Editors in Chief:
Sharmila Dey (she/her) – Sharmila has lived in Tucson all her life. She is currently on a gap year working at the University of Arizona Tree Ring Lab. During quarantine, she has been writing, hiking, and playing lots of ping pong. She will be attending Harvard next fall where she plans to study environmental science.
Genevieve Erickson (she/her) – Genevieve is part of a long line of Sonoran natives, and the Tucson community has served as an inspiration for her all her life. Thanks to the pandemic, she gets to spend another year in Tucson taking online classes. Next year, she will be in Los Angeles at Pomona College pursuing a joint degree in media studies and english.
Henry Harms (he/him) – Having lived in Tucson for the majority of his life, the Sonoran Desert has become part of what Henry calls home. He has a background in web design, publishing, video editing, and film production, but he’s probably looking at a spreadsheet right now. Henry is currently studying pre-business and history at the University of Arizona.
Art and Graphic Designer:
Ruby Velez (she/her) – Ruby is a Tucson native and is currently a junior at University High School. She has a background in graphic design and photography, having worked in digital format for 4 years and analog for 3. She enjoys reading theory, growing plants, and listening to alt rock.
Carlton Louie (he/him) – Carlton is a Tucson native and is a sophomore at the University of Arizona studying aerospace engineering and minoring in optical sciences and photography . He also works as a researcher studying fluid mechanics. Aside from school and work, Carlton is an avid film photographer and runs a nonprofit print shop. During quarantine, he’s spent copious amounts of time studying and gardening.
Community Engagement Manager:
Chloe Vance (they/them) – Having moved to Tucson when they were just 3 years old, Chloe couldn’t imagine living anywhere else. The city and the people they surrounded themselves with quickly developed their love for all things creative. Chloe paints and practices photography and their work focus is identity and deconstructing gender expectations. But most of their time is spent making and playing video games or playing dress up.
Social Media Manager:
Jessica Diggles (she/her) – Jessica is a University of Arizona student with a passion for visual arts and storytelling. Despite being born in Washington state, she loves the southwest more than anything else and is proud to call it her home. You can find Jessica reading an endless array of books, playing Roblox, or whipping up lattes at Starbucks.