Meet Julie Huynh! In her final year of high school, she is Editor-in-Chief of The Blue and Gold, Senior Class President, and Co-President of the Feminism Club. Her free time is spent journaling, on Twitter, or reading. Huynh also enjoys watching horror movies and sitcoms, listening to podcasts, and getting all her friends to stream Taylor Swift's new album. One day, she hopes to be able to open her own bookstore, but for now, she is excited to be back in person and to make new memories with the class.
Senior Lauren Mallett is returning to The Blue and Gold as the Editor-in-Chief. She joined the course her freshman year due to inspiration from her older sister, as well as an interest in writing and photography. Throughout her time in the class, Mallett became infatuated with the layout and design portion of the journalism process and quickly began to work on the print editions. She is also the Vice President of Malden High’s Feminism Club and is on the Class of 2022 Student Council. Outside of school, Mallett enjoys sewing, spending time with her three dogs and listening to music. In the future, Mallett hopes to study journalism and design. She is excited to design layouts and teach new reporters about the art of journalism.
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Carlos Aragon is a senior entering his fourth and year of Blue and Gold. He originally joined the class because he wanted to get more involved in his community. Aragon loves photography, especially when it involves sports or any outdoor events. He plays bass guitar in his spare time, and also a bit of piano. Aragon loves books and film, and his favorite genres are sci-fi and fantasy; his favorite books are Project Hail Mary and The Goldfinch, and he also enjoys reading One Piece. His favorite subject is English, he is fluent in Spanish, and he is currently learning ASL. This year, he is looking forward to designing print pages in person again.
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Luella (Lulu) Harding is a senior at Malden High School, and the Editor-in-Chief of Web & Mobile Apps for the Blue and Gold. She started taking journalism her freshman year because of her love of writing, and soon realized that many of the skills learned in the class carried over into real life. The Blue and Gold has also given her the opportunity to meet some of her closest friends, and she finds the social aspect of the class important to be able to collaborate with others in creating the paper. Additionally, Harding plays lacrosse for Malden High, and hopes to play more with varsity this year. Her favorite movie is Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, and her favorite artist is Billie Eilish. Outside of school, she is an active member of feminism club, enjoys playing piano and guitar, going out with friends, and listening to music.
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Karen Rivera is a senior at Malden High School and is joining The Blue and Gold staff for her second time. She has always enjoyed English Language Arts, however, she feels as if she is not always able to be too creative with her writing. She has always wanted to join The Blue and Gold but felt discouraged because she thought all the writers in the class were naturals. Rivera is now a managing editor for The Blue and Gold and is excited to step into her role and become a leader for the underclassmen this school year.
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Returning for his third year in The Blue and Gold, Senior Brandon Wong returns as the new Managing Editor of Arts and Photography. Wong joined The Blue and Gold as a freshman to cover the local politics occurring in Malden but has started his sophomore year with a passion for photojournalism. Now a Senior, Wong hopes to pass down his photography skills to his underclassmen. With a love for creative writing, fantasy, politics, and economics, Wong hopes to publish his own fantasy series one day. Wong enjoys reading, biking and watching anime. His favorite genre of literature is mystery, thriller, fantasy, science fiction, dystopian, and historical fiction.
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Chaimaa Assli is a junior at Malden High School who joined The Blue and Gold her freshman year because she hoped to improve her writing skills. The Blue and Gold helped Assli get more involved with the Malden High community as well as the Malden city community. Assli enjoys science and hopes to one day get into medical school. She also likes to play sports for fun such as basketball, swimming and running. Outside of school Assli loves watching Marvel movies and horror movies. She also likes some television shows. In her free time, she enjoys reading, listening to music and painting.
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Juliana Luong is returning for another year in The Blue and Gold as a junior. Through the two years in The Blue and Gold Luong has discovered many new interests and is hoping to find more. Outside of academics and her passion for writing and photography. Luong dances multiple days a week. She would like to travel in the future after attending college. Luong is looking forward to another year with The Blue and Gold.