The Irvington Voice

2021-2022 Staff

Suyash Lakhmani
News Editor

Suyash Lakhmani

Suyash (11) is in his second year with The Voice and is serving as a news editor. He joined The Voice to help serve Irvington, and to give him an excuse to write. When he isn’t procrastinating on everything or reading the AP...

Kelly Feng
News Editor

Kelly Feng

Kelly is a senior at Irvington. She enjoys journalism because it’s an easygoing class and a learning experience. She wants to graduate as soon as possible.

Sadhana Chari
Student Life Editor

Sadhana Chari

Sadhana (11) is thrilled to be back for her second year in journalism and first year as Student Life Editor. She joined The Voice to be more involved in the Irvington community  (while enjoying free food and a trip to San Fra...

Cindy Yu
Opinions Editor

Cindy Yu

Cindy Yu (12) is excited to be an Opinions Editor for the Voice this year. Her hobbies include buying new books and never finishing them, planning for the holiday season, and binging cry-worthy movies. If you ever come across...

Isabella Lam
Opinions Editor

Isabella Lam

Isabella Lam (12) is an Opinions Editor for the Irvington Voice and is excited for her third year of journalism. She enjoys baking and spends an unfortunate amount of time looking through random Wikipedia articles. Most of the...

Mykal Mashack
Entertainment Editor

Mykal Mashack

Mykal Mashack (11) is excited to be the Entertainment Editor in her second year at The Voice. She joined journalism to improve her writing skills and get to know the student body (hopefully not over Zoom this time). In her fr...

Urmi Mandal
Features Editor

Urmi Mandal

Urmi Mandal (11) is looking forward to her second year at the Irvington Voice as Features Editor. She joined to find some fun and meaning out of IHS's campus before she graduates. Her pastimes include reading and painting. Find her ...

Aditya Bashyam
Humor Editor

Aditya Bashyam

Aditya Bashyam(11) is the co-editor of The Voice’s Humor section. He joined The Voice to gain a deeper understanding of the student community around him and to undergo a grueling and deathly quest to discover Irvington’s secre...

Vivek Garg
Sports Editor

Vivek Garg

Vivek Garg (12) is the sports editor for the Voice. He has always loved reading the news and is excited to contribute to the newspaper. He joined The Voice to learn more about journalism. In his free time, he loves watching ol...

Sophie Mo
Staff Writer

Sophie Mo

Sophie (11) is a staff writer for the Irvington Voice. This is her first year writing for the newspaper, and she looks forward to working with the rest of the team to provide Irvington with the most immersive news and content...

Ingrid Lu
Staff Writer

Ingrid Lu

Ingrid Lu (11) is a staff writer at the Irvington Voice. This is her first year in journalism, and she’s very excited to work with people who are just as passionate about writing as she is. When she has time, she likes reading...

Ojas Vatsyayan
Staff Writer

Ojas Vatsyayan

Ojas Vatsyayan(10) is entering his first year of being in the Voice. He loves reading, playing tennis, and playing video games. He also enjoys pining for a PS5(why are they out of stock everywhere?). Aside from his clearly fascinat...

Nichelle Wong
Staff Writer

Nichelle Wong

Nichelle Wong (12) is a staff writer for the Voice. This is her first year here, and she looks forward to expanding her writing repertoire outside of creative writing to include journalism. In her free time, she enjoys writing, ...

Rosalyn Weng
Staff Writer

Rosalyn Weng

Rosalyn (11) is surviving, but not thriving, and slightly dying, but happily continues writing for the Voice. She wishes to learn about the interesting strangers of Irvington High School as a staff writer and hopes to develop her...

Riya Parekh
Staff Writer

Riya Parekh

Riya (12) is excited to be a first year staff writer for the Voice. She joined journalism to interview diverse people and eat good food on workdays. In her free time, Riya enjoys badgering her family members, eating Taco Bell, and ...

Ananya Anand
Staff Writer

Ananya Anand

Ananya (11) is a first year staff writer at the Irvington Voice. She joined the Voice because she wants to contribute back to the Irvington community and further her passion for writing. In her free time, Ananya enjoys bingin...

Helen Yuan
Staff Writer

Helen Yuan

Helen (11) is excited to be joining The Voice as a staff writer. This year, she is looking forward to learning all of Irvington’s juicy secrets through the newspaper. In her free time, Helen enjoys binging anime and clicking thro...

Emily Shu
Staff Writer

Emily Shu

Emily Shu (10) is excited to be a staff writer for the Irvington Voice this year. She’s grateful to be given this opportunity to join because she’s always wanted to know what goes on behind the scenes for newspapers, and ...

Crystal Chen
Staff Writer

Crystal Chen

Crystal Chen (10) is excited to work for the IHS Voice as a staff writer this year. She enjoys practicing digital art and reading manhuas (Chinese mangas). If she ever is left alone in a comfortable and safe place, you would most ...

Anika Konkati
Staff Writer

Anika Konkati

Anika Konkati (11) is a staff writer for the Irvington Voice. Her love for meeting new people and writing led her to the school newspaper. She likes video games, music, video game music, and collecting cute erasers....

Tanmay Lakhotia
Humans Editor

Tanmay Lakhotia

Tanmay (12) is excited to be the Humans editor in his second year at the Voice. He joined for the jackets but reluctantly stayed on for the parties. In his free time, he enjoys photography and martial arts. Belgium milk chocolate is...

Jay Phatak
Broadcast Editor

Jay Phatak

Jay Phatak (12) is Broadcast Manager for The Voice, running the podcast in his second year working for the newspaper. Since he already has too much writing to do as a senior, he would like to edit podcast episodes rather than ar...

Anushka Nair
Humans Editor & Editor-in-Chief

Anushka Nair

Anushka Nair (12) is excited to be Vol. 30’s co-Editor-In-Chief along with Geetika and co-Humans Editor along with Tanmay. She joined The Voice as a sophomore after obsessively reading the paper during advisory and finds it to...

Geetika Mahajan
Humor Editor & Editor in Chief

Geetika Mahajan

Geetika (12) is this year's humor editor and editor-in-chief. Her hobbies include baking cakes at one AM and befriending stray cats. In her free time, she can be found scrolling through Zillow and apartments.com, getting emotion...

Sumukh Murthy
Web Editor

Sumukh Murthy

Sumukh Murthy (12) is currently the Web editor for the Irvington Voice. You will often find him reading, coding, biking, and playing video games, and occasionally remembering to do his work in between. He is committed to providing ne...

Lynnette Chavez
Photos Editor

Lynnette Chavez

Lynnette (10) is first year photo editor for The Voice Vol. 30. Other than working on the paper, you can find her playing volleyball, baking, stargazing or hanging with her church friends. She is a Utah-born Bay Area transplant...

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