Ethan Edward Coston | Student Journalist


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

He is a Third-year student journalist majoring in Political Science - American Politics at UC San Diego and an Assistant News Editor and Campus Politics/External Affairs Beat Lead for The Triton, an independent, student-run, digital-first publication at UC San Diego.

He currently enjoys keeping the student government accountable, covering the actions of student government, UCSA, UC Regents, and California Government. He keeps staff and administrators accountable and transparent and is acquainted with filing public records requests.

He writes satire for The MQ, a satire newspaper at UCSD, where he serves as a Staff Writer. He writes satirical articles based on current events and campus controversies. At bi-quarterly newspaper productions, he comes up with content, creates graphics using Adobe Photoshop, and assists the Copy Editor. He served as Acting Copy Editor for the September and October 2018 production cycles. 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  from scratch using WordPress.


Microsoft Office Suite and Google Drive




Team Management


Data Entry




Adobe Photoshop