The Warrior

2019-2020 Staff

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 Printmaking Club and runs cross country. She enjoys reading, doodling and ea...

Emma Gallian

Managing Editor

Emma Gallian has been writing for the Warrior since 2018 and is currently a Senior at Lane Tech. During her free time, she enjoys playing with her dog, Katie, and experimenting with new recipes. At Lane, Emma...

Leda Edwards

Managing Editor

Leda Edwards is currently a Senior here at Lane tech. As a member of the OMEGA Historia concentration,  she enjoys indulging in creative writing like poetry and short stories. Leda started writing for the Wa...

Olivia Fergus-Brummer

Managing Editor

Olivia Fergus-Brummer has been writing for the Warrior since the fall of 2018 and is now a senior. She loves writing, reading, and political science, and is eager to continue to apply such passions on The W...

Ela Messina

Managing Editor

Ela Messina is a senior at Lane. Aside from writing and editing for The Warrior, Ela enjoys cooking with her sisters and going on runs with her dog, Lucy. Throughout the school year, she spends her tim...

Finley Williams

Copy Editor

Now a junior, Finley spends her free time writing songs and short stories, stressing about climate change, tutoring at the Lane Tech Writing Center, and petitioning the Associated Press to adopt the O...

Eitan Silver

Head of Design

Eitan Silver is a Senior 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 Israeli Club and is participating in I-...

Ryan Fairfield

A&E Editor

Ryan Fairfield is a Lane Tech junior in his second year of journalism. Ryan has fostered his love for writing, politics, and law at Northwestern’s Center for Talent Development for the past four years, partic...

Payton Jarzyna

A&E Editor

Payton is a senior at Lane Tech and is involved in multiple clubs. She is a member of the Women’s Club, GEMS, and is a Lane buddies club officer. She started a new club last year called Cradles to Cra...

Ella Dame

Features Editor

Ella Dame is a junior and in the Omega program at Lane. This is her second year taking Journalism and she plans on taking it again next year. Ella spends her free time hanging out with friends, trying...

Monika Meyers

Features Editor

Monika Meyers is a senior at Lane. This is the second year she has taken Journalism and is a Features editor for The Warrior. She enjoys reading, hanging out with friends, and playing with her pets. She ...

Daniel Ocon

News Editor

Daniel Ocon is a Senior at Lane Tech, and is thrilled to be a part of the Journalism Program. A member of Lane’s Omega program, Daniel takes an avid interest in the humanities and history. He is also the you...

Maryann Ress

News Editor

Maryann Ress is a senior at Lane Tech. This is her second year taking journalism and is now news editor of The Warrior. She is a member of the National Spanish Honor Society. In her free time, she enjoys li...

Glory Lozada

Sports Editor

Glory Lozada is currently a Senior at Lane Tech. This is her second year in Journalism, which she took again because of her love for writing. During her free time, she enjoys to watch sports and crime shows...

Tyrah Jefferson

Sports Editor

Tyrah is a Junior at Lane, this is her second year of journalism. She has taken an interest in ukulele and sports. She is a sports editor. In the future, Tyrah wants to become a surgeon or pursue a career in jo...

Sophia Rainey

Opinion Editor

Sophia is currently a Senior at Lane Tech.  This is her second year in journalism and her first as an editor. She has a passion for politics and follows both local and national races in her free time...

Alex Burstein

Reporter

Alex Burstein is a freshman who started writing for the Warrior this year. He loves to cover all of the various sports that Lane has to offer by finding and bringing light to their stories. When Alex is...

Aaron Cohen

Reporter

Aaron is a junior at Lane Tech and this is his first year with the Warrior. A history buff, Aaron is a member of Lane Tech’s Omega Program and serves on its leadership council. He is passionate about...

Stephanie Mosqueda

Reporter

Stephanie Mosqueda is a junior at Lane and in her first year of journalism. As a member of Glee Club, she loves to sing and jam out to music with her friends. She also loves to cook and is always excited...

Tobias Straus

Reporter

Tobias Straus is a reporter for the warrior. His interest in journalism is a result of constantly listening to WBEZ, his local NPR station, since the day he was born. Podcasts are also a strong influence...

Vyolet Weissman

Reporter

Vyolet Weissman has been writing for the Warrior since fall 2019. Outside of her love for writing, she enjoys drawing comics, taking care of her pets, and hanging out with friends. She is a...

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