Staff
Miyako Iwata
Editor-in-Chief
Miyako Iwata is the Editor-in-Chief for The Axe Newsmagazine. Outside of school, she coxes on the rowing team, reads The New York Times, and hangs out with her pet bunny, Penelope.
Melissa Wang
Editor-in-Chief
Melissa Wang is the Editor-in-Chief for The Axe Newsmagazine. When she’s not sleeping, she runs cross country and plays tennis and violin.
Madeleine Rowell
Arts & Features Editor
Madeleine Rowell is the Arts & Features Editor for The Axe Newsmagazine. She likes to color, take walks with her puppy, and reading classic literature.
Alissa Liu
Online Editor
Alissa Liu is the Online Editor for The Axe Newsmagazine. In her spare time, she likes to compose and perform music, read Buzzfeed articles, and build robots.
Alyssa Gao
Commentary Editor
Alyssa Gao is the Commentary Editor for The Axe Newsmagazine. She plays the violin, plans volunteering events, and creates excellent puns.
Julian Fahrion
News Reporter
Julian Fahrion is a News reporter for The Axe Newsmagazine. In his spare time, Julian enjoys writing, listening to music, and anything that combines the two.
Jaelen Hodges
Commentary Reporter
Jaelen Hodges is a Commentary reporter for The Axe Newsmagazine and enjoys playing guitar, folding origami, and petting soft animals.
Venessa Lopez
Commentary Reporter
Venessa Lopez is a Commentary reporter for The Axe Newsmagazine. Aside from working on The Axe, she is passionate about environmental studies, human rights, art, and travel.
Tony Unger
Arts & Features Reporter
Tony Unger is a Arts & Features reporter for The Axe Newsmagazine. In his free time, Tony plays the bassoon, jams to the music of Nickelback, and watches Werner Herzog movies.