The UNISVerse

2021-2022 Staff

Anyue Zhang
Editor-in-Chief

Anyue Zhang

Hi! My name is Anyue and I am in the class of 2023. I am one of UNISVerse's Editors in Chief, but before this position, I was the Opinion Editor for this paper. For this reason, opinion pieces stay close to my heart but I love...

Lude Edens
Editor-in-Chief

Lude Edens

Hello! My name is Lude and my pronouns are she/her. I'm in the class of 2023 and I've been at UNISVerse since T1. My favorite articles to read, write, and edit are in the Arts and Culture and Fun and Games sections. In my spare...

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Managing Editor

Felipe Tavares

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Copy Editor

Estela Santos Torres

I'm Estela and I'm in the class of 2023. I love cooking, reading, and listening to music. I also highly enjoy writing, especially about issues that affect our school community as well as those that go beyond the walls of UNIS.

Maya Din
Opinion Section Editor

Maya Din

Hi, my name is Maya Din and I'm a member of the class of 2023. I love traveling, photography, baking, and reading! Currently, I edit and write in the opinion section.

Maya Mukherjee
Arts & Culture Section Editor

Maya Mukherjee

Hi! I'm Maya, and I'm in the class of 2023. I tend to write about Arts and Culture topics, and you can usually find me tuning in to the latest podcast or Netflix show in my spare time. I'm also a proud pandemic chef and am always...

Sijia Zhong
Academics Section Editor

Sijia Zhong

Hi! I'm Sijia Zhong from the class of 2023. I'm the Academics Section Editor for UNISVerse and I like to write articles related to school events such as remote learning last year and lost items at UNIS. I'm also interested in...

Andrei Khazatsky
News Section Editor

Andrei Khazatsky

I like writing articles.

Matthew Herman
Faculty Advisor

Matthew Herman

I am the advisor to The UNISVerse, as well as an English Teacher at the United Nations International School  

Miles Brust
Writer

Miles Brust

I'm in the class of 2023, I've lived in New York City my whole life and have been at UNIS since JA. This impacts a lot of the writing I do relating to the city and the school, as well as my interests in photography and culture.

Nikhil Khemani
Writer

Nikhil Khemani

I'm Nikhil and I am in the class of 2023. I have a variety of hobbies ranging from creative writing to drawing-based activities.

Ma-Sadio Faye
Writer

Ma-Sadio Faye

Hi! My name is Ma-Sadio and I'm in the class of 2023. I enjoy reading, writing, and baking. I also enjoy speaking about important issues that affect people both locally and all around the world.

Emma Backbier
Writer

Emma Backbier

I am in the class of 2023 and I write about many different topics. I enjoy baking and reading in my free time and my favorite classes are Global Politics and History.

Gracinha Conceicao
Writer

Gracinha Conceicao

Hi! My name is Gracinha, class of 2023. I'm really interested in writing about mental health, and my favorite reads are opinion pieces. I'm super excited to write more articles!

Lola Martin-Consuegra
Writer

Lola Martin-Consuegra

Hey! I'm Lola, class of 2023. I have a wide range of riveting interests that I will not mention here! See you in my next article :)

Temisola Akinwande
Writer

Temisola Akinwande

Hello, everyone! My name is Temisola and I am in the class of 2024. I have been attending UNIS since T1. I enjoy reading, writing and playing the violin. I write articles that cover African and international affairs, culture,...

Donato Castellucci
Writer

Donato Castellucci

I come from Italy. I like to play sports such as soccer, basketball and swimming, read books and play video games. I'm in the class of 2025 and my favorite subjects are math and physics. I usually write articles about fun and...

Sasha Berman
Writer

Sasha Berman

Hello! I'm Sasha Berman, class of 2024. I have been going to UNIS since T1 and I love to do arts and write.

Amarins Edens
Writer

Amarins Edens

Hi! I'm a student in the class of 2025 and in my free time I enjoy playing soccer, drawing, and reading. For UNISVerse, I prefer researching and writing articles on social issues, such as climate change and racial disparities.

Robert Zeleny
Social Media & Publicity Manager

Robert Zeleny

I'm in the class of 2023, and I enjoy writing feature and news stories related to UNIS, as well as bike riding and playing board games.

Arianna Pagan
Writer

Arianna Pagan

I'm Arianna Pagan and I'm in the class of 2024. I joined UNISVerse because I enjoy writing and wanted to get more experience.

Bianca Niyonzima
Columnist

Bianca Niyonzima

I'm in the class of 2023 and I primarily write the advice column for UNISVerse. In my free time I like to go thrifting and spend time with friends and family.

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Carlos Tavares

Tatiana Barberi
Visuals Editor

Tatiana Barberi

I am Tatiana Barberi, class of 2022. I'm the Visuals Editor in charge of ensuring that articles published at UNISVerse have images that help reflect the themes and ideas present in the writing. I also have written a few articles...

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