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Meet the 2023-24 Editors!

Jennifer Cheong

Editor-in-Chief

eic@newuniversity.org

Jennifer "Jenn" Cheong is a no nonsense individual that frequents visits to nearby eateries and feeds her rom com obsession with cheesy chick flicks. She can be found bopping to house or scribbling away in her journal. Outside of professionally sleuthing, Jenn loves to investigate and hopes to venture into the food and culture industry. She hopes to leave a lasting impression on the future of journalism at UCI and in hopes of progressing the paper into a daily publication.

Lillian Beatrice Dunn

Managing Editor

manager@newuniversity.org

Lillian Beatrice Dunn is the Managing Editor for the New University, majoring in Literary Journalism and minoring in Queer Studies and Creative Writing. She has over 50 published pieces, including interviews with indie band Small Crush and dark-pop princess Ashley Sienna. She has freelanced for OUT FRONT Magazine and the LA Dance Chronicle and has previously held staff writer positions at Her Campus UCI and Fever Dreams Magazine.

Campus News Editor

campusnews@newuniversity.org

Beatrice Lee

City News Editor

citynews@newuniversity.org

Karen Wang

City News Editor

citynews@newuniversity.org

Harleen Thandi

Sports Editor

sports@newuniversity.org

Harleen Thandi is a 4th year psychology major with a minor in biological sciences. She started off her New U journey as a sports intern her freshman year and has thus progressed into sports co-editor. She is also a part of other campus clubs/orgs like SSA, RDI, the Antreader, and BPSHI and in her free time she enjoys making friendship bracelets, working out, and spending time with friends. Harleen is looking forward to making the most of her senior year and bringing more attention to the campus newspapers.

James Huston

Sports Editor

sports@newuniversity.org

James is a fourth year Business Econ Major with an LJ minor. Originally from Arizona, he is a huge Arizona sports fan! On the side, James also works for UCI Athletics, Orange County Soccer Club, the LA Rams, and the LA Galaxy. Any sports questions, James is your guy!

Phillip Lemus

Sports Editor

sports@newuniversity.org

Kamilla Jafarova

Arts & Entertainment Editor

entertainment@newuniversity.org

Lexis Pham

Arts & Entertainment Editor

entertainment@newuniversity.org

Jacob Ramos

Opinion Editor

opinion@newuniversity.org

This is Jacob's second year at UCI and with the New University. He focuses on Opinion writing and editing, but likes to dabble in pro sports commentary and would like to write at least one A&E article before he graduates. Outside of NewU, Jacob loves his family, sports, music, and food.

Trista Lara

Opinion Editor

opinion@newuniversity.org

Karthika Nambiar

Graphic Design Manager

graphicdesign@newuniversity.org

Karthika Nambiar is a New University Graphic Design Manager for the 2023-2024 school year. She’s been a part of the Graphic Design section since she joined UCI. Outside of the New U, Karthika is a junior Anthropology major and International Studies minor who can always be found with a pair of headphones on and a book in her tote bag that she promises she’ll get around to someday.

Natalie Yu

Graphic Design Manager

graphicdesign@newuniversity.org

Avery Huffer

Graphic Design Manager

graphicdesign@newuniversity.org

Leisa Komyo

Social Media Manager

publicrelations@newuniversity.org

Leisa Komyo is the Social Media Manager for the 2023-2024 New University. Currently, Leisa is a second-year student, double-majoring in Literary Journalism and Film & Media Studies, with aspirations to work in the media broadcasting field in the future. Outside of New University, Leisa is a part of Anteater TV as a news anchor, KUCI as a talk show host, and under ASUCI as an Academic Advocacy Intern. One of Leisa’s goals this year as the Social Media Manager is to contribute back to the team by growing the number of readers and helping her interns grow into social media stars!

Ishan Varshney

Video Editor

video@newuniversity.org

Ishan is a fourth year Data Science major and loves watching and analyzing movies and TV shows of different genres. He has an eye for detail and utilizes some of the skills from his major to holistically break down entertainment media for his reviews and articles. He also creates short videos and movies, which includes filming, editing and post-production. He hopes to further intersect his interests in data analytics and entertainment in the future.

Jaheem Conley

Copy Chief

copy@newuniversity.org

Jaheem Conley is a Copy Editor for the 2023–2024 school year. He joined as a Copy intern in Winter 2023. Outside of the NewU, Jaheem is a third-year double majoring in Political Science and Psychological Science at UCI. In his spare time, he loves listening to music and cooking. He looks forward to working with both his peers and newcomers this year.

Jeanette Wallis

Copy Editor

copy@newuniversity.org

Jeanette Wallis is a Copy Editor for the 2023-2024 school year. She joined the New U as a copy intern in Spring 2023. Outside of the New U, she is a third-year ChemE major who threatens to switch her major at any minor inconvenience. In her free time, she can most likely be found doing the Wordle or trying to convince people the letter J looks better without the line across the top.

Jai'La Du Rosseau

Copy Editor

copy@newuniversity.org

Jeanette Wallis

Copy Editor

copy@newuniversity.org

Jeanette Wallis is a Copy Editor for the 2023-2024 school year. She joined the New U as a copy intern in Spring 2023. Outside of the New U, she is a third-year ChemE major who threatens to switch her major at any minor inconvenience. In her free time, she can most likely be found doing the Wordle or trying to convince people the letter J looks better without the line across the top.

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