Editors

Junwon Choi

Data editor

Junwon is a third-year data theory student. He enjoys lifting weights, running, and taking photos.

Liam McGlynn

Assistant Data editor

Liam is a second-year mechanical engineering student. He likes golden retrievers, crossword puzzles, and oxford commas.

Current authors

Alicia Ying

Stack Intern

Alicia is a math and cognitive science student. In her free time, enjoys hiking, thrifting, and following Youtube recipes.

Angel Perez

Stack Developer

Angel is a third-year global studies student from San Diego, who likes cats and swimming in the ocean.

Ayushi Kadakia

Stack Intern

Ayushi is a Business Economics student. She loves writing, coffee, and crosswords.

Caroline Sha

Stack Intern

Caroline is a biology student.

Cassidy Sadowski

Stack Intern

Cassidy is studying Ecology, Behavior, & Evolution and Statistics & Data Science. She enjoys working with animals, theater, and swimming.

Hannah Um

Stack Intern

Hannah is a Statistics and Data Science student. She enjoys traveling, thrifting, and cafe-hopping in her free time.

Joey Ling

Stack Intern

Joey is a cognitive science student specializing in computing and minoring in data science engineering. She likes movies, playing guitar, and cooking.

Jun Ryu

Stack Intern

Jun is an applied mathematics and statistics student who enjoys jamming, playing basketball, and searching for good food.

Kimberly Cui

Stack Intern

Kimberly (Kimi) is a data theory student. She is a matcha and guinea pig enthusiast and enjoys blogging food on Instagram.

L Yang

Stack Intern

L is an economics student with a minor in digital humanities. She enjoys jazz, painting, and dinner parties.

Luca Adams

Stack Intern

Luca Adams, a political science student, enjoys being part of the UCLA Club ultimate frisbee team and reading fiction in his spare time.

Mabel Huynh

Stack Intern

Mabel is a Data Theory student who enjoys watching movies and collecting merch from local artists.

Naomi Suzuki

Stack Intern

Naomi is a Statistics and Data Science student.

Samantha Low

Stack Developer

Samantha Low is an environmental science student who enjoys hiking, exploring new places and taking pictures of food in her free time.

Shuqin (Sue) Tang

Stack Intern

Sue is a Mathematics of Computation and Statistics & Data Science student.

Sydney Tomsick

Stack Intern

Sydney is a pre-Data Theory major. She loves to dance, cook, and hangout with friends.

Past editors

Andrew Kan

Stack Developer

Kan was the 2020-2021 Stack editor and is a fourth-year computer science and statistics student. He enjoys longforms and any type of puzzle.

Chang Liu

Stack Editor

Chang used to be the guy in charge of this website. He studies Linguistics & Computer Science at UCLA. When he’s not busy learning both natural and programming languages, he likes to take photos, dance and travel.

Harrison Liddiard

Chief Data Nerd Emeritus

Harrison was the 2015–2016 data editor at the Daily Bruin. He studied linguistics and computer science at UCLA and has interned as a CMS developer at The New York Times. When he’s not data-nerding, he enjoys casual Web-apping, design, scuba diving, pretending he’s good at musical instruments and planning retreats.

Henna Dialani

Stack Developer

Dialani was the 2018-2019 Stack editor and a fourth-year statistics student. When not working with data, she’s exploring Los Angeles and its food.

Laurel Woods

2021-22 Data Editor

Laurel was a cognitive science and digital humanities student. She was the 2021-22 Data Editor. She loves anything outdoorsy, especially if her dog is there.

Lindsey Parungo

Data editor

Lindsey was a financial and actuarial mathematics student. She was the 2022-23 Data editor and 2021-22 assistant Data editor. She enjoys running, spending time with her dog and looking to expand her hippo memorabilia collection.

Mattie Sanseverino

Online Editor

Mattie was a computer science student. She loves the ocean and anything that contains too much sugar for her own good.

Neil Bedi

Beditor in Chief

Neil is the creator of The Stack and was the data editor in 2014-2015. He was also a Daily Bruin Photo editor and a member of the Editorial Board. He currently works as an analyst at JPMorgan. He loves journalism, creating data visualizations, reminding people of their own mortality and a good beard.

Priya Kanneboyina

Assistant Data editor

Priya was a applied mathematics student with a minor in public affairs and film. She was the 2022-23 assistant Data editor.

Past authors

Abby Zhao

Stack Developer

Abby is a second-year data theory and economics student. She likes spicy food, hiking and reading.

Alexander Chan

Chan was a graduate student in the Statistics Department. He likes stats, a lot. Previously, a software engineering intern at Amazon AWS, American Express, and data science intern at a start-up in France.

Ananya Garg

Stack Developer

Ananya was a statistics student who enjoys travelling, cooking and rewatching Friends in her free time.

Andre Hiwatig

Stack Developer

Andre was a third-year statistics and data science student. He likes painting and visiting thrift stores in his free time.

Angela Kan

Stack Developer

Angela is a third-year statistics and cognitive science student with a minor in film. She likes hiking, green tea, and volleyball.

Angie Wang

Executive Newsinator

Angie was the News editor at the Daily Bruin. She was previously an assistant Photo editor and News contributor. Previously, she reported on undocumented student access to higher education on a national level. She studies communication with a specialization in computing and has a complicated relationship with tomatoes.

Annie Zhang

Stack Developer

Annie was a math student who really enjoys heist novels, murder mystery TV shows, noodles and setting unrealistic goals.

Ben Greer

Stack Developer

Ben is a third-year politcal science student with a minor in social data science and film. In his free time, Ben likes to play music and travel.

Benson Han

Casual Programmer

Benson was a computer science student and is more comfortable writing code than bios.

Bernard Mendez

News Editor

Bernard was the Bruin’s News Editor. In his free time, Bernard spent time as a math student at UCLA.

Brittney Le

Stack Developer

Brittney was a human biology and society student. She likes to browse too much on Reddit, meditate and listen to podcasts.

Byron Lutz

Data Sage

Byron is the creator of the Daily Bruin’s Online department. He’s worked on countless projects for The Bruin including a website, a social media manager and a reporting project in the Philippines. He currently works as a software developer at Factual in Los Angeles. He loves UniCamp (like a lot), experimenting with hairstyles and holding watermelons.

Cameron Bian

Stack Developer

Cameron Bian was a math of computation student. He enjoys basketball, video games and watching comics.

Carter Wu

Stack Developer

Carter was one of the developers for The Stack. He studied Computer Science and Engineering, and enjoys working with big data. Outside of school, Carter loves to eat delicious food, play sports, and browse Reddit.

Catherine Hu

Stack Developer

Catherine Hu was a computer science and geography student who enjoys writing, hiking and reading.

Charlotte Huang

Stack Developer

Charlotte was an applied math and cognitive science student. Outside of math and data, she enjoys reading, watching K-Drama and listening to K-Pop.

Chelsea Chen

Stack Developer

Chelsea is a fourth-year statistics student. She enjoys listening to true crime, rollerblading, playing soccer and trying new food!

Connie Ma

Stack Developer

Connie is a second-year student.

Derrick Chau

Stack Developer

Derrick was a mathematics and economics student with a specialization in computing who loves having a new Zoom background every week.

Diego Ramirez Romero

Stack Developer

Diego was a computational and systems biology student.

Dinkar Khattar

Stack Developer

Khattar was a third-year computer science student. He’s probably the guy you see yoyo-ing and/or riding a Bird down Charles E. Young Drive.

Disha Sikaria

Stack Developer

Disha was a cognitive science and linguistics & computer science student with a specialization in computing.

Emma Cotter

Stack Developer

Emma is a second-year communication student with a minor in digital humanities. She likes graphic design and collecting postcards from places she visits.

Eustina Kim

Stack Developer

Eustina Kim was a statistics student, who also minored in digital humanities.

Fay Wu

Stack Developer

Fay was a UCLA CS student and loves oysters.

Faye Zou

Stack Developer

Faye was a cognitive science student. During her spare time, she likes going to the gym and playing with her puppies.

Finn Liu

Stack Developer

Finn is a second year mathematics/economics student.

Haryn Shin

Stack Developer

Haryn is a second-year cognitive science student with a specialization in computing and a minor in digital humanities. She likes to go eat Korean food and hang out with friends in her free time.

Hinal Jajal

Stack Developer

Hinal is a third-year applied math student. She likes cooking and going to the gym.

Jake Kovinsky

Stack Developer

Jake is a third-year cognitive science student.

Juan C. Rios

Stack Developer

Rios was a computer engineering student who enjoys programming and music.

Jeanette Lin

Stack Developer

Lin was a statistics student. Outside of school and data analysis projects, she loves hiking, going to the beach and drinking boba.

Jeffrey Chan

Stack Developer

Jeffrey was a front end developer who strives to add his own flavor to Daily Bruin webpages. He studied Electrical Engineering at UCLA and has an insatiable curiousity for technology. Outside of his academic coursework, he likes to tinker on personal projects, listen to EDM, and search for LA’s finest cuisine.

Jerry Li

Stack Developer

Jerry was a computer science student who transforms food into code. When not hacking away or getting lost in data, he likes to play badminton, fold origami and play board games.

Jessica Li

Stack Developer

Jessica is a third-year computational and systems biology student. She enjoys hiking and playing music.

Jessica Nguyen

Stack Developer

Jessica is a first-year statistics student.

Justin Chai

Stack Developer

Justin was a linguisitics and computer science student.

Justin Gong

Stack Developer

Justin is a third-year statistics and economics student who loves basketball and Marvel!

Katie Shepherd

Data Reporter Extraordinare

Katie was a reporter, editor and developer for the Daily Bruin, serving as an assistant News editor and an assistant Opinion editor. She’s worked at the Los Angeles Times and is currently pursuing a master’s degree at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. She’s passionate about policy, government, Netflix marathons and spicy wasabi peas.

Keith Atienza

Stack Developer

Atienza was an applied mathematics and statistics student who loves stand-up comedy and being lit.

Kelly Chen

Stack Developer

Chen was a statistics student. She can usually be found dancing, even when she’s not supposed to, and is always looking for her next adventure.

Keri Chen

Stack Developer

Chen was a communications student. When not writing articles and designing for Daily Bruin, she enjoys discovering new music and takes pride in being able to pack for two weeks in a single carry-on.

Kyle Wong

Stack Developer

Wong was a computer science student who enjoys attending hackathons.

Leo Cardozo

Stack Developer

Leo is a first-year statistics student. He enjoys playing tennis, cheering on UCLA sports, and going on hikes.

Lik Teng Ung

Stack Developer

Ung was a stack contributor at the Daily Bruin and a statistics and political science student. He’s an avid political poll watcher, Pythonistas and boba connoisseur.

Madeleine Pauker

Managing Editor

Pauker was the managing editor of the Daily Bruin and a world arts and cultures student. She recorded data from 365 days of crime logs to create this post.

Madeline Blasingame

Stack Developer

Maddy was a statistics and data science student whose only goal is to be TikTok famous.

Mahir Eusufzai

Stack Developer

Mahir was a computer science student. He’s a huge Lakers fan and occasionally posts piano/guitar videos on YouTube. He is frequently mistaken for Mihir Mathur.

Mansa Krishna

Stack Developer

Mansa was an applied mathematics student with a specialization in computing, who also minored in history. She is a coffee-for-breakfast advocate with a deep, abiding love for historical fiction.

Mari Yamamoto

Stack Developer

Mari is a second-year computational & systems biology student.

Maria Becerra

Stack Developer

Maria was a cognitive science student with a specialization in computing. She loves coffee, flowers and collecting stationary.

Michael Huang

Stack Developer

Michael is lit.

Michael Hull

Assistant Sports Editor

Hull currently covers men’s water polo for the Sports section. He was a writer for the track and field team in the spring of 2016, and for the NCAA champion men’s water polo team in 2015.

Nalin Chopra

Stack Developer

Nalin is third-year a data theory student. He enjoys listening to aespa and going to the beach.

Nancy (Zihan) Zhang

Stack Developer

Nancy is a third-year data theory student who likes matcha latte and volleyball.

Natalie Ethell

Stack Developer

Natalie was a computer science student. She has been dancing since she was 5 and enjoys any combination of bagels and dogs.

Nathan Smith

Assistant Online Editor

Smith was an assistant online editor at the Daily Bruin and a computer science student. When he’s not scrolling through USAC PDFs or staring at lines of code, he enjoys Eggo waffles, visiting museums and writing about electric scooters.

Nick Yu

Honorary Councilmember Editor

A microbiology, immunology and molecular genetics student, Nick covers Gene Block and his crew in addition to campus politics, which means he enjoys spending his Tuesday nights at Kerckhoff 417, where USAC meets. He has no idea what he wants to do with his life, but he likes writing and has an interest in studying viruses. He’s a master of the top-button-unbuttoned-with-tie-and-boutonniere look.

Nicole Chua

Stack Developer

Nicole was a statistics student. She enjoys spicy food, green tea and being in the sun.

Radhika Ahuja

Stack Developer

Radhika was a math of computation student. Outside of school, she enjoys writing, dance, cooking and other things creative.

Rishub Kumar

Stack Developer

Kumar is a UCLA alumnus and a previous Daily Bruin staffer.

Robin Lee

Stack Developer

Robin is a third-year statistics student.

Rupan Bharanidaran

News Editor

Bharanidaran was the news editor at the Daily Bruin and a political science and economics student. He helped input data from the crime logs and enjoys reading books and analyzing campaign contribution data in his free time.

Ryan Leou

Daily Bruin Reporter

Ryan was the national news and higher education editor for the Daily Bruin. He studied political and environmental science. In his free time, he enjoys browsing Wikipedia, napping, traveling around the world and compiling data about elections.

Saachi Kudtarkar

Stack Developer

Kudtarkar was a mathematics of computation student. She enjoys watching TED talks and eating Veggie Grill, especially at the same time!

Sid Baphna

Stack Developer

Sid was an economics and psychology student. He enjoys reading, playing basketball, and exploring LA in his free time.

Sydney Kovach

Stack Developer

Sydney Kovach was a global Studies and geography student who loves dancing and taking yoga classes in her free time.

Tim Guo

D3 Magnate

Tim was a developer for the Daily Bruin. He’s worked at Hulu and is currently studying computer science at Brown University. His interests include photography and psychology. He considers his greatest skill his ability to consume apples whole.

Tyler Wu

Stack Developer

Tyler was a data theory and cognitive science student. He likes making apps and taking naps.

Tyson Ni

Data Viz Apprentice

Tyson likes telling stories with data. Feel free to send him feedback, data, or story ideas.

Vivian Luk

Stack Developer

Vivian was a statistics and sociology student with a specialization in computing. She enjoys hikes, matcha lattes and podcasts on 1.8x speed.

Xuxin Zhang

Stack Developer and Photo staff

Xuxin was an applied mathematics and statistics student. He loves collecting vintage film cameras and taking photos for strangers.

Yiling Liu

Daily Bruin Contributor

Yiling wrote for the Science and Health beat in the Daily Bruin. She studied biochemistry. In her free time, she enjoys watching good music videos like Luhan’s “Lu”.

Ziqing Luo

Stack Developer

Ziqing Luo was an applied math and statistics student who is passionate about dancing and enjoys eating desserts.