Harker Aquila

2019-2020 Staff

Kathy Fang

Editor-in-Chief

Kathy Fang (12) is the editor-in-chief of Harker Aquila. This is her fourth year on staff. From covering local marches and protests to initiating Harker Aquila's 2020 Elections coverage project in January 2019, Kathy hopes to...

Varsha Rammohan

Managing Editor

Varsha Rammohan (11) is the co-managing editor of Harker Aquila. This is her third year on staff, and she likes journalism since she can meet new people and stay connected with current events. Outside of journalism, she is on...

Arya Maheshwari

Managing Editor

Arya Maheshwari (11) is the co-managing editor of Harker Aquila. This is his third year on staff, and he's looking forward to developing his writing skills and editing some awesome and intriguing pieces in STEM. Arya enjoys runn...

Aditya Singhvi

Co-Sports Editor

Aditya Singhvi (11) is a co-sports editor for Harker Aquila. This is his third year on staff. This year, he looks forward to covering Harker athletics and improving as a writer, photographer, and journalist. Outside of journ...

Anna Vazhaeparambil

Co-Sports Editor

Anna Vazhaeparambil (11) is the co-sports editor for Harker Aquila. This is her third year on staff, and she hopes to grow as a sports reporter and photographer. In her free time, she enjoys reading, playing lacrosse and spen...

Saloni Shah

Humans of Harker Editor-in-Chief

Saloni Shah (11) is the editor-in-chief of Humans of Harker. This is her third year on staff. She loves to spend time with the rest of the staff and reporting on various topics, ranging from STEM to political activism. She is a...

Irina Malyugina

Photo Editor

Irina Malyugina (11) is the photo editor of Harker Aquila and the Winged Post. This is her third year on staff. She has a passion for visual storytelling and would love to expand her knowledge of videography this year. Outside...

Irene Yuan

Asst. Photo Editor

Irene Yuan (10) is the assistant photo editor of the Winged Post and Aquila. This is her second year on staff and she is looking forward to improving and expanding her photography and videography skills this year. In her f...

Jessie Wang

Senior Copy Editor

Jessie Wang (12) is the senior copy editor for the Winged Post and Harker Aquila. This is his fourth and final year on staff, and he hopes to continue his work and pass down his skills and the torch of Harker Journalism to a f...

Catherine Feng

Asst. Copy Editor

Catherine Feng (10) is the assistant copy editor for the Winged Post. This is her second year on staff, and she hopes to improve her journalistic skills and contribute to Harker journalism. In her free time, she enjoys playing v...

Srinath Somasundaram

Opinion Editor

Srinath Somasundaram (11) is the opinion editor of the Winged Post. This is his third year on staff, and he aims to improve his designing abilities and realizing a distinct writing style. Outside of journalism, Srinath enjoys p...

Esha Gohil

Humans of Harker Profiler

Esha Gohil (10) is a profiler for the Humans of Harker team. This is her second year on staff, and she is looking forward to expanding her scope of the journalistic lifestyle through new writing and interviewing techniques, de...

Erica Cai

Humans of Harker Profiler

Erica Cai (10) is a profiler for the Humans of Harker team. This is her second year on staff. She hopes to expand her journalistic knowledge and dabble in video this school year. In her free time, she likes to experience Jap...

Amruta Dharmapurikar

Reporter

Amruta Dharmapurikar (9) is a reporter for Harker Aquila and the Winged Post. This is her first year on staff. Amruta hopes to improve her photography and writing skills. In her free time, she likes to participate in STEM-based ...

Saahil Thoppay

Reporter

Saahil Thoppay (9) is a reporter for Harker Aquila and the Winged Post, and this is his first year on staff. His favorite thing about journalism is the help that new students get, and his goal for this year is to write a succ...

Isha Moorjani

Reporter

Isha Moorjani (9) is a reporter for Harker Aquila and the Winged Post, and this is her first year on staff. This year, she hopes to learn more about photography and improve her writing skills. In her free time, she enjoys spending ti...

Sabrina Zhu

Reporter

Sabrina Zhu (9) is a reporter of Harker Aquila and the Winged Post, and this is her first year on the staff. She hopes to learn more about her community as a journalist and to stay up to date with current events. In her free ...

Athreya Daniel

Reporter

Athreya Daniel (9) is a reporter for Harker Aquila and the Winged Post. His favorite thing about journalism is the wide variety of things covered, and he especially enjoys the STEM sections. Outside of journalism, he enjoys play...

Sally Zhu

Reporter

Sally Zhu (9) is a reporter for Harker Aquila and the Winged Post, and this is her first year on staff. She likes how journalism keeps her updated on current events, and she hopes to improve her skills with writing articles. Sally...

Sarah Mohammed

Reporter

Sarah Mohammed (9) is a reporter for Harker Aquila and the Winged Post, and this is her first year on staff. She enjoys journalism because she can gain new perspectives by meeting new people and hearing their stories. Outside of...

Brian Chen

Reporter

Brian Chen (9) is a reporter for Harker Aquila and the Winged Post, and this is his first year on staff. He hopes to develop a journalistic writing style this year and learn new photography skills. Outside of journalism, he e...

Lauren Liu

Reporter

Lauren Liu (9) is a reporter for Harker Aquila and the Winged Post, and this is her first year on staff. Her favorite thing about journalism is that it speaks directly to its listener. It's through these articles, these pithy, poig...

Tessa Muhle

Reporter

Tessa Muhle (11) is a reporter for Harker Aquila and Winged Post, and this is her first year on staff. She likes journalism because she gets to stay updated with the world and meet new people along the way. Outside of journalism,...

Michelle Liu

Reporter

Michelle Liu (10) is a reporter for Harker Aquila and the Winged Post. This is her first year on staff. She loves graphic design and illustration, and she is looking forward to becoming more experienced with editorial illustrati...

Sriya Batchu

Reporter

Sriya Batchu (10) is a reporter for Harker Aquila and the Winged Post. She is really excited about being part of the staff and writing for the site. In her free time she likes to read, spend time with her family and friends and ...

Michael Eng

Reporter

Michael Eng (11) is a staff writer for Harker Aquila who doesn't do much writing. This is his third year on staff. He enjoys editing videos and most non text based mediums. Michael is currently trying t...

Anmol Velagapudi

Reporter

Anmol Velagapudi (11) is a reporter for Harker Aquila. He enjoys journalism because he likes taking photos and being "on the scene." Outside of journalism, Anmol enjoys taking even more photos, playing basketball, practicing karate...

Alysa Suleiman

Sports Reporter

Alysa Suleiman (10) is a sports reporter for Harker Aquila. For her second year on staff, she's excited to highlight the entire Harker community by covering as many events as possible as well as continuing to develop her own ...

Muthu Panchanatham

Sports Reporter

Muthu Panchanatham (10) is a sports reporter for the Winged Post. He hopes to write many articles and take many photos this year. His hobbies include soccer, swimming and sleeping....

Kushal Shah

Sports Reporter

Kushal Shah (11) is a sports columnist and podcaster for Harker Aquila. This is his third year on staff, and he hopes to improve as a sports writer and photographer. Outside of journalism, he enjoys playing basketball, tennis, ...

Eric Fang

Winged Post Co-Editor-in-Chief

Eric Fang (12) is the co-editor-in-chief for the Winged Post. This is his fourth year in Harker journalism, and he hopes to hone his skills as both a writer and journalist in the near future. He wrestles and throws shot-put a...

Gloria Zhang

Winged Post Co-Editor-in-Chief

Gloria Zhang (12) is the co-editor-in-chief for the Winged Post. This is her fourth year on staff. She hopes to continue her passion for sharing stories as a journalist and writer. In her free time, she enjoys traveling the w...

Emily Tan

Winged Post Asst. Features Editor

Emily Tan (10) is the assistant features editor for the Winged Post. This is her second year on staff, and she hopes to improve on writing and work more on design and illustrations. In her free time, she enjoys drawing and sp...

Jin Tuan

Winged Post Co-Design Editor

Jin Tuan (12), co-design editor of the Winged Post, is a brown paper bag going through senior year. You're not quite sure what's in it, but whatever the contents are, they're good solely because they're in that brown paper bag,...

Nina Gee

Winged Post Co-Design Editor

Nina Gee (12) is the co-design editor for the Winged Post. This is her fourth year on the Harker Journalism staff. An aspiring filmmaker and avid storyteller, Nina hopes to continue telling the stories of her peers through im...

Arely Sun

Winged Post Co-Lifestyle Editor

Arely Sun (10) is the co-lifestyle editor of the Winged Post. This is her second year on staff. In the future, she hopes to contribute to Harker publications while improving her reporting, photography and writing skills. ...

Nicole Tian

Winged Post Co-Lifestyle Editor

Nicole Tian (10) is the co-lifestyle editor for the Winged Post. This is her second year on staff, and she hopes to practice design and develop her skills as a reporter. In her free time, Nicole loves to read, learn new languages...

Sara Yen

Winged Post Features Editor

Sara Yen (11) is the features editor for the Winged Post. For her third year on staff, she hopes to continue to grow as a journalist and designer. In her free time, Sara loves to adventure with friends and family and play lacro...

Arushi Saxena

Winged Post News Editor

Arushi Saxena (11) is the news editor of the Winged Post. This is her third year on staff, and she hopes to develop her skills as a writer, photographer and journalist overall. In her free time, she enjoys playing the guitar, kickb...

Vishnu Kannan

Winged Post Sports Editor

Vishnu Kannan (10) is the sports editor for the Winged Post. This is his second year on staff. This year, he hopes to become a better photographer and learn more about design. In his free time, he enjoys playing volleyball an...

Mark Hu

Winged Post STEM Editor

Mark Hu (10) is the STEM editor of the Winged Post. This is his second year on staff, and he hopes to learn more designing and improve as a reporter. In his free time, he enjoys playing baseball and spending time with his family....

Helen Zhu

TALON Academics Editor

Lucy Ge

Winged Post Asst. News Editor

Lucy Ge (10) is the assistant news editor for the Winged Post. This is her second year on staff, and she’s looking forward to writing a variety of articles this year. Outside of journalism, she likes to play volleyball and c...

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