Editorial Board


Jane Vaughan ’18, Co-Editor in Chief Editor

Jane Vaughan is a junior at Wellesley College, where she studies English and Art History. When she’s not working on the newspaper, she is usually reading, boxing, or watching violent Scorsese movies.

Alexandria Otero ’19, Co-Editor in Chief

Alex is a sophomore from San Antonio, TX majoring in History and Political Science. When not working on News, she enjoys exploring Boston, drinking coffee, and taking photos of her cat, Baby.



Mary Meisenzahl ’19, Managing Editor

Mary Meisenzahl is a sophomore at Wellesley College from Rochester, NY. She is a history major and economics minor interested in journalism and issues of freedom of expression. Outside of The Wellesley News, she is usually watching Chopped marathons or taking pictures of her dog.




Jacqueline Sanchez ’19, News Editor

Jacqueline Sánchez is a sophomore History major and prospective English double major. She is from Las Cruces, New Mexico. In her free time, she loves to take road trips and search for authentic Mexican cuisine.




Jodi Wei ’20, News Editor

Jodi Wei is a first-year intending to pursue a double major in History and Political Science. Outside of writing for “The Wellesley News,” she enjoys interning with the Massachusetts Women’s Political Caucus (MWPC), singing with the Wellesley College Choir, and finding the best Asian restaurants in Boston.


Noor Pirani ’19, Features Editor

Noor Pirani is a sophomore hoping to pursue a double major in Biological Sciences and Spanish. Outside of working on The Wellesley News, Noor enjoys watchingUrdu dramas, writing fiction, and baking (and eating) lemon squares.




Tabitha Wilson ’20, Opinions Editor

Tabitha Wilson is a first-year student from New York City who began writing for the Wellesley News in her first semester. She is planning to major in Economics, and outside of plotting economic growth she enjoys New York Times crosswords, listening to Drake and posting music on SoundCloud.


Ciara Wardlow ’19, Arts Editor

Ciara Wardlow is a sophomore double majoring in Cinema and Media Studies and Biological Sciences. Her interests include science, movies, and especially how science is portrayed in movies.  In addition to the Wellesley News, she writes for Film School Rejects.



Kathryn Cross ’20, Assistant Arts Editor

Kathryn Cross is a first-year at Wellesley who is planning on majoring in Peace and Justice.  Outside of the Wellesley News, she also edits the Wellesley Pre-Law Society’s Journal, and she is a social media chair for Fusion.





Fallon Oeser ’18, Assistant Sports Editor

Fallon is a junior majoring in Classics, and she is on the field hockey team. When she’s not working for the News, she can be found watching ESPN, going to games in Boston, or running around the lake.



Jee Lee ’19, Digital Editor

Jee Lee is a sophomore at Wellesley majoring Media Arts and Sciences.  When she is not on her computer you’ll see her taking photos of architecture, watching Tarantino films, and listening to Billie Holiday.




Lien Dao ’20, Photography Editor

Lien Dao is a first year intending to pursue a major in Economics. Outside The Wellesley News, she loves to travel around taking pictures and learn about Chinese culture



Ogochukwu Okoye ’17, Business Manager 

Ogochukwu (Ogo) Okoye is a senior at Wellesley College majoring in Economics and Women’s and Gender Studies with a concentration in U.S. Social Policy. Outside of working with News Editorial Board, she likes spending time with friends, eating snack foods, or watching the New England Patriots.



Jenna Mulrenan ’18, Assistant Business Manager

Jenna Mulrenan is a junior at Wellesley College majoring in Economics. She is a member of the lacrosse team and spent the previous semester studying in Barcelona. She loves watching Improv comedy shows with friends and reading on the beach.



Rachel Tao ’19, Design Editor

Rachael is a sophomore studying psychology at Wellesley College. When she’s not busy with layout tetris for The Wellesley News, she enjoys petting cats, drawing, ordering food she absolutely cannot afford,and watching crime shows.



Yona Levin ’18, Head Copy Editor

Yona Levin is a junior at Wellesley College from New York City. A double major in Political Science and English, she can often be found crafting, reading scifi/fantasy, and discussing either political theory or storytelling. In addition to the Wellesley News, Yona writes and produces for Wellesley College Television.