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Meet the Editors

 

Malakai Wade

Editor-in-Chief

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@malakaiwade

Malakai is a senior journalism student at SFSU. She is in her last semester after finishing a minor in International Relations. Malakai wants to focus on multimedia productions such as podcasting and video, as well as magazine design and publishing. She likes writing about global feminism, community organizations, and other artists. She also co-hosts and produces The Happy Hour Podcast, a comedy/news/talkshow all about happy stories. Catch her at home or wearing a mask when she goes out.

 

Camille Cohen

Managing Editor

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@camilleelizecohen

Camille is a photographer, journalist, and lover of symmetry. She likes to read fiction to cure bad days. She enjoys reporting on international relations, social justice, and environmental issues. She runs a small business throwing art shows and fundraisers. San Francisco will always be her favorite city, no matter where she is living.

 

Eloïse Kelsey

Art Director

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@eloise.kelsey

Eloise Kelsey is a senior Photojournalism major and French minor. Her French and American background have helped shape her interests in visual storytelling. She likes long term social documentary photo stories and unique photo series. She draws inspiration from all arts, as she also enjoys painting, collaging, and fashion design.

 

Saylor Nedelman

Photo Editor

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@storiesbysay

Since childhood I have always been a storyteller, constantly sharing pictures, analyzing song lyrics, and narrating memories that shaped me into the person I am. Today, nothing has changed as my infatuations with these things has only grown deeper. Moving to San Francisco for college amplified these feelings and gave me a new, creative space to pursue photography. It has allowed me to expand my skills as a photojournalism student at San Francisco State, a College Marketing representative at The Orchard, and freelance at some of the most historic and contemporary venues in the state. I am happy to use the camera as a tool to celebrate human connection and capture everyday experiences in an unusual light. Inspired by the constantly-evolving live and electronic music scene, I am drawn to the euphoric nature of concerts and the moments they create. My ambition and attention to detail lead me to the right place at the right time in any venue. Aside from shows, I enjoy shooting portraits, events, and weddings. We all have stories to tell. This is just a small piece of mine.

 

Sam Joson

Online Editor

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@sharkysam

Sam is majoring in journalism and minoring in women and gender studies. She cares deeply about feminism and starting necessary conversations that people want to have, but are too nervous to begin. She’s passionate about gender equality, comprehensive sex education and helping others feel empowered. Find her singing, playing guitar, playing video games and petting dogs.

 

Ryce Stoughtenborough

Multimedia Editor

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@sugarspiicenothingnice

Ryce Stoughtenborough is working through her final (fingers crossed) semester of Journalism at San Francisco State University as the multimedia editor at Xpress Magazine and the Teaching Assistant of Josh Davis. Outside of school, she’s an intern reporter at the San Francisco Examiner. Ryce enjoys accidental alliteration, being a struggling single mother to her cat Rory and watching Korean horror films.

 

Rebecca Schupp

Social Media Editor

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@beccili

Rebecca Schupp is a Journalism major at San Francisco State University. Schupp leads Digital Marketing at Infosys, Ltd., which also includes managing all marketing efforts for Infosys Foundation USA. Schupp is originally from Germany where she worked at Procter and Gamble as Shopper Based Design Specialist and Editorial Assistant at the German news station ZDF. By moving to California in 2014, Rebecca fulfilled a long desired dream. She is now living in San Francisco, together with her husband.

 

Omar Morales

Copy Chief

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Omar is my name and grammar is my game. I am a senior majoring in international relations with a double-minor in journalism and professional writing and rhetoric. My passion for writing stems from my love of poetry, reading, traveling and the news. I am the 2018 winner of the City College of Chicago’s Excellence in Writing About Literature Award and have most recently been published in City Brink literary magazine, as well as the Golden Gate Xpress newspaper. My motto in the era of COVID-19 is: There is always another page!

 

Meet the Writers

Carolina Diaz

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Carolina is a journalism major with an interest in finance, political economy, and mental health. She currently balances her time between school and a full time job at a corporate staffing and consulting agency. During her spare time, Carolina enjoys spending time outdoors with her mini Australian Shepherd puppy Furlie, named after her coronavirus Furlough.

 

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