The World Is Our Campus

The Arcadia Quill

The World Is Our Campus

The Arcadia Quill

The World Is Our Campus

The Arcadia Quill

2021-2022 Staff

Leslie Chen
News Editor

Leslie Chen

Leslie is a senior who doesn't really feel like a senior yet (it'll hit her eventually). She has a completely healthy addiction to true crime videos (she avoids everything paranormal though) and 2000-piece puzzles. She spends...

Lilian Chong
News Editor

Lilian Chong

Lilian is a junior, still unconvinced by the fact that she is practically halfway through high school, and, like every other student, is feeling exceptionally stressed at the moment. She has an odd obsession with matcha; even...

Catherine Chan
Opinion Editor

Catherine Chan

Catherine is a junior with aspirations of having the aesthetic lifestyle she lives vicariously through her Pinterest boards. She hopes to get her driver's license this year, but who knows when that might actually happen. When...

Enzo Goebel
Opinion Editor

Enzo Goebel

Enzo Goebel, now in his third year at The Arcadia Quill, started out as a staff writer, joined the board as a Sports Editor, and is looking forward to a fantastic year as an Opinion Editor. He also plays ice hockey at the nati...

Jorge Espinoza
Features Editor

Jorge Espinoza

Jorge Espinoza is the loud friend that likes to make you smile. He enjoys scenic car rides, loud music, overpriced coffee, and the smell of old books—not the moldy ones though. Jorge's closet contains an overwhelming amount...

Zoe Lin
Sports Editor

Zoe Lin

Zoe is a senior who is very excited for her final year at AHS. In her free time, you can find her going out with friends, watching scary movies, traveling to new places, or drawing. She loves eating anything that's spicy and scrolling...

Ashley Zhao
Campus Focus Editor

Ashley Zhao

Ashley is a sleepy senior who is prone to spacing out when in deep thought. Although she wishes her life could be as simple as a lizard sunbathing on a mountain rock, college applications and AP classes have put a hold on that...

Chloe Wong
Campus Focus Editor

Chloe Wong

Chloe is a sophomore who still feels like a middle schooler. This is her second year in The Quill, and her first year attending AHS in-person. She enjoys creative writing, surfing the internet, and talking to her friends incessan...

Becky Chen
Publicity Manager

Becky Chen

Becky is in her senior season, which would be an exciting time if she had a driving license and a car. Instead of being a cool student driver, Becky remains to be a narcoleptic girl who has commitment issues. As an absolute foodie,...

Rebecca Tao
Publicity Manager

Rebecca Tao

Rebecca just walked out of a Cosmopolitan column (she ranks it better than The Onion) and is loaded with fun trivia about 90s celebrities and 1950s Americana. She's nostalgic, observant, and doesn't take herself too seriously despite ...

Staff Writer

Dania Azher

Dania is a constantly exhausted junior and the epitome of basic, middle class, brown (yes, race is a societal concept that shouldn't be adhered to), and rather nerdy. She enjoys delving into new fiction in the greenhouse she calls...

Caitlyn Chau
Staff Writer

Caitlyn Chau

Caitlyn is a currently a freshman who has a love-hate relationship with digital art. She also likes to analyze and write poetry, and is a big fan(artist) of Disney cartoons like The Owl House and Amphibia. She also has an odd...

Serena Chin
Staff Writer

Serena Chin

Serena Chin is currently a freshman who enjoys drawing, cooking, and playing games with her siblings in her free time. She also spends a lot of time on the internet, from watching YouTube to playing Minecraft. Serena is part of...

Aahana Dutta
Staff Writer

Aahana Dutta

Aahana is a freshmen who is a little too stressed out about highschool. In her free time she likes to listen to music, read, freak about the grade she might have gotten on her most recent assessment, and pretend that she's really...

Dhruti Kulkarni
Staff Writer

Dhruti Kulkarni

Dhruti is a freshman freelancer for The Quill, coming from First Avenue Middle School. She loves playing the violin and singing classically, and is part of the AHS orchestra. She also loves reading and writing—whether it's fic...

Kai Wetterau
Staff Writer

Kai Wetterau

Kai Wetterau enjoys playing recreational basketball and video games, as well as spending quality time with friends. He especially cultivates a love for historical games such as Europa Universalis 4 and Hearts of Iron 4. Kai also...

Stephanie Wang
Staff Writer

Stephanie Wang

Stephanie is a junior who's still trying to process that she's not a freshman anymore. In her free time, she enjoys sleeping (and ruining any hopes of having a consistent sleep schedule), exploring obscure Wikipedia hyperlinks,...

Ainsley Najafzadeh
Staff Writer

Ainsley Najafzadeh

Ainsley is a quiet individual who still can't process how fast freshman year is going. You can find her drinking tea or spending money on anime shirts which she will never wear. She has two pet bunnies, Momo and Mr. Freckles,...

Emmaline Pan
Staff Writer

Emmaline Pan

Emmaline is a freshman, who likes to pretend she knows how to do life. She’s currently struggling on writing a staff bio that doesn’t make her seem basic, but she’s slowly coming to terms that no paragraph can hide her basicness....

Vanessa Valentino
Staff Writer

Vanessa Valentino

Vanessa is a freshman who’s amusingly bad at deciding her favorite things. She likes most things personality related, enjoys rewatching Tangled, and hopes math’s pillow is warm on both sides. When she’s supposed to be doing...

Darin Buenaluz
Staff Writer

Darin Buenaluz

Darin is both one of the hardest working and laziest people he knows. He also sucks at looking good for photos. Currently a junior, Darin is an individual who seeks to improve at what he does, both in and out of school. When he's...

Kate DePrima
Staff Writer

Kate DePrima

Kate De Prima is a senior and cannot process that her life will be different very soon—or that she's actively making choices to change it! As an artist, though she feels silly calling herself that, Kate is usually in between...

Sabrina Lo
Staff Writer

Sabrina Lo

Sabrina is a freshman who is delighted to be a part of The Quill. She's engaged in other activities including piano, fencing, and AHS's Academic Decathlon Team. When she's not doing these, you can find her baking, reading, annoying...

Lorin Teng
Staff Writer

Lorin Teng

Lorin is currently a sophomore, and this is her second year in The Quill. She has three chickens and if she could have any pet, she would want a sugar glider. In her free time, Lorin likes to hangout with her friends, draw/pai...

Michelle So
Staff Writer

Michelle So

Michelle is a sophomore with a strong interest for journalism and reading. Her love for writing started in third grade when the teacher made everyone write a full page every morning. The process was grueling at first, but she...

Henrina Zhang
Staff Writer

Henrina Zhang

Henrina likes to play tennis, paint, draw, watch anime, and stare at her ceiling. She loves any type of dessert, Potato Corner, and boba. A fun fact about her is that she likes to lie about her height. And she’s addicted to...

Ashley Chan
Staff Writer

Ashley Chan

Ashley is currently a junior at Arcadia High School. During her free time, she likes to watch anime, play board games, impulse shop, travel to new places, and hang out with friends and family. She has played basketball since she...

Wesley Chen
Staff Writer

Wesley Chen

Wesley is a junior who is still shocked about how fast time has passed. He has a dog named Alfie and two turtles named Snoop and Dog. When he is not competing soccer and volleyball, he is on Google, searching for a new lens to...

Sohana Sahni
Staff Writer

Sohana Sahni

Sohana is a sophomore who loves listening to music and reading. When she isn't listening to Jimi Hendrix or Pink Floyd, she's probably watching New Girl or rewatching Pride and Prejudice for a concerning amount of time. It's her...

Anna Odell
Staff Writer

Anna Odell

Anna Odell is currently a junior at Arcadia High. She has a love for reading poetry, spending time with her friends, and obsessively listening to one direction songs. She still can't wrap her mind around the fact that she isn't...

Maryam Sadeghifard
Staff Writer

Maryam Sadeghifard

Maryam Sadeghifard is currently a junior who is having trouble acknowledging the fact that school is back in person. She has a white dog who isn't crusty and loves dearly. Her favorite activities involve journaling and finding...

Kira Camacho
Staff Writer

Kira Camacho

Kira Camacho is currently a Junior at Arcadia High School. She likes baking and playing guitar. Kira also enjoys making visual abominations with various photoshop apps. She has an unhealthy and inconvenient obsession with classic...

Vritti Godani
Staff Writer

Vritti Godani

Vritti is a junior who is still trying to come to terms with the fact that she is an upperclassman. She is a dancer and has a weird obsession with Synergy Kombucha. Her favorite thing to do it is binge watch shows on Netflix while...

Madison Yee
Staff Writer

Madison Yee

Madison is a sophomore who enjoys hanging out with her friends and family. Her favorite colors are purple and green, and she likes to broaden her horizons by exploring new parts of the world. She also loves to take photos on film...

Sophia Li
Staff Writer

Sophia Li

Sophia Li is currently a sophomore at AHS and is excited to start her first year at Arcadia Quill! She enjoys swimming and running, and loves to bake as well. In her free time, she finds pleasure in spending time with her friends...

Pamina Yung
A&E Editor

Pamina Yung

Pamina is a junior who is frantically trying to juggle all the AP classes she is taking this year. To help unwind and distract from school, she plays on her Nintendo Switch and spends an insane amount of time watching YouTube....

Amanda Chang
Media Editor

Amanda Chang

Amanda is a junior who aspires to learn the perfect balance of time management. Although she knows that nobody has truly mastered this skill, she thinks that anyone can dream. Most of her hobbies consist of what she considers...