The Warrior

2018-2019 Staff

Kainaat Khan

Reporter

Kainaat Khan is a Junior at Lane Tech. While she hopes to become a Neurosurgeon, Kainaat took Journalism to improve her writing which is more of a hobby. Kainaat is also a member of the Muslim Club her...

Julia Kuron

Reporter

Julia Kuron is a senior at Lane with strong school spirit and a considerable academic career. Her most outstanding accomplishments include receiving a Seal of Biliteracy for Polish as well as being acc...

Ela Messina

Reporter

Ela Messina is currently a junior at Lane Tech. She decided to enroll in the Journalism class at Lane as she enjoys writing and wishes to expand on her skills in a way that can be useful in the future. Ad...

Glory Lozada

Reporter

Glory Lozada is in her junior year at Lane. She is very independent, attentive, and diligent. Glory is very family orientated, loves spending time with her sisters and also babysits when she has the chanc...

Alexis Avalos

Reporter

Alexis Avalos is a senior at Lane Tech, and this is her first year in journalism. Alexis is part of Nicaraguan Club, a new I-days club at Lane. She hopes to pursue business or film in college. An interest...

Marilyn Muncy

News/Features Editor

Marilyn is a senior here at Lane Tech and this is her second year taking journalism. She loves the journalistic environment and also participates in the schools Wattpad club. Along with reading and wr...

Payton Jarzyna

Reporter

Payton is a junior at Lane Tech and is involved in multiple clubs. She is a member of the Women’s Club, Lane’s Math team, GEMS, and is a Lane buddies club officer. She is also starting a new club...

Khalem Caldwell

Sports Editor

Khalem Caldwell, a Lane Tech senior, is currently in his second year of journalism as a sports editor. He originally joined journalism because of his passion for sports, whether it be viewing sports st...

Daniela Ciesielski

Managing Editor

Daniela Ciesielski is currently in her senior year at Lane Tech. This is her 2nd year being part of the Warrior and she is exited to pursue her role as managing editor. Her favorite subjects in school...

Evelyn Huzenis

Features Editor

Senior Evelyn Huzenis has been writing for The Warrior since her junior year and is currently a features editor. Her passion for writing and reading spurred her to take Journalism 1 her junior year and she w...

Jackson Janes

Reporter

Jackson Janes, a senior at Lane Tech, is heavily involved in school clubs such as Key Club and Influencers for Society, a club which spreads general positivity across the school and Chicago community. J...

Vivianna Torres

Reporter

Vivianna Torres is a senior at Lane Tech and is excited to be taking part in her first year of Journalism. Torres loves playing basketball and spending time with family in her free time. In school, he...

Mathieu Halpin

Reporter

Mathieu Halpin is currently a senior at Lane Tech. He is on the sailing team and participates in Lane’s Model UN organization. He is also part of Irish Club. His favorite celebrity is Jonah Hill, and hi...

Julia Schuurman

Features Editor

Julia Schuurman is a Senior at Lane Tech and is seventeen years old.  She skipped her junior year at Lane to graduate early. This is her second year in Journalism after deciding to join last year to g...

Tyrah Jefferson

Reporter

Tyrah, a new addition to The Warrior staff, is a sophomore who takes an interest in Computer Science and English. She is a member of the Technovation club here at Lane, which is an extension of her in...

Ryan Fairfield

Reporter

Ryan Fairfield is a Lane Tech sophomore, and previously attended Taft’s academic center. He is currently in his first year of journalism. He has always had a passion for writing and journalism and has ...

Grace Gilson

Reporter

Grace Gilson is currently a junior at Lane and this is her first year writing for The Warrior. She is a member of Lane’s debate team and has received awards, such as the Novice City Octofinals Award fo...

Lisbeth Nordmeyer

Reporter

Lisbeth Nordmeyer is 16 years old and is attending Lane this year as an exchange student from Germany. During her time in Chicago, Lisbeth hopes to improve her English skills, meet new people, and experience...

Bradley Hills

Sports Editor

Bradley, a Senior Sports Editor, is currently in his second year on The Warrior staff. He joined last year’s staff in order to become more involved and acquainted with things and events at Lane. Some...

Renato Arteaga

Editor-in-Chief

Renato Arteaga is currently a senior at Lane Tech College Prep, where he engages in activities such as dancing salsa for the Organization for Latin American Students and also playing varsity football. ...

Maryann Ress

Reporter

Maryann Ress is a junior here at Lane Tech. This is her first year taking journalism and she is as excited as ever. So much in fact, journalism has earned the spot as her favorite class. When not in jou...

Mytam Vo

Art Editor

Mytam Vo is a current senior and is The Warrior's art editor. Apart from being the art editor, she enjoys making her own art and is learning how to play the ukelele. She can speak Vietnamese and Englis...

Imani Fleming

Reporter

Imani Fleming is a senior who is currently in her first year writing for The Warrior. Imani is interested in government and politics and is a member of the CPS Student Advisory Council. In addition to being a...

Tamara Reed

Reporter

Tamara Reed, a high school senior here at Lane and a Chicago native who dreams of becoming an entrepreneur, has just joined journalism this year. Although she faces adversities such as experiencing pain from ...

Iris España

Reporter

Iris España currently resides in Chicago, as a senior attending Lane Tech. She spends her time lifeguarding at Foster beach, and dancing for her Ecuadorian ethnic club. Her pastimes include playing so...

Larissa Hageman

Reporter

Larissa Hageman is a senior at Lane Tech. With a longstanding interest in Politics and Journalism, she made the decision to attend the Washington Journalism and Media Conference this past summer. This experien...

Isabel Wojcik

Reporter

Isabel Wojcik is a junior at Lane who is on the golf team. Growing up, she learned how to speak both Polish and English. Isabel loves traveling and has been to many European countries such as Italy, Greece,...

Patricia Abulencia

Sports Editor

Patricia Abulencia is a second-year journalist sports editor at Lane. She has a passion for writing stories which inspired her to join journalism in her junior year. Patricia is advanced and dedicated to ac...

Leda Edwards

Reporter

Leda Edwards is currently a Junior, and this is her first year in journalism. Leda enjoys creative writing, and especially writing poetry. She’s extremely excited to try out for SLAM poetry club. After...

Olivia Fergus-Brummer

Reporter

Olivia Fergus-Brummer is a junior at Lane. She loves writing, reading, and political science, and is eager to have the chance to apply such passions on The Warrior. Olivia is on Lane’s cross country team, ...

Maggie Nielsen

Editor-in-chief

Maggie Nielsen and has been writing for the Warrior since the fall of 2017. She is the president of Podcast Club, a member of LT Womyn, runs cross country, and plays for the lacrosse team. She enjoys r...

Ella Dame

Reporter

Ella Dame is a sophomore and this is her first year taking journalism. She is in the OMEGA program at Lane, which is an academic track that focuses on English and History studies. She plans on attending...

Afua Sarpong

Reporter

Afua Sarpong is currently a senior and a new member to the Lane Tech Warrior. Since elementary school, her favorite subjects have been science and english. She adores reading and is one of the board members...

Nicole Herzog

Editor-In-Chief

Nicole is a senior this year and is one of the Warrior’s chief editors. She has been involved with the Warrior since her junior year and is passionate about music, theatre, literature, feminism, and all t...

Frank Rodriguez

Editor-In-Chief

Frank Rodriguez is a senior and second year journalism student. It is his first year as Editor-In-Chief of The Warrior. Frank is a member of Lane’s hockey and cross country teams. He enjoys his Calculus B...

Ben Griffin

Opinions Editor

Ben Griffin is a Senior at Lane Tech and the Opinions Editor. In his second year with the Warrior, Griffin originally took the course to further his writing skills. Other than the Warrior, Ben Griffin i...

Agatha Orlovska

Sports Editor

Agatha Orlovska is currently a senior at Lane Tech. She is one of the four sports editors for The Warrior. She started playing lacrosse her freshman year at Lane and she has made her way onto their varsity team. Aga...

Megan Evans

A&E Editor

Megan Evans is currently a senior at Lane. This is her second year taking Journalism and she is an Arts and Entertainment Editor. Megan is very involved with helping others. She participates in “Lane Bud...

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