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.



Laurel Stickney ’20, Assistant News Editor

Laurel Stickney is a sophomore at Wellesley College and prospective History and Russian Area Studies double major. In her free time she enjoys drinking too much coffee, attempting to study foreign languages, and watching late-night comedy.



Noor Pirani ’19, Co-Features Editor

Noor Pirani is a junior studying Biological Sciences and Spanish. Outside of working on The Wellesley News, Noor enjoys watchingUrdu dramas, writing fiction, and baking (and eating) lemon squares.



Christine Arumainayagam ’20, Co-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

My name is Sam Churchill and I was born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii and now that I am at Wellesley I am pursuing a degree in economics. In the copious amounts of free time I have at Wellesley I like playing soccer, dancing hula, making mochi, hiking, and watching the West Wing.


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.



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.



Jee Lee ’19, Digital Editor

Jee Lee is a junior 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 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 scifi/fantasy, and discussing either political theory or storytelling. In addition to the Wellesley News, Yona writes and produces for Wellesley College Television.