The Warrior

2018-2019 Staff

Maryann Ress

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...

Alex Robinson

Alex is a hardworking senior at Lane. In his free time, he enjoys playing golf, spending time with friends and watching movies. He has been on Lane’s golf team since his freshman year and also played o...

Dee Porter

       Dee is fun, outgoing and loves to help other people. He also enjoys taking risks and trying new things. This is shown in his love for superheroes. One of Dee’s favorite superheroes is...

Monika Meyers

Monika Meyers is a junior at Lane and joined Journalism to improve her writing. She has three siblings, one that is a freshman at Lane, and two younger brothers. She owns a cat, a dog and two birds. In ...

Aaron McQueen

Aaron McQueen is a current sophomore at Lane. He is on Lane’s basketball team because he is talented and athletic. He has been able to dunk since September of last year. Aaron has been playing basketba...

Angelica Williams

Angelica Williams is currently a senior and a member of Rugby team. Though her future remains a mystery, she would love to be remembered for being an intelligent, generous leader. Her mother has had the ...

Johnathan Trinh

Johnathan Trinh is a nice, chill, intelligent guy with a passion for fashion, art and writing. He also has an interest in filmmaking, so look out for his name in the credits sections in about 10 years. As ...

Alexis Avalos

Alexis Avalos is a senior at Lane, 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 film in college and become a director. An inter...

Daniel Ocon

Daniel Ocon is a junior at Lane, and is thrilled to be a part of The Warrior. Daniel is the youngest member in his family and loves to write, specifically fiction or historical fiction. Along with writi...

Anahi Mosquera

Anahi is currently a senior at Lane. She has been part of The Warrior since her junior year and is now Managing Editor. She’s been part of Varsity Cheerleading here at Lane all of her high school car...

Finley Williams

Finley, having attended the Academic Center, is a sophomore in her fourth year at Lane. In her free time, she reads old European novels, writes short stories, tutors at the Lane Tech Writing Center, a...

Eitan Silver

Eitan Silver is a junior here at Lane Tech. A member of the Omega concentration, he is very much interested in the history and English classes. He is also part of the Lithuanian Club and is participating in I-...

Sophia Rainey

Sophia is a junior at Lane Tech.  This is her first year in journalism and in being a part of the Warrior. In her spare time she enjoys rock climbing and sewing. She likes to read about politics and curr...

Julia Ziccardi

Julia Ziccardi is currently a senior at Lane Tech. She is very outgoing and loves animals. She has a golden retriever/cocker spaniel mix at home, named Boulder. Outside of class, Julia participates as...

Emma Gallian

Emma Gallian is currently a Junior at Lane Tech. Journalism is a class that she has been  interested in long before enrolling at Lane because of her passion for reading and writing. During her free ti...

Kainaat Khan

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

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

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

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...

Marilyn Muncy

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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. ...

Mytam Vo

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

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...

Iris España

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

Anahi Mosquera

Anahi Mosquera is currently a junior at Lane and this is her first year taking journalism. She has always loved writing and considers English her favorite subject. Outside of the classroom, Anahi is a p...

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