Ralph Jeanty is a junior studying Computer Science and Business Administration. Besides Illumin, he is a part of LavaLab, and AcceptED USC. In his free time, he enjoys fashion, philosophy, reading, traveling and listening to wide-range of music.
Antonina Mintcheva is a sophomore studying Biomedical Engineering with an Electrical Engineering Emphasis and a minor in Computer Programming. Alongside Illumin, she is part of MEDesign, a medical device design club and Theta Tau, a professional co-ed engineering society. In her free time, she also enjoys rock climbing, snowboarding, traveling, and painting.
Hashim Alshihari is a senior studying Chemical Engineering. He is originally from Mecca, Saudi Arabia but came to Los Angeles for college. Besides Illumin, Hashim is a part of Alpha Lambda Delta as the Co-Director of Social Media and a member of the Chem-E-Car team at USC. In his free time, Hashim enjoys exploring new music, traveling, and reading novels.
Timothy Wang is a current senior at USC majoring in computer science and minoring in screenwriting originally from Seattle, WA. Outside of Illumin Magazine, Timothy is the treasurer of Queers in Engineering, Science, and Technology (QuEST) and a student researcher with the JAUNTS Lab at USC’s Information Sciences Institute (ISI). He enjoys reading, creative writing, and going on long road trips.
Henry Vu is a senior majoring in Computer Science/Games with a minor in Blockchain. Henry was originally born in Vietnam and he went to the U.S. when he was fouteenth all by himself. On campus, Henry is a member of HackSC, LavaLab, and ProductSC. He loves meditating, reading, playing soccer and traveling.
Kaisey McCallion is a first year MFA student in the John C. Hench Division of Animation at USC. He grew up in the small town of Myersville in Maryland, and received his Bachelors of Science in 2019 from St. Mary’s College of Maryland in Applied Physics and Studio Art. When he’s not animating he enjoys sailing, mountain biking, and restoring his 1992 Jeep Cherokee.
Stephen Bucher is the Director of the Engineering Writing Program at the USC Viterbi School of Engineering. He is the founder of and faculty adviser to Illumin magazine.