All posts by "Erik Alexander"

Opinion Editor
Erik Alexander is a College senior majoring in economics.

Dear Readers, It is almost guaranteed you’ve read something in the Wheel’s Opinion section that you disagree with. The point of this section, and all Opinion sections for that matter, ...

In 1983 Alfred Smith and Galen Black were fired from their jobs after testing positive for mescaline, the main compound in the illegal and hallucinogenic peyote cactus. As members of ...

Last week, the University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass) issued a policy banning Iranian nationals from attending some of its graduate programs in science and engineering. After receiving a week’s worth ...

Outside of the Michael C. Carlos Museum I met with a friend of mine. Out of the blue a stranger, without my friend’s consent, took his photograph. I have heard ...

At long last, the economy appears to be improving. ​So who do we thank? President Barack Obama? The Federal Reserve? Oil companies? Mitch McConnell would have us thank the GOP, ...

By Erik Alexander Assistant Editorial Editor Here I am, a college student reviewing my semester at four a.m. Overall, the semester’s been a pretty bland one. I did decide to ...

  Eternal recurrence is a philosophical concept coined by 19th century philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche which relates the idea that, as explained by Rustin Cohle from “True Detective,” “time is a ...

By Erik Alexander Say your phone malfunctions while you’re in the middle of sending a text. How do you react? Do you call the phone a bad word? Do you ...

It is common knowledge that people smoke cigarettes behind the bushes outside of the back end of Bowden Hall. Since Emory has a tobacco ban, it does not provide these ...