Harker Aquila

2017-2018 Staff

Varsha Rammohan

Varsha Rammohan (10) is a copy editor for Harker journalism. This is her second 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 the...

Michael Eng

Michael Eng (10) is the Global Columnist for the Winged Post and Harker Aquila, and this is his second year on staff. His favorite part of journalism is the satisfaction from finishing a graphic or a video (with the help of t...

Aditya Singhvi

Aditya Singhvi (10) is the Sports Editor for both the Winged Post and Aquila. This is his second year as a part of the News staff, and he hopes to grow as a writer and as a designer over the next year. Outside journalism, Adi...

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 (10) is the Global Editor for the Winged Post and Harker Aquila. This is her second year in journalism, and she hopes to improve her photography and videography skills. Apart from school, Arushi enjoys playing the gui...

Eric Fang

Eric Fang (11) is the News Editor for the Winged Post. This is his third year in Harker Journalism, and he hopes to develop many skills as both a writer and journalist in the near future. He wrestles and throws shot-put and discus ...

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 (10) is the Asst. Sports Editor for the Winged Post and Harker Aquila. This is her second year on staff, and she hopes to further develop her skills as a writer and reporter. In her free time, she enjoys read...

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, Lifestyle editor and STEM columnist, is a brown paper bag going through junior 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, a g...

Arya Maheshwari

Arya Maheshwari (10) is the STEM editor for the Winged Post and Harker Aquila. This is his second year on staff, and he's looking forward to developing his writing skills and editing some awesome and intriguing pieces in STEM. A...

Kushal Shah

Kushal Shah (10) is a sports columnist for the Winged Post. This is his second 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 (10) is a columnist and the Assistant Humans of Harker Editor. Her favorite parts of journalism are voicing her opinion, interviewing and gaining different perspectives, and writing interesting profiles. Throughout thi...

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 (11) is the staff illustrator for the Winged Post.This is her second year on staff. When she’s not running across campus getting interviews or reporting, she can be found obsessively watching Korean dramas or doodling ...

Jessie Wang

Jessie Wang (11) is a reporter for the Winged Post and Harker Aquila. This is his second year on staff, and he is very grateful to have such support in his work from his Journalism peers. His favorite part of Journalism is undo...

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 (11) is the Aquila and Humans of Harker managing editor. This is her third year on staff. Aside from journalism, she enjoys performing as well as investigating the manifold secrets of the human psyche.

Gloria Zhang

Gloria Zhang (11) is the Features Editor for Winged Post. This is her third year on staff. She hopes to continue sharing stories as a writer and journalist. Writing has always occupied a big part of her life. In her free time, sh...

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 (10) is the Photo Editor of the Winged Post and Aquila. This is her second year on staff. Irina has a passion for documenting current events through photography and videography, hands-on reporting, and writing de...

Sara Yen

Sara Yen (10) is the Assistant Features Editor for the Winged Post. In her leisure, she enjoys playing lacrosse, practicing calligraphy and jamming to music with friends. Her favorite part of journalism is exploring the creati...

Srinath Somasundaram

Srinath Somasundaram (10) is the Opinion Editor for Harker Journalism. He enjoys journalism because it allows him to explore various topics that they he never usually thinks about while also allowing him to converse with the community....

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 (10) is a reporter for Harker Journalism in his first year on staff. He enjoys journalism because he likes taking photos and being "on the scene." Outside of journalism, Anmol enjoys taking even more photos, playing...

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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