About the Sophian

Mission Statement

The Sophian, “believing that freedom of expression and debate by means of a free and vigorous student press is essential to the effectiveness of an educational community in a democratic society,” will attempt at all times to be a vehicle of expression. It shall reach that purpose through full and accurate reporting of the news, through expression of the opinions of its Editorial Board and through the open forum of its letters column. It shall endeavor to maintain at all times high journalistic standards, especially those of fairness and accuracy.


Editorial Staff

Editor-in-Chief: Hira Humayun ’17

Associate Editors: Katherine Hazen ’18

Managing Editor: Nina Xue ’18

Assistant Managing Editor: Preeti Dasari ’17

Web Editor: Maria Xu ’17

Assistant Web Editor: Becky Shen ’19, Jiamin Li ’19 & Tinli Yarrington ’18

Layout Editor: Cas Sweeney ’19

Assistant Layout Editor: Luming Yuan ’20

Copy Editor: Maryellen Stohlman Vanderveen ’19

Assistant Copy Editor: Danielle Colburn ’20, Sophia Wilson ’20, Sarah Robbins ’17 & Illaria Dana ‘Ada comstock

News Editor: Jiaying Xu ’17

Assistant News Editor: Sunnie Ning ’18

Features Editor: Alice Mungyu ’19

Assistant Features Editor: Melanie Sayarath ’17

Arts Editor: Laura Green ’18

Assistant Arts Editor: Marissa Hank ’20

Opinions Editor: Sophia Zhu ’18

Assistant Opinions Editor: Emily Kowalik ’18

Sports Editor: Raegan Stokes ’19

Assistant Sports Editor: Cameo Tjetje ’18

Photo Editor: Jen Zhu ’18 & Leslie Vincente Soto ’18

Assistant Photo Editor: Katie Heald ’18

Video Editor: Jamie Mountain ’17

Assistant Video Editor: Anna Zhou ’17 & Celeste Clerk ‘Ada comstock

Social Media Editor: Caroline Davis ’17



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