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About Us

The 2020-21 Hitching Post Staff

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Vanessa Leath

Editor-in-chief

My name is Vanessa, I am a senior at CMHS, and outside of the paper, I am also a CMHS cheerleader. I love staying active and having fun with friends, as well as learning about the world, politics, and advocating for change.

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Ava Rice

Co-Editor

I’m a sophomore at CMHS and am passionate about the affairs of the world. I take deep interest in interpersonal relationships, politics, the environment, history and media. 

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Courtney Roum

Staff Writer

Hi, I’m Courtney Roum, I'm a sophomore and aside from writing articles for The Hitching Post you can usually find me outside running cross country and track here at CMHS!

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Lilli Kaehler

Staff Writer

Lilli, Li, you call me whatever you want. As a writer here, I tend to have a lot of passions, my biggest however, will always be art and the niche. I love writing about art, weird/overlooked subjects, and sometimes even a mix of the two! For me, it’s all about passion and interest in the weird and artistic.

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Shervin Tavakoli

Staff Writer

My name is Shervin Tavakoli, I’m in 11th grade at CMHS. This is my second year in the student-led journalism program. I enjoy learning and spending time with friends, as well as playing soccer for school and my club team. Here in journalism I love to write about soccer, which is in the sports section of our webpage.

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Ivan Cortes Arias

Staff Writer

Hi, I'm Ivan. Aside from writing, I enjoy playing Football for Mesa, and playing video games. My favorite pastime outside of school is listening to music. My favorite artists are Kanye West, d4vd, and Jay-Z.

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Sofia Ambriz

Staff Writer

Hi I’m Sofia and I am a sophomore. I enjoy reading mystery, fantasy and all fiction. Other than writing articles, I write creative stories whenever I have the time. I also enjoy spending time with my friends and family. 

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Ashlyn Denker

Staff Writer

Hello, my name is Ashlyn Denker. I’m a cheerleader and I enjoy going to the beach with my friends and shopping at Fashion Island. I’m apart of the National Junior Honor Society and Key Club.

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Jammal Campbell

Staff Writer

Hi my name is Jamal, I love listening to music, working out, going to Target, eating spaghetti, and spending time with friends outside or at the mall. I played basketball last year, and will soon be on the CMHS track team.

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Michelle Mejia

Staff Writer 

My name is Michelle, and I'm a sophomore. I enjoy reading mysteries. Other than writing articles, I love to paint, draw, write, run, and spend time with my friends and family. My favorite food is pizza. 

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Ethan Piper

Staff Writer 

Hey, I'm Ethan. I'm a sophomore. Besides writing articles for The Hitching Post, I enjoy playing guitar, listening to/making music, going to the beach, watching baseball, and playing video games.

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Mia Linares

Staff Writer

Hello! My name is Mia and when I'm not writing, I like to spend time with my family and two dogs. I enjoy hanging out with my friends and listening to music. I love all animals, especially dogs and cats.

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Eylani M.

Staff Writer 

My name is Eylani. Besides writing articles, I'm a cheerleader. I enjoy spending time with my friends and shopping, and going on walks with my dog, Theo. My Favorite place to eat is Olive Garden, and I love their five cheese pasta.

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Jason Strotman

Staff Writer

Hello, I’m Jason! I'm a sophomore, and I enjoy theater and writing. I hope you enjoy reading my articles!

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Danny Rivas

Staff Writer 

Hello, I am a writer here at Mesa. I am on the CMHS soccer team and enjoy cycling and geography.

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Jason Briggs

Staff Writer

Hi, I am Jason Briggs. I play football sometimes. I also listen to music on occasion. 

 

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William Almeida

Staff Writer

Hello, I am a sophomore at CMHS and a wrestler. I like playing video games in my free time.

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Natalie A. Sanchez

Staff Writer 

Hi, my name is Natalie Sanchez and I'm currently a junior. Apart from writing articles For The Hitching Post,  I enjoy hanging out with friends, baking, and reading.

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Lila Juelfs

Staff Writer

Hello, my name is Lila Juelfs. I really like to bake. My favorite thing to bake is cookies. I enjoy going to the beach and the mall with my friends. I also like reading, especially mystery books.

Jose Toscano

Contributor

Jose is a senior at CMHS and interviews politicians who affect our area.