Summer 2019 Staff
Myles Alamou is a 16-year-old who likes to write if the topic is appealing
Saba Athineos is an aspiring journalist who loves reading, writing and hanging out with her cats.
Souleymane Bah, a rising senior at Emma La zeros High School, likes playing sport and want to be a professor.
Garrett Chan is a rising senior at Millennium High School. He is the school’s fencing captain and a diehard New York Mets fan.
Ruthia Chan is a rising senior at High School for Health Professions and Human Services.
Riley Merle de Jong-Lambert enjoys literature.
Hannah Devine-Rader is a rising junior at Beacon High School. She enjoys conversations that easily shift from serious to silly.
Aya Diab is an Egyptian as well as a rising senior with a passion for writing.
Inga Keselman is a rising senior at Tottenville High School who loves drawing, writing and traveling.
Evelyn Lazo is a rising senior at the Academy of Finance and Enterprise.
Janice Lu is a rising junior at Millennium High School.
Madeleine Magill is a rising junior at Beacon High School who enjoys writing and trying new things.
Alexis Luna Montero is a rising junior at the High School of Unity Center for Urban Technologies He comes from Mexico and likes math as well as technology.
Ashley Pineda-Salgado is a rising senior at High School of Economics & Finance in downtown Manhattan. She enjoys traveling and playing sports.
Sofia Ramirez is a rising senior who loves the world of TV and film.
Nicholas Utakis-Smith is a rising senior at the Academy for Software Engineering.
Summer 2018 Staff
Devan Adegbile is a rising junior at the Clinton School who enjoys writing.
Nathaly Angamarca, a rising senior at the High School of Fashion Industries, enjoys playing badminton and loves to travel.
Melissa Appenteng is a rising junior at 47 American Sign Language and English Secondary High School. She aspires to be an actress and a psychologist, and loves Netflix.
N’zingha Cesar is a senior at Gramercy Arts High School who has a passion for traveling and writing.
Alyssa Chen is a rising junior who enjoys creative writing.
Lila Chen is a rising senior at Millennium High School who enjoys drawing.
Nayely Deleon, a proud Libra, is a rising senior at Millennium High School but a child at heart.
Michael Garcia is an extraordinarily ambitious senior born and raised in Brooklyn. His interests are content creating, thinking about existence and competitive video games.
Imteaz Hassan is a student whose ambition is to become a cardiologist.
Sage Moccia is Asian.
Oniken Pereira is a student at the Academy for Software Engineering. He likes to play video games, draw and write poems.
Jesica Ramirez is a senor at Union Square Academy.
Yobany Reyes is an upcoming senior at Columbia Secondary School whose ambition is to become a fashion journalist.
Sophie Riback is a senior at Baruch College Campus High School.
Alexsa Rodriguez is from Washington Heights and aspires to be a registered nurse.
Lior Shriqui is an aspiring criminal prosecutor who attends Baruch College Campus High School and is rising into her junior year. She is very artistic and enjoys singing, dancing and drawing.
Jenna Song is a kpop enthusiast and rising senior at Millennium High School.
Russell Stern is a hard-working student who is interested in exploring journalism as a possible career choice. He applied for the Baruch College now Journalistic Writing program to improve his writing skills, as well as to learn about different types of journalism.
Emma Tusuzian is a rising senior at NEST+m who lives on tea and can’t go anywhere without paper and a pencil.
Jeremy Williams is a rising senior at the Urban Assembly Academy of Government and Law.
Katelyn Wright is a junior at Robert F. Wagner. She likes laughing and trying new things.
Summer 2017 Staff
Macarena Aldas is a rising senior at I.C.E, her favorite color is purple, and her favorite movie is Ferris Bueller’s Day Off.
Anindita Barman is a senior of Academy of Finance and Enterprise whose ambition is to be a doctor.
Tayana Clark was born and raised in the Bronx. She is a senior at the High School of Fashion Industries and plans on enlisting in the Army Reserve once she graduates.
Lila Cooper is a junior at the Institute for Collaborative Education.
Heba Elbagoury is a senior at Nest+M aspiring to be a lawyer.
Gianmarco Hurtado is a junior at Union Square Academy for Health Science.
Jonathan Jimenez, a rising junior at Murry Bergtraum High School, enjoys exercising and bulking up.
Jasper Krause is a wannabe business journalist entering his senior year at Millennium High School in Manhattan.
Tianna Lacen, soon to be a senior in the High School of Fashion Industries, has interests ranging from David Letterman to David Bowie.
Shuqi Lin, an international student, will be a senior.
Amir Loftis, senior at Institute for Collaborative Education, is an aspiring sport journalist and broadcaster.
Stacy Martinez is a senior at the High School of Fashion Industries who believes strongly in justice for black lives and the importance of gender equality.
Bernardo Malatesta is a rising junior at The Clinton School for Writers and Artists and enjoys traveling.
Kalissa Ortiz is a senior at Lower Manhattan Arts Academy and future movie director.
Chris Quon is a rising senior at Baruch College Campus High School who enjoys hiking and traveling.
Maya Rader is a rising junior who aspires to work with animals as a biologist or veterinarian.
Marielita Sanchez will be a junior at Union Square Academy for Health Science.
Ben Slater is going into his junior year at NEST+m, and lives on the Lower East Side of Manhattan.
Kahleyse Smith is a rising senior at the High School of Fashion Industries, has five siblings and is a Scorpio.
Ethan Varela will be a junior at Baruch College Campus High school.
Angela Zito is a rising junior who enjoys anime and reading.
Fall 2016 Staff
Jocelyne Diaz is a junior at 47 American Sign Language and English Secondary High School who enjoys drinking coffee and playing sports.
Fiona Hunt, a senior at NYC Lab High school and aspiring writer.
Taerin Kim is a 16-year-old from the East Village who is interested in the rising popularity of media journalism.
Lanae A. Petrus, a student at School of the Future High School, was born and raised in the Bronx and has a strong passion for helping others
Samantha Sackes is a Harlem born and raised girl who attends the High School for Language and Diplomacy and enjoys reading, writing and listening to 80s/90s music.
Shu Wen Zhang, a junior at Baruch College Campus High School, enjoys watching YouTube and reading fiction.
Summer 2016 Staff
Ali Ayoub, a soon to be senior ending his legendary career at Quest To Learn.
Nogoye Bass is a rising student at HS of Health Professions and Human Services. She loves studying history and art at her spare time.
Zerina Bicic is a rising senior in high school, born and raised in Manhattan, with an interest in psychology and social work practice.
Lan Fan Cai went from staying home all day to traveling all around Manhanttan with the release of Pokemon Go.
Laysha Castillo is an upcoming junior in Landmark High school who loves food and video games.
Aniya Diaz attends The High School of Fashion Industries.
Matthew Eng is a senior to be in New Utrecht High School in Brooklyn, and was raised in Brooklyn.
Derrick D. Holmes is a rising senior at the High School for Dual Language and Asian Studies.
Gwendolyn Lee, a guitarist, an environmental steward and an aspiring journalist, is a rising senior at Millennium High School.
Cody Liew is a rising senior at Millennium High School.
Maggie Loh is a student at Millennium High School who lives in Manhattan.
Jenny Liu goes to Millennium High School.
Aleida Menchaca is a rising senior at University Neighborhood High School. She is currently a member of a dance team.
Melissa Moore is a rising junior at Baruch College Campus High School.
Jennifer Navarrete is an upcoming senior who dreams of opening her own head start program for kids that have disabilities.
Huiqi Pan is an upcoming senior at Lab High School in New York City.
Lisandra Pereyra attends Columbia Secondary School.
Jailene Rodriguez is a rising senior at Millennium High School who enjoys traveling and plans to study different languages while in college.
Brandy Sarabia is an extraordinary upcoming senior at the High School of Fashion Industries, majoring in Virtual Entrepreneurship and Marketing.
Leslie Ann Tufino, rising senior at University Neighborhood High School and planning to graduate and attend college in January, is very interested in music composition, creative writing and studio arts.
Jaylin C. Ward is a rising junior at High School for Health Professions and Human Services, studying social sciences. In her spare time, she enjoys streetwear fashion.
Cindy Weng is a shy caring Chinese-Colombian curious about the universe who attends Murry Bergtraum High School.
Sam Wilby is a soon-to-be junior at Quest High School.
Spring 2016 Staff
Alexander Castillo is a junior at School of the Future who lives in Manhattan and hopes to leave Manhattan for college.
Doris Mei is a rising senior at Baruch College Campus High School.
Stephanie Paredes is a rising senior at Lower Manhattan Arts Academy who enjoys watching beauty videos during her free time.
Madison Rose Abadi-Biscaino, a student at the New York City Lab School in Chelsea, was born and Raised in Brooklyn.
Chacity Bowen is a rising junior at Syracuse University Project Advance (SUPA) in Murry Bergtraum High School in Manhattan, NY.
Derek Brown is a rising senior at Millennium High School.
Leo Catapano is a rising senior at Eleanor Roosevelt High School in Manhattan.
Kimberly Chavez is a rising senior at the NYC Museum School who enjoys watching classic films in her spare time.
Elyse Echegaray is a rising senior at Edward R. Murrow High School, in Midwood, Brooklyn.
Gianna Gomez is a rising senior at Millennium High School. She is interested in producing films and studying geophysics.
Karen Jin is a rising junior at Stuyvesant High School.
Anastasia Krasilnikova is a rising senior at School of the Future. She is interested in marketing and likes to play tennis with her sister.
Timothy Jin is a rising junior at the Bronx High School of Science and currently lives on Earth.
Jane Liu is a distracted Millennium High School student with an unique sense of humor and big dreams who plans on double-majoring in political science and computer engineering in college.
Pei Yi Mei is a free-spirited teenager who wishes to travel around the world before turning 35 years old. She is currently wrestling with her academics in a school of 5,000 students, Brooklyn Technical High School.
Atiya Mohamed is a friendly rising junior at Manhattan Village Academy who loves anime and video games.
Jehryl Richards is a rising junior who lives in Brooklyn and attends Nest+m in Manhattan
Vivian Shan has yet to survive her last year at Brooklyn Technical High School before moving on to study engineering in college. She dreams of visiting New Zealand to swim with wild orcas and owning 15 French bulldog puppies.
Oriella E. St Louis is currently a senior at the NYC Lab school.
Alice Vo is a rising senior at Millennium High School. An avid Harry Potter and Teen Wolf fan with a bad case of wanderlust, she enjoys reading, surfing the Internet and learning new things.
Nicole Yapijakis is a strong minded junior, who loves to travel and experience what the world has to offer.
Yufei Zhao is a high school senior who has enough gumption to work hard.
Zoobia Bhatti is a rising senior who attends High School for Health Professions and Human Services.
Bonnie Chen is a rising senior at Baruch College Campus High School.
San Chen is a rising senior at NYC Museum School.
Radia Chowdhury is a senior at Health Professions and Human Services.
Malcolm Colson thinks that trains are bad and walking is better.
Jessica Eng is an aspiring journalist. When she is not writing, Eng enjoys playing golf, listening to music, and doing volunteer work.
Aaliayah French is a rising senior at Talent Unlimited High School for Performing Arts who strongly believes in individuality, ambition and liberation.
Denise Folkes is a 16-year-old who would be happy to spend the rest of her life writing movies and listening to music.
D’Angelou Grant is a student who takes interest in creative writing. He also has a blog dedicated to celebrity wears and urban fashion.
Mishel Kondi is a rising senior at the High School for Language and Diplomacy.
Allison Leung is a College Now journalism student at Baruch College. Besides writing she enjoys digital illustration, photography and playing golf.
Jason Li is a rising senior at Brooklyn Technical High School and currently lives in Manhattan, New York.
Anna London is a rising senior at Millennium High School. She lives in the East Village in Manhattan.
Charles Mournet is a rising senior at Baruch College Campus High School.
Lauren Puglisi is a rising senior at NEST+m. In addition to journalism, she enjoys photography, travel, and cuisine.
Justin Morales goes to Manhattan business academy, is 17 years old and loves to cook and be with his family.
Leandro Ribeiro is a rising senior at Baruch College Campus High School.
Jaleesa Robinson is a rising senior at Manhattan Business Academy
David Sack is a 17-year-old student at the NYC Lab High School. He is an aspiring sportswriter.
Martin Schneider is a rising senior at LaGuardia High School.
Cameron Small is a student at NYC Lab School for Collaborative studies who enjoys watching movies.
Nikki Lee Wade is a high school junior who enjoys reading books.
Justine Berfond is a rising senior at Stuyvesant High School and currently lives in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn.
Champayne Brown is a 16 y/o singer who likes to hang with her family and friends and attends NEST +M high school
Monica Carrasco is a high school junior who enjoys books.
Louis Castillois a rising junior who attends Brooklyn High School Of The Arts.
Ava Chambers is a rising senior from the Institute for Collaborative Education. She lives in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn, New York.
Seward Chen is rising junior at High School for Dual Language and Asian Studies, New York. He is the former Student Council senator at Fox Lane High School, Mount Kisco.
Michelle Flores is a rising senior at High School for Leadership and Public Service. She believes that challenges are what makes an individual stronger.
Truly Johnson lives in Manhattan and attends School of the Future.
Rajnee Persaud is a rising junior at the High School for Language and Diplomacy at Union Square.
Cynthia Pineda is a rising senior at New Explorers High School in Bronx, New York.
Anna Samuels is a rising junior at Frank McCourt High School in Manhattan.
Gabriela Robles is a rising junior at Francis Lewis High School in Queens, New York.
Anna Zheng is a rising senior at Stuyvesant High School.
Xiaoyuan Zhengis a rising junior at High School for Dual Language and Asian Studies.
Edison Sibri is a rising junior at Marta Valle High School in Lower Manhattan, currently living in midtown Manhattan
Evelyn Cruz is a rising junior at Murry Bergtraum High School in Manhattan.
Antonio Chang is a student in LAB Nyc High School student who lives in Brooklyn.
Fabiola Mejia likes to read and hang with her cat.
Charles Tabasso is a loyal follower of the dark lord CTHULU, and is a rising senior at Baruch College Campus High school.