The Sagamore Staff 2013-2014

The Sagamore Staff 2013-2014

Editors-in-chief

Alex Friedman ’14

Q: If you could be any celebrity for a day, who would you be?
A: Miley Cyrus
Q: Who is your role model?
A: My cousin Noah
Q: What is your favorite television show?
A: Modern Family
Q: If you could be any fictional character, who would you be?
A: Aaron Sege

Alex Johnson ’14

Q: If you could be a celebrity for a day, who would you be?
A: Guy Fieri
Q: Who is your role model?
A: Rafael Nadal
Q: If you could be any fictional character, who would you be?
A: Spiderman
Q: What is your preferred brand of clothing?
A: Clothes (editor’s note: he left no further explanation)

Managing editors

Miriam El-Baz ’14, Writing

Q: If you could be a celebrity for a day, who would you be?
A: Emma Watson
Q: What is your favorite television show?
A: Pretty Little Liars
Q: If you could be any fictional character, who would you be?
A: Annie Walker from Covert Affairs
Q: What is your preferred brand of clothing?
A: J. Crew

Emma Nash ’14, Website

Q: Who is your role model?
A: Tiffany Hwang, Kanye West
Q: What is your favorite television show?
A: The X-Files, Twin Peaks
Q: What is your favorite genre of music?
A: I try to stay eclectic.

Ethan Roubenoff ’14, Visuals

Q: If you could be a celebrity for a day, who would you be?
A: Ezra Koenig
Q: Who is your role model?
A: My mom
Q: If you could be any fictional character, who would it be?
A: Calvin from Calvin and Hobbes
Q: If you could marry a celebrity, who would it be?
A: Ezra Koenig

Aaron Sege ’14, Copy

Q: If you could be a celebrity for a day, who would you be?
A: John Legend
Q: Who is your role model?
A: My brother, Adam.
Q: If you could be any fictional character, who would you be?
A: Sam Seaborn
Q: Coke or Pepsi?
A: Fanta

Jennifer Sun ’14, Layout

Q: If you could be a celebrity for a day, who would you be?
A: No one. I’m happy the way I am.
Q: What’s your dream height?
A: I don’t think about it that much.
Q: What is your favorite television show?
A: How I Met Your Mother
Q: If you could be any fictional character, who would you be?
A: Anyone in Harry Potter sans Voldemort.

Writing Editors

Jeremy Margolis ’15, News

Q: If you could be a celebrity for a day, who would you be?
A: John F. Kennedy
Q: Who is your role model?
A: Sophie Rubin and myself.
Q: What is your favorite genre of music?
A: Suave jazz
Q: Where is your favorite vacation destination?
A: Wherever my friends are!!!!!

Juliana Kaplan ’15, News

Q: Who is your role model?
A: Nora Ephron
Q: What is your favorite television show?
A: Parks and Recreation, Saturday Night Live
Q: If you could be a fictional character, who would you be?
A: Hermione Granger
Q: If you could marry a celebrity, who would it be?
A: Darren Criss

Emmanuel D’Agostino ’15, Opinions

Q: Who is your role model?
A: Richard Feynman
Q: What is your favorite television show?
A: The Twilight Zone
Q: What is your favorite brand of clothing?
A: Brooks Brothers

Kate Finnerty ’15, Arts

Q: Who is your role model?
A: Akemi Homura
Q: What is your favorite television show?
A: Gravity Falls
Q: What is your favorite genre of music?
A: Anything that Marina and the Diamonds sings

Seth Coven ’15, Sports

Q: If you could be a celebrity for a day, who would you be?
A: 2 Chainz
Q: What is your favorite television show?
A: The Following
Q: What is your preferred brand of clothing?
A: Nike Sweatshirts

Layout

Alua Noyan ’15, News

Q: If you could be a celebrity for a day, who would you be?
A: Emma Watson
Q: Who is your role model?
A: Jennifer Sun
Q: What is your preferred brand of clothing?
A: Juicy Couture

Conor Amrien ’15, Opinions

Q: If you could be a celebrity for a day, who would you be?
A: Morgan Freeman
Q: What’s your dream height?
A: 7’7″
Q: Who is your role model?
A: Ray Bradbury, Rick Riordan, my father, Joseph Heller, my mother, my sister, and countless others
Q: What is your favorite television show?
A: Psych

Sam Klein ’16, Opinions

Q: If you could be a celebrity for a day, who would you be?
A: Michael Franti
Q: Who is your role model?
A: Father Damien
Q: What is your favorite television show?
A: F Troop
Q: If you could be any fictional character, who would you be?
A: Jack Crabb from Little Big Man

Aria Wong ’15, Centerspread

Q: If you could be a celebrity for a day, who would you be?
A: Ellen
Q: What’s your dream height?
A: Taller than my sister (about 5’7″)
Q: What is your favorite television show?
A: Lost, The Walking Dead

Jason Lammers ’15, Sports

Q: If you could be a celebrity for a day, who would you be?
A: Morgan Freeman
Q: Who is your role model?
A: My grandmother
Q: If you could be any fictional character, who would you be?
A: The Cookie Monster
Q: What is your preferred brand of clothing?
A: Onesies

Maya Margolis ’15, Arts

Q: If you could be a celebrity for a day, who would you be?
A: Emma Watson
Q: Who is your role model?
A: Jennifer Sun
Q: What is your favorite television show?
A: Friends, How I Met Your Mother

Website

Matthias Muendel ’14, Sports

Q: Who is your role model?
A: My dad
Q: If you could be any fictional character, who would you be?
A: Ronald Bilius Weasley
Q: What is your preferred brand of clothing?
A: My style is very eclectic.

Sophia Rintell ’15, Arts

Q: If you could be a celebrity for a day, who would you be?
A: Beyoncé
Q: Who is your role model?
A: Beyoncé
Q: What is your favorite television show?
A: Grey’s Anatomy

Rebecca Segal ’14, Social Media

Q: Who is your role model?
A: Emma Watson
Q: What is your favorite television show?
A: How I Met Your Mother
Q: If you could marry a celebrity, who would it be?
A: Zac Efron

Visuals

Talia Burstein ’14, Contributing Visuals

Giovana Castro ’15, Contributing Visuals

Barker Colbert-Regan ’14, Visuals

Caroline Fishkin ’14, Visuals

Q: If you could be a celebrity for a day, who would you be?
A: I like to think of myself as a celebrity.
Q: Who is your role model?
A: Emma Watson
Q: What is your favorite television show?
A: Modern Family

Sophie Rubin ’14, Visuals

Q: If you could be a celebrity for a day, who would you be?
A: I would be Meryl Streep.
Q: Who is your role model?
A: I am my own role model…is that possible?
Q: What is your favorite television show?
A: My favorite television show is either Friends, Grey’s Anatomy or, currently, Homeland.
Q: If you could marry a celebrity, who would it be?
A: I would marry Tom Hanks!!!!!

Mia Svirsky ’14, Contributing Visuals

Copy

Irene Gilbert ’14

Q: Who is your role model?
A: Tina Fey, Eleanor Roosevelt
Q: What is your favorite television show?
A: 30 Rock, Arrested Development and Snog, Marry, Avoid
Q: What is your favorite brand of clothing?
A: I once bought an amazing sweater from a vendor on Bondi Beach, so that.

Ashley Lee ’15

Q: Who is your role model?
A: J. K. Rowling
Q: What is your favorite television show?
A: Gilmore Girls
Q: What is your favorite genre/type of music?
A: K-pop, J-pop, Vocaloid music…but really anything with good lyrics.
Q: If you could be any fictional character who would you be?
A: Probably either Rory Gilmore or Mia Thermopolis

Business

Tasoula Burk ’14, Business Manager

Q: Who is your role model?
A: My grandpa
Q: What is your favorite television show?
A: The Voice
Q: What is your favorite genre of music?
A: Country
Q: If you could marry a celebrity, who would it be?
A: Luke Bryan

Lily Böhkle ’15

Q: If you could be a celebrity for a day, who would you be?
A: Miley Cyrus
Q: Who is your role model?
A: Jack Johnson
Q: What is your favorite television show?
A: Criminal Minds

 Anthony Poluyanoff ’14

Q: If you be a celebrity for a day, who would you be?
A: George Clooney
Q: Who is your role model?
A: Any doctor
Q: What is your favorite television show?
A: Parks and Recreation

JK Suh ’15

Q: If you could be a celebrity for a day, who would you be?
A: A$AP Rocky
Q: Who is your role model?
A: Seth Coven
Q: If you could marry a celebrity, who would it be?
A: Chloe Moretz

Eoin Walsh ’15

Q: If you could be a celebrity for a day, who would you be?
A: Jeremy Lin or Tim Tebow.
Q: Who is your role model?
A: Jesus Christ and my parents
Q: What is your favorite television show?
A: Top Gear on BBC, Friday Night Lights, How I Met Your Mother
Q: If you could be any fictional character, who would you be?
A: Indiana Jones

Human Resources

Pearl Choi ’14, Human Resources Manager

Q: If you could be a celebrity for a day, who would you be?
A: Bruce Jenner
Q: Who is your role model?
A: Jesus
Q: What is your favorite television show?
A: Orange is the New Black

Ben Gladstone ’14, Public Relations Manager

Q: If you could be a celebrity for a day, who would you be?
A: Barack Obama
Q: What is your favorite television show?
A: The Charlie Brown holiday specials
Q: What is your favorite vacation destination?
A: Bexley, OH
Q: If you could marry a celebrity, who would it be?
A: Ariel Cohen. I wouldn’t marry any current celebrity, but she’ll be one someday!

Staff Writers

Steven Bushey ’15

Q: If you could be a celebrity for a day, who would you be?
A: Kim Kardashian
Q: Who is your role model?
A: Paris Hilton
Q: What is your favorite television show?
A: Keeping up with the Kardashians

Sarah Cardwell-Smith ’15

Q: Who is your role model?
A: My mom.
Q: What is your favorite television show?
A: New Girl
Q: If you could be any fictional character, who would you be?
A: Carrie from The Carrie Diaries

Vanessa Chin ’15

Q: If you could be a celebrity for a day, who would you be?
A: Zooey Deschanel
Q: Who is your role model?
A: Malcolm Gladwell
Q: If you could be a fictional character, who would it be?
A: Katniss Everdeen
Q: If you could marry a celebrity, who would it be?
A: Dave Franco

Clasby Chope ’16

Q: What is your favorite genre of music?
A: Alternative
Q: If you could be a fictional character, who would you be?
A: Detective Benson
Q: If you could marry any celebrity, who would you be?
A: Colton Haynes

Noa Dalzell ’16

Q: If you could be a celebrity for a day, who would you be?
A: LeBron James
Q: If you could be any fictional character, who would you be?
A: Peter Griffin
Q: What is your preferred brand of clothing?
A: Whatever’s on sale.

Hannah Davis ’16

Q: Who is your role model?
A: Miranda Kerr
Q: What is your favorite television show?
A: Parks and Recreation
Q: What is your favorite brand of clothing?
A: Rag and Bone
Q: If you could marry a celebrity, who would it be?
A: Justin Timberlake

Lizzy Filine ’16

Q: If you could be a celebrity for a day, who would you be?
A: Steve Prefontaine in 1974
Q: What is your favorite genre of music?
A: Folk
Q: If you could be any fictional character, who would you be?
A: Nancy Drew!

Edmund Geschickter ’16

Q: What is your favorite television show?
A: Scandal
Q: What is your favorite genre of music?
A: Hip-hop
Q: If you could be any fictional character, who would you be?
A: Tony Stark

Sarah Gladstone ’16

Q: If you could be a celebrity for a day, who would you be?
A: Missy Higgins
Q: Who is your role model?
A: My brother
Q: If you could marry a celebrity, who would it be?
A: Patrick Dempsey

Dan Hayes ’16

Q: If you could be a celebrity for a day, who would you be?
A: Zachary Quinto
Q: Who is your role model?
A: Sivon Irvings
Q: What is your favorite television show?
A: The Walking Dead

Tyler Knight ’15

Q: Who is your role model?
A: Bill Gates
Q: What is your favorite television show?
A: Mythbusters
Q: What is your favorite genre of music?
A: Electronic

Ben Miller-Schmidt ’15

Q: What is your dream height?
A: I’m content with my current 6’1″.
Q: Who is your role model?
A: My dad, my sixth-grade teacher.
Q: What is your favorite television show?
A: Friday Night Lights
Q: If you could be any fictional character, who would it be?
A: Harry Potter would be pretty sweet.

Robby Lamont, ’16

Q: If you could be a celebrity for a day, who would you be?
A: Robert Downey Jr.
Q: What is your favorite television show?
A: Community
Q: What is your favorite of music?
A: Alternative, like Of Monsters and Men
Q: What is your favorite vacation destination?
A: Italy

Hannah Lowenstein ’16

Q: If you could be a celebrity for a day, who would you be?
A: Florence Welch of Florence + the Machine
Q: Who is your role model?
A: Amanda Palmer
Q: If you could be any fictional character, who would you be?
A: Hermione Granger

Kendall McGowan ’16

Q: Who is your role model?
A: Hillary Clinton
Q: What is your favorite television show?
A: The Daily Show
Q: What is your preferred brand of clothing?
A: THRIFT SHOP!!!!

Isabel Meyers ’16

Q: If you could be a celebrity for a day, who would you be?
A: I would be Beyoncé, because she is flawless.
Q: What is your favorite television show?
A: My favorite TV show is Criminal Minds.
Q: If you could be any fictional character, who would it be?
A: I would definitely be Lucy from the Chronicles of Narnia series.

Sarah Olafsson ’14

Q: If you could be a celebrity for the day who would it be?
A: Not be but be with: Ellen.
Q: If you could be any fictional character who would you be?
A: Spongebob.
Q: What is your favorite brand of clothing?
A: I don’t care for brands.

Maya Piken ’16

Mairin Quillen ’16

Q: If you could be a celebrity for a day, who would you be?
A: Beyoncé
Q: What is your favorite television show?
A: Bones
Q: If you could be any fictional character, who would you be?
A: Lyra from the His Dark Materials series

Sasha Saias ’16

Q: If you could be a celebrity for a day, who would you be?
A: Marilyn Monroe
Q: Who is your role model?
A: My best friend
Q: What is your favorite television show?
A: Charmed
Q: What is your favorite genre of music?
A: Classical

Jake Smith ’16

Q: Who is your role model?
A: Steve Jobs
Q: What is your favorite television show?
A: American Horror Story
Q: What is your favorite genre of music?
A: EDM

Jacob Steinfeld ’15

Q: Who is your role model?
A: Ben Affleck
Q: What is your favorite genre of music?
A: R&B
Q: If you could be any fictional character, who would you be?
A: Ron Burgundy
Q: If you could marry a celebrity, who would it be?
A: Natalie Portman

Rosa Stern Pait ’16

Q: If you could be a celebrity for a day, who would you be?
A: Alan Rickman
Q: Who is your role model?
A: Helena Bonham Carter
Q: What is your favorite television show?
A: Get Smart
Q: What is your favorite genre of music?
A: Opera

 Sofia Tong ’16

Q: Who is your role model?
A: Becca Fischer and my mom
Q: If you could be any fictional character, who would you be?
A: The Little Prince
Q: Coke or Pepsi?
A: Never tried either.

Faculty Advisers

Marcella Anderson

Q: Who is your role model?
A: My husband
Q: What is your favorite television show?
A: Orange is the New Black
Q: What is your favorite genre of music?
A: Bluegrass/Folk
Q: If you could be any fictional character, who would you be?
A: Elizabeth Bennet, of course!
Q: Where is your favorite vacation destination?
A: Anywhere by bicycle

Lindsay Wise

Q: If you could be a celebrity for a day, who would you be?
A: Padma Lakshmi
Q: Who is your role model?
A: Sting
Q: What is your favorite television show?
A: The Wire
Q: What is your favorite genre of music?
A: Leave it to Pandora…
Q: What is your preferred brand of clothing?
A: Anthropologie