The World Is Our Campus

The Arcadia Quill

The World Is Our Campus

The Arcadia Quill

The World Is Our Campus

The Arcadia Quill

2022-2023 Staff

Enzo Goebel
Editor in Chief

Enzo Goebel

At long last a senior, Enzo Goebel, is at once melancholic and eagerly anticipating his future. Aside from the early stages of senioritis and the looming Common App; Enzo’s constant companions include his final season of trav...

Catherine Chan
Editor in Chief

Catherine Chan

Catherine is an exhausted senior who is looking forward to the second semester after college apps are over. She is into citrus-y flavors these days and has not fixed her Pinterest obsession. She needs to condition herself to be...

Lilian Chong
Editor in Chief

Lilian Chong

Lilian is a senior who is extremely thrilled for #SNRYR! She loves snacking on prawn chips and enjoying some arts and crafts. Though it may be an unpopular opinion, she could eat fish and seafood all day. In fact, she could be...

Madison Yee
News Editor

Madison Yee

Madison is currently a junior who loves to spend time with friends and family every second possible. Some of her biggest obsessions include traveling, ice cream, and all types of jewelry. She leads her life with the saying that...

Stephanie Wang
News Editor

Stephanie Wang

Stephanie is a senior who can't believe she's now a senior -- she still feels like a freshman among younger freshmen, with the unfortunate addition of college applications and greater responsibilities. She enjoys surfing Wikipedia, r...

Ashley Chan
Opinion Editor

Ashley Chan

Ashley is a senior with an irrational fear of driving despite the fact that she is actually a licensed driver. You can catch her chugging a concerning amount of coffee in the mornings, or trying to decide what nail polish color s...

Chloe Wong
Opinion Editor

Chloe Wong

Chloe Wong is a current junior who still feels like a freshman. She enjoys writing, surfing the internet, and talking to her friends incessantly -- this is her third year in the Quill!...

Anna Odell
Arts & Entertainment Editor

Anna Odell

There are two things that Anna is looking forward to within the next year, her Harry Styles concert and graduation. Other than that, she loves spending her free time with her friends, reading, and listening to music. When she g...

Maryam Sadeghifard
Arts & Entertainment Editor

Maryam Sadeghifard

Maryam is a senior who dreams about the day she finally lives in a brick house, analyzing independent films in her candle-lit living room. She listens to music, swears no one else knows it, and gets exceptionally distraught if so...

Darin Buenaluz
Features Editor

Darin Buenaluz

One year after joining the Quill, Darin is still both one of the hardest working and laziest people he knows, even as an editor. When he's not playing video games, he's either sharing his weird tastes in manga with his friends o...

Pamina Yung
Features Editor

Pamina Yung

Pamina is a high school senior who feels like a senior citizen. When she is feeling a bit more energetic, she enjoys baking, crocheting, and painting. She loves all kinds of tea and her favorite fruits are blood oranges and po...

Sohana Sahni
Sports Editor

Sohana Sahni

Sohana is a junior who loves listening to music, going to concerts, and reading. When she isn't listening to Fleetwood Mac or Pink Floyd, she's probably reading cheesy romance novels or rewatching New Girl for a concerning amount...

Sophia Li
Sports Editor

Sophia Li

Sophia is a comfort person who enjoys the smell of her room after a shower, her dolphin pillow pet that she's had since 2nd grade, and a good book to read. In her free time she enjoys getting acai bowl with friends (Vitacane is s...

Michelle So
Campus Focus Editor

Michelle So

Michelle is a junior with an obsession with the outdoors and wishes to eat, breathe, sleep, and write about nature. She enjoys hiking in obscure places and dreams of the day a butterfly will land on her finger. Only recently, s...

Vritti Godani
Publicity Manager

Vritti Godani

Vritti is a senior and a 4th year Quill member. She has the sleep schedule of a grandma and love waking up before the sun has risen. She is addicted to Synergy Kombucha and almost never cleans her room unless she is forced to. Vri...

Amanda Chang
Media Editor

Amanda Chang

This year, Amanda is a senior and enjoying her third year in the Quill. She’s excited to see what this next year will bring. Currently, Amanda is preoccupied with spending time with her three siblings, hanging out with her t...

Veronica Meyers
Staff Designer

Veronica Meyers

Veronica Meyers is a junior who loves to read and binge movies. She loves to stay inside and watch Marvel movies on repeat, reread her same comfort books, and listen to a lot of music. This is her first year in media and she lo...

Katrina Reghitto
Staff Designer

Katrina Reghitto

Katrina is one of the many high schoolers in this high school. Realizing that it's her third year of high school, her junior year, she attempts to figure out how to bake, knit, and write using more descriptive words. Her favor...

Lorin Teng
Staff Designer

Lorin Teng

Lorin is a junior who can't wrap her head around the fact that she is an upperclassman. She has a back tabby kitten named Oreo, whom she loves dearly, and six hens. She likes to read, bake, and play piano pieces in her free ti...

Skye Escobedo
Staff Designer

Skye Escobedo

Skye is a junior who is starting out her journalism journey as a graphic designer for The Arcadia Quill. There is nothing Skye loves more than reading or spending time with her friends and family. She has been playing soccer sinc...

Lauryn Chao
Staff Designer

Lauryn Chao

Lauryn is a junior who's beginning her first year as a graphic designer for The Arcadia Quill. In her free time, she enjoys reading, baking, and watching rom-coms!...

Olivia Zheng
Staff Designer

Olivia Zheng

Olivia is a sophomore who's in the marching band here at AHS. She enjoys listening to the music and going on the swings. Her favorite things to do to pass time is playing board games with either her friends or her family and doing p...

Vanessa Valentino
Staff Designer

Vanessa Valentino

Vanessa is a sophomore who hopes math’s socks are always wet. Although her interests are typically short-lived, her general fascination with writing, reading, design, and psychology has somehow persisted. When she isn’t procra...

Ainsley Najafzadeh
Staff Designer

Ainsley Najafzadeh

Ainsley is a sophomore who has trouble managing her time properly as she spends most of her time listening to music rather than being productive. In her free time, you can find her drinking tea, talking to her friends, running,...

Caroline Li
Staff Writer

Caroline Li

Caroline is a junior who would hide away in her room and read fantasy novels all day if she could. Unfortunately for her, school exists, but she finds much-needed respite in her friends and wouldn't give them up for the world. Her h...

Emmaline Pan
Staff Writer

Emmaline Pan

Emmaline is a sophomore who’s basically nocturnal and is looking forward to her second year writing for the Quill! In her spare time, she enjoys psychoanalyzing Taylor Swift songs, taking photos on her 30-dollar Amazon camera, an...

Jose Gama
Staff Writer

Jose Gama

Jose Gama is one of the newest writers on The Quill, who is eager to cover topics never really brought up before in our newspaper. Over the summer, Jose took a trip throughout The Republic of Cuba, from Havana to Guantanamo Ba...

Ellie Gladson-Pang
Staff Writer

Ellie Gladson-Pang

Ellie is a sophomore, a cross country runner, a fiction reader, a phone-dropper, a very poor architecture enthusiast, an even worse photographer, and a lover of national geographic and college ruled-paper. Ever-confused and constan...

Ryan Chai
Staff Writer

Ryan Chai

Ryan Chai is a freelancer for the Arcadia Quill who is currently in his sophomore year of high school. He enjoys reading, playing games with his friends, and sleeping. He wishes to learn more about science and math, and his current...

Amish Jha
Staff Writer

Amish Jha

Amish is a senior, but a first year quill member. He has been in Apache News since last year, and his love for journalism that developed from that class inspired him to apply for quill. He loves cars, biking, and going to the b...

Michael Hum
Staff Writer

Michael Hum

Michael Hum joined the Arcadia Quill as a junior to improve his writing skill, even though his satire predicted every significant conflict in the past three years (He scrapped it because it isn't "realistic enough," what a perfec...

Sarah Wang
Staff Writer

Sarah Wang

Sarah is a junior and really looks forward to her first year on the Arcadia Quill! She loves instant ramen, volleyball, and has a bad habit of taking on challenges that sometimes exceeds her capabilities. Her love for writing...

Victoria Mair
Staff Writer

Victoria Mair

Victoria Mair is a junior that lives in competition with time management. However, she is tired of the same old schedule. Now she focuses on other things where she is able to find her passion and her true identity. In her spa...

Justina (Yijia) Liu
Staff Writer

Justina (Yijia) Liu

Justina Liu is a junior freelancer who is obsessed with writing. She enjoys practicing martial arts but is also working on her model career. She has a unique personality and is very outgoing. Justina can instantaneously become one...

Clarissa Suryapranata
Staff Writer

Clarissa Suryapranata

Clarissa is a junior who enjoys diving into the fictional world of books. In her free time, she likes to watch films and listen to the millions of playlists she has on Spotify. She hopes that this year would finally be the yea...

Nathan Chen
Staff Writer

Nathan Chen

Nathan Chen is a sophomore, who enjoys playing pickup basketball at 24 Hour Fitness. He is a Life Scout in BSA Troop 104 and enjoys camping and outdoor survival. In addition, Nathan also enjoys skiing during the winter at Big ...

Kathy Wong
Staff Writer

Kathy Wong

Kathy is a sophomore who is adjusting to high school. In her free time, she enjoys reading, cooking, and dancing. Her favorite color is purple and she loves boba and dogs. If she could go anywhere in the world, she would go to ...

Breeanna Pham
Staff Writer

Breeanna Pham

Breeanna is a sophomore whose hobbies include reading, binge-watching, and sleeping; her favorite book at the moment is Archer's Voice by Mia Sheridan. She loves stationary, and her favorite pen is the Muji 0.38mm gel pen in the retrac...

Annie Jiang
Staff Writer

Annie Jiang

Annie is a sophomore who’s already tiring thinking of her future. Her priority for the school year is to eliminate procrastinations! In her free time, she listens to music 24/7 and has so many secret obsessions on cute stuff...

Ava Shaw
Staff Writer

Ava Shaw

Ava is a sophomore currently obsessed with her new puppy. When not struggling to finish her homework, Ava enjoys Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, scary movies, and all things food. She also loves online shopping and traveling. Ava can often b...

Samantha Luan
Staff Writer

Samantha Luan

Samantha is currently a freshman at Arcadia High School. She spends most of her time outside of school reading, listening to music, and exploring her interests. When she's not eating an unhealthy amount of French Fries or ravin...

Juliette Fang
Staff Writer

Juliette Fang

Juliette is currently a freshman and is very excited to be writing for the quill. She enjoys reading, playing and listening to music, and hanging out with her cats, and plays cello in the school orchestra. She dislikes spicy fo...

Linda Zhang
Staff Writer

Linda Zhang

Linda Zhang is Freshman staff writer. Some of her hobbies include writing, playing cello, oil painting, and playing tennis. Her greatest goal this year is to improve her writing skills. ...

Emily Lee
Staff Writer

Emily Lee

Emily cannot believe how fast middle school went. Nonetheless, she looks forward to her impending 4 years of high school. Emily is thrilled to explore clubs and teams high school has to offer. Outside of school, she likes to lis...

Alycia Lu
Staff Writer

Alycia Lu

Alycia Lu is currently a freshman in high school that has a complicated love-hate relationship with writing. She spends a concerning amount of their time scrolling online instead of doing homework, and in her limited free tim...

Sofia Payan-Siegrist
Staff Writer

Sofia Payan-Siegrist

Sofia, a freshman at Arcadia High School, is just starting her journey as a journalist for the Arcadia Quill. Although she enjoys writing, some of her other passions include reading, gymnastics, and painting. Overall, Sofia’s...

Lisa Li
Staff Writer

Lisa Li

Lisa attended Foothills Middle School and graduated in 2022. As a writing enthusiast, she is very proud that she could be a staff writer that contributes to the Arcadia Quill. Besides writing, her hobbies include crocheting, playing...

Niyah Davis
Staff Writer

Niyah Davis

Niyah is a freshman who loves to write. She enjoys soccer and volleyball. Her favorite color is yellow and she loves to learn new things. She absolutely loves books, especially the sad ones. Niyah finds things such as mythology...

Harini Devaguptapu
Staff Writer

Harini Devaguptapu

Harini Devaguptapu is a sophomore who is always trying new things. Her hobbies are often fluctuating, and she will find herself having a new one seasonally. Her love for Taylor Swift is exponentially growing every minute. She...

Michelle Ho
Staff Writer

Michelle Ho

As a freshman who is new to this school, Michelle finds Arcadia High School to be large, complex, and quite frankly, a bit overwhelming. But her friends and hobbies keep her busy. Her hobbies include tennis, hanging out with friends,...