Team

Meet the our Editors and the wonderful group of staff members!

Ben Ochoa

Editor in Chief

Nightime coffee drinker (also daytime coffee drinker), Constantly concerned about the health of my hanging plant "Lewis," Too many unread books on my shelf, but still buying more

Sequoia Pinterits

Art Director

Went to Florida once and had a nice time, Has a soft spot for Classical KDFC 90.3, Enjoys a nice PB&J

Audrey Schmidt

Co-Managing Editor

Not too concerned about the health of my dying hanging plant, Puts hummus on everything, Only makes friends based on their Costco membership

Chuckie Eidelman

Co-Managing Editor

Once got Benihana with Barbara Boxer, Still blocked on instagram by Cole Sprouse, Just got bangs--do you like them?

Quinton Ligad

Financial Coordinator

Amateur cat photographer, Too emotionally involved with the Los Angeles Rams, Hesitant of the motives of wild animals

Yareni Segura

Blog Editor

Racoon enthusiast, 1% evil 99% hot gas, Film student that has only seen two films (Shrek and Twilight)

Laura Boutros

Asst. Art Director/ Web Mistress

Would risk rabies for a pet raccoon, Consented to have a Buddhist monk hit me with a cricket bat, Slut for kbbq

Benjamin Thompson

Staff

Enamored with craigslist's free section, A lightly experienced beekeeper, Banned from hometown's rants and raves Facebook group

Samantha Conde

Staff

Love Legend of Zelda games, Has a huge collection of stuffed animals that keeps growing to this day, Is secretly a grandma. I.e. loves tea, knitting and needs glasses

Sophie Baron

Staff

Pillow connoisseur, Elliott Smith expert, Catchphrase: “Sorry to interrupt, but look at that dog”

Keely Gwynne

Staff

Salami enthusiast, Cried while watching “Olaf’s Frozen Adventure,” Thought New Zealand was in Europe for 19 years

Yvonne Gonzalez

Staff

Likes to go urban exploring, Loves Weezer, Yes to sudoku and kakuro

Isabella Balbi

Staff

Banned from Bowlero, College radio shoegaze enthusiast, Team Jacob

Edie Trautwein

Staff

Knitting aficionado, Fan of the actors Joe Pesci and Nicholas Cage, Velvet!

Lilia Daniels

Staff

Chi-town bby, Dark web explorer, All the spicy food pls

Alex Miller

Staff

Printmaker, Loves 7/11 coffee, Was raised by forest critters

Kaeleb Hanrahan

Staff

Jack of all trades, master of none, Loves low/amber lighting, Believes food mainly serves as a vehicle to get hot sauce in my mouth

Mariah Mickens

Staff

Super art/music-oriented, Eats onion rings whenever possible, Will nervously laugh at anything

Cece Rice

Staff

Got leg stuck in mini sinkhole, Avid fan of the Mucinex Man, Moves worms off the sidewalk when it rains so they don’t get stepped on

Sashi Sharma

Staff

Really really really hates flat soda, Once wrote a song about tap dancing rats, Overthinks everything (including this bio)

Emma Soltani

Staff

An avid cassette collector, but lack a cassette player, Avan Jogia was one of my first celebrity crushes, Able to hold a text conversation in only GIFs from The Vampire Diaries and The Originals

Samantha Whitty

Staff

Sagittarius sun/Virgo moon, Please ask me about my love for Nancy Drew mystery computer games, Most played album of 2019 was the Riverdale soundtrack

Joe Lyon

Staff

Ideally amorphous Improviser Not a big fan of cola, but a big fan of a #COLA

Brandon Castro

Staff

I have seen over 50 plays and musicals, I enjoy orphan films, Able to do the splits