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The Vitruvian Post

2017-2018 Staff

Janae Polk

Editor-in-Chief

Janae Polk is a senior at Da Vinci Communications and is the Editor-in-Chief of The Vitruvian Post. Although she spends most of her spare time reading and stocking up on books, she dedicates herself to writing poetry as well....

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Tatiana Uribe

Assistant Editor-in-Chief

Tatiana Uribe is part of the senior class of 2018 at Da Vinci Communications. She is currently the assistant editor of The Vitruvian Post and became an editor because she felt a passion for helping others make their work the best...

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Erica Bentley

DVC News Editor

Erica Bentley is a senior at Da Vinci Communications High School; she is a Copy editor and Co-Editor of DVC News for The Vitruvian Post. She strives to be the best she can be, works hard to maintain good grades, and helps whoever ...

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Martina Flores

Opinion Editor

Martina Flores is a senior at Da Vinci Communications High School and the Opinion editor for The Vitruvian Post. She is excited to see what this year’s journalists will bring to the website as she experienced a great first-year...

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Alessandra Pacheco

Features Editor

Alessandra Pacheco (Ale) is a senior at Da Vinci Communications; she is one of the copy editors and the features editor of The Vitruvian Post. Ale is a very trustworthy, determined, outspoken, and self-driven student. She has ve...

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Riley Arnold

Entertainment Editor

Riley Arnold is a senior at Da Vinci Communications and is the Entertainment editor for The Vitruvian Post. She strives to be the best she can and always tries hard in class. Riley wants to pursue a career in performing arts or...

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Rocio Handal Rodriguez

Humans of DVC Editor

Rocio Handal Rodriguez is a senior at Da Vinci Communications and the Humans of DVC editor. Rocio is driven, organized, has strong communication skills and always looks on the positive side of any situation. She represents the...

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Sophia Solorzano

Multimedia Editor

Sophia Solorzano is a senior at Da Vinci Communications and the Multimedia Editor for The Vitruvian Post. Sophia will be the first in her family to go to college and hopes that all her hard work will open doors to a better fut...

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Chloe Truhlar

Multimedia Editor

Chloe Truhlar is a part of the graduating class of 2018. She is one of the Multimedia editors of The Vitruvian post. She highly enjoys the creative freedom that comes with this class and is happy she can express it even more by...

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Ashley Banks

Web Designer

Ashley Banks is a senior at Da Vinci Communications High School and one of the Web Designers for The Vitruvian Post. She strives to incorporate her love for web design with her new position as a journalist. Ashley is also a fa...

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Alison Howard

Web Designer

Alison Howard is one of the Web Designers of The Vitruvian Post, a leadership representative, and a peer mentor at Da Vinci Communications High School. She is passionate about refuting the social injustices present in our socie...

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Milan Washington

Staff Writer

Milan Washington is a senior at DVC and a staff writer for The Vitruvian Post. During her free time, she loves to volunteer at a shelter in Culver City. After high school, she wants to major in either zoology, animal science,...

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Samin Champion

Staff Writer

Samin Champion is a junior at DVC and a staff writer for The Vitruvian Post. Samin is of Jamaican and Nicaraguan descent originally from Kentucky. He moved to California to live with his Dad in pursuit of a better education. ...

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Christian Espinosa

Staff Writer

Christian Espinosa is someone who really cares about people. He chose Journalism as a pathway because he likes to write articles and talk to people. He wants to master his communication skills so he can communicate effectively...

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Vanessa Hernandez

Staff Writer

Vanessa Hernandez is a junior at Da Vinci Communications High School and a staff writer for The Vitruvian Post. Vanessa was in the 7th grade when she discovered her love for writing and decided to look more into the world of ...

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Kayla Mitchell

Staff Writer

Kayla Mitchell is a junior at Da Vinci Communications and is a staff writer for The Vitruvian Post. She participates in Leadership and the Black Student Union. In her free time, she enjoys dancing, drawing, and writing poetry. Af...

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Ula Peapea

Staff Writer

Ula isn't a talkative person when it comes to meeting new people, but once you really get to know her, you’ll learn that she’s pretty chill to be around. This is Ula’s first year in Journalism and it's a new experience for h...

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Jonathan Martinez

Staff Writer

Jonathan Martinez is a junior at Da Vinci Communications High School and staff writer for The Vitruvian Post. Jonathan wishes for the best in his life, many would describe him as a very cool person who likes to meet new people. J...

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Casey Henderson

Staff Writer

Casey Henderson is a junior at Da Vinci Communications High School. He strives to be a better, more inclusive, person by showing love for all; some of his other strengths include effective communication and determination. Casey decide...

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