Staff

Sydney Vasquez
Editor-in-Chief

Sydney Vasquez (she/her) is Co-Editor-In-Chief of  Bell Magazine. She is a junior at UW–Madison majoring in Journalism and getting certificates in Photography and Gender and Women’s Studies. In her free time she loves listening to music, dancing, reading and spending time with friends and family. 

Julie Abelson
Editor-in-Chief

Julie Abelson (she/her) is Co-Editor-in-Chief for Bell Magazine. She is a junior at UW–Madison majoring in Psychology and Social Welfare with certificates in Criminal Justice, and Women and Gender Studies. In her free time, she loves reading, running, listening to music and going out with friends.

Rose Kelleher & Lauren Meyer
Social Media Manager

Rose Kelleher (she/her) is the Social Media Manager for Bell Magazine. She is a junior at UW–Madison and is majoring in Journalism.

Lauren Meyer (she/her) is a Staff Writer and Graphic Designer for Bell Magazine. She is a senior at UW–Madison and is currently studying in the School of Journalism and Mass Communications with Certificates in Digital Studies and Gender and Women’s Studies. Her interests include Communication Arts, Social Justice, Journalism, Advertising and Social Media.


OUR TEAM

Molly Meyer Kehoe (she/her) was a Staff Writer and Editor for Bell Magazine is a graduate of UW–Madison. Molly majored in Political Science and Journalism and pursued a certificate in History. She’s from San Francisco which explains her love for the ocean, hiking, and cities. She was also a Fellow with Rise Wisconsin and The Farmlink Project!

Maya Cherins (she/her) was a Staff Writer and Editor for Bell Magazine. She is a graduate of UW–Madison and studied Gender and Women Studies and Community and Nonprofit Leadership with a certificate in Global Health. When she’s not playing with her dogs or going on hikes, Maya is fighting for reproductive, racial and climate justice.

Lauren Meyer (she/her) is a Staff Writer and Graphic Designer for Bell Magazine. She is a senior at UW–Madison and is currently studying in the School of Journalism and Mass Communications with Certificates in Digital Studies and Gender and Women’s Studies. Her interests include Communication Arts, Social Justice, Journalism, Advertising and Social Media.

Maia Murphey (she/her) is a Staff Writer and Editor for Bell Magazine. She is a senior at UW–Madison majoring in Nonprofit Leadership and Political Science with certificates in Public Policy, Health Policy, and Criminal Justice.

Emma Thelke (she/her) was a Staff Writer and Editor for Bell Magazine. She is a graduate of UW–Madison and majored in Political Science and Education Studies with certificates in Gender and Women’s Studies.

Gillian Koch (she/her/hers) is a Staff Writer for Bell Magazine. She is a senior at UW–Madison majoring in Consumer Behavior and Market Place Studies and is receiving certificates in Entrepreneurship, Design Strategy and Global Health.

Anna Thompson (she/her/hers) is a Staff Writer for Bell Magazine and a junior here at UW–Madison. Anna is currently studying Anthropology and German and dabbling a bit in Education. Originally from Minnesota, Anna can be found either making a cup of coffee, buying more plants or doodling in her notebook during class.

Julie Abelson (she/her) is Co-Editor-in-Chief for Bell Magazine. She is a junior at UW–Madison majoring in Psychology and Social Welfare with certificates in Criminal Justice, and Women and Gender Studies. In her free time, she loves reading, running, listening to music and going out with friends. 

Sydney Vasquez (she/her) is Co-Editor-In-Chief of  Bell Magazine. She is a junior at UW–Madison majoring in Journalism and getting certificates in Photography and Gender and Women’s Studies. In her free time she loves listening to music, dancing, reading and spending time with friends and family.  

Eleni Sinnis (she/her) is a Staff Writer for Bell Magazine. She is a sophomore at UW–Madison and is intending on majoring in Journalism with a certificate in Criminal Justice. She loves hanging out with her friends and being active outdoors, running, skiing, and reading.

Maddy Aaronson (she/her) is a Graphic Designer for Bell Magazine. She is a sophomore at UW–Madison majoring in Psychology and Human Development and Family Studies. 

Sarah Higgins (she/her) is a Staff Writer for Bell Magazine. She is a junior at UW–Madison majoring in Biology with certificates in Global Health and Criminal Justice.

Jocelyn Weiss (she/her) is a Staff Writer for Bell Magazine. She is a junior at UW–Madison majoring in Psychology with a certificate in Criminal Justice and Theatre and Drama. In her free time, she loves singing, doing crossword puzzles and watching old movies.  

Cate Schiller (she/her) is a Staff Writer for Bell Magazine. She is a sophomore at UW–Madison with intentions of majoring in Journalism with a certificate in Sports Communication.

Sydney Gray (she/her) is a Staff Writer for Bell Magazine. She is a sophomore at UW-Madison, undecided about her future major. She enjoys reading, iced coffee, and listening to music.

Stella D’Acquisto (she/they) is a Staff Writer for Bell Magazine. Stella is a junior at UW-Madison majoring in International Studies and Legal Studies.

Tate Sundberg (he/him) is a Staff Writer for Bell Magazine. He is a senior Marketing major at UW-Madison, and he’s from Eagan, Minnesota. Tate’s passions include the environment, writing, and skiing, and he also holds a position on the EDT board of WASB.

Sophie Reeves (she/her) is a Staff Writer for Bell Magazine. She is a junior at UW Madison double majoring in Neurobiology and Psychology. She is from Boulder, Colorado and is very passionate about the outdoors. In her free time, she loves to write, read, and play with her dog.

Jennifer Schaller (she/her) is a Graphic Designer for Bell Magazine. She is a senior at UW-Madison and is majoring in Fine Arts with a certificate in Digital Studies. She enjoys painting, drawing both traditionally and digitally, dancing, and making music on her synth.

Divinaa Raju Velmurugan (she/her) is a Graphic Designer for Bell Magazine. She is a freshman at UW–Madison majoring in Computer Science and Economics. She loves to read and dance in her free time!

Leah Morley (she/her) is a Graphic Designer for Bell Magazine. She is a junior at UW-Madison majoring in Fine Arts with a certificate in Gender and Women’s Studies. In her free time, she enjoys reading, painting, singing, and spending time near Lake Monona.

Sophia Beriro (she/her) is a Staff Writer for Bell Magazine. She is a freshman at UW-Madison majoring in Journalism with a focus in Strategic Communication and Public Relations.  

Taylor Olgin (she/her) is a Staff Writer for Bell Magazine. She is a freshman at UW Madison, and is majoring in Journalism and Political Science. She enjoys being outdoors, and spending time with family and friends. 

Riley DeMarrais (she/her) is a Staff Writer for Bell Magazine. She is a sophomore at UW-Madison majoring in Political Science with a certificate in Sports Communication. In her free time she loves being active outside and going on hikes, or spending time with friends and family.

Clare Brogan (she/her) is a Staff Writer for Bell Magazine. She is a Freshman at UW Madison, and is majoring in Journalism and Political Science.

Addyson Farias (she/her) is a Graphic Designer for Bell Magazine. She is a Freshman at UW Madison and anticipates to major in Marketing with a certificate in Digital Studies with a focus in research in design studies.

Kayla Bell (she/her) is a Staff Writer for Bell Magazine. She is a senior at UW-Madison and is majoring in Journalism and Political Science with a certificate in Digital Studies. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, trying new recipes and reading new books recommended by close family and friends. 

Mia McCauley (she/her) is Staff Writer for Bell Magazine. She is a freshman at UW-Madison and is intending to major in Strategic Communication or possibly International Studies. In her free time she enjoys writing, being outdoors, meeting new people, and traveling. 

Kyra Murdock (she/her) is a Staff Writer for Bell Magazine. She is a junior at UW-Madison and is majoring in International Studies and Political Science with a certificate in German. She enjoys spending time with friends and family and is an avid reader in her free time. 

Zoe Fuhrman (she/her) is a Staff Writer for Bell Magazine. She is a senior at UW-Madison and is majoring in Community and Nonprofit Leadership and Communication Arts with a certificate in Digital Studies. In her free time she likes spending time with friends and family and walking on the lakeshore path. 

Alyssa Davison (she/her) is a Graphic Designer for Bell Magazine. She is a sophomore at UW-Madison majoring in Marketing with a certificate in graphic design. In her free time, she enjoys reading, painting, hiking, crocheting, and trying new restaurants.

Katie Gunderson (she/her) is a Staff Writer and Editor for Bell Magazine. She is a sophomore at UW-Madison majoring in Linguistics and Neurobiology. In her free time, she enjoys roller skating, hiking, reading, and playing the flute.

Sofia de la Vega (she/her) is a Staff Writer and Editor for Bell Magazine. She is a junior at UW-Madison majoring in Journalism and Strategic Communications. She is from the Bay Area and enjoys reading, swimming, and chocolate ice cream. 

Vicki Braianova (she/her/hers) is a Managing Editor for Bell Magazine. She is a sophomore at UW–Madison majoring in Physics, Math and Astrophysics.

Mabel Malhotra (she/her) is a Managing Editor for Bell Magazine. She is a junior from Washington, DC, studying Communication Arts and Psychology, with a certificate in Digital Cinema Production. In her free time, she loves doing yoga, cooking and exploring with friends.