Editorial Board

Jane Vaughan ’18, Co-Editor in Chief

Jane Vaughan is a senior 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 junior 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, Co-Managing Editor

Mary Meisenzahl is a junior 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, Co-Managing Editor

Jacqueline Sánchez is a double major in History and English. 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 sophomore studying 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.



Sophie Hurwitz ’21, Assistant News Editor

Sophie is a first-year from St. Louis, Missouri. She intends to major in History with a minor in something (who knows what), and would like you to follow her on Twitter @sophiehurwitz. Outside of the Wellesley News, she writes for the St. Louis American and The Contemporary.



Isha Gupta ’21, Assistant News Editor

Isha is a freshman from Palo Alto, California majoring in International Relations – Political Science. When not writing for the Wellesley News, she enjoys exploring the food scene in Boston, hanging out with friends, and watching Buzzfeed videos.



Christine Arumainayagam ’20, Features Editor

Christine is a sophomore from the town of Wellesley. She loves Spanish, coffee, dogs,  books and writing strange fiction. Ideally she would be an author/poet living on top of a tapas restaurant in Córdoba.



Tabitha Wilson ’20, Co-Opinions Editor

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



Sam Churchill ’20, Co-Opinions Editor, Business Manager
Sam  Churchill was born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii and now that she is at Wellesley, she is pursuing a degree in economics. In the copious amounts of free time she has at Wellesley she likes playing soccer, dancing hula, making mochi, hiking, and watching the West Wing.




Diana Lam ’20, Assistant Business Manager

Diana is a sophomore at Wellesley, where she studies Political Science and Economics. A native of the Los Angeles area, Diana is a big fan of avocados and sunny days.



Ciara Wardlow ’19, Co-Arts Editor

Ciara Wardlow is a junior 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, Co-Arts Editor

Kathryn Cross is a sophomore at Wellesley majoring in Economics and Media Arts and Sciences.  Outside of the Wellesley News, she also edits the Wellesley Pre-Law Society’s Journal, and she is a social media chair for Fusion.



Kelechi Alfred-Igbokwe ’19, Assistant Arts Editor

Kelechi Alfred-Igbokwe is a student from Lagos, Nigeria studying International Relations. She loves writing about books and movies, and can often be found debating about characters who deserve better. She dreams of being an International Human Rights Lawyer post-college.



Erin Kelly ’20, Sports Editor

Erin is a sophomore from San Diego California who is majoring in English. When Erin is not working on the paper, she enjoys reading, running around Lake Waban, and watching movies with her friends.



Shreya Parjan ’21, Assistant Sports Editor

Shreya Parjan is a first year and prospective mathematics major at Wellesley. Apart from the News, she actively evades free time, rows crew, and watches the noirest TV she can find.



Artemisia Luk ’21, Co-Digital Editor

Artemisia Luk is a first-year intending to major in Media Arts and Sciences. She enjoys experimenting with and making anything related to art and technology. Her favorite medium is photography.



Nina Sachdev ’21, Co-Digital Editor

Nina is a first-year from Princeton, New Jersey. She is a prospective chemistry major and enjoys playing piano jazz music, learning about Latin American culture, watching “Sherlock”, and hanging out with her dogs.



Lien Dao ’20, Photography Editor

Lien Dao is a sophomore studying Economics. Outside The Wellesley News, she loves to travel around taking pictures and learn about Chinese culture.



Rachel Tao ’19, Design Editor

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



Qihan Deng ’21, Publicity/Outreach Manager

Qihan is an international student from Beijing, China. She intends to major in Math and Econ. When not writing for the Wellesley News, she loves traveling, exploring food in Boston, checking out the public transportation in different cities and watching Buzzfeed videos on Youtube. She also loves drinking tea!