Editor in Chief

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Mikaela Wilkins

Major: Editing & Publishing, Creative Writing minor
Year in School: Senior
Hometown: Idaho Falls, ID
Favorite Study Snack: Apple juice
Favorite Thing about Schwa: I love the staff members! I also love problem solving, project management, and, of course, editing.

Managing Editors

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Brooke James

Major: Editing & Publishing, Digital Humanities and Technology minor
Year in School: Senior
Home Town: Sierra Vista, AZ
Favorite Study Snack: Ice cream (preferably chocolate!)
Favorite Thing about Schwa: I love being part of a supportive community of other editors and being able to learn from each other!

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Emma Franklin

Major: Editing & Publishing; French Studies
Year in School: Senior
Hometown: Cleveland, OH
Favorite Study Snack: Peanut M&Ms
Favorite Thing about Schwa: Working with fellow editors and learning applicable skills

Senior Editors

 

Aaron Tobler

Major: Editing & Publishing, Professional Writing and Rhetoric minor
Year in School: Senior
Hometown: Oak Ridge, TN
Favorite Study Snack: Krispy Kreme donuts by the dozen
Favorite Thing about Schwa: I love reading people’s articles and seeing people’s insights into language.

 

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Annika Johnson

Major: Editing & Publishing, Business minor
Year in School: Sophomore
Hometown: Burley, ID
Favorite Study Snack: Spoonfuls of peanut butter
Favorite Thing about  Schwa: I love meeting and working with people in my major and getting to experience the full editing process!

 

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Olivia Kitterman

Major: Editing & Publishing, Business minor
Year in School: Sophomore
Hometown: Draper, UT
Favorite Study Snack: Cashews
Favorite Thing about Schwa: I love the opportunity to communicate with authors and walk them through the editing process. I look forward to learning how to best explain our thoughts and answer their questions.

 

Megan Charlton

Major: Editing & Publishing, Linguistics minor
Year in School: Sophomore
Hometown: Frederick, CO
Favorite Study Snack: Popcorn!
Favorite Thing about Schwa: I love the editors and authors we get to work with as well as the fascinating insights authors find about linguistics in all different fields of study.

 

Kelsie Westphal

Major: English Language, Editing minor
Year in School: Junior
Hometown: Eagle Mountain, UT
Favorite Study Snack: Chips and salsa (though it’s maybe not the neatest!)
Favorite Thing about Schwa: I love gaining practical editing experience while reading articles about linguistics!

 

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Ashlee McBride

Major: Psychology, Editing minor
Year in School: Senior
Hometown: Indiana
Favorite Study Snack: Fiber One bar
Favorite Thing about Schwa: I love language and enjoy editing, so working with Schwa is a perfect combination of the two.

 

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Staff Editors

 

Josh Stevenson

Major: Linguistics, Editing minor
Year in School: Junior
Hometown: Purcellville, VA
Favorite Study Snack: Neapolitan ice cream
Favorite Thing about Schwa: Getting to learn from amazing fellow editing students

 

Emily Ells

Major: Editing & Publishing, Business and Music  minors
Year in School: Sophomore
Hometown: Springville, UT
Favorite Study Snack: Cheese and crackers
Favorite Thing about Schwa: Seeing the whole process of getting an article published!

 

Jenni Overy

Major: Editing & Publishing
Year in School: Sophomore
Hometown: Manly, IA
Favorite Study Snack: Popcorn
Favorite Thing about Schwa: Learning from so many talented editors!

 

Sky Gallagher

Major: Editing & Publishing, Family Life minor
Year in School: Senior
Hometown: Modesto, CA
Favorite Study Snack: Popcorn
Favorite Thing about Schwa: I’m excited to get some more practice working on an editing staff!

 

Susanna Bergeson

Major: Editing & Publishing
Year in School: Sophomore
Hometown: Orem, UT
Favorite Study Snack: Carrots and pine nut hummus
Favorite Thing about Schwa: I love getting real life experience editing and being able to read the submissions. The study of different linguistic aspects is really fascinating!

 

Jana Wilde

Major: Editing & Publishing, Philosophy and Business minors
Year in School: Junior
Hometown: Arnold, MD
Favorite Study Snack: Strawberries
Favorite Thing about Schwa: Gaining hands-on experience

 

Hannah Smith

Major: Editing & Publishing
Year in School: Junior
Hometown: North Ogden, UT
Favorite Study Snack: I can’t snack while I work; it’s too distracting!
Favorite Thing about Schwa: I love helping other people improve their writing! I’m definitely a perfectionist, so polishing an essay until it is perfect is one of my favorite things. 

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Isabel Tueller

Major: Linguistics, Editing minor
Year in School: Sophomore
Hometown: Laie, HI
Favorite Study Snack: Pretzels
Favorite Thing about Schwa: Reading the articles and learning new things!

 

Karlie Kelsch

Major: Editing & Publishing
Year in School: Sophomore
Hometown: Colorado Springs, CO
Favorite Study Snack: Parmesan goldfish
Favorite Thing about Schwa: I love editing and I love linguistics! I am excited to help others with passion for linguistics share that passion and see it published.

 

Ellie Howell

Major: Communications: Journalism, Editing minor
Year in School: Freshman
Hometown: Seattle, WA
Favorite Study Snack: Apples with peanut butter
Favorite Thing about Schwa: I love reading and editing the linguistic articles in Schwa.

 

Abby Haralson

Major: Editing & Publishing, Business minor
Year in School: Junior
Hometown: Lindsay, CA
Favorite Study Snack: Chocolate chips
Favorite Thing about Schwa: I love learning more about language and getting hands-on editing experience!

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Este Stringham

Staff Designer

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