The Milken Roar

2020-2021 Staff

Alexa Dardashty

Alexa Dardashty is a senior, and Co-Editor-in-Chief of the Roar here at Milken. She has two much older sisters and plans on staying in California after she graduates. Alexa also loves her maltese, Bruno. She likes to be involved...

Rachael Namvar

Rachael Namvar

Rachael is a senior at Milken in her first year with The Roar. She decided to join The Roar for her love of writing articles about fashion, current events, and spotlight articles. She is the chair of a new YOZMA group, Equal Jus...

Elinor Barnea

Elinor Barnea

Elinor is a senior at Milken in her first year with The Roar. Her favorite topics to write about include fashion, personal stories, and culture. In her free time, she enjoys fantasizing about living in New York, spending time with...

Kayla Nickfardjam

Kayla Nickfardjam

Kayla is a senior at Milken and the Co-Editor-in-Chief for The Roar. Kayla joined The Roar in her sophomore year and since then has enjoyed writing about the Milken community and creating video content. Kayla hopes to spend h...

Jack Behar

Jack Behar

Jack Behar is a senior and this is his third year on the roar. He is serving as Deputy Editor for the paper. He enjoys writing articles about politics, sports, and music. He hopes that he can provide insightful input on the most rel...

Sofia Goldenstein

Sofia Goldenstein

Sofia Goldenstein is a junior at Milken and this is her second year taking journalism. She enjoys writing about school events and tv shows. “I love to use journalism as a means to express myself,” she says. To her, journalism is...

Spencer Davis

Spencer Davis

Spencer Davis is a sophomore at Milken in his first year writing with The Roar. Spencer’s a really unique guy, he spends his afternoons watching YouTube, talking with friends, and playing Among Us, really riveting and original ...

Alexa Dardashty

Alexa Dardashty

Alexa Dardashty is a junior at Milken in her first year with The Roar. She enjoys writing about fashion, news, food, culture, and travel. She is the 11th-grade Mazkira of this year and also enjoys playing on Milken’s Tennis te...

Natalie Tabibian

Natalie Tabibian

Natalie Tabibian is excited to spend her senior year as Co-Editor-In-Chief! After joining The Roar in her sophomore year, she has written a variety of articles about politics, Milken events, and more. When she is not frantically fin...

Edward Gillman

Edward Gillman

Teddy Gilman is a sophomore and this is his first year writing for the Roar. He hopes to write about Milken's place in the wider community, in addition to current events. In his free time, he's an avid T.V. streamer, botanist...

Leila Soleimani

Leila Soleimani

Leila Soleimani is a junior at Milken in her first year with The Roar. She is currently the Co-Representative of her house and loves helping her fellow students, teachers, and community through YOZMA. She hopes to write a mul...

Ari Karpel

Ari Karpel

Mr. Karpel’s biggest goal in his teaching is giving students the skills they really need. This is Mr. Karpel’s third year working as a Journalism and English teacher at Milken. For his first two years, he taught 9th grade ...

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