Senior Reflections

Dooley always scared me. It wasn’t her skeletal aura or immortal mystery. It was her not-so-gentle reminder that time here was finite: Students will go. And May 8, the class of 2017 will, in fact, go. After gown-clad embraces with ...

I would be absolutely lying if I said college was the best four years of my life. It’s been great, obviously, but if the best years of my life should be free of conflict and difficulty, college was definitely a ...

Most editors go out with a final word. Mine is this: I believe more now than I did when I became the editor-in-chief of the Wheel in telling the truth and in the rights of newspapers and other media to ...

I have always been perplexed by people who say that they wouldn’t want to live forever. I remember reading Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbitt as a child and finding myself unable to understand the protagonist’s decision to abandon her immortality, ...

The greatest gift Emory gave me was an optimistic spirit. At Emory, every life path seems possible if you work hard enough for it. While I was here, I explored, I tinkered, I reveled in the curiosity Emory imbued me ...

In my past four years at Emory, I have met dozens of truly amazing people — people that have inspired me, awed me and truly impacted me for the better. I can think of no better way to reflect on ...

“Like sunlight, sunset, we appear, we disappear. We are so important to some, but we are just passing through.” — Before Midnight Movie On Wednesday, April 22, I spoke at a global connections night at Alan C. Pope High School ...

As a transfer student graduating from Emory this spring, sometimes I cannot help but wonder how different my life would have been if I had chosen to stay at my old college. At the time, switching schools was not something ...

During spring break of 11th grade, I stood atop Emory’s library, looked out at red roofs and green leaves, and told my Dad that this is where I wanted to go to college. He turned to me, put a hand ...