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Willow T. C. Y.
Willow, the Editor-in-Chief this year and a politic-loving breed of Asian American, joined The Nueva Current her freshman year as the Managing Editor. This year, she wants to focus on pushing the level of writing to its maximum potential and expanding the influence and reputation of the paper.
She enjoys a lot of things to an unhealthily large amount: food, reading, bouts of both procrastinating and working, playing volleyball, Aaron Sorkin works, working on the paper, politics, code-switching, complaining about others’ email unresponsiveness, and, most importantly, commas.
Joining the paper in the fall of 2017 of her sophomore year, Isabel started her journalism career as the paper’s Culture Editor in their staff of nine. Despite not being enrolled in the official journalism class for the fall of 2018, Isabel worked outside of her other classes to produce work for the
In her free time, Isabel can be found competing gymnastics, eating food, working at the local candy store, reading, or snuggling with her two cats.
Design Editor/Club Co-Lead
Jordan, the Design Editor of the paper this year, began his career at The Nueva Current in his freshman year as a staff writer. His main goal for the paper is to achieve a style that speaks to the school’s culture, the community, and the articles that are contained within each issue. He enjoys traveling and photographing various places around the world, eating and making food, playing soccer, and is interested in studying psychology.
Web Editor/News EditorElizabeth has been Op-Ed section editor since her sophomore year and currently enjoys juggling work with The Nueva Current, the Nueva Literary Magazine, and the Nueva Yearbook. Outside of school, she does all sorts of writing work—short stories, poetry, novels, screenplays, anything—and loves Netflix binges, Toblerone chocolate, and good books. She is currently working on her twelfth novel and participates in NaNoWriMo annually.
Culture Editor/Club Co-LeadAliya joined The Nueva Current as a freshman and took over the roles of Culture Editor and Club Co-Lead in the fall of 2018 at the beginning of tenth grade.
Staff Writer/Sports Columnist
Editor-in-ChiefScott attended The Nueva School with a passion for history and journalism. Supported by the head of school, administration, and his faculty advisor, he founded The Nueva Current in 2016 and served as Editor-in-Chief. His hobbies include bothering editors and writers for content and reading books written by or about dead Romans.
Managing EditorJessa worked as the Managing Editor with the amazing team at The Nueva Current. Jessa has a passion for theater, food, cooking, harassing editors, writers, and actors, sending emails, and wearing black.
News EditorJustin was the Student Life editor for The Nueva Current. In his free time–though the concept of free time is all but foreign to him–he enjoys sporadically striking piano keys and blundering about on a stage. He also knows where you live and wants you to write for him!
Sports EditorAnika had a lot of fun working for The Nueva Current alongside her editorial position on the literary magazine. When she was not editing sports articles for the Current, you could find her struggling with Adobe Illustrator, finding her soul at SoulCycle, or brunching with friends.
Sports EditorElaine spent time editing for The Nueva Current in its first year, having worked on other Nueva publications like design work for the yearbook and literary magazine. In her free time, Elaine is either eating cornflakes, making cool things in art class, or pestering Anika.
Reviews EditorIshani’s passions include aerial silks, advocating for social justice, and performing experiments in biology and chemistry. She is an avid film and television enthusiast, often evaluating media through the lens of representation of race, gender, and sexuality.
Copy EditorAJ is a was at Nueva from 2014-18, and served as a copy editor for The Nueva Current. He appreciates the clever use of syntax and style, whether it manifests in English prose or Java code. AJ could frequently be found working near the iLab or spending an inordinate amount of time commuting on public transit.
Entertainment EditorAiden spent his time on The Nueva Current as an Entertainment editor, reviewing movies and TV shows and providing feedback for other people who did the same.
Editor-in-Chief, EmeritusScott is attending Amherst College, following his graduation from The Nueva School. He has a passion for history and journalism. Supported by the head of school, administration, and his faculty advisor, he founded The Current in 2016 and served as Editor-in-Chief. His hobbies include bothering editors and writers for content and reading books written by or about dead Romans.
Managing Editor, EmeritusJessa is attending Brown University, following her graduation from The Nueva School. She was thrilled to work as the Managing Editor of The Current, with the amazing team of staff and contributors. Jessa has a passion for theater, food, cooking, harassing editors, writers, and actors, sending emails, and wearing black.
Faculty Advisor, EmeritusCole Godvin came to work at Nueva via the Crossroads School in Santa Monica where she served as Chair of Student Publications for four years. At Nueva, she taught English, advised the Yearbook and helped orchestrate the launch of The Current. Prior to teaching journalism Cole worked in media and communications in Los Angeles and New York at the L.A. Times and Saatchi & Saatchi.