Editors

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Brammhi Balarajan

Brammhi Balarajan

Editor-in-Chief

Brammhi Balarajan (she/her) (23C) is from Las Vegas, majoring in political science and English and creative writing. She is the Editor-in-Chief of The Emory Wheel, and her column “Brammhi’s Ballot” won first place nationally with the Society of Professional Journalists. She has interned with the Colorado Sun, and done fellowships with Asian American Journalist Association VOICES and the Dow Jones News Fund.

Contact Brammhi at bbalara@emory.edu.

Sophia Ling

Sophia Ling

Executive Editor: Opinion and Editorial Board

Sophia Ling (she/her) (24C) is from Carmel, Indiana, double majoring in Political Science and Sociology. At the Wheel, she loves writing about food, culture and society. In her free time, she loves practicing guitar and piano and obsessing over the newest Fletcher song, as well as baking bread and cooking for her friends and family, besides Madi Olivier (25C). She swims for the Emory club team and does Muay Thai.

Contact Sophia at sophia.ling@emory.edu.

 

Matthew Chupack

Matthew Chupack

Executive Editor: News

Matthew Chupack (he/him) (24C) is from Northbrook, Illinois, majoring in sociology & religion and minoring in community building & social change on a pre-law track. Outside of the Wheel, Chupack is an exec member for Emory Behind the Glass. In his free time, he enjoys exploring cities, playing with his puppy and listening to country music.

Contact Matthew at matthew.chupack@emory.edu.

 

Rachel Broun

Rachel Broun

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Editor

Rachel Broun (she/her) (23C) is from Carrboro, North Carolina, majoring in anthropology and women’s, gender and sexuality studies. She writes for the Editorial Board. Outside of the Wheel, Broun often finds herself doing crafts, working for Theater Emory and watching “The Real Housewives” series.

Contact Rachel at rachel.c.broun@emory.edu.

Gabriella Lewis

Gabriella Lewis

Managing Editor: Multimedia and Podcast

Gabriella Lewis (she/her) (23C) is from San Francisco, California, majoring in political science and women, gender and sexuality studies. At the Wheel she founded the Podcast section and oversees all Digital Operations at the paper. Outside the Wheel, she is involved with voting rights on campus and is obsessed with the WNBA. She is the beat reporter for SEC women’s basketball and the Atlanta Dream for the publication The Next.

Contact Gabriella at gvlewis@emory.edu.

Sarah Davis

Sarah Davis

Managing Editor: Emory Life and Arts & Entertainment

Sarah Davis (she/her) (22Ox) is from Austin, Texas, majoring in English and Politics, Philosophy and Law. Outside of the Wheel, you can find her outside with a good book or running around Atlanta.

Contact Sarah at sarah.davis@emory.edu.

Michael Mariam

Michael Mariam

Managing Editor: Sports

Michael Mariam (he/him) (23B) is from Rye Brook, New York, and is in the Goizueta Business School studying marketing, consulting, and film and media management. Outside of the Wheel, he serves as the president of Coaching Corps, a volunteer club that plays sports with Atlanta youth at the Boys and Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta. He also contributed to the college football live blog for The Athletic, a subscription-based sports website recently acquired by The New York Times. Mariam is hoping the Jets will be good again soon. 

Contact Michael at michael.reese.mariam@emory.edu. 

 

Sophia Peyser

Sophia Peyser

Opinion Editor

Sophia Peyser (she/her) (25C) is from Manhattan, New York, majoring in English. Outside of the Wheel, she is a staff writer at Lithium, an online magazine.

Contact Sophia at sophia.peyser@emory.edu.

 

Madi Olivier

Madi Olivier

News Editor

Madi Olivier (she/her) (25C) is from Highland Village, Texas, and is planning on majoring in psychology and minoring in rhetoric, writing and information design on the pre-law track. Outside of the Wheel, she is a member of Emory University Generation Action. Her hobbies include binge-watching Criminal Minds and trying to pet the Emory cats. Contact Madi at madi.olivier@emory.edu

Eva Roytburg

Eva Roytburg

News Editor

Eva Roytburg (she/her) (23Ox) is from Glencoe, Illinois, majoring in philosophy, politics and law. Outside of the Wheel, Roytburg is an avid writer of short fiction stories. In her free time, you can find her way too deep in a niche section of Wikipedia.

Contact Eva at eva.roytburg@emory.edu

Eythen Anthony

Eythen Anthony

Arts & Entertainment Editor

Eythen Anthony (he/him) (23C) is a Creative Writing and Psychology major from West Virginia. His writing has been featured in the Viral Plays Project and the Lenaia Playwriting Festival. He’s also a finalist for the 2019 Crossword Hobbyist Crossword Scholarship. In his free time, Anthony enjoys collecting Blu-rays, attending punk shows, and reading.

Contact Eythen at eythen.aaron.anthony@emory.edu.

 

Oli Turner

Oli Turner

Arts & Entertainment Editor

Oli Turner (she/her) (25C) is from Manchester, Massachusetts, double majoring in Creative Writing and Computer Science. Previously, she was co-editor-in-chief of her high school newspaper, interned for the Manchester Cricket, and produced a short video series for a local cable news channel. Outside of the Wheel, she enjoys sewing and writing short stories. Her thrifted purse collection is, truthfully, getting out of hand.

Contact Oli at oli.turner@emory.edu

 

Chaya Tong

Chaya Tong

Emory Life Editor

Chaya Tong (she/her) (25C) is from the Bay Area, California, planning to major in English and biology. She also writes for the Editorial Board. Outside of The Wheel, she enjoys drawing, music and going for boba runs.

Contact Chaya at chaya.tong@emory.edu

 

Xavier Stevens

Xavier Stevens

Emory Life Editor

Xavier Stevens (he/him) (23C) is from St. Louis, Missouri, studying English and Creative Writing. Outside of the Wheel, he plays ultimate frisbee with Emory Juice and enjoys listening to Leon Bridges and Sturgill Simpson.

Contact Xavier at xavier.stevens@emory.edu

 

Claire Fenton

Claire Fenton

Sports Editor

Claire Fenton (she/her) (24C) is a Pittsburgh native majoring in quantitive sciences and linguistics. Outside of the Wheel, she is the treasurer of Emory Data Science Club and Girls Who Code. When she’s not training for half marathons, you can find her watching the Penguins dominate the Philadelphia Flyers and reading Agatha Christie novels.

Contact Claire at claire.fenton@emory.edu.

Jenna Daly

Jenna Daly

Sports Editor

Jenna Daly (she/her) (25C) is from Windsor Locks, CT and is majoring in philosophy, politics and law on a pre-law track. Outside of the Wheel, Jenna is a member of Emory’s Cross Country and Track & Field teams. In her free time, Jenna enjoys hiking, playing Spikeball and reading science fiction novels.

Contact Jenna at jenna.daly@emory.edu

 

Lauren Baydaline

Lauren Baydaline

Social Editor

Lauren Baydaline (she/her) (23C) is from Los Angeles, California, majoring in anthropology and human biology on the pre-med track. Outside of the Wheel, she is a member of the fundraising committee for Emory Operation Smile. Baydaline is also part of Emory Reads and works in the Perrien Lab. Her hobbies include cooking, selling clothes on Depop, and working out.

Contact Lauren at lauren.baydaline@emory.edu

 

Tiffany Namkung

Tiffany Namkung

Social Editor

Tiffany Namkung (she/her, 24C) is from San Diego, California, majoring in philosophy, politics and law. Outside of the Wheel, she works at Theater Emory as a PA and assistant house manager. She enjoys traveling, bothering her cats and taking landscape photos.

Contact Tiffany at soobin.namkung@emory.edu.

 

Jada Chambers

Jada Chambers

Copy Chief

Jada Chambers (she/her) (23C) is from Southaven, Mississippi, majoring in art history and classical civilizations. When she isn’t copy editing, you can find her translating ancient Latin or watching cheesy old horror flicks.

Contact Jada at jada.n.chambers@emory.edu

Haley Huh

Haley Huh

Copy Editor

Haley Huh (she/her) (25C) is from New York City, majoring in neuroscience and behavioral biology on the pre-med track. Outside of the Wheel, she is involved in AMSA’s Health Policy Committee. In her free time, she enjoys reading psychology books, singing, and watching movies with friends.

Contact Haley at haley.huh@emory.edu 

Jenny Zha

Jenny Zha

Copy Editor

Jenny Zha (she/her) (24C) is from Atlanta, Georgia, double majoring in neuroscience & behavioral biology and sociology. Outside of the Wheel, she works as an undergraduate researcher. In her spare time she enjoys reading, eating vodka pasta and doing the New York Times daily crossword.

Contact Jenny at jenny.zha@emory.edu.

Kaitlin Mottley

Kaitlin Mottley

Copy Editor

Kaitlin Mottley (she/her) (23C) is from Memphis, Tennessee, majoring in English and minoring in Japanese. Outside of the Wheel, she is a content design intern at Facebook. She also enjoys drinking boba, listening to classical music and catching up with friends.

Cntact Kaitlin at kaitlin.mottley@emory.edu

Nicole Semaan

Nicole Semaan

Copy Editor

Nicole Semaan (she/her) (24C) is from Orlando, Florida, majoring in neuroscience and behavioral biology on a pre-med track. She is on the executive boards for Emory Synapse and the Emory Pulse. Despite her inclination toward the sciences, she enjoys poring over the intricacies of grammar. In her free time, she can be found making Spotify playlists or talking to her plants.

Contact Nicole at nicole.semaan@emory.edu.

 

Jackson Schneider

Jackson Schneider

Senior Editor

Jackson Schneider (he/him) (23C) is from Lafayette, Louisiana, majoring in political science and economics. He is an undergraduate research fellow at the Center for Law and Social Science, a Franklin Fellow, and is involved with the Emory Undergraduate Research Journal and Emory PRIDE. He loves watching old movies, taking photos, and coffee shops.

Contact Schneider at jackson.schneider@emory.edu.

 

Lauren Blaustein

Lauren Blaustein

Editor-at-Large

Lauren Blaustein (she/her) (23C) is from Morristown, New Jersey, majoring in psychology and minoring in history. Outside of the Wheel, Lauren is the VP of Quality Improvement for Emory Synapse. She enjoys playing tennis, listening to rock and indie music and trying new foods.

Contact Blaustein at lblaust@emory.edu.

Jessica Solomon

Jessica Solomon

Editor-at-Large

Jessica Solomon (she/her) (23C) is from Bethesda, Maryland, majoring in neuroscience and behavioral biology and minoring in neuroethics on a pre-med track. Aside from being a managing editor, Solomon is an Emory tour guide and is on the club volleyball team. She loves everything Washington, D.C., even if that means mindlessly supporting every DC sports teams.

Contact Solomon at jessie.solomon@emory.edu.