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2020-2021 Staff

Robert Igbokwe

Robert Igbokwe

Robert Igbokwe (‘21)  is a senior at Latin and is overjoyed about serving his second year as an Editor-in-Chief for The Forum. He joined The Forum freshman year and immediately fell in love with journalism. He’s written se...

Peter Jones

Peter Jones

Peter Jones (‘21)  is a senior at Latin and is ecstatic to be serving as Editor-In-Chief for his second consecutive year. The Forum means everything to Peter: through it, he has made countless new friends (and made a few peop...

Beatrice Parr

Beatrice Parr

Bea Parr (‘21)  is a senior at Latin and is very excited about serving her second year as one of The Forum’s Editors-in-Chief. In her articles, she has covered a variety of topics, from U.S. political issues to events in th...

Tejas Vadali

Tejas Vadali

Tejas Vadali (‘21) is eager to serve his second year as Managing Editor. He enjoys writing about sports and current events, but his favorite pieces are features on members of the Latin community. He loves to study U.S. history a...

Nina Burik

Nina Burik

Nina Burik ('22) is a senior at Latin and is looking forward to serving as Standards Editor this year. In her time on The Forum staff, she has covered various topics ranging from the hypocrisy associated with sexual assault ...

Ashna Satpathy

Ashna Satpathy

Ashna has been writing for ​The Forum​ since freshman year, and it remains one of her favorite activities. She also enjoys working out, making art, theatre, reading, and watching movies. She writes articles in var...

Jay Doherty

Jay Doherty

Jay Doherty (‘22) is a senior at Latin and is honored to be serving as ​The Forum​’s Digital Editor. Jay joined The Forum as a staff writer when he was a freshman, was made Web Editor in the Spring of 2020, ...

Phoebe Lembeck

Phoebe Lembeck

Phoebe Lembeck (‘22) is thrilled to be serving as ​The Forum’s ​Media Editor. This will be her fourth year writing for ​The Forum​ and she is so excited to run all of the paper's social platforms. Phoebe ...

McKenna Fellows

McKenna Fellows

McKenna Fellows (‘22) is a senior at Latin, and is elated to serve as one of this year’s Editors-in-Chief. She is an avid reader and writer, and in her free time enjoys playing the piano and spending time with friends and...

Eden Raviv

Eden Raviv

Eden Raviv (‘23) is eager to bring relevant stories and perspectives to the Latin community in her second year as Editor-in-Chief. Eden joined ​The Forum​ staff after she was struck by the freedom granted to the periodi...

Angela Gil

Angela Gil

Angela Gil (’21) is a senior at Latin and is honored to be serving as ​The Forum​’s Features Editor. She has written for ​The Forum​ ever since she moved to Chicago sophomore year, and has written pieces...

Marin Creamer

Marin Creamer

Marin Creamer ('22) can’t wait to serve her first year as an Editor-In-Chief for The Forum. Writing and editing for the publication has been a highlight of her experience at Latin. In her free time, Marin enjoys r...

Marianne Mihas

Marianne Mihas

Marianne Mihas (’21) is one of ​The Forum’​ s first two Sports Editors ever. She is the captain of the cross country and track team as well as a member of the girls basketball team. She has written on a wide r...

Charlie Williams

Charlie Williams

Charlie Williams (‘22) is very excited to contribute to ​The Forum​ as a Sports Editor. She has written for ​The Forum​ since the beginning of her freshman year, covering a variety of topics that often high...

Antonio Feliciano y Pleyto

Antonio Feliciano y Pleyto

Antonio Feliciano y Pleyto (‘21) is excited to serve as Arts Editor this year. He enjoys studying the classical guitar, bioinformatics, topics in abstract math, and history (especially U.S. history and the history of ...

Brandon Shiffman

Brandon Shiffman

Brandon Shiffman (‘23) is delighted to continue writing for The Forum this year. In his first year writing for The Forum, Brandon reviewed Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty. When Brandon is not writing for The Forum, he enjoys pl...

Ava Tse

Ava Tse

Ava Tse (‘24) is a junior at Latin and is ecstatic to serve as a News Editor this year. This year marks her third year of writing for The Forum, and she has written on a diverse range of content—from Latin-centric events t...

Akshay Garapati

Akshay Garapati

Akshay Garapati (’23) is excited to be serving his first term as the Sports Editor for The Forum. Previously, he served as the Opinions Editor. Editing and writing have been highlights of his experience at Latin. In his free...

Eliza Lampert

Eliza Lampert

Eliza Lampert (’24) is a junior at Latin and is looking forward to serving as one of this year’s Editors-in-Chief. During her time writing for The Forum, she has covered the journey of Latin’s faculty union, the impact o...

Anna Hynes

Anna Hynes

Anna Hynes ('23) is a senior at Latin and is thrilled to be serving as Opinions Editor this year. In her time on The Forum staff, she has covered various topics ranging from news to satirical commentaries. Anna can’t wait to ...

Emilia Rose

Emilia Rose

Emilia Rose (‘22) is excited to serve her first term as a features editor this year! Since freshman year, Emilia has driven her focus on The Forum into opinions, features, and sports articles with a variety of quotes and view...

Lily Coleman

Lily Coleman

Lily “Pickle” Coleman (22’) is a senior at Latin and is thrilled to be serving as Media Editor this year. In her time on The Forum staff, Pickle has written an array of articles ranging from global news stories to Latin’s...

Matthew Kotcher

Matthew Kotcher

Matthew Kotcher ('23) is thrilled to continue to serve on The Forum as the Arts Editor and now as Director of Staff Recruitment and Development. Matthew, a senior, has been writing for The Forum since he was a freshman. He enj...

McLaine Leik

McLaine Leik

McLaine Leik (‘23) is thrilled to serve as The Forum’s Managing and Standards Editor this year! She has been writing for The Forum since her freshman year, and loves the power The Forum has to facilitate connection, addre...

Armaan Shah

Armaan Shah

Armaan Shah (‘23) is a senior at Latin and is thrilled to be serving as an Editor-in-Chief of The Forum. He has covered a wide range of topics and encourages others to do the same. In addition to working with The Forum, Armaa...

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