The Raider Review

2020-2021 Staff

William Huang
Co-Editor-in-Chief

William Huang

Co-Editor-in-Chief William Huang is a senior in the graduating year of 2021. He has been writing for the Eleanor Roosevelt High School newspaper, The Raider Review, since his junior year. His passion for writing spans multiple typ...

Asha Brown
Co Editor-in-Chief

Asha Brown

Asha Brown is a co-editor of the Raider Review, who joined journalism because of her love for writing, her curious personality, and her goals of becoming a journalist in the future. As Co-editor, Asha brings her amazing ideas t...

Julia Groen
Managing Editor

Julia Groen

Julia Groen is a senior and the Managing Editor for the Raider Review, who does quite a bit around the school. She plays on the school lacrosse and cross country teams, holds positions in the knitting club and writing center at Roos...

Ethan Kelly
News Editor

Ethan Kelly

Ethan Kelly is a Senior at Eleanor Roosevelt High School, and the News Editor for The Raider Review. He joined Journalism because of his passion for writing and the news media. He is the 2021 Class President, and a captain on t...

Amy Lepore
Student Life Editor

Amy Lepore

Amy Lepore is a junior at Eleanor Roosevelt High School. She is the Student Life Section Editor of the Raider Review and has been a part of Journalism club since 2019. English happens to be one of her favorite subjects in sch...

Kalani Buggs
Sports Editor

Kalani Buggs

Kalani Buggs is a sophomore at Eleanor Roosevelt High School. This is his first year writing for The Raider Review, and he serves as the editor of the Sports section. He joined journalism to enhance his writing. Kalani enjoys le...

Caroline Lehman
Arts & Entertainment Editor

Caroline Lehman

Caroline Lehman is a junior in the Science and Technology program at Eleanor Roosevelt High School and the Arts and Entertainment editor at The Raider Review. Caroline has always been interested in journalism, writing, and the...

Opinion Editor

Samantha Roberts

Samantha Roberts is a senior, working as the Raider Review’s opinion editor. Having always been interested in writing and doing it in her spare time, joining the newspaper was the logical next step. Samantha is looking forwa...

Kimberly Alvarenga Franco
Video and Social Media Manager

Kimberly Alvarenga Franco

Kimberly Alvarenga is a sophomore here at Eleanor Roosevelt Highschool and the Video and Social Media Manager of The Raider Review. With an interest in writing and reporting, Kimberly decided to enroll in a journalism course that is...

Camryn French
Photo Editor

Camryn French

Camryn French is a junior at Eleanor Roosevelt High School and the Photo Editor of the Raider Review. As time went by she finally answered and pursued her calling for journalism during a very unique time due to the COVID-19 p...

Kendal Howell
Business Manager

Kendal Howell

Kendal Howell is a Junior at Eleanor Roosevelt High School, and the Business Manager for The Raider Review. Though this is her first year writing for the school paper, Kendal has already developed a passion for writing through ...

Thanusha Ragunanthan
Design Editor

Thanusha Ragunanthan

To Thanusha, journalism signifies the truth. She likes the idea of unbiased reporting and letting people make their own opinions based on facts. She wanted to join journalism because she had heard great things about the class an...

Syreika Thorpe
Staff Writer

Syreika Thorpe

Syreika Thorpe is a part of the class of 2022, a junior attending ERHS. Syreika joined the journalism club in hopes of building on her liking for literature and writing. She enjoys reading, watching T.V. and finding new hobbies. J...

Jehan Idsassi
Staff Writer

Jehan Idsassi

Jehan Idsassi is a member of the class of 2024. She greatly enjoys writing for the Raider Review as she can express certain issues/ideas that Eleanor Roosevelt High School students are feeling in a news article which captivates...

Ayomiposi Ajayi
Staff Writer

Ayomiposi Ajayi

Ayo Ajayi is a Junior attending Eleanor Roosevelt High School. Since this is her first year writing for The Raider Review, she hopes to learn and grow during her time of writing articles and researching. When introduced to the course i...

Mia Helfrich
Staff Writer

Mia Helfrich

Mia Helfrich is a sophomore and a Staff Writer at the Raider Review. She joined in the fall of 2020. Mia has a passion for writing, and she enjoys editing. Having been in her middle school newspaper, she was eager to join the Raide...

Kaliya Young
Staff Writer

Kaliya Young

Kaliya Young is a sophomore who chose journalism because she wants to go into some sort of creative field in the future. She believes that journalism will teach her things that can apply to her future career, whatever it migh...

Thomas Whitley
Staff Writer

Thomas Whitley

Thomas Whitley is a senior at Eleanor Roosevelt Highschool and plays basketball for the team. Thomas has been playing basketball for 12 years and if you wanted to describe Thomas in one word the word will be chill because he...

Dayzheona Silas-Cunningham
Staff Writer

Dayzheona Silas-Cunningham

Dayzheona Silas-Cunningham is currently a Junior at Eleanor Roosevelt high school. Dayzheona has a huge imagination and loves to create new things every chance that she gets. She spends her time reading books, painting and cre...

Precious Sesay
Staff Writer

Precious Sesay

Precious Sesay is a senior of the class of 2021 and she is graduating this year. The colleges that she aspires to attend are UMD, Penn State or Rutgers University. She joined the Raider Review because she loves to share her ideas wi...

Gabrielle Schooler-Fairnot
Staff Writer

Gabrielle Schooler-Fairnot

Gabrielle Schooler-Fairnot is a 10th grader at Eleanor Roosevelt High School. She’s excited about journalism because she likes to write. She also feels like she can contribute her opinions to the newspaper like things going...

Saira Rashid
Staff Writer

Saira Rashid

Saira Rashid is a senior here at Eleanor Roosevelt High School.  She aims to make a difference by bringing light to different issues in her class and community. Saira is truly willing to gain more journalism skills; she wants to...

Ifeani Onyejiaka
Staff Writer

Ifeani Onyejiaka

Ifeani Onyejiaka is a sophomore staff writer for the Raider Review. As a journalist, he hopes to improve his writing skills while also learning how to win more arguments. His hobbies include playing video games such as Fortnite an...

Natalie Nwozo Pedraza
Staff Writer

Natalie Nwozo Pedraza

As a person who loves reading and the library, sophomore Natalie Nwozo joined the Raider Review in the fall of 2020. As a member of the opinion section, she enjoys writing as a past time and is excited to write this year for ...

Munyu Njoya
Staff Writer

Munyu Njoya

Munyu is a sophomore at Eleanor Roosevelt high school. She covers the sports section in the paper. In her free time she enjoys watching Netflix and cheerleading. Her favorite subject is History because she likes learning about...

Daniel McClary
Staff Writer

Daniel McClary

Daniel McClary is a senior at Eleanor Roosevelt High School and a staff writer for The Raider Review. He joined the staff to get a better feel for writing about diverse topics. He is not only a young journalist; he also enjoys ...

Lamon Lyles
Staff Writer

Lamon Lyles

Lamon Lyles is a 2022 graduate of Eleanor Roosevelt High School. He is a junior this year, opting to stay on the Varsity baseball team for a 2nd year in a row. He decided to give journalism a chance as he enjoys writing. He is a s...

Kyle Luff
Staff Writer

Kyle Luff

Kyle Luff is a Junior at Eleanor Roosevelt High School. He joined journalism with heavy interest in writing, broadcasting, and reporting also wanting  to gain better knowledge and skills of journalism. He would also hope to gain skil...

Tylere Hubbard
Staff Writer

Tylere Hubbard

Tylere Hubbard is a senior at Eleanor Roosevelt High School and is currently taking Journalism 1. He has always had a love of writing and storytelling and wanted to take journalism to further pursue his love of writing. He hopes t...

Staff Writer

Jaidyn Jones

Jaidyn Jones is a senior here at Eleanor Roosevelt.  Encouraged by a friend and led by her desire to improve her writing skills, Jaidyn decided to join journalism. This will be her first year with the Raider review.  Jaidyn ...

Kenny Graninger
Staff Writer

Kenny Graninger

Kenny Graninger is a junior of the class of 2022 and is a bright & young aspiring photographer here at Roosevelt. He has exponential goals for his future hoping to study at either NYU and CalArts. Kenny envisions shooting for co...

Staff Writer

Reco Goodwin

Reco Goodwin is a sophomore at Eleanor Roosevelt from Northeast, DC. By writing for The Raider Review, Reco hopes to further develop his writing skills and also shed light on the crazy times we are currently living in. His fa...

Fernando Gomez
Staff Writer

Fernando Gomez

Fernando Gomez is part of the class of 2022 at Eleanor Roosevelt High School and a varsity baseball player. He joined the journalism class because he likes talking about professional sports like NFL, NBA, and MLB. He wants to ...

Nya Cash
Staff Writer

Nya Cash

Nya Cash is a sophomore at Eleanor Roosevelt High School and first-year staff writer at the Raider Review. She’s on the cheer team and is a member of Future Healthcare Professionals Club at ERHS, and she also runs track outside...

Olivia Bryan
Staff Writer

Olivia Bryan

Olivia Bryan is a senior at Eleanor Roosevelt High School. She is a writer for the Arts and Entertainment section. Olivia hopes to be an author in the future. She plans to use her skills and knowledge of journalism to learn how to p...

NT Abam
Staff Writer

NT Abam

NT Abam is a senior at Eleanor Roosevelt High School. He's in the Journalism class which he enjoys, although he is not committed to pursuing journalism as a career. He has 2 siblings, 1 brother and 1 sister. He's from Nigeria...

Jennifer Tepetate

Jennifer Tepetate

Jennifer Tepetate is currently a sophomore at Eleanor Roosevelt High School. She just joined the Raider Review in the year 2020. She hopes to improve her writing skills. Jennifer likes the idea of sharing her thoughts and ide...

Vashawn Robinson

Vashawn Robinson, is currently a senior at Eleanor Roosevelt High School and joined journalism having interest in writing and reporting important information. He hopes to use the course to improve his writing and reporting. The ...

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