Editorial Staff

Daily Titan Editorial
College Park Building,
CSU Fullerton 2600 E. Nutwood Ave.,
Suite 670 Fullerton,
CA 92831-3110

Mission statement

The Daily Titan is dedicated to covering local and campus events. We strive to be accurate, non-biased and as thorough as possible.

Micah Augimeri-Lee – Editor-in-Chief
editorinchief@dailytitan.com | (657) 278-5815
Micah is the Daily Titan editor-in-chief.
Brandon Ross – Managing Editor
Brandon is currently a senior majoring in Communications with an emphasis in print journalism. This is his second semester on The Daily Titan, and first as Managing Editor. Brandon has a deep love for sports (he’s a diehard New York Yankees, New York Jets, New York Rangers, and New York Knicks fan), nineties hip hop music and traveling. He is beyond grateful to serve as the “second in command” of The Daily Titan!
Jason Rochlin – News Editor
news@dailytitan.com | (657) 278-4415
Jason Rochlin is a sophomore honors student and communications journalism major at CSUF, one of the two news editors for the Daily Titan newspaper and an assistant editor for Boom Magazine.  When he isn’t swamped with work and writing assignments, Jason loves nothing more than spending time with his friends and family or playing a good video game – particularly Nintendo titles.  Rumor has it that removing the 3DS from his pocket may actually drain him of all the energy he has.
Megan Maxey – News Editor
news@dailytitan.com | (657) 278-4415
Megan Maxey is a transfer student from Northern California. This is her first semester on the Daily Titan staff but has been a journalist for some time. She worked on her community college’s newspaper and for an online publication in Washington, D.C. With a minor in political science, Megan has goals of becoming a political journalist and working all over the globe. Her other interests include the San Francisco Giants and anything Disney.
Zack Johnston – News Assistant
Zack is a senior majoring in journalism and has been working at the Daily Titan for over five semesters. This is his first semester as a News Assistant. He has also served as the Managing Editor, the Opinion Editor, the Arts & Entertainment Editor and the Arts & Entertainment Assistant. He wants to go into either theatre reporting or casting directing.
Jillian Salas – News Assistant
Jillian is in her last semester at Cal State Fullerton. Her emphasis is broadcast journalism but has a deep love for print. Her main two hobbies are online shopping and looking at makeup tutorials on YouTube. If you ever visit the Yard House in Chino Hills, she will be more than happy to serve you a drink.
Sarah Wolstoncroft – News Assistant
Sarah is a senior majoring in journalism and minoring in sociology. This is her first semester working for the Daily Titan as a news assistant. She loves chasing down all stories that are edgy and controversial. Aside from the newsroom, you can catch her at Sunset Beach just enjoying the waves.
Emily Dieckman – Features Editor
Em Dieckman is a senior majoring in journalism and minoring in philosophy. Aside from whiling away her days in the newsroom, she enjoys singing songs, drinking tea and avoiding decisions.
Elizabeth Hummer – Features Assistant
Elizabeth Hummer is a senior majoring in journalism and minoring in business administration. Away from The Daily Titan, she works at Disneyland and holds an executive position in her sorority. Elizabeth loves to go places she’s never been and has a slight obsession with rom-coms.
Juliann Fritz – Features Assistant
Juliann is a senior at Cal State Fullerton. She is a Psychology major but she loves Journalism as a hobby. Prior to to the Daily Titan, she was a contributor for the food and lifestyle blog hedonistshedonist.com. In her spare time she enjoys being a foodie, practicing yoga, and traveling with her dog.
Rishu Bhardwaj – Opinion Editor
Rishu Bhardwaj is a 4th year English major/Sociology minor. He enjoys watching Gilmore Girls and other things. Danny Devito is his spirit animal.
Ilana LaGraff – Opinion Assistant
Ilana is going into her senior year as an English major and recently added a Journalism minor to her work-load. She loves reading and watching Netflix, and is hoping to save up enough money to buy a bike soon. Ilana hopes that everyone has a good day and stays woke.
Ashlyn Ramirez – Opinion Assistant
Ashlyn Ramirez is an Opinion Assistant for The Daily Titan. She is a senior at CSUF, majoring in communications with a print journalism emphasis. She completed a minor in English in the spring of 2016.  She is an editor for the Taste of Tahiti association that is partnered with Wilson Creek Winery in Temecula, CA. A poet in her free time, Ashlyn loves to read novels and listen to music. She also has a 2-year old shepherd mix that she likes to take with her everywhere she goes.
Kaleb Stewart – Arts & Entertainment Editor
Kaleb Stewart is the A&E editor for The Daily Titan. His primary passions include movies and video games, but he likes to frequently attend the plays at Cal State Fullerton as well. Go Titans!
Kyle Bender – Arts & Entertainment Assistant
Hayley M. Slye – Sports Editor
sports@dailytitan.com | (657) 278-3149
Hayley is a journalism and history student, focusing on sports writing and American history. She is in her third semester at The Daily Titan and her first semester as the sports editor. Her prized possession is a hat she received at the first game ever played at Pac Bell Park in San Francisco.
Eric Dominguez – Sports Assistant
Eric is a graduate student in the cinema and television department. This is his first year as a Assistant Sports Editor for the Daily Titan, but his passion for sports began at a young age. Eric enjoys various sports, but his first love has always been baseball. During his downtime, Eric enjoys visiting breweries and talking about sports, television and movies.
Harrison Faigen – Sports Assistant
Harrison Faigen is in his second year at Cal State Fullerton after transferring from Irvine Valley College, and in his first year at the Daily Titan. Harrison has had a lifelong love/obsession with sports, especially basketball. In addition to his position at the Titan, Harrison is also the associate editor-in-chief of Silver Screen and Roll and has contributed to Vice Sports, SB Nation, the Sports Fan Journal, Ridiculous Upside, and more.
Bryant Freese – Sports Assistant
Chris Sheats – Layout Editor
Christopher is a Communications major who enjoys writing sports articles, mainly basketball. His favorite team is the Chicago Bulls and he hopes to write for EPSN one day. He enjoys hanging out with friends, playing basketball, ultimate frisbee, and video games. Huge MARVEL fan. Also enjoys listening to different genres of music … except country.
Tracy Hoang – Layout Assistant
Tracy is a second year Communications major. This is her first semester at The Daily Titan as a layout assistant. In her free time, she likes to hang out with her friends, eat, and go to Universal Studios (she also loves Disney but it’s too $$$). Also a big fan of coffee and tea, so she’s frequently at Starbucks or 85c Bakery near school.
Gretchen Davey – Photo Editor
Gretchen is a Photo Communications major who has worked as a freelance photographer since 2013. In her spare time away from work and Daily Titan, she enjoys hitting the ice and watching her favorite hockey team, the Anaheim Ducks.
Katie Albertson – Photo Assistant
Natalie Goldstien – Illustrator
Natalie Goldstein is currently completing her fourth and final year at CSUF. She is a Communications (Advertising) and CTVA double major. Aside from drawing borderline offensive cartoons for the Daily Titan, she also enjoys singing, cosplaying, and overpowering others with her vast knowledge of Game of Thrones. Natalie kindly requests that you refrain from asking her to draw Donald Trump for the billionth time
Aaron Valdez – Copy Editor
Grew up Whittier, CA. Graduated from Los Altos High School in Hacienda Heights, CA and Rio Hondo College with a Associates Degree in Journalism. Played soccer competitively for most of his life, but enjoys all sports and is a die-hard L.A. sports fan. Also likes to basketball, video games, watching movies and hanging out with friends.
Kenya Barrett  – Copy Assistant
Kenya Barrett is a second year graduate student, majoring in Communications with an emphasis in entertainment journalism. Originally from Long Island, New York, she received her bachelor’s degree in Multimedia Journalism from Lynn University in 2014. In her spare time, she enjoys playing video games, reading, writing, and singing. This is Kenya’s first semester with The Daily Titan.
Sule Recinos – Copy Assistant
Sule is a senior print journalism major and in her last semester at CSUF (insert hands raise emoji here). She loves writing about community issues and events. In her spare time she works at the International House of Pancakes (IHOP). She hopes after graduating with a journalism degree to keep people informed about public affairs, urban planning issues and making an impact in the community.
Ryan Porter – Multimedia Editor
Ryan Porter is the multimedia editor at the Daily Titan. He grew up and went to school in El Segundo where he played football and baseball. Currently, he is in his fourth year at Cal State Fullerton as a broadcast journalism major and geology minor. On the side, he dabbles in photography, traveling, and binge-watching Netflix episodes.
Mia Agraviador- Multimedia Assistant
Marcy Paniagua – Social Media Editor
Marcy Paniagua is a junior majoring in Communications with a concentration in Public Relations. This is her first semester with the Daily Titan. During her free time she loves watching musicals, going to museums, and binge watching shows on Netflix.
Dan Tran – Webmaster