Webb Canyon Chronicle

2021-2022 Staff

Cathy Wang
Editor-in-Chief

Cathy Wang

Cathy Wang (‘22), an international boarding student from Shanghai, returns to Webb this year not only as the Editor-in-Chief for the WCC- but also as a dorm prefect and admissions fellow. She is excited to be back...

Sunny Yu
Editor-in-Chief

Sunny Yu

Sunny Yu (‘22) is a prime example of the protagonist personality. As a natural leader, she is active, thoughtful, caring, and serves as the Editor-in-Chief of the WCC, a member of the Chapel Council, the captain of the varsit...

Bianca Arteaga
Public Editor

Bianca Arteaga

Do you know many busy bees at Webb? If you don't, then maybe you haven't met Bianca Arteaga ('22)—a self-described bee, she is productive, cheerful, and hardworking. She is, like many productive people, a morning person, and...

Leeann Shu
Chief Copy Editor

Leeann Shu

You might usually associate a Leo with being supercilious, selfish, and self-centered, but Leeann Shu (‘22) exemplifies the opposite of these traits. Leeann is supportive, trustworthy, humble, and sociable. In her free time, Leean...

Nancy Lin
Copy Editor

Nancy Lin

Nancy Lin (‘23) is the current Copy Editor at the Webb Canyon Chronicle, with a strong interest in a variety of media. While she was born in Shanghai, China, she moved to Vancouver, Canada at the age of eight, and currently...

George Cardenas
Editor of News

George Cardenas

An avid music listener, George Cardenas (‘23)’s perfect weekend involves a homework-free day at the beach with “Night Boat to Cairo” by Madness blasting in the background. In fact, George considers himself to be a very...

Sharon Xu
Editor of News

Sharon Xu

Unlike her favorite animal, the panda, Sharon Xu (‘22) is a go-getter and always tries her best. An amicable, assiduous South Hutch prefect that dances, Sharon is truly one of a kind. She is also the Editor...

Nichola Monroe
Chief Editor of Features

Nichola Monroe

If you’re looking for a Webb big sister, Nichola Monroe (‘22) is the person for you. An experienced co-chair of the VWS dorm prefect council, she is always looking for ways to lend her knowledge to newer students both...

Heloise Robertson
Editor of Features

Heloise Robertson

Heloise Robertson (‘23) is a sweet, generous, and extroverted student. From Shanghai to Claremont, Heloise has lived in Shanghai for 10 years and adores the culture she was raised in. She has always carried a strong passion...

Eva Annabi
Editor of Features

Eva Annabi

From her appreciation for Advanced Studies Gothic & Horror Literature & Culture class to her passion for the sciences as well as the revival of the bagel bar, Eva Annabi (‘23) can be found anywhere. As  Editor of...

Taylor Crawford
Editor of Culture & Lifestyle

Taylor Crawford

After a sensational summer visiting Florida and Georgia and raising seven new puppies, Taylor Crawford (‘23) returns to the Webb Canyon Chronicle with a renewed passion for writing. As Editor of Culture and Lifestyle, Taylor...

Gaby Trauttmansdorff-Weinsberg
Editor of Opinion

Gaby Trauttmansdorff-Weinsberg

No one can match Gaby Trauttmansdorff (‘22)’s unapologetically kind and fierce personality. As a dorm prefect and an admission fellow here at Webb, she values the commitment it takes to make everyone feel heard and welcomed...

Kaylynn Chang
Editor of Opinion

Kaylynn Chang

With the aspiration of giving back to the community, Kaylynn Chang (‘23) has always been a hardworking day student prefect, a passionate blog writer, and an aspiring businesswoman. Kaylynn expresses her concern in various social...

Bryan Oglesby
Editor of Sports

Bryan Oglesby

The new varsity football captain Bryan Oglesby (‘23) is making his return to the Webb Canyon Chronicle as the Editor of Sports. At Webb, his favorite class is Fundamentals of Composition, as he enjoys the writing and the rich in-class discussions....

David Hastings
Editor of Sports

David Hastings

Captain of the Webb football team, David Hastings (‘22) leads with distinction and serves as a suitable Editor of Sports. However, his interests stretch far beyond one activity; music also constitutes an integral part of his...

Kylie Osborne
Editor of Technology

Kylie Osborne

Kylie Osborne (‘23) is a natural leader and gifted writer who cannot wait to bring her unique perspective as the Editor of Technology for the Webb Canyon Chronicle. If given a weekend all to herself, she would...

Noe Chock
Editor of Media

Noe Chock

The blue-haired, double-threat varsity athlete Noe Chock (‘23) is back on the journalism team as the Editor of Media! Noe, a day student from Upland, is ready to return to the team and embrace her new role through filling ...

Oma Sukul
Editor of Media

Oma Sukul

Oma Sukul (‘23) is one of the most accepting and bubbly people you will meet at Webb. As an athlete on the volleyball team, Oma demonstrates dedication to both academics and sports. She hopes to spread true news and give students...

Connor Plunkett
Editor of Audio

Connor Plunkett

A lifelong soccer player and movie lover, Connor Plunkett (’23) is excited to return to the Webb Canyon Chronicle as the Editor of Audio. Since he was only five years old, Connor has spent most of his free time playing...

Wura Ogunnaike
Twitter Manager

Wura Ogunnaike

Wura Ogunnaike (‘23) is the “best friend” in any coming-of-age film. Supporting her friends and dorm residents, Wura is more than just a side character, especially as her coding skills are honed and her private...

Jenny Tran
Staff Writer

Jenny Tran

Jenny Tran (‘24) has a vision of change for the world. A strong proponent for equality and feminism back at home in Hanoi, Vietnam, Jenny is the co-founder of the Moon Project, a program designed to raise awareness of domestic...

Eleanor Hong
Staff Writer

Eleanor Hong

Eleanor Hong (‘24), a day student from Rancho Cucamonga, is a rule-breaker. Eleanor thrives in her humanities classes because she has a passion for writing and loves how there are many solutions to a prompt where she can “break...

Austin Ra
Staff Writer

Austin Ra

Hailing from Rancho Cucamonga, California, Austin Ra (‘23) has finally stepped onto Webb’s campus after becoming a part of the Webb community on zoom his sophomore year. This year, he also joined the Webb Canyon Chronicle...

Sebastian Hoffmann
Staff Writer

Sebastian Hoffmann

On a typical morning, Sebastian Hoffman (’23) wakes up in his dorm, Kirkhill, and reads for 20 to 30 minutes. Working at a local bookstore during the last summer, Sebastian’s favorite book is Roadside Picnic and enjoys reading science fiction that explores insightful themes on the nature of mankind. Of course, books are not his only source of entertainment; Sebastian loves watching Peaky Blinders, playing the video game Nuclear Throne, and listening ...

Nicole Rabadi
Staff Writer

Nicole Rabadi

A friendly and sociable leader from La Verne, Nicole Rabadi (‘24) is thrilled to join the Webb Canyon Chronicle as a staff writer. Shown through her leadership positions on campus, Nicole loves helping others, as VWS class of...

Stratton Rebish
Staff Writer

Stratton Rebish

A sophomore at Webb, Stratton Rebish (‘24) is ecstatic to join the Webb Canyon Chronicle as a new staff writer. At Webb, his favorite class has been Fundamentals of Composition with Mr. Hansen. Stratton’s love for writing has ...

Emily Li
Staff Writer

Emily Li

A multifaceted creator, Emily Li’s work ethic prevails in anything she puts her mind to, whether it is in the pool or at the desk. Since the fourth grade, Emily has been a club swimmer for BREA Aquatics, training...

Taya Sibichenkova
Staff Writer

Taya Sibichenkova

Born in Moscow and raised in Southern California, Taya Sibichenkova (‘24) is excited to join the WCC team as a staff writer this year. While Taya has only recently discovered her passion for the humanities, she...

Isaac Naren
Staff Writer

Isaac Naren

Isaac Naren (‘23), hailing from Claremont, California, is currently a first-year staff writer for the Webb Canyon Chronicle. Issaic enjoys watching NBA, NFL, and the MLB (Major League Baseball), as he has an apt outlet for his...

Jimmie McCloud
Staff Writer

Jimmie McCloud

Jimmie McCloud ('22) looks forward to joining the Webb Canyon Chronicle this year and is especially excited about the sports section given his unique perspective as a three-sport athlete. On any given day, you will typically see...

Jenny Wang
Staff Writer

Jenny Wang

After reading the Webb Canyon Chronicle for a year, Jenny Wang (‘24) joins the publication as a staff writer, excited to expand her interests from all things literary to everything journalistic. As a huge Jane Austen fan, Jenny’s...

Jovana Luna
Staff Writer

Jovana Luna

After being the academic decathlon representative for current events, Jovana Luna ('24) is ready to be on the other side of the mic and begin her reporting career at Webb. Currently a first-year journalist for the Webb Canyon...

Dora Ding
Staff Writer

Dora Ding

Adventurous, analytical, and passionate, Dora Ding (‘24) looks forward to entering the newsroom as a first-year staff writer for the Webb Canyon Chronicle. In addition to improving her writing, Dora hopes to use her...

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