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The Avion Newspaper is Embry-Riddle’s student source for news on campus, in the Daytona Beach area, and in the aviation and aerospace industry. The Avion has a history dating back to its first publication on April 4th, 1969.

Since then, it has been published weekly in the fall and spring semesters and biweekly during the summer semester. The Avion is read by thousands of students, faculty and staff members, and alumni in a wide variety of formats including print, digital, and mobile.

The Avion is a well-respected and well-known publication in the industry with a working relationship with NASA’s Kennedy Space Center, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Daytona International Speedway, Daytona International Airport, and various air show venues.

If you cannot make it to the meetings, stop by their office in Student Center 110 or email the news editor for the storylist:


Meetings: Student Center Endeavor Conference Room, Tuesdays at 7:00 P.M.
Twitter: The_Avion
Bylaws: The Avion Newspaper Bylaws


Name: Henry Neiberlien
Position: Editor-in-Chief
Hi, my name is Henry Neiberlien and I am the Editor-in-Chief of The Avion Newspaper. I am a senior in the Spaceflight Operations program with a minor in Human Factors. I am from the small beach town of Manasquan, New Jersey and my passion is not just spaceflight, but all of aviation.

Being part of the SGA, and The Avion has lead me to many great friendships and countless opportunities. Along with my bachelors degree I am pursuing my private pilot and part 107 UAS certifications. In my spare time, I enjoy playing videogames, reading, flying drones, and studying paleontology.

Name: Collin Anderson
Position: Managing Editor
My name is Collin Anderson and I am the Managing Editor for the Avion Newspaper this year. My responsibilities include laying out the pages of the newspaper and organizing its contents. I am a senior in Aerospace Engineering with an area of concentration in astronautics.

I am from a small town in upstate New York called Chatham. The Avion has led to many great friendships and fantastic opportunities for me. This past summer, I worked at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in the Satellite Servicing Projects Division.

Name: Rajan Khanna
Position: News Editor
Biography coming soon.

Name: Payton Muglia
Position: Advertising Manager
My name is Payton Muglia and I am the Advertising Manager at the Avion Newspaper. The Avion has become a second home for me here on campus. Here at The Avion, I’ve found amazing friends and networking opportunities.

I am currently studying Aerospace Engineering with a concentration in astronautics. For me, home is a small town just North of Atlanta, Georgia. In my free time I enjoy flying, drawing, and music festivals.

Name: Samantha Stirmel
Position: Business Manager
Biography coming soon.

Name: Vipul Telang
Position: Photo Editor
Biography coming soon.