Tatum Mapes is a freshman at Redlands East Valley High School. In her first year in Ethic News, she is willing to contribute to the program in any way possible. Outside of school she is involved in several extra activities including giving piano lessons, playing three instruments, participating in theater, and fulfilling responsibilities at home as a part of a large family. At REV, Tatum is involved in choir, badminton, as well the theater program on campus. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and watching The Office. As she becomes more equipped to high school life, she is looking forward to connecting with students and writing about topics they can relate to. After high school, she wishes to attend a rigorous college and help people.
Alex Plasencia is a senior at Citrus Valley High School and the editor of the Self and Style section. A hopeful Riverside Community College Sociology major, Alex thrives in English and History classes. She is excited to write for the fashion and opinion columns for her first year at ETHIC. She loves buying clothes, even to the extent of accidentally buying something twice. “My biggest inspiration is definitely my dad,” she says, “he taught me to be original and to be proud of it.”
Gabe Stanfield is a freshman at Citrus Valley High School and a staff photographer for ETHIC News. His goal for high school is to maintain good grades all four years. Gabe hopes join the soccer team and play on varsity at some point in his school career. At home, Gabe’s siblings are Matthew and Luke. When he is not at school, he enjoys hanging out with friends and playing soccer.
Zoë Myers is a senior at Citrus Valley High School. Not only is she the Editor-in-Chief of Ethic News, she is also the president of PossAbilities club, an organization that allies with and advocates for disabled students on the CV campus, an active participant in her school orchestra and a dancer in the Pacific Islanders club. ETHIC allows her to provide accurate and important information in order to educate the community so that students can reach out and give a voice to society’s voiceless. In the future, Myers wants to pursue international journalism or social work.
Willie Malveaux is 17 years old and is in his senior year at REV. He is ETHIC’s new STEM editor. Willie joined ETHIC this year in hopes of contributing to his school and community in a positive way. Outside of ETHIC, he runs cross country and publishes small android apps and games. Willie plans to go to a four-year college and hopes to major in computer science.