Class of 2023

16195365_10210126904061463_2528511742171603780_nMachelle Noel | Founder, Managing Editor & Host
M.A | Digital Media Production | SDSU
Machelle is known for making waves on-air, on-camera and online! She is a professional geek and loves to dabble in all things geek! With the “personality of a Girl Scout and a self-proclaimed Power Ranger”, she is a walking encyclopedia of 80s movie knowledge and has no shame binge-watching movie after movie for the ‘crying moments’ every single time. Follow her adventures as ‘Lois Lane’ via Instagram @MachelleNoelTV.

unnamedLauren Badilla | Writing Contributor
B.A | Communications | UCLA
Lauren is a senior and transfer student at UCLA who will be graduating in June with her bachelor’s degree in communications. During her time in college, she has been especially interested in focusing on journalism and public relations as potential career paths. Lauren has always been passionate about storytelling which is why she enjoys writing, movies, TV, and music because they help bring stories to life for many people to enjoy. In particular, she is a huge fan of Disney, Marvel, and the Harry Potter franchise and enjoys listening to indie/alternative music. When she is not binge-watching the latest show or listening to her favorite albums on repeat, Lauren loves fashion, playing piano, baking, and spending time with her friends and family. She is very excited to be interning for GeekRockTV as the program will give her a chance to put her skills to the test while utilizing her love of all things pop culture! |  View My Articles 

me professionalLindsey Pacela | Writing Contributor
B.A | Journalism & Psychology | University of La Verne
Lindsey Pacela is an honors and double major senior in journalism and psychology at the University of La Verne. Her love for psychology and getting to know people combined with a passion for writing makes her a good journalist. She has worked as the editor in chief for her University’s Magazine, as well as the news editor for her University’s Newspaper. Lindsey plans to continue her education, working towards her masters degree in psychology. In the future, she would like to work as a therapist while doing freelance journalism. She is a self-starter, a finisher of projects and known for being extremely resourceful. She holds an infectious, enthusiastic “can do” attitude. In her free time, she enjoys being with her family and friends, practicing yoga, and playing the ukulele. Follow her via LinkedIn or Twitter | View My Articles

Headshot 2Jaden Goldfain | Writing Contributor
B.A | Writing | Point Loma Nazarene Univ
Jaden Goldfain is entering her final semester as an undergrad pursuing a B.A. in Writing with a minor in Philosophy from Point Loma Nazarene University. She’s a poet creatively and is currently working on an honors project exploring poetry as a subconscious phenomenon. She also works as a writing consultant in PLNU’s Writing Center and enjoys nothing more than helping a student piece together a thesis. Outside of school, she’s ridiculously obsessed with BTS, having been ARMY for about a year. She can also tell you more about Stranger Things than you ever needed to know, is an avid Star Wars fan, can sing along to the entire Hamilton soundtrack, and will always be down to watch pretty much any movie in existence. Twitter: @j_goldfain | View My Articles

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Jordan Stokes | Writing Contributor
B.A | Writing  | Point Loma Nazarene Univ
Jordan Stokes is a writer currently studying at Point Loma. Her writing has previously been published in Driftwood and Thimble Literary Magazine. When she is not reading or writing she dabbles in baking, beach trips, and baseball – the “Big B’s” if you will. | View My Articles

Stephanie RosasStephanie Rosas | Writing Contributor
B.A | TV, Film & Media | Cal State Univ – LA
Stephanie just graduated this past May at California State University – Los Angeles and received her bachelor’s degree in Television, Film & Media. She also has an Associates Degree in Film Studies and Liberal Arts. Though there isn’t enough time to watch every movie and TV show in the universe, she manages to find a way to watch as many as possible. When she’s not binge-watching something, she’s collecting nerdy memorabilia, writing in her free time, taking care of her baby sister, or cooking up new keto recipes for her family! Instagram:@brokeincaliforniaView My Articles 


Andrew Hartley | Writing Contributor
B.A | Journalism | SJSU
Andrew is a junior at San Jose State University who majors in journalism. Being able to platform other people’s experiences and stories intrigues him. Outside of school, he works as a shoe consultant and always tries expanding his Lego collection. He and his cat, Macaroni, watch all movies and TV shows together and are self-proclaimed geeks. When not watching whatever movie is trending, he enjoys sports, sneakers and playing board games. He is a self proclaimed Swiftie and thinks the best show on Netflix is ‘Community’. He is joyous to be a part of the staff and hopes to bring a little humor to his writing. Twitter: @andrewhart1ey | View My Articles

IMG_2220Cholasith (Poom) Likitpurkpaisan | Writing Contributor
B.A | Communication | USF
Poom’s interest in pop culture is usually for shows and movies from the eastern world, whether it’s Tokusatsu or manga. He is a big fan of the series JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure and collects the manga of the series in both English and Thai, his native tongue. He is also a classic rock fan and a vinyl record collector. Other than pop culture, Poom is an exotic pet keeper and novice breeder back in his home country of Thailand. Instagram: @poomshark | View My Articles

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