Team

Executive Board

David Brown

Editor-in-Chief

Harrison Beard

Executive Editor

Warren Chen

Executive Officer

Aaryaman Sheoran

Managing Editor

Senior Section Editors

Ross Reggio

Senior Politics Editor

Lan Phan

Senior Economics Editor

Bruno Youn

Senior Philosophy Editor

Melia Wong

Senior International Relations Editor

Staff Bios

Editor-in-Chief

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David Brown is a Neuroscience & Philosophy major focusing in pharmacology and biotechnology. He is a member of the debate and slam poetry teams, the dorm president of Fawcett Hall, and a member of the American Enterprise Institute Executive Council. He has participated in competitive slam poetry for 3 years and self-published the poetry book “Demons Fly First Class”. When he’s not writing or working, David is probably playing ping-pong or Pokemon.

 

 

Executive Editor

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Harry Beard now studies mathematical economics and statistics at the University of Pennsylvania, but he still co-runs the Radius from across the continent. His interests lie in macroeconomic modeling and international finance, and he is currently a summer credit analysis intern at MW Eaglewood in New York City. Last summer, he conducted economic and real estate research in Mongolia and Myanmar. At Claremont, he was an Arthur Adams research fellow for international political economy, a research assistant for the Keck Center for International and Strategic Studies, and a research analyst at the Lowe Institute of Political Economy. In his free time, Harry enjoys traveling, drinking boba tea, and reading the works of great economists like Daron Acemoglu and Bob Shiller.

Executive Officer


Warren Chen is an Economics & Engineering major with a particular interest in tech startups. In addition to serving as executive officer of Claremont Radius, he is a writer for both the Claremont Independent and the Golden Antlers. Throughout high school, Warren gained experience advertising and marketing for local charities. In his downtime he enjoys dancing, riding horses, and playing the recorder.

Managing editor

Aaryaman Sheoran is a dual major in Economics & Math with a fascination for developmental economics and international relations. In high school, he founded and edited a journal on politics, history, and economics read by over eight thousand students across two nations. While not working, Aaryaman loves watching soccer, playing ping pong, and watching British comedy shows. 

Associate Executive

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Zoey Ryu is a Government & Computer Science major with a passion for refugee rights and Feminism. Zoey is the president of Zen Yoga Club and VP of the 5C Refugee Advocacy. In high school, Zoey founded a magazine under 10 Media and wrote for The Korea Times. In her spare time, she loves to paint, sing, and drink lots of Yerba Mate.

Senior Writer

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Sam Fraser is an International Relations major with an interest in politics and global issues. In addition to the Claremont Radius, Sam is a staff writer for The Golden Antlers. In high school, Sam served as an opinion columnist and Managing Editor of his school’s nationally-awarded student newspaper. On weekends, Sam enjoys hiking, mountain biking, and exploring the beaches of Southern California.

Editors

Lan Phan is an Economics & Engineering major interested in finance and entrepreneurship. On campus, she is the Director of Interactive Programs at College Programming Board and the Chair of Innovations at Claremont Women in Business; off campus, she works as a lead intern at a Los Angeles-based venture capital firm on their soon-launching travel startup. For over seven years before CMC, Lan led the Model UN program at her schools, organized MUN conferences, and there found her passion for political philosophy and debates. In her free time, Lan reads, day trades, watches political comedy shows, and composes music.

 

 

 

Ross Reggio is a Biology & Legal Studies dual major passionate about marine biology in addition to medical and environmental patent law. He has served on CMCs Academic Integrity PSR Committee and the current employee of an independent appellate attorney. He received the Sewanee Book Award for excellence in writing, worked as a writing tutor for all grades, and worked closely with federal law makers and attorneys in the 5th Circuit and in the United States House of Representatives. When he’s not busy, Ross enjoys swimming, going on reddit (mostly to see the daily aww), and wishing he had the ability to fly.

 

 

 

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Melia Wong is a Government major with a passion for constitutional law and the 2016 presidential candidates. She is a proponent of saying what you mean eloquently. When words fail her in the moment, you can be sure she'll write about it later. You may find her working at the Ath, practicing piano, and reading the New York Times with a cup of Earl Grey. She enjoys swimming and writing old-fashioned letters.

 

 

 

 

 

Bruno Youn is an Economics & Government major with interests in mathematics and Spanish. He is a consultant for SOURCE Nonprofit Consulting and is deeply involved in multiple committees there. If not occupied with work, Bruno can usually be found practicing piano or hitting the gym. Bruno enjoys checking out and reading random books from the library, obsessively browsing political articles, and most of all–sleeping.

 
 
 

 

Content Writers

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Daniel Walker is an Economics & Finance major with a love for politics global events. On campus, he is a member of the surf club, a senior analyst at Sagehen investments, and a research assistant at the Lowe Institute for Political Economy. In his free time, Daniel hikes, reads, and buys old watches on Ebay.

 

 

 

 

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Chris Raguz is a Philosophy & International Relations major with a passion for human rights. Chris is a fellow at the Mgrublian Center for Human Rights completing research involving gentrification. In high school, he competed in public forum debate and ranked 17th in the country. In his spare time, Chris enjoys reading, Cleveland sports, and taking “power-naps”.

 

 

 

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Nova Quaoser is an Economics & Neuroscience major with an interest in all things political. He started his high school’s model UN program, participated in debate, and developed newscasts and video stories for his school newspaper. Outside of working at the Roberts Environmental Center and mock trial, Nova enjoys playing funk piano and exploring photography by taking horribly bad photos.

 

 

 

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James Dail is an Economics major who loves global politics and the financial world. In addition to writing for Claremont Radius, he is a member of the Drier Roundtable of Scholars. In his free time,  you will probably find him eating tacos, reading a book, or watching a Cubs game.

 

 

 

 

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Alanna DeMuro is a Government & Economics major interested in politics, government reform, and the 2016 election. Alanna is on the CMS Swim Team and a member of the 5C Republican Club. In high school she was an active member of the Model UN Team and won an award from Wyoming Young Authors for non-fiction writing. In Alanna’s spare time, she enjoys adventuring in the mountains, watching Scandal, and traveling.

 

 

 

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Jenifer Hanki is an Economics & Art major interested in entrepreneurship and international relations. Jenifer is member of the Model United Nations team, photographer and layout designer of yearbook committee, player for the 5C Women’s Rugby team, and member of Art Council. In high school, Jenifer served as the Model United Nations Senior Staff and Coach and was nominated for the high school Writing Composition Award. In her spare time, Jenifer loves to dance, draw, and make things with her hands.

 

 

 

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Tobin Hansen is an International Relations &  Economics major who is interested in international development and trade policy. Outside of the Radius, Tobin is a Consultant for SOURCE Non-Profit Consulting. Throughout high school he was an active member of his Model United Nations program where he fostered his love for international economics. In his spare time, he loves to play tennis and talk politics.

 

 

 

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Zubin Jotwani is an Economics & Government major with an interest in politics and world affairs. In high school, he participated in and led his school’s Model United Nations program. When not working, Zubin enjoys reading The Economist, watching period dramas, and scrutinizing Chelsea’s most recent performances.

 

 

 

 

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Jessica Kim is a Neuroscience major.  She is also a staff writer for the CMC Forum, ASCMC Senator on the Campus Improvement Committee, and Secretary of IDEA club. In high school, Jessica was a member of the International Public Debate Program and founded her school's debate team.  She was Vice President of her Youth and Government delegation which helped develop her interest in politics. When not working, Jessica can be found sleeping, singing, or taking walks.

 

 

 

 

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Nick Sage is a Government & History major with a passion for public affairs and policy. Nick is also a research assistant at the Rose Institute of State and Local Government where he participates in research projects related to California politics. Recently, he worked as a curator for a small Seattle startup called ActiveGiver writing blog posts and website blurbs on a variety of political issues in the United States. When he has down time he enjoys writing Downton Abbey fan fiction, which has been described as "the greatest and most important writing of our time" -anonymous. He also maintains a plethora of Joe Biden memorabilia, of which he is an avid collector.

 

 

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Seth Taylor-Brill is Philosophy and Economics dual major interested in game theory and behavioral economics. Seth is a rookie on the Claremont Brain Eaters Club Ultimate team. In high school, Seth participated in debate and Model United Nations, eventually going to the 2016 Collegiate Harvard World MUN Conference in Rome. In his spare time, Seth enjoys playing chess, rowing, and sleeping.

Photographers

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Alicia Tsai is a Psychology major with a dual in Biology. Alicia is the College Programming board photographer, runs the CMC admission and Athenaeum social media accounts, and is a member of the 5C women's rugby team. She has been running a self-started photography business since high school and has taken numerous headshots, event photos, and group shots. She loves to ball out on the courts and is a die hard Lakers and Dodgers fan.