Isaiah Poritz (22C) is from Salt Lake City, Utah, majoring in political science. Outside of the Wheel, Poritz is a reporter for the Georgia News Lab, an investigative journalism collaborative. He previously interned at CBS News and the Salt Lake City Weekly. He is a die-hard Utah Jazz fan and he loves coffee.
Contact Poritz at [email protected]
Anjali Huynh (22C) is from Iowa City, Iowa, majoring in political science and minoring in quantitative sciences. She is currently an intern on CNN’s national desk and previously interned for CNN Newsource DC and Little Village Magazine. Aside from journalism, she enjoys photography (Instagram: @ahuynhphotography) and has an unhealthy addiction to boba.
Contact Huynh at [email protected].
Brammhi Balarajan (23C) is from Las Vegas, majoring in political science and English and creative writing.She is the Managing Editor of Opinion and Arts & Entertainment. Outside of the Wheel, she’s involved with Emory SaRaas and Matriculate.
Contact Balarajan at [email protected].
Ben Thomas (23C) is from Dayton, Ohio, majoring in political science and English. In addition to his roles at the Wheel, he is an Interdisciplinary Exploration and Scholarship (IDEAS) Fellow, a Center for Law and Social Sciences Undergraduate Fellow, a member of the Ethics and Servant Leadership Forum, the Emory Undergraduate Research Journal’s head social sciences editor and an associate justice on Constitutional Council. In his free time, he enjoys cross-country running, playing bass trombone, experimenting with new oatmeal recipes and rewatching The West Wing for the fourth time.
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Jessica Solomon (23C) is from Bethesda, Maryland, majoring in neuroscience and behavioral biology on a pre-med track. Aside from being sports editor, Solomon is an Emory tour guide and plays on the club volleyball team. She loves everything Washington, D.C., and is still pumped about the Nationals’ World Series win and the Capitals’ Stanley Cup victory.
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Chief of Digital Operations
Cailen Chinn (22C) is from Boulder, Colorado, majoring in film and media studies with a management concentration and French. Aside from managing the Wheel’s social media accounts, she is a member of Emory’s varsity swim team and a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes’ serve team. She prides herself in her taste in music and her coffee addiction (which she documents on her Instagram account, @cailendrinkscoffee).
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Matthew Chupack (24C) is from Northbrook, Illinois, majoring in sociology on a pre-law track. Outside of the Wheel, Chupack is a freshman representative for Emory Behind the Glass. In his free time, he enjoys exploring different urban areas, watching TV shows and listening to country music.
Contact Chupack at [email protected].
Sarah Davis (22Ox) is from Austin, Texas. She plans to major in political science. Previously, Davis was the co-editor-in-chief of her high school student paper. Outside of the Wheel, she runs, enjoys watching stand-up comedy and loves playing with her dog Carl.
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Michael Mariam (23C) is from Rye Brook, New York, and is on the pre-BBA track. 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 interns at PoolHost.com, a sports office pool hosting website. Mariam is a die-hard Yankees fan.
Contact Mariam at [email protected].
Sophia Ling (24C) is from Carmel, Indiana, majoring in political science and anthropology. She enjoys swimming, playing guitar and piano and eating chocolate for fun.
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Yun Zhu (24C) is from Shanghai, majoring in political science. In her spare time, she enjoys debates, writing novels and working out.
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Opinion Editor & Chair of the Editorial Board
Martin Shane Li (22Ox) is from Rockville, Maryland, majoring in philosophy and NBB. He enjoys coffee cooking.
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Arts & Entertainment Editor
Saru Garg (22C) is from Chicago, Illinois majoring in human health and film studies. She began writing for the Wheel to have an outlet where she could express her love for entertainment in all its forms, from screwball comedies to surrealism to sitcoms. Don’t mention David Lynch or “Parks and Recreation” around her or she will talk for hours. She also enjoys baking, reading and listening to copious amounts of Mitski.
Contact Garg at [email protected].
Arts & Entertainment Editor
Stephen Altobelli (22C) is from Westminster, Massachusetts majoring in English. He is a resident advisor for the Clairmont community, an advising fellow with Matriculate and an avid David Lynch fan.
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Emory Life Editor
Kaitlin Mottley (23C) is from Memphis, Tennessee, majoring in international studies and English. Outside of the Wheel, she enjoys drinking boba, listening to classical music and catching up with friends.
Contact Mottley at [email protected].
Emory Life Editor
Lauren Blaustein (23C) is from Morristown, New Jersey, majoring in psychology and history with a law, economics and human rights concentration. Outside of the Wheel, she serves on Emory Synapse’s Peer Support Committee and is involved in Emory Hillel, Active Minds and The Women’s Network.
Contact Blaustein at lauren.broo[email protected].
Digital Operations & Podcast Editor
Gabriella Lewis (23C) is from San Francisco, California, majoring in political science and women, gender, and sexuality studies. She hosts and produces the podcast “Wheel Talk.” Outside the Wheel, she is involved with Residence Life and voting rights at Emory. She also enjoys national parks, eating ramen and telling people she’s from California.
Contact Lewis at [email protected].
Jackson Schneider (23C) is from Lafayette, Louisiana, double majoring in political science and economics. Outside of the Wheel, Schneider is an executive committee member of the Emory Questbridge Scholars program and an assistant in the Anthropology Department. In his free time, he enjoys novels, video games and spending way too many Dooley Dollars on coffee.
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Assistant Multimedia Editor
Ulia Ahn (24C) is from McLean, Virginia, majoring in international studies and Spanish and Portuguese. She enjoys running and exploring new foods and restaurants.
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Phyllis (Xinxuan) Guo (22C) is from Taiyuan, China, majoring in quantitative sciences with a psychology concentration. Outside of the Wheel, she serves as treasurer of Pawsitive Outreach and vice president of Emory Tzu Ching. In her free time, she enjoys reading, volunteering at the Guide Dog Foundation, drinking bubble tea and exploring Atlanta.
Contact Guo at [email protected].
Caroline Silva (22C) is from São Paulo, Brazil, majoring in English and philosophy. Silva previously served as Emory Life editor. In addition to the Wheel, she serves on the Senate Campus Life Committee and Committee on the Environment. During her first year, she was a member of the University Senate representing the College of Arts and Sciences. In her free time, she can be found indulging on vegan sweets, reading poetry and playing video games.
Contact Silva at [email protected]
Jada Chambers (23C) is from Southaven, Mississippi, majoring in art history and classical civilizations and serves as assistant copy editor. Outside of the Wheel, she enjoys wandering the Michael C. Carlos and High museums or catching up on sleep. She is open to conversations about Roman art, fashion history and, what she calls, “good for her” media.
Contact Chambers at [email protected].
Assistant Copy Editor
Nicole Semaan (24C) is from Orlando, Florida, majoring in neuroscience and behavioral biology on a pre-med track. 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, eating vegan desserts or talking to her plants.
Contact Semaan at [email protected].
Ryan Callahan (22C) is from Richboro, Pennsylvania, majoring in philosophy, politics and law. Callahan previously served as the Wheel’s sports editor and currently serves as the Co-President of Emory’s Pre-Law Society. If he’s not at Kaldi’s, you can find him watching the Sixers or replaying the Batman Arkham games.
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Aidan Vick (22C) is from Dakota Dunes, South Dakota, and is currently responsible for making the Wheel’s crossword puzzle and newsletter. Outside of the Wheel, he spends his time running 5Ks and obstacle races with other Emory students. He is majoring in English and enjoys heated discussions about literature, sports and fast food.
Contact Vick at [email protected].
Senior News Editor
Ninad Kulkarni (22C) is from Hyderabad, India, majoring in economics and mathematics. Outside of the Wheel, he is involved in undergraduate research and is a teaching assistant. You can catch him cheering for Bayern Munich and making poor attempts at playing sports.
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Rachel Broun (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.
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Sofia Himmel (23C) is from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on a pre-BBA track. Outside of the Wheel, Himmel works on the Greek Council for Emory Hillel and virtually tutors elementary school students. After “trusting the process” for years, Himmel still wishes the Sixers offered Jimmy Butler the max salary slot.
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Angela Tang (22C) is from West Lafayette, Indiana, majoring in economics and mathematics on a pre-med track. Outside of the Wheel, she works as a COVID-19 screener at the Polaris Spine & Neurosurgery Center, volunteers at the Atlanta Community Food Bank and serves as Emory Miracle’s finance director. She enjoys watching gymnastics, collecting stationery and drinking Blue Donkey’s summer almond blend.
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Claire Fenton (24C) is from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, majoring in quantitative sciences. When not writing for the Wheel, she enjoys running, listening to music and watching sports.
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Jeffrey Rosen (23C) is a writer who is interested in music and movies. Some of his interests include (but are not limited to) British humor, the Grateful Dead and silly things.
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