Eduard Saakashvili ’17, Co-Editor-in-Chief
Eduard is a film and media studies major and physics minor from Tbilisi, Georgia. He abandoned The Daily Gazette during his sophomore year to focus on his career in club fencing. Big mistake.


Brandon Torres ’18, Co-Editor-in-Chief
Brandon is a current Education/English special major, with hopeful plans to eventually share his passion for these subjects with both high school and middle school students. Though he dreams of publishing a novel one day, he spends a considerable amount of his time fantasizing about being a novelist rather than well, actually writing.

29219491620_ebf2f745ca_oNatalie Flores ’19, News Editor
Natalie, a desert dweller, has recently declared a Psychology major and Linguistics and Art History minors. She will maybe never leave the Daily Gazette, and might even attempt to give money to it later in her life in hopes that it will not go to a new MacBook for Liz Braun. 

29428798561_3cdf1c99d1_oMariah Everett ’18, Assistant News Editor
Mariah is a junior and double major in Biology and Sociology/Anthropology from Albuquerque, New Mexico. She is the assistant News Editor for The Daily Gazette. She is a big fan of walking through graveyards, reading about medical pandemics, trying new foods, collecting bumper stickers, and petting baby goats.

Anna Garner ’19, Co-Arts & Features Editor
Anna Garner is a sophomore from Mercer, Pennsylvania. She is a member of the Kitao Galley board and works as a tour guide for admissions. Anna is a potential English literature/ political science double major. She loves watching CNN. Her favorite band is Mumford and Sons and favorite film is Blue Valentine. She joined The Daily Gazette because she has always had a love of news, writing, and politics. Anna had never previously worked for a newspaper.

Naomi Caldwell ’19, Co-Arts & Features Editor
Naomi Caldwell is a sophomore from Woodbridge, Connecticut.



28886771953_463c1c7aa9_oPatrick Holland ’17, Opinions Editor
Patrick is a senior from Bethesda, Maryland and a political science major who spends so much time fretting about American politics that it’s probably not all that healthy. In addition to editing for The Daily Gazette, he is a member of the Peaslee Debate Society and an occasional runner. While Patrick likes to stay busy, he regrets the fact that he has very little time for Netflix in his life because he wants to rewatch The West Wing very badly.

Keton Kakkar ’19, Assistant Opinions Editor
Keton is a sophmore from Sans Point, New York. Intrigued by theories of interpretation and communication, he intends to conduct a double major in English and Computer Science. His hobbies include bouldering, backpacking, and laughing to himself. An aspiring fiction writer, Keton publishes periodic updates of his work on the site Medium, of which he is enamored. You can find some of his work at

29219501120_6e1fb9c956_oSona Kumar ’17, Longform Editor
Sona is a senior from Charlotte, North Carolina. She majors in Psychology, which according to her brother she talks about too much and for too long. In her free time, she enjoys playing ultimate frisbee and reading longform pieces on almost any subject. When she’s at home, she likes to catch up on reality TV and play with her cat, Max (you will definitely not regret asking her to see pictures of him!).

ABHINAVAbhinav Tiku ’18, Photo Editor
Abhinav is a Honors History major and Film Studies minor. He has lived in numerous countries around the globe and considers himself from everywhere and nowhere at the same time. He is a restless traveler trying to find someplace to stop. He loves creativity in all its forms, and he particularly enjoys writing, photography, and filmmaking. In his spare time, he loves munching potato chips, coining silly gibberish words, and searching for a pen that can double as a lightsaber.

KYUNGKyungchan Min ’18, Video Editor
Kyungchan is a double major in Anthropology and Film & Media Studies. He also works with a podcast series pcast1 while pursuing photography. He proudly calls Memphis, TN his hometown and preaches the excellence of Memphis barbecue, the best barbecue in the world.

Isaac Lee ’18, Consulting Editor
Isaac  is an economics and political science major. He is a Singaporean who grew up in Hong Kong. In America he discovered the wonders of Netflix and Uber. Other than devoting his time to The Daily Gazette, he is probably reading The Atlantic and the Wall Street Journal, or skim-reading the hundreds of pages assigned to typical Swatties.

Matt Chaffinch ’18, Contributing Editor
Matt is a junior from Delaware who enjoys both eating and sleeping. He is Contributing Editor at The Daily Gazette.


Julia Barbano ’19, Co-Social Media Editor
Julia Barbano is a sophomore from Washington, D.C.



Cassandra Stone ’20, Co-Social Media Editor
Cassandra is a freshman from the greater New York City area. She plans to design her own User Experience Design major, which would combine elements of Computer Science, Art/Art History, Media Studies, and Psychology. She loves to learn languages––both of the spoken and programming varieties. She is also a blogger, and you can always tune into all her adventures through social media: @poshandcirc.

 29219504750_030a69e38c_oDavid Levy ‘18, Webmaster
David is a junior pursuing Computer Science and Economics double major who enjoys long walks on sand and doing improvisational comedy. He comes from Lima, Peru and loves Living in America, by James Brown.

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