Howdy! My name is Carlos Alejandro De Los Santos, but you can call me Karly. I’m 16 and go to Garfield Senior High School. My interests are music, anime/manga, and reading. Music has always been my greatest passion, and has affected who I am as a person profoundly. I listen to most types of music but my favorites are punk and hip-hop. Death Grips and Kendrick Lamar are my favorite artists, and have inspired me as a producer and as a lyricist. I enjoy playing guitar and piano, but my true love is producing hip-hop in FL Studio 12. I’m a huge anime and manga enthusiast as well, Kill la Kill and K-On being my all time favorites. I’ve been a fan of anime since I was very young and have enjoyed the medium ever since. Literature has also become a huge facet of who I am. I love reading and I’m president of the library club at Garfield. Writers like J.R.R. Tolkien and George R.R. Martin have created some of the most entertaining reading experiences I have had. Political and philosophical writers like Karl Marx, Peter Kropotkin, and Max Stirner have influenced my way way of viewing and thinking about the world at large. Politically, I am an anarcho-communist, as well as an egoist. The state and capitalism have oppressed POC, the LGBTQ+ community, and low-income people of all backgrounds. I want to dismantle these systems by any means necessary, and I hope any comrades reading this can join me!