Counterpoint

2020-2021 Staff

Lila Bock

Editor-in-Chief

Lila Bock '21 is the Co-Editor-in-Chief of Counterpoint. Her favorite section to write for is News, and in her free time, she loves eating tacos, running (gotta balance out the tacos!), and hanging out at the beach with friends.

Cia Varelas

Editor-in-Chief

Cia Varelas '21 is the Co-Editor-in-Chief of Counterpoint. She first picked up an issue of Counterpoint on her 5th grade shadow day, and she has been hooked ever since! In her free time, Cia loves listening to EDM music and cheering on the Patriots....

Yonu Oh

Editor of News

Yonu Oh '23 is the Editor of News for Counterpoint as well as one of the Editors of Graphic Design. She loves all things edible—especially falafel—and definitely can NOT shut up about it. Other than food, Yonu finds comfort in blindingly white shoes...

Kelly Yang

Editor of Opinions

Kelly Yang '23 is the Editor of Opinions for Counterpoint in addition to being one of the Editors of Graphic Design. This is her second year as part of the Counterpoint team, and when she isn't writing, Kelly enjoys playing soccer and practicing viola...

Emily Chan

Editor of Features

Emily Chan ‘22 is the Editor of Features of Counterpoint. In her spare time, she loves visiting local museums including the SFMOMA! Her biggest dream is to, one day, become an official Trader Joes’ taste-tester.

Anja Peterson

Editor of Arts and Entertainment

Anja Peterson '22 is the Editor of Arts and Entertainment. Besides writing for Counterpoint, she loves playing soccer and loves musical theatre. Anja would love to one day live in Madrid (at least for a little at least)!

Raveena Lele

Editor of Sports

Raveena Lele '21 is the Editor of Sports. She loves writing for the Sports and Opinions section! In her free time, she loves to watch football, play softball, go out with friends, watch bad Hallmark movies with her dad, and bother her mom.

Parisa Braun

Editor of Photography

Parisa Braun '23 is the Editor of Photography and a Managing Editor for Counterpoint. She loves all things Trader Joes and is an avid #hashtager. In her spare time, you can find her on the field hockey or soccer field, speed-typing, and drinking boba.

Ayanna Gandhi

Managing Editor

Ayanna Gandhi is '22 is a Managing Editor for Counterpoint. She is an avid reader and writer, but she also plays water polo! In her free time, Ayanna loves to listen to music, drive, and interior decorate!

Aizza Rocha

Managing Editor

Aizza Rocha '22, otherwise known as "Zoey's sister," plays yellow in Among Us and is a terrible impostor. However, she's no impostor when it comes to writing because it's been a passion of hers since fourth grade. Some of her hobbies include mandala art...

Anushka Srinivasan

Managing Editor

Anushka Srinivasan '22 is a Managing Editor for Counterpoint. In her spare time, she loves to listen to music and read. During quarantine, she's started to learn to play the ukulele (much to the dismay of those who live with her)!...

Carolina Pavlik

Managing Editor

Carolina Pavlik ‘22 is a Managing Editor for Counterpoint. Her favorite sections to write for are News and Opinions. In her spare time, she loves to read, listen to music, and play tennis.

Sela Dingpontsawa

Managing Editor

Sela Dingpontsawa '21 is a Managing Editor for Counterpoint. In her spare time, she enjoys playing Roblox, journaling, and watching movies.

Sonia Cherian

Managing Editor

Sonia Cherian '23 is a Managing Editor for Counterpoint. Aside from writing articles, she loves to play with her dog, get way too wrapped up in whatever show she's watching, and tackle new baking projects!

Ashley Ehrenpreis

Staff Writer

Ashley Ehrenpreis '23 is a staff writer for Counterpoint. In addition to writing, you can find Ashley around the circle reading, dancing and listening to a (shocking) amount of old rock music. She is super excited to be working with Counterpoint this...

Claire Wong

Staff Writer

Claire Wong '24 is a staff writer for Counterpoint. When she has free time, she enjoys doing archery, reading, and writing poetry. Claire also loves geeking out about her favorite books, shows, movies, and more with others, and is the loudest shower singer...

Ella Holsinger

Staff Writer

Ella Holsinger '23 is a staff writer for Counterpoint. She loves making boards on Pinterest and drinking skim milk. Her main personality trait is having a film camera. An unpopular opinion of hers is that "boneless wings" are really just chicken nuggets...

Emily Bock

Staff Writer

Emily Bock '23 is a staff writer for Counterpoint. In her free time, she enjoys acting, singing, and drawing. She loves creative writing and trying new things.

Jesse Gross

Staff Writer

When she’s not making irrelevant playlists on Spotify, Jesse Gross ‘23 is probably forcing her dog to hang out with her. But most likely, she's simply off somewhere avoiding the completion of her homework (she’s a rebel, and she’s aware). She...

Loralei Rohrbach

Staff Writer

Loralei Rohrbach ‘24 is a staff writer, and it's her first year writing for Counterpoint. In her spare time, she loves to be with her family and friends—bonus points if they're playing or watching sports!

Sara Baudler

Staff Writer

When she's not making questionably informative videos about ketchup for chemistry (don't ask (really)), Sara Baudler, '23 is probably doing other homework. However, in an effort to make her sound more exciting, you can know that she also does robotics, bakes ...

Serafina Cortez

Staff Writer

Serafina Cortez '23 is a staff writer for Counterpoint. In her free time, she loves to swim, play water polo, and choreograph synchro (synchronized swimming) routines. She is an ube ice cream and Annie's mac and cheese fiend and has a bright yellow wat...

Thea Dai

Freelance Writer

Thea Dai '24 is a freelance writer for Counterpoint and avocado toast enthusiast. Her favorite hobbies include playing volleyball, world domination, and reading.

Zoya Chughtai

Freelance Writer

Zoya Chughtai '22 is a freelance writer for Counterpoint. In her free time, she enjoys baking, listening to music, and spending time with friends and family. She enjoys writing for the News column and is excited to explore other fields of journalism as...

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