Harker Aquila

2017-2018 Staff

Varsha Rammohan

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...

Michael Eng

Michael Eng (10) is a reporter for Harker Aquila and the Winged Post, and this is his third year on staff. His favorite part of journalism is the satisfaction from finishing a graphic or a video. His second favorite (albeit a very ...

Aditya Singhvi

Aditya Singhvi (11) is the co-sports editors for Harker Aquila. This is his 3rd year on staff. This year, he hopes to continue improving as a journalist and covering Harker athletics. Outside of journalism, he enjoys running ...

Zoe Sanders

Zoe Sanders is a freshman reporter for Harker Journalism in her first year on staff. In her free time, Zoe enjoys playing lacrosse, shopping, playing with her dog and hanging out with her friends.

Arushi Saxena

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...

Eric Fang

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...

Anika Rajamani

Anika Rajamani (12) is a reporter for the Winged Post. This is her fourth year on staff. Outside of journalism, she loves to dance. Anika also loves to play softball. She enjoys drawing, listening to music and hanging out with...

Nicole Chen

Nicole Chen (12) is Harker Aquila's Editor-in-Chief. She joined the journalism program in her freshman year as a reporter and became features editor as a sophomore. Nicole enjoys working with other members on staff to produce r...

Anvi Banga

Anvi Banga is a sophomore and the Assistant News editor for Harker Aquila. This is her second year on staff and in her free time she enjoys baking, painting her nails and obsessing over holographic stuff.

Anjay Saklecha

Anjay Saklecha (12) is the Senior Winged Post Copy Editor and Columnist. This is his fourth year on staff. He was the Copy Editor last year and former features editor and sports editor in his sophomore year for Harker Aquila. He enj...

Anna Vazhaeparambil

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...

Anya Weaver

Anya Weaver (10) currently a reporter. In her free time, she enjoys reading, running the cooking club (email me if you have a good recipe) and trying (and failing) to learn new skills, thanks to which she has minimal experience...

Meena Gudapati

Meena Gudapati (12) is the Editor-in-Chief of Harker Aquila. Her favorite part of journalism is making her humorous podcast "Get Skool'd" and writing interesting profiles and features. Meena excels at binge-watching all types...

Tiffany Wong

Tiffany Wong (11) is the Executive News Editor for Harker Aquila. She was a reporter her freshman year, a co-copy editor for Harker Aquila the first semester of her sophomore year and a news editor for Harker Aquila the second...

Jin Tuan

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,...

Arya Maheshwari

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...

Kushal Shah

Kushal Shah (10) is a sports reporter for the Winged Post. This is his third year on staff. Outside of Harker journalism, he enjoys playing tennis, basketball and reading spy fiction. He is also an enthusiastic Dubs fan....

Saloni Shah

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...

Prameela Kottapalli

Prameela Kottapalli (12) is the Editor-in-chief of the Winged Post. She enjoys spending time with her fellow staff members and telling people’s stories. One of her favorite aspects of being a journalist is raising awareness about important issues, ...

Nina Gee

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...

Jessie Wang

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...

Karina Chen

Karina Chen (9) is a reporter for Harker Journalism. She is a freshman and this is her first year on staff. Throughout this year, Karina hopes to develop skills in both writing and journalism. Outside of journalism, she enjoys...

Neil Bai

Neil Bai (12) is the senior copy editor for Harker Aquila and is tasked with copy editing and approving all articles before they are published. Neil’s favorite part of journalism is being able to interact with others and express...

Adrian Chu

Adrian Chu (12) is a columnist for the Winged Post and Aquila. He has served as an Opinion Editor for The Winged Post. This is his fourth year in journalism, and his favorite aspect of journalism is being able to voice his opinions...

Kathy Fang

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...

Gloria Zhang

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...

Vivian Jin

Vivian Jin (10) is a second-year reporter for Harker Journalism. She loves journalism for the exhilaration of spreading truth and the clear efficiency it brings to her otherwise chaotic life. She is always up for an adventure ...

Derek Yen

Derek Yen is a senior and the Opinion Editor of Winged Post. Derek served as the STEM Editor of Aquila and Winged Post during his junior year and as a STEM columnist his sophomore year. He enjoys journalism as a means of exploring...

Irina Malyugina

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...

Sara Yen

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...

Srinath Somasundaram

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...

Farah Hosseini

Farah Hosseini (9) is a reporter for Harker Journalism in her first year on staff. She enjoys journalism because it gives her the chance to connect with the world. Farah is also on the JV basketball team and plays piano. In her...

Anmol Velagapudi

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...

Katherine Zhang

Katherine Zhang (12) is the co-editor-in-chief of the Winged Post, and this is her fourth year on staff. Kat most enjoys seeing the paper come together and bonding with her fellow journalism staff members. When she's not in the ...

Helen Yang

Helen Yang (12) is the Arts & Entertainment Columnist for Harker Aquila and Winged Post. She sees journalism as an opportunity to interact with and understand the community around her. In her free time, she enjoys reading,...

Mahika Halepete

Mahika Halepete (10) is the Lifestyle Editor for the Winged Post and a staff writer for Wingspan Magazine. After spending a year on the staff of TALON Yearbook, she decided to make the switch to the news side of journalism where...

Ryan Guan

Ryan Guan (12) is the executive news editor for Harker journalism. Ryan has been on staff since starting high school, having previously served as a Wingspan senior staff writer, a Wingspan designer, a Winged Post copy editor a...

Alex Wang

Alex Wang (12) is the opinion editor for Harker Aquila in his fourth year on staff. He was previously sports editor in his junior year. His favorite part of journalism is photography. He is also captain of the Varsity Water Polo...

Sahana Srinivasan

Sahana Srinivasan (12) is the Editor-in-Chief of the Winged Post and Wingspan, having previously served as Managing Editor, Asst. STEM Editor and a reporter. She most enjoys spending time with the rest of the staff, teaching,...

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