Smoke Signals

2019-2020 Staff

Aleeza Adnan

Aleeza Adnan is the News Editor for Smoke Signals and a passionate advocate of global news awareness. When she is not writing about her convictions in poetry or practicing for Speech and Debate tournaments, she reads psychological...

Christine Nguyen

Christine Nguyen is the Sports Editor for Smoke Signals and a junior at West High. She is involved with the American Red Cross Club and UNICEF Club on campus. She also enjoys listening to music and playing the piano in her spare...

Zachary Meditz

Zachary Meditz is a senior at West High School and the Assistant Sports Editor for Smoke Signals. He is very interested in news and plans to pursue being a career as an anchor in the future.

Danielle Perea

Danielle Perea is the Op-Ed Editor for Smoke Signals and a junior at West High. She enjoys music, video games, and learning useless trivia. In her spare time, she draws, plays tenor sax, writes music, and plays video games.

Misha Hashemi

Misha Hashemi is a staff writer for Smoke Signals and a current senior at West High School. She is an intern at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles and enjoys creative writing, attending concerts, and activism.

Ethan Verderber

Ethan Verderber is a Staff Writer for Smoke Signals, and a junior at West High. He's a second-year member of Play Production, and fences outside of school. He enjoys English and musical theater.

Zack Allen

Zack Allen is the Creative Head and likes that one obscure band The Beatles. He enjoys the simpler things in life such as making fun of his friends.

Alexssa Takeda

Alexssa Takeda is a Staff Writer for Smoke Signals and a freshman at West High. She enjoys volunteer work and takes pride in being involved with her community. In her free time, she likes playing the ukulele, learning American...

Vibhash “Big Al” Devanathan

Vibhash “Big Al” Devanathan is a staff writer for Smoke Signals and a Junior at West High. Al enjoys sports, Writing, and generally having a good time, be it by himself or with others. He’s a member of both the Black Cultural...

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