Ethan Edward Coston | Student Journalist

About Me

Ethan Edward Coston is a journalist with bylines at The Triton and The MQ

He is a third-year student journalist majoring in American Politics and double minoring in Law & Society and Sociology at UC San Diego. He is the current Managing Editor and a former Assistant News Editor and policy reporter for The Triton, an independent, student-run, digital-first publication at UC San Diego.

His focus is accountability and transparency; he keeps student government and UC administration accountable to students. He is acquainted with filing public records requests and recently filed a lawsuit against the UC system for violating public records law

He writes satire for The MQ, a satire newspaper at UCSD, where he serves as Web Editor. At bi-quarterly newspaper productions, he comes up with content, creates graphics using Adobe Photoshop, and adds articles to the paper's website. He served as Acting Copy Editor for the September and October 2018 production cycles, before becoming Web Editor in January 2019. He redesigned the website in fall 2018 and maintains the new website.

Ethan is an amateur coder and knows basic html, css, php, and some javascript (He coded this website using the W3.CSS stylesheet). He rebuilt the website for The MQ  using WordPress.