CLASS OF 2003 | 2014 | ISSUE 3

Divya Gupta started a new job in Irvine, Calif., at the law firm Severson & Werson, where she practices financial services litigation. She and her husband welcomed their second daughter last fall. Baby Niyati joins big sister Jahnavi, who just turned 5.

Caroline Knox is moving to Asheville, N.C., with her husband, Mike, and new baby, Adeline Reid Lindow.

Bayard Templeton and his wife, Alex, were delighted to welcome their wonderful daughter, Elisabeth (“Issie”) Ruth Templeton, into the world on April 8th, weighing 6 lbs., 7oz. Bayard continues to teach middle school history, coach girls’ basketball and softball, and advise the karaoke club at Germantown Academy; he and his family now live in the Mount Airy section of Philadelphia.

Ann Chen received the Fulbright-National Geographic Digital Storytelling Fellowship. Starting in September, she will be traveling across Western Canada, mapping and documenting the communities along the Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipeline.You can follow her journey on Nat Geo’s website. Wes people living in Alberta or BC should give her a holler.

Tejas Desai is building his New Wei literary movement. In spring 2014 several of his articles on literature were published, including in the Huffington Post Books Section, Neworld Review, and Publishing Perspectives. He also gave many radio and print interviews, read at the renowned KGB Bar Reading Series, and exhibited at the AWP Conference in Seattle. He is currently writing the second book of The Brotherhood Trilogy, which he is calling a “noir epic,” as well as articles and book reviews.

Earlier this year Gabriel Popkin began a new career as an independent science writer, and recently had his first piece published in this magazine. He lives in Mount Rainier, Md., just outside Washington, DC.

Aaron Paige will be starting a three-year post-doc in ethnomusicology at the University of Denver Lamont School of Music in the fall.

Arturo Vidichand his wife, Julia, had a baby boy on February 1st named Ryder Metteya.


Intern at the Wesleyan Office of Communications for Spring and Summer 2015. Currently working towards meeting the requirements for an Economics and Government dual major. A Wesleyan Posse Veteran.