The Student Site of Castilleja School

Counterpoint

The Student Site of Castilleja School

Counterpoint

The Student Site of Castilleja School

Counterpoint

2022-2023 Staff

Yonu Oh
Editor-in-Chief

Yonu Oh

Yonu Oh '23 is the co-Editor-in-Chief of Counterpoint! Her current passion in life is to eat overnight oats and semi-patiently wait for the next season of Alchemy of Souls. Outside of her role as a bomb-dot-com EIC, she strives to use these particu...

Kelly Yang
Editor-in-Chief

Kelly Yang

Kelly Yang is one of the Co-Editors-in-Chief of Counterpoint. This is her fourth year as part of the Counterpoint team and her second year as an EIC. When she's not editing or writing articles, Kelly can be found mothering her two dogs, making your mom...

Parisa Braun
Editor-in-Chief

Parisa Braun

Parisa Braun '23 is the Co-Editor-in-Chief of Counterpoint, and this is her fourth year of being a part of the Counterpoint team! When she isn't trying to become TikTok famous, you can find her playing soccer or watching a Warriors game.

Thea Dai
Managing Editor

Thea Dai

Thea Dai '24 is a Managing Editor and the Editor of Photography for Counterpoint. She is an avid podcast listener, avocado toast enthusiast, and one of the only people you will ever meet that LOVES cleaning her room.

Ruby Dowling
Managing Editor

Ruby Dowling

Ruby Dowling ’24 is a Managing Editor for Counterpoint. In addition to writing, Ruby enjoys playing cello for the Golden State Youth Orchestra, going for hikes, and “borrowing” her family members’ sweaters. Her dream is to someday have a dog th...

Sara Baudler
Editor of News

Sara Baudler

Sara Baudler '23 is the Editor of News and the Editor of Humor for Counterpoint. Sara's life goals include being 6'3" and winning the Masters Tournament; she also would not mind becoming legendary for her dinner parties. Sara enjoys sunlight.

Serafina Cortez
Editor of Opinions

Serafina Cortez

Serafina Cortez '23 is the Editor of Opinions for Counterpoint. When she's not writing, you can find her reading, playing water polo, or Duolingo-ing.

Abigail Kim
Editor of Features

Abigail Kim

Abigail Kim '25 is the Editor of Features for Counterpoint. In addition to writing, Abigail loves to read, dance, paint, and watch k-dramas when she should be sleeping.

Avery Neuner
Editor of Arts and Entertainment

Avery Neuner

Avery Neuner '24 is the Editor of Arts and Entertainment for Counterpoint. When she's not writing articles for Counterpoint or writing creative but poorly plotted stories, she's creating yet another Spotify playlist (27 and counting) or playing video ...

Naomi Rockower
Editor of Campus Development

Naomi Rockower

Naomi Rockower '24 is Editor of Campus Development for Counterpoint. Aside from writing, articles or otherwise, she loves reading, art, and music. She also loves to edit other people's essays and hang out with her cats, and she is a devoted Swiftie.

Zoë Friedman
Staff Writer

Zoë Friedman

Zoë Friedman is a '26 staff writer for Counterpoint. When she's not screlting musicals with her friends on the Circle, you can find her watching Gilmore Girls and listening to music or a podcast, all while trying to do her homework. She loves theater...

Priscilla Chan
Staff Writer

Priscilla Chan

Priscilla Chan ‘25 is a staff writer for Counterpoint! She loves blasting Taylor Swift songs (especially the Fearless album) and eating (instant) ramen :D ( ・◡・)つ━☆🌸🌺🌼 .

Amelia Yuan
Staff Writer

Amelia Yuan

Amelia Yuan '26 is a staff writer for Counterpoint. She loves reading, sleeping, reading when she should be sleeping, and making toast. If you can't find her in the pool, then get your eyesight checked, and look again.

Sara Flexer
Staff Writer

Sara Flexer

Sara Flexer ’26 is a staff writer for Counterpoint. When she’s not writing, you can find her playing tennis or eating anything matcha flavored. In her free time, she loves watching k-dramas, reading too many books, and annoying her family by pract...

Caitlyn Lee
Staff Writer

Caitlyn Lee

Caitlyn Lee '25 is a staff writer for Counterpoint. If she isn't swimming at 5 a.m., it is very likely that she is binging Netflix and eating a box of See's Candies (yes, the entire box). Caitlyn is also a passionate Dodgers fan, devoted Jamba juice cu...

Nola Doorley
Staff Writer

Nola Doorley

Nola Doorley '26 is a staff writer for Counterpoint. She loves GoGo squeeZ and watching Gilmore Girls and Grey's Anatomy. In her free time, she color-codes her Google Calendar and creates aesthetic covers for her Spotify playlists.

Madeleine Chen
Staff Writer

Madeleine Chen

Madeleine Chen '26 is a staff writer for Counterpoint. When she's not at choir, you can find her scrolling on Pinterest or hiding from the seagulls at Casti. She loves mac and cheese, instant ramen, and many other food-related things.

Jiwoo Oh
Staff Writer

Jiwoo Oh

Jiwoo Oh '26 is a staff writer for Counterpoint. Some of her hobbies include talking about rowing (it's her only personality trait), eating pumpkin pie, and watching Barbie movies. If her birthday is coming up, make sure you buy her some dried mangoes,...

Vienna Farano
Staff Writer

Vienna Farano

Vienna Farano ’26 is a staff writer for Counterpoint. Some of her favorite things include eating burrito bowls from Chipotle, going to Target, and binge-watching “The Kardashians” on Hulu. If she isn’t listening to music, you can probably find her...

Ash Ehrenpreis
Staff Writer

Ash Ehrenpreis

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