Meet the Staff

Neni Silva: President. Communications Major. Favorite artist: Ansel Adams/ Annie Leibovitz

Anh Nguyen: Vice President. Communication major. Favorite quote: “Art is an experience, not an object.” – Robert Motherwell

Christian Gow: Fiction Editor. English Major. Favorite book: 1984.

Karen Franco: Art Editor. Major: Computer Science: Game Design.
I love a good video game with aesthetics that can make me drool. My guilty pleasure is Minecraft but you can catch me struggling in Dark Souls.
Favorite book: “American Gods” by Neil Gaiman. Favorite Composer: Yann Tiersen

Erin Gott: ICC Representative. English Major. Favorite Artist: René Magritte. I love anything surreal or horror related in art and writing. Favorite Quote: “There is a thin, semantic line separating weird and beautiful. And that line is covered in jellyfish.” – Welcome to Night Vale

Annelies Fronko: Editing Staff. Studio Art. Fav book: Joyland by Stephen King. Fav author: Stephen King Fav painter: Georgia O’Keffe. Fav musical: Phantom of the Opera. What do you call a forgers cat? A copy cat!

Kayla Chen: Editing Staff. I’m actually dual-enrolled here at West Valley. I’m a staff member helping out wherever the editors need help. One of my favorite books is Cry, The Beloved Country because of the way the author described the raw pain and emotion of South Africa.