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Editor in Chief
Arianna Skibell is a College senior from Atlanta, Ga. co-majoring in Psychology and Linguistics with a minor in English. She joined the Wheel the fall of her freshman year as Asst. Arts & Living Editor before serving as Arts & Living Editor and then Executive Editor her junior year. Arianna is incredibly excited to finish out her Emory career working as Editor-in-Chief of an organization she loves and believes in. In her spare time, she enjoys mystifying scientists with the copious amounts of coffee she drinks.
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Jordan Friedman is a College senior from Long Island, N.Y. co-majoring in Journalism and History. He has been a member of the Editorial Board since his freshman year and previously served as Asst. News Editor, News Editor and Associate Editor. Jordan loves Chipotle and the Wheel, so if he isn’t at one of those places, he’s probably at the other.
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Lane Billings is a College senior from Memphis, Tenn. majoring in English, with concentrations in both British and African American Literature. She has served on the Wheel‘s Editorial Board since March of her freshman year when she was hired as Asst. Editor for the now-defunct Entertainment section. Lane loves all things Wheel, and she also tries very hard to love people. During her year as Managing Editor, Lane will focus her energies on making the Wheel as a more visible, more accessible campus organization.
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Sonam Vashi is a College junior from Atlanta, Ga. co-majoring in Political Science and Journalism. She worked at the Wheel her freshman year as a Copy Editor and casual writer and then joined the Editorial Board at the beginning of her sophomore year. In her free time, she enjoys harassing strangers and forcibly inserting quotes from The Lord of the Rings in conversation.
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Asst. Copy Chief & Health Sciences Beat Writer
Harmeet Kaur is a College junior from Pikeville, Ky. co-majoring in International Studies and Journalism. She began writing for the Wheel at the end of her freshman year and became a staff writer in her sophomore year. Harmeet’s taste buds are probably numb from her love of obnoxiously spicy food, and she carries around crushed red pepper as a casual seasoning. She also has a strange affinity for boats, although she can’t sail.
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Asst. Copy Chief
Benazir Wehelie is a College sophomore originally from Johannesburg, South Africa. She transferred to Emory her sophomore year and joined the Wheel as Asst. Copy Chief. She is hoping to study Marketing and International Business at the Goizueta Business School. Having lived in South Africa, Monaco, and the United States, Benazir is always ready to travel and experience different areas of the world.
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Karishma Mehrotra is a College sophomore from Cupertino, Calif. co-majoring in Journalism and International Studies. She is News Co-Editor and can’t wait to continue contributing to the Wheel in the upcoming years. Her laugh is so obnoxiously loud and foreign that she can talk to animals, specifically beached whales and hyenas.
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Dustin Slade is a College sophomore from Miami, Fla. hoping to study Finance with a concentration in Film and Media Management at the Goizueta Business School with a minor in Media Studies. Dustin joined the Wheel‘s Editorial Board his freshman year as Asst. News Editor before becoming New Co-Editor his sophomore year. He is excited to continue contributing to the paper. He is a brother of the Zeta Beta Tau fraternity and an avid South Florida sports fan.
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Asst. News Editor
Rupsha Basu is a College sophomore from Dallas, Texas double majoring in Creative Writing/English and Political Science. She came up to the Wheel as Asst. News Editor at the beginning of her sophomore year. She is a Supreme Court enthusiast and dabbles in chicanery. She hopes to one day visit space.
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Priyanka Krishnamurthy is a College junior from Coppell, Texas. She came up to the Wheel her sophomore year as Asst. Editorials Editor before becoming Editorials Editor. Priyanka is double-majoring in Philosophy and Economics hoping to become an environmental lawyer. She holds a great interest in feminist literature and existentialist thought. She is an advocate for the counter-culture and hopes one day everything will revert back to the 60s.
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Arts & Entertainment Editor
Emelia Fredlick is a College junior from Chicago, Ill. co-majoring in dance and journalism. She began writing for the Wheel‘s Arts & Living section in the spring of her freshman year, and, a year later, is delighted to be joining the ranks of the Editorial Board as Asst. Arts & Entertainment Editor. In addition to the Wheel, she is a fan of watching black-and-white movies, traveling the world and imbibing multiple vats of coffee at a time.
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Student Life Editor
Jenna Kingsley is a Goizueta Business School sophomore from Palm City, Fla. double-majoring in Marketing and English/Creative Writing. She joined the Wheel’s editorial board as Asst. Student Life Editor her freshman year and hopes to see the section grow this year as Editor. She loves ballet, peppermint gum and cat-related humor. She spends most of her free time trying to convince her friends to watch Battlestar Galactica.
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Ryan Smith is a College sophomore from Villanova, Pa. co-majoring in Journalism and Economics. Ryan joined the Wheel his freshman year as Asst. Sports Editor. He holds the all-time school record for shortest stint on the varsity track team at 9.3 days. In his spare time he enjoys licking his elbow and hopelessly campaigning for an Emory-USF rivalry.
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Asst. Sports Editor & Athletics Beat Writer
Zak Hudak is a College freshman from Pittsburgh, Pa. likely majoring in physics and philosophy. He attended The Hill School, a boarding school outside of Philadelphia, where he earned varsity letters in track and baseball and was the Sports Editor and then Editor-in-Chief of The Hill News. While at Hill, Zak was mentored by former Washington Post Editor and Copy Chief of two Pulitzer Prize winning teams, Tony Reid.
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Nick Bradley is a College junior from Skillman, N.J. co-majoring in journalism and Spanish. Nick joined the Wheel as Asst. Editorials Editor and later became the Editorials Editor before Features Editor. He’s the host of WMRE’s foremost (and only) rock history radio show, Liner Notes, a pilot of whatever plane he can lay his hands on and a lover of all things Kappa Sigma. He also rocks a bow tie like he was born wearing one.
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Asst. Features Editor
Zoe Mesirow is a College freshman from Bethesda, Md. hoping to major in Environmental Studies and Human Health. After serving as Co-Editor-In-Chief of her high school yearbook, Zoe decided to continue her passion by becoming a copy editor for the Wheel, and later became an Asst. Features Editor. In her free time she enjoys cooking, arts and crafts projects and hot yoga.
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Ross Fogg is a College senior from Fayetteville, Ga. majoring in English. In addition to being the Online Editor, he has written for the Editorials section since his sophomore year.
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James Crissman is a College junior from Graham, N.C. studying photography through Emory’s Interdisciplinary Studies program. He started taking pictures for the Wheel during the spring semester of his freshman year and stepped up as Asst. Photography Editor in the spring of 2013. His favorite animal is the bison, and he wants to adopt a Great Dane, or a bison.
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Asst. Photography Editor
Thomas Han is a College sophomore from Los Angeles, Ca. hoping to study marketing and film. Thomas joined the Wheel the fall of his freshman year as a Staff Photographer before becoming Asst. Photography Editor his sophomore year. Back home, he enjoys backpacking and of course photography.
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Vincent Xu is a College senior from Princeton, N.J. double majoring in Philosophy and History. His first contribution to the Wheel was a Sports article on a cross country meet in Sewanee, Tenn. A little over a year later, in the fall of his sophomore year, he was called up to the Editorial Board as an Asst. Sports Editor. The rest, as they say, is history. In addition to being a bit too sentimental at times when indulging in vintage or just plain old objects, he is an optimist who tries hard to believe in the progressive capacities of humanity.
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Elizabeth Howell is a College junior from Atlanta, Ga. joint-majoring in Religion and History with most likely another major in German Studies. She joined the Wheel Editorial Board at the end of her freshman year and couldn’t be happier to be a part of the new Student Life section. She loves the color teal, can talk really fast and is positive that Leprechaun in the Hood is the worst movie ever.
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Emily is a College senior from Princeton, N.J. majoring in Anthropology and Human Biology with a minor in Global Health. After holding the role of Photography Editor of the Yearbook in high school, she continued pursuing her passion for photography by joining the Wheel her sophomore year. While she’s not toting her baby Rebel XSi or antique Nikkormat film cameras around, she enjoys traveling the world, going to festivals and people watching in cafés.
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Nicholas Sommariva is a Goizueta Business School junior from Albuquerque, N.M. Nick joined the Wheel Editoral Board as Asst. News Editor before becoming News Editor his sophomore year and Associate Editor his junior year.
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Bennett Ostdiek is a College junior from Houston, Texas. He has no idea what he is studying or what he is going to do with his life, but he once hit a home run in Little League. He can throw a frisbee 50 yards with a strong tailwind, has a truly terrific head of hair and tells people that Yale was his backup school.
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Nathaniel Ludewig is a Goizueta Business School senior from Los Angeles, Calif. majoring in finance. He joined the Wheel his sophomore year as Asst. Sports Editor before becoming Sports Editor. He is an extremely active member in the Twitterverse and blogosphere.
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Central Administration Beat Writer
Stephen Fowler is a College sophomore from McDonough, Ga. hoping to study Marketing and Advertising at the Goizueta Business School and double major in Music Performance. He started writing for the Wheel his sophomore year. He has a predilection for bow ties, lame puns and rap music. You can find him posting on every social media site except Myspace.
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Campus Life Beat Writer
Naomi Maisel is a Sophomore from San Diego, Ca. majoring in Anthropology and English with a focus on food waste and hunger. She began writing news for the Wheel the beginning of this year and spends most of her time hopping from coffee shop to coffee shop spreading smiles and magic fairy dust. Her greatest disappointment in life is her inability to touch her tongue to her nose.
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Greek Beat Writer
Lydia O’Neal is a College sophomore from the Philadelphia area co-majoring in Economics and French. She began writing for the Wheel at the end of her first semester at Emory and started compiling the “News Roundup,” Events Calendar and “This Week in Emory History” in the spring of her freshman year. She also runs varsity cross-country, as well as the 5k in both indoor and outdoor track and field. In her free time (so, during the summer) she loves to read, draw and paint.
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Arts Beat Writer
Emily Li is a College freshman from Charleston, S.C. who makes a point of saying she went to boarding school in Connecticut before you say she doesn’t seem southern enough (even though she says ya’ll now and everything.) She loves acting, directing plays, cartooning and writing novels (The Writer, Itoh Press) and considers dried seaweed to be her main form of vegetable intake.
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Crime Beat Writer
Brandon Fuhr is a College freshman from Briarcliff Manor, N.Y.. He loves everything with wheels. He also loves investigating and a solid game of Go Fish. Brandon took a forensics course in high school and he has slept with one eye open ever since. However, he has a fixation for solving crimes. His greatest forensic achievement occurred in 2nd grade when he found another student stealing school supplies.
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