2023-2024 Staff

Erin McDonald
Editor-in-Chief

Erin McDonald

(she/her) Senior Erin McDonald has always had a passion for writing and media. Growing up, her parents instilled a love for music and film in her by exposing her to many different genres and classics. This evolved into an apprec...

Molly Stephens
Editor-in-Chief

Molly Stephens

(she/her) Senior Molly Stephens has been passionate about the arts from a young age. She’s fascinated by classic movies and her favorite genre of music is conscious hip hop. She especially adores reading, and her favorite ...

Indira Naylor
News Editor

Indira Naylor

(she/her) Senior Indira Naylor has been in The Claw since her junior year and is the current news editor. She first joined journalism because her English teacher Chris McNevin inspired her to get more into writing. Aside ...

Alex Shrauger
Opinion Editor

Alex Shrauger

(he/him) Senior Alex Shrauger is the Opinion editor of The Claw.  Shrauger has been interested in various activities his entire life, specifically chess. Starting at age 8, he has continued to focus on the game. Traveling around the c...

John Weaver
Sports Editor

John Weaver

(he/him) Senior John Weaver loves to spend his free time enjoying nature along with watching and analyzing sports.  Even with Weaver ‘s playing career is over, his passion for sports still remains strong; As he contin...

Harrison Fuller
Sports Editor

Harrison Fuller

(he/him) Harrison Fuller is a junior football player who was born in Bangkok, Thailand. He has lived in Lamorinda for 7 years and loves to coach younger football players, seeing something in kids that he saw in himself when h...

Lily Qin
Business Editor

Lily Qin

(she/her) Senior Lily Qin has always been creative. From a young age, she was involved in various creative pursuits such as ballet and music, and now, writing.  Outside of school, Qin crochets. She can often be found crocheting late into the ni...

Hailey Wilson
Lifestyle Editor

Hailey Wilson

(she/her) Senior Hailey Wilson is the Lifestyle Editor for The Claw. Wilson loves to write articles about student life on and off campus. Wilson enjoyed Journalism adviser Lauren Henson's sophomore English class, so she dec...

Katie Welch
Visual Media Editor

Katie Welch

(she/her) Senior Katie Welch has been drawing since childhood, specifically drawing people. Welch has big dreams of becoming a graphic designer or a photographer. Both Welch’s father and sister are “big into art”, which influen...

Sebastian Whitfield
Photography Editor

Sebastian Whitfield

(he/him) Senior Sebastian Whitfield has been an avid photographer for the last 5 years. Hoping to make use of 1 of his favorite hobbies, Whitfield joined Journalism his junior year and became Photography editor for his senio...

Parker Blau
Social Media Manager

Parker Blau

(she/her) Senior Parker Blau is the Social Media Manager for The Claw. Blau loves to write and has advanced her abilities a lot through practicing the journalistic style. Blau is excited to gain experience for a possible commu...

Isabella Domingo
Junior Lifestyle Editor

Isabella Domingo

(she/her) Sophomore Isabella Domingo decided to join the journalism program at Campolindo because of her interests in English and writing, especially working on and learning about producing non-biased information. In addition...

Anya Houston
Junior Opinion Editor

Anya Houston

(she/her) Sophomore Anya Houston has always been passionate about writing. Whether in school or in her free time, she’s enjoyed creating stories.  In addition to writing Anya spends her time participating in a variety of activitie...

Lauren Kawamoto
Staff Writer

Lauren Kawamoto

(she/her) Sophomore Lauren Kawamoto loves to write and decided to join The Claw staff because it would introduce her to an in-depth look at Campolindo. It is her first year doing journalism and she is excited to be a part of the...

Brooke Maher
Staff Writer

Brooke Maher

(she/her) Junior Brooke Maher has always had passion for English and writing. She enjoys cheer and is currently the co-captain of the competitive cheer squad at Campo. In her free time, Maher can be seen volunteering with ...

Anjali Rao
Staff Writer

Anjali Rao

(she/her) Sophomore Anjali Rao is excited to be part of The Claw this year.  In her free time, Rao listens to pop music and spends time with her friends. She is also a second-year member of the cross country team. Anjali�...

Olivia Seelig
Staff Writer

Olivia Seelig

(she/her) Sophomore Olivia Seelig has been a writer since grade 7. While she has strayed away from writing creative short stories, her love for writing has stayed. One of Seelig’s many passions is dance. She’s been ...

Sarah Moses
Staff Writer

Sarah Moses

(she/her) Junior Sarah Moses looks for opportunities to expand her creative writing knowledge. With fiction being her favorite genre, Moses is someone who hopes to use journalism as a creative outlet. She is excited to be inq...

Thomas Berg III
Staff Photographer

Thomas Berg III

(he/him) Thomas Berg III is a Sophomore and sports photographer for The Claw. Thomas plays football for Campolindo High, he liked sports already at a young age. He participates in the faith club at Campo. Not only does he ...

Matthew VonderBrink
Staff Photographer

Matthew VonderBrink

(he/him) Senior Matthew VonderBrink, 17, decided to join Journalism because of his interest in photography. Last year, VonderBrink “started taking photos, just for fun at JV football games” and got really positive feedback ...

Emilia Barck
Staff Artist

Emilia Barck

(she/her) Senior Emilia Barck is an artist looking for new opportunities. She loves expressing herself through art and believes that journalism would be a great opportunity to showcase her creativity.  In addition to be...

Sloan Pullen
Staff Writer/Photographer

Sloan Pullen

(she/her) Junior Sloan Pullen is a first-year writer for The Campo Claw. Through her 3 years at Campo, Sloan has enjoyed being at a school with a “good community”. Sloan was born in Sydney, Australia, but when she turned...

Ashley Purcell
Staff Writer/Photographer

Ashley Purcell

(she/her) Freshman Ashley Purcell is a writer and photographer for The Claw. She sparked an interest in journalism last year when she came across the publication.  In her free time, she loves to bake and hang-out with frie...

Daisy Penney
Staff Writer/Photographer

Daisy Penney

(she/her) Senior Daisy Penney has a cheerful attitude and unique perspective as a student at Campo. She participates in both cross country and track. Some of her other hobbies include playing piano and spending time with frie...

Tobias Wasicek
Staff Writer/Photographer

Tobias Wasicek

(he/him) Freshman Tobias Wasicek was born in Austria and lived there until he was four years old. Wasicek joined journalism to build the leadership and interview skills he developed in middle school. He attended Joaquin Mo...

Rachel Moen
Staff Writer/Photographer

Rachel Moen

(she/her) Senior Rachel Moen chose to join Journalism this year with the hope that it would grant her creative freedom, as she enjoys writing and her favorite subject is AP English Literature.  An accomplished student athlete...

Karly Kazliner
Staff Writer/Photographer

Karly Kazliner

(she/her) Sophomore Karly Kazliner is interested in writing, but is also willing to explore her other creative interests through art and photography. She had experience in journalistic writing last year as the 9th grade lead...

Laiba Khan
Staff Writer/Photographer

Laiba Khan

(she/her) Freshman Laiba Khan is a Journalism 1 student writing and taking photos for The Claw. Although Khan has little journalism experience, she is very excited about the class and contributing to The Claw. Khan joined the...

Bea Johnson
Staff Writer/Artist

Bea Johnson

(she/her) Sophomore Bea Johnson (she/her) is joining The Claw for her first year and loves being creative as well as developing her writing skills.  So far, Johnson’s favorite class has been yoga, loving the calm and chill atmosphere it pr...

Nate Littell
Staff Writer/Artist

Nate Littell

(he/him) Sophomore Nate Littell is a new addition to The Claw. He joined journalism to advance his writing skills and learn more about Campo’s campus. Outside of writing, Littell swims, runs cross country and enjoys his fa...

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