Editors

Isaiah Poritz

Isaiah Poritz

Editor-in-Chief

Isaiah Poritz (he/him) (21C) is from Salt Lake City, Utah, majoring in political science. Outside of the Wheel, Poritz is a money-in-politics reporting intern for OpenSecrets. He previously interned for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and the Georgia News Lab. He is a die-hard Utah Jazz fan and he loves coffee.

Contact Poritz at [email protected]

 

Anjali Huynh

Anjali Huynh

Executive Editor

Anjali Huynh (she/her) (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

Brammhi Balarajan

Managing Editor

Brammhi Balarajan (she/her) (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].

 

Cailen Chinn

Cailen Chinn

Chief of Digital Operations

Cailen Chinn (she/her) (22C) is from Boulder, Colorado and double majoring in film & media management and French. Aside from being the Wheel’s jack-of-all-trades, she is a member of Emory’s varsity swim team. She prides herself in her taste in music and her coffee addiction (which she documents on her Instagram account, @cailendrinkscoffee).

Contact Chinn and [email protected] 

Saru Garg

Saru Garg

Managing Editor

Saru Garg (she/her) (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].

 

Jessica Solomon

Jessica Solomon

Managing Editor

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 [email protected]

 

Matthew Chupack

Matthew Chupack

News Editor

Matthew Chupack (he/him) (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

Sarah Davis

News Editor

Sarah Davis (she/her) (22Ox) is from Austin, Texas, majoring in politics, philosophy, law and English. Outside of the Wheel, she runs for the Oxford Cross Country team and is the president of Bread Oxford. On a typical day, you can find her reading on the Oxford quad in her hammock.

Contact Davis at [email protected].

Michael Mariam

Michael Mariam

Sports Editor

Michael Mariam (he/him) (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

Sophia Ling

Opinion Editor

Sophia Ling (she/her) (24C) is from Carmel, Indiana, double majoring in political science and sociology. She wrote for the Current in Carmel and won a silver medal in the Scholastic Art and Writing competition for her creative writing portfolio in her junior year of high school. She also loves playing guitar and piano, cooking and swimming. In her free time, she learns new card tricks and practices typing faster.

Contact Ling at [email protected].

 

Kaitlin Mottley

Kaitlin Mottley

Emory Life 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.

Contact Mottley at [email protected].

Lauren Blaustein

Lauren Blaustein

Emory Life Editor

Lauren Blaustein (she/her) (23C) is from Morristown, New Jersey, majoring in psychology and history. Outside of the Wheel, she is vice president of Quality Improvement at Emory Synapse. During her free time, she enjoys listening to music, trying new foods and hanging out with her friends.

Contact Blaustein at [email protected].

Jackson Schneider

Jackson Schneider

Arts & Entertainment 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 [email protected]

 

Eythen Anthony

Eythen Anthony

Arts & Entertainment Editor

Eythen Anthony (he/him) (23C) is from Cross Lanes, West Virginia, double majoring in psychology and creative writing. Some of his hobbies include reading, listening to comedy podcasts and watching movies. He’s particularly a fan of horror, but watches all genres and enjoys receiving recommendations.

Contact Anthony at [email protected].

 

Gabriella Lewis

Gabriella Lewis

Digital Operations & Podcast Editor

Gabriella Lewis (she/her) (23C) is from San Francisco, California, majoring in political science and women, gender and sexuality studies. She hosts the podcast Wheel Talk and helps produce Within the Margins. Outside the Wheel, she is involved with voting rights at Emory and writes about women’s basketball for the publication The Next. She also enjoys national parks, the WNBA, eating ramen and telling people she’s from California.

Contact Lewis at [email protected].

Ally Hom

Ally Hom

Photo Editor

Ally Hom (she/her) (24C) is from Orange County, California. She is planning on majoring in business administration with a concentration in film and media management. Outside of the Wheel, Hom is a member of Emory Crew and is an extra in movies and TV shows filming in Atlanta.

Contact Hom at [email protected]. 

Ulia Ahn

Ulia Ahn

Assistant Multimedia Editor

Ulia Ahn (she/her) (24C) is from northern Virginia, studying Spanish and Portuguese. She also writes for the Wheel’s news section and Emory In Via, Emory’s Christian academic journal. Additionally, Ahn is involved in campus residence life and likes to bake in her free time.

Contact Ahn at [email protected].

Ninad Kulkarni

Ninad Kulkarni

Senior News Editor

Ninad Kulkarni (he/him) (22C) is from Hyderabad, India, majoring in economics and mathematics. You can catch him cheering for Bayern Munich and making poor attempts at playing sports.

Contact Kulkarni at [email protected]

Ryan Callahan

Ryan Callahan

Editor-at-Large

Ryan Callahan (he/him) (22C) is from Richboro, Pennsylvania, majoring in philosophy, politics, and law. Callahan previously served as a managing editor, the Wheel’s sports editor and is also the co-president of Emory’s Pre-Law Society. He is currently an English tutor at Ringle, and previously interned for his state representative and district attorney. If he’s not at Kaldi’s, you can catch him complaining about the Sixers or replaying the Batman: Arkham games.

Contact Callahan at [email protected]ry.edu.

Aidan Vick

Aidan Vick

Senior Editor

Aidan Vick (he/him) (22C) is from North Sioux City, South Dakota, majoring in English. He is in charge of making the Wheel’s crossword and newsletter and occasionally writes for the Arts & Entertainment and Sports sections. He enjoys indie music, basketball and chai tea. 

Contact Vick at [email protected]

Phyllis Guo

Phyllis Guo

Copy Chief

Phyllis Guo (she/her) (22C) is from Taiyuan, China, majoring in quantitative sciences with a psychology concentration. Guo began writing for the Wheel as a news reporter. 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 boba tea and exploring Atlanta.

Contact Guo at [email protected].

 

Caroline Silva

Caroline Silva

Copy Editor

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

Jada Chambers

Copy Editor

Jada Chambers (she/her) (23C) is from Southaven, Mississippi, majoring in art history and classical civilizations and serves as copy editor. She occasionally writes for Arts & Entertainment and is an avid fan of vintage slasher flicks.


Contact Chambers at [email protected]

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 Semaan at [email protected].

 

Jenny Zha

Jenny Zha

Assistant Copy Editor

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

Contact Zha at [email protected].

Rachel Broun

Rachel Broun

Associate 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 Broun at [email protected].

Sofia Himmel

Sofia Himmel

Associate Editor

Sofia Himmel (she/her) (23B) is from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, studying information systems & operations management as well as strategy and management consulting. Outside of the Wheel, Himmel leads the Greek Council for the Emory Hillel and works as a campus manager for a custom apparel company. She is usually spotted around campus with Kaldi’s coffee in hand, discussing the frustrations of being a 76ers fan.

Contact Himmel at [email protected].

 

Claire Fenton

Claire Fenton

Associate Editor

Claire Fenton (she/her) (24C) is a Pittsburgh native majoring in quantitative sciences on the Informatics track. She is also involved with Volunteer Emory and is a member of the women’s club basketball team. You can find her reading Agatha Christie novels and training for a half marathon in her free time.

Contact Fenton at [email protected].

Jeffrey Rosen

Jeffrey Rosen

Associate Editor

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.

Contact Rosen at [email protected].