By day Kari is a high school English and journalism teacher, by night she slaves over layouts, text, and photos. She was recruited to work on GSM after working for many years on California State University's newspaper The Daily 49er and their magazine Dig. She graduated from CSULB with her B.A. and her teaching credential. She finished her masters degree through the University of Phoenix and her administrative credential program through the University of La Verne. In Kari's free time she likes to scrapbook, read, travel and spend time with friends and family.