The Oracle

2018-2019 Staff

Sophia Lu

Sophia Lu

Sophia Lu has been a freelancer photographer on The Oracle since 2018. Outside of photography, she enjoys working in technical theater and sitting in coffee shops.

Grace Liu

Grace Liu

Grace Liu is the graphics editor and has been on staff since freshman year, overseeing all artists and graphics needed for the paper. She regularly stocks up The Oracle kitchen and can be found exploring the bay for hidden eats.

Ryan Manesh

Ryan Manesh

Ryan Manesh has been on the staff for 3.5 years and is currently a Sports Editor and Business Manager. In his free time, Ryan enjoys watching soccer and basketball, listening to music and reading his favorite journalistic publications.

Madison Nguyen

Madison Nguyen

Senior Madison Nguyen is one of two Managing Editors on The Oracle. Outside of this, her most cherished pastimes are driving to grab coffee at a local coffee shop, watching early 2000's romantic comedies, and thrifting.

Nikki Suzani

Nikki Suzani

Nikki Suzani is a Managing Editor for the Oracle, helping to lead the staff and make edits on layouts. In her free time, she enjoys writing for the Los Altos Town Crier and competing in policy debate.

Kate Mallery

Kate Mallery

Senior Kate Mallery is a Copy Editor on The Oracle. When she's not editing pages or studying, Kate enjoys playing water polo, swimming, practicing guitar, and hanging out with friends.

Annika Bereny

Annika Bereny

Since joining the staff in January 2019, Junior Annika Bereny has helped design many a spread as a Centerfold Editor and gotten many a scoop as the SEC Liason. In her free time, you can find her drinking limeade or giving political...

Calvin Cai

Calvin Cai

Senior Calvin Cai is a Sports Editor on The Oracle staff for his third year. In his free time, Calvin enjoys wrestling, playing fantasy football, and watching sitcoms.

Sophia Stern

Sophia Stern

Junior Sophia Stern is The Oracle's Business Manager for the 2020-2021 school year and has been on staff for two years. In her free time, Sophia enjoys playing lacrosse, discovering new music and going on hikes with friends.

Ryan Li

Ryan Li

Ryan Li is a Managing Editor for The Oracle. Ryan has been on staff for three years, reporting on issues such as campus e-cigarette usage and freedom of the student press. In his free time, he can be found sleeping or watching...

Jessica Wang

Jessica Wang

On staff since Jan. 2019, Jessica Wang ensures that stories and layouts are top-notch as editor of the Forum section. She enjoys imparting sage InDesign advice and contributing writing, photos and graphics to the paper. Her non-Oracle...

Devon Lee

Devon Lee

Senior Devon Lee is one of two Sports Editors on The Oracle. In his free time, he enjoys playing and watching sports.

Liza Kolbasov

Liza Kolbasov

Liza Kolbasov is the Editor-in-Chief, and has been a member of The Oracle staff for four years. When she is not covering pages with a copious amount of purple ink, she enjoys visiting coffee shops and writing poetry.

Joshua Yang

Joshua Yang

Joshua Yang, a senior, is the Editor-in-Chief of the Gunn Oracle for the 2020-2021 school year. Apart from editing stories and checking Slack notifications nonstop, he loves browsing through local bookshops, reading poetry, and...

Jennifer Gao

Jennifer Gao

Jennifer Gao is a managing editor, formerly a copy and forum editor, and has been on staff for four years. When she is not on that academic grind, you can find her poring over boba menus or repping navy.

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