check news that helped millions of people get the much-needed info. Evan can be reached at [email protected].
Mary Smith
Mary contributed on the latest in Social Security, Child Tax Credit and other finance-related topics.
 Mary Smith was born in Michigan and raised in the Washington, D.C., area. She’s a Michigan State University graduate and previously worked for TheNewsReporter and The GackNews. She can be reached at [email protected].

Jane Thomas


A veteran Detroit journalist, Jane has been at the KSU Sentinel and our other news websites since 2018. She graduated from the University of Detroit.At the Sentinel, she leads the breaking news desk. She travelled to Mexico and southern Texas over the past year to write about the effects of deportation and immigration enforcement.