Hawken Miller, features writer —

Hawken graduated from the University of Southern California (USC) in 2019. Before joining BioNews, he wrote for the Washington Post’s video game and esports section, Launcher, where he still contributes as a freelancer. Hawken is also a columnist for BioNews, focusing on his experience with Duchenne muscular dystrophy for Muscular Dystrophy News Today. His work has appeared in Dot Esports, The Orange County Register, KTLA 5, and The Sacramento Bee. He won a Webby for virtual reality journalism at USC.

Articles by Hawken Miller

Artist With ALS Finds Collaborator, Friend to Paint Through Disease

A gay 39-year-old entrepreneur from Mexico and a retired Jewish football player-turned-bank-CEO in the early stages of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) come from different places and are in different stages of life. But through art, Octavio Molina and Ken Brenner have become fast friends, discussing life at its deepest…