Author: Alex Klugerman

Stories That Shaped Emory in 2019

Emory Grapples With Yearbooks Containing Openly Racist Photos The Wheel reviewed Emory yearbooks from the 1900s and discovered images depicting open displays of racism despite the University’s desegregation in 1963. The photos portrayed mock lynchings, Greek members dressed in Confederate uniforms and carrying Confederate flags, and students wearing Ku Klux Klan hoods. University President Claire [...]

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Albert Zhang, Quiet Leader and Community Advocate, Dies at 17

Courtesy of Emory Photo and Video Emory sophomore Albert Zhang Liang, a quiet yet determined student devoted to improving the campus community, died on Friday morning, according to an email sent to the Emory Scholars Program by Senior Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education Joanne Brzinski. He was 17 years old. Details of his death have [...]

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Getting Lowdown from Lou: Editor Reflects on Tenure

Outgoing Editor-in-Chief Michelle Lou (pronounced ‘low,’ like the Flo Rida song) (18C) took a somewhat circuitous route throughout her Emory career. The Goizueta Business School dropout wrapped up her political science major and East Asian studies minor last semester. Lou currently serves as a digital news intern at CNN by day while overseeing the Wheel [...]

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