The Epitaph

2020-2021 Staff

Natalie Owsley

Adviser

This is Mrs. Owsley’s eleventh year at Homestead and her seventh year advising the journalism program....

Nika Bondar

Editor in Chief

Nika is the co-Editor in Chief of the Epitaph, in her second year on staff and fifth year in the States. Hav...

Sahil Venkatesan

Editor in Chief

Sahil, in his second year at the Homestead Epitaph, is co-Editor in Chief of The Epitaph. When n...

Saanvi Thakur

Managing Editor, Senior Arts and Culture Editor

Saanvi is currently a junior and this is her second year on The Epitaph. She is the Managing editor ...

Naomi Baron

Senior News Editor

Naomi is a junior, and this will be her second year on The Epitaph. She is very excited to be the Sen...

Shreya Partha

Senior Opinion Editor

Shreya is a junior, and this is her second year on The Epitaph as the Senior Opinion Editor. She is ...

Leila Salam

Senior Lifestyles Editor

Leila is a junior and also the senior lifestyles editor. Outside of the Epitaph, Leila likes to learn and spre...

Miya Liu

Creative Liaison, Senior Multimedia Editor

This is Miya's second and a half year on the Epitaph. Despite her lack of artistic talent, she enjoys ...

Allen Zhang

Senior Social Media Editor and Copy Editor

Allen is the Senior Social Media Editor and Copy Editor for The Epitaph. (Follow The Epitaph on...

Elaine Huang

Senior Design Editor

Elaine is a senior, and this is her second year on The Epitaph. She is the Senior Design Editor this yea...

Yukari E. Zapata

Business Manager

Yukari E. Zapata is a junior and a second-year reporter for the Epitaph. She is also the business ma...

Karuna Chandran

Junior Lifestyles Editor

Karuna is currently a sophomore in the Homestead Journalism class. After taking the introductory Wri...

Seoyoung Hwang

Junior Multimedia Editor

Seoyoung is a sophomore as well as the junior multimedia editor. She is very excited to work with th...

Madhavi Karthik

Junior News Editor

Madhavi is currently a sophomore at Homestead and it is her first official year working with The Epitaph. S...

Raymond Ranbhise

Junior Sports editor

Raymond is currently a sophomore and this is his second year on the Epitaph. Raymond also plays basebal...

Amber Birrell

Junior Arts and Culture Editor

Amber is currently a sophomore at homestead and this is her first year on the epitaph. She is excited to ...

Evelyn Solis

Reporter

My name is Evelyn. I am a senior and a first-year reporter. My favorite hobbies include reading, wat...

Bobby Gorelick

Reporter

Bobby is a junior, and this is his first year writing The Epitaph as a reporter. He is passionate abou...

Lia Klebanov

Reporter

Lia is a sophomore and this is her first year on The Epitaph staff. She will be focusing on further en...

Xochitl Neely

Reporter

i'm a freshman. i love music, sports, and seeing people do weird trends. i play 2 sports. basketball an...

Erin Loh

Reporter

Erin is a sophomore and this is her first year writing for the Epitaph. She has been eyeing this electi...

Sofia Jimenz

Reporter

Sofia is currently a sophomore and is part of Writing for Publication. She like writes and is very exite...

Alyssa Zimmerman

Reporter

Alyssa is a junior and in her first year at The Epitaph. In her free time she enjoys gaming, roller sk...

Ariana Tejeda Moreno

Reporter

I’m sophmore and I’m very optimistic to grow as a writer with the journalism class. ...

Ashley Orozco

Reporter

Ashley is new to The Epitaph this year and loves to write. Besides writing Ashley’s hobbies includ...

Macy Li

Reporter

Macy is a sophomore, and she's thrilled to be a reporter for The Epitaph. She's passionate about writ...

Mae Richardson

Reporter

I really like writing so I am very excited to be a part of the Epitaph staff this year! In my free time,...

Ritaja Subrahmanya

Reporter

Ritaja is a first year reporter who found her passion for writing after taking Writing for Publication ...

Christine Kim

Reporter

Christine is currently a sophomore and a first-year member of The Epitaph. After watching The Devil ...

Jack Xu

Reporter

Hello, my name is Jack and I'm currently a junior here at HHS. My passion in Epitaph is to spread idea...