The Forum

2021-2022 Staff

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...

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...

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...

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 ...

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, ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 ...

Cole Hanover

Cole Hanover

Cole Hanover ('23) is a senior at Latin and has written/illustrated for The Forum since 2021. He has always read The Forum throughout his high school career and feels elated to finally be a part of it. Cole believes The For...

Mia Kotler

Mia Kotler

Mia Kotler ('25) is thrilled to be one of The Forum's Features Editors this year. She is a passionate writer who enjoys expressing her views and learning about issues of interest to the Latin community. Away from school, Mia is a...

Sofia Grimm

Sofia Grimm

Sofia Grimm ('25) is delighted to serve her first year as The Forum's Digital Editor. Having written for newspapers with varying degrees of censorship in the past, Sofia knows how important it is to provide coverage of contenti...

Will Baiers

Will Baiers

Will Baiers (’23) is a senior at Latin and could not be more excited to serve as a Features Editor. Will has a passion for spotlighting current events both within and outside the Latin community, and he hopes to leverage The For...

Annie Hallinan

Annie Hallinan

Annie Hallinan (‘24) is a junior at Latin who is thrilled to be one of The Forum’s News Editors this year. In her articles, Annie has covered the Chicago Teachers’ Union, changes regarding COVID-19 policies within the Lati...

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 ...

Elro Starr

Elro Starr started illustrating for The Forum in her junior year and loves enhancing the work of our talented writers with creative visuals. She has been drawing since elementary school, and is excited to be able to contribute...

Juliette Katz

Juliette Katz

Juliette Katz (’25) is delighted to be returning as a staff writer her second year of writing for The Forum. Juliette loves writing about current events, and she loves highlighting Latin’s trends.  Outside of The Forum, Ju...

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...

Myles Levine

Myles Levine

Myles Levine (‘25) is thrilled to be returning to write for The Forum in his sophomore year. In his first year writing for The Forum, Myles spotlighted Latin’s college sports commits and wrote about the Texas Hostage Synagogu...

Caroline McHugh

Caroline McHugh

Caroline McHugh ('25) is excited to be returning for another year of writing for The Forum. She enjoys reaching out to the Latin community through her articles, which report the latest trends and events throughout the school....

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...

Kayley McCutcheon

Kayley McCutcheon

Kayley McCutcheon (‘25) has written for The Forum since spring of her freshman year and will continue to share stories with her fellow Latin peers. The Forum is a great tool for exposure of the arts and extracurricular activities, which...

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