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The Paper Cut

2016-2017 Staff

Eva Lange

Senior Adviser

Ms. Lange is the senior adviser for The Paper Cut.  She began her career at Sahuaro High School in 2003 and currently teaches three sections of Creative Writing, one section of Junior English, and the class that completely stresses ...

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Giselle Enriquez

Editor-In-Chief

Giselle Enriquez is a senior, working as the Editor-In-Chief of The Paper Cut. She will be voting for Kanye West in the 2020 presidential elections. Giselle hopes to continue her education at ASU, and study business, journalism...

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Jessica Luna

Associate Editor-In-Chief

Jessica Luna is a senior working as the Associate Editor-In-Chief for The Paper Cut. She is very passionate about recycling and encourages everyone else around her to recycle as well. She loves the way it smells after it...

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Max Becker

Sports Editor

Max Becker is a senior, working as the Sports Editor for the second consecutive year at The Paper Cut. He was raised by wolves, and was the runner-up in his class wide badminton tournament freshman year. He believes Kanye West his...

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Lily Merritt

Opinion Editor

Lily Merritt is senior, working as a the opinion editor for The Paper Cut. She is Senior Class Vice President here at Sahuaro. Next year, she wants to go to the University of Arizona to major in Clinical Psychology. She loves...

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Alex Stone

Entertainment Editor

Alex Stone is a senior working as the Entertainment Editor for The Paper Cut. She loves movies (especially horror), books, dogs, records, and enjoys cooking and painting. She hopes to major in film and become a film historian. Nor...

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Mekayla Phan

Features Editor

Mekayla Phan is a senior working in her second year as the Features Editor for The Paper Cut. She is of proud Vietnamese heritage. She enjoys a good mystery book and fine tastes in music. Whether you find her running down for...

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Nora Thompson

Cougart Editor

Nora Thompson is a senior working as the Cougart Editor for The Paper Cut. She likes Starbucks, dogs, and running. She plays three instruments and wants to be a world renowned opera singer despite the fact she has no singing tale...

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Autumn Fatovich

Co-News Editor

Autumn Fatovich is a sophomore working as a reporter for The Paper Cut. She enjoys going hiking and taking pictures of nature. She is passionate about volleyball and the hard work it takes. Spaghetti is her all-time favorite foo...

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Yusuf Rahman

Reporter

Yusuf Rahman is a freshman writing as a reporter for The Paper Cut. He's also a member of the Speech and Debate Club, because he loves public speaking.  He was born in California, but is proud of his Pakistani heritage. He...

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Jacob Hernandez

Reporter

Jacob Hernandez is a sophomore working as a reporter for his second year at The Paper Cut. He is a corner in the JV football team. Jacob was born in Pensacola, Florida, has four younger brothers and likes to play video games....

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Samantha Crowson

Reporter

Samantha Crowson is a sophomore working in her second year as a reporter for The Paper Cut. When she goes home, the first thing she does is homework. She likes to dye her hair a variety of colors while jamming out to Three Da...

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Cristina Pacheco Lugo

Reporter

Cristina Pacheco Lugo is a senior working as a reporter for The Paper Cut. Her hobbies include guitar,  photography, and attempting to learn every language, but only learning single phrases. Cristina plans on attending the Fashion...

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Francisco Acuna

Reporter

Francisco Acuna is a senior working as a reporter for The Paper Cut. He is president of Latinos Unidos and he has attended Sahuaro for all four years. Frankie has a passion for fashion. He would like to study tourism after high...

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Sidney Moyers

Reporter

Sidney Moyers is a junior working as a reporter for The Paper Cut. She has a passion for reading and writing stories. She loves photography and being able to capture the moment in just a single photo. Sidney loves animals and...

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Balee Brown

Staff

Balee Brown is a Sophomore working as a Reporter for The Paper Cut. She plays softball as a pitcher. She just moved to Tucson from Willcox. She loves photography, watching movies, and listening to music.

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Danielle Mahler

Reporter

Danielle Mahler is a sophomore, working as a reporter for The Paper Cut. She's been at Sahuaro for two years, and so far loves Sahurao. She is proud to be involved in The Paper Cut and Sahuaro Marching Band. She started playing...

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Lukas Van Proosdy

Reporter

Lukas Van Proosdy is a senior working as a reporter for The Paper Cut. He is a left-handed Aquarius. He can usually be found hanging out with friends or talking to a girl. If you want to get to know him, find him and say hi....

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Jordon Valenzuela

Reporter

Jordan Valenzuela is a senior working as a reporter for The Paper Cut. He's extremely proud to be a Sahuaro Cougar for four years straight. He is very passionate about music, some of his favorite bands are Dance Gavin Dance...

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Samantha Valdez

Reporter

Samantha Valdez is a freshman, working as a reporter for The Paper Cut. Ever since she was a little girl, her family and her would always go to Mexico. Her family on both sides have ranches so the first time she got on a horse was...

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Jocelyn Reeder

Reporter

Jocelyn Reeder is a sophomore working as a reporter for The Paper Cut. She loves to dine on spaghetti and garlic bread. Jocelyn loves taking pictures, and she sees professional photography in her near future. She also loves to...

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Matt Brown

Reporter

Matt Brown is a Junior, working as a Reporter for The Paper Cut. He is constantly listening to and obsessing over EDM (Electronic Dance Music). He's new to Arizona, and (almost) always has at least one earbud in. He's consta...

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Haydee Pedersoli

Reporter

Haydee Pedersoli is a Junior, working as a Reporter for The Paper Cut. She enjoys baking and photography. She considers herself a very bubbly person and she loves to paint and read as well.

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