Alison Barlow

Alison Barlow (she/hers 24C) is an illustrator for the Wheel. A political science and creative writing major, she is from the northernmost part of Vermont (yes, there is a lot of snow). In her free time, Barlow plays soccer, tutors for SHINE and is a part of Residence Life. She is also an avid reader and gym rat.

UMMI seeks to engage with local, marginalized mothers

After the Supreme Court overturned the national right to abortion access on June 24, an Instagram post from the Uplifting Marginalized Mothers and Individuals (UMMI) club, encouraging students to apply to their executive board, began to gain traction among Emory University community members.  UMMI president Layla Dhabaan (24C), who founded the club in May 2022, [...]

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“What we find is what we need to find”: the making of ‘Morning Has Broken,’ a reflection of cycles, healing, and loss

The title of Abrianna Belvedere’s (22C) devised theater thesis piece, “Morning Has Broken,” came from the hymn of the same name that was played at her grandmother’s funeral. Performed by Belvedere and Cicely Jackson (24C) on March 18 and 19 at the Schwartz Center, the work centered around teenage Belvedere’s efforts to move beyond generational [...]

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EGEWU strives for equity on, off field

Like many club sports at Emory University, Emory’s Gender Expansive and Women’s Ultimate (EGEWU) experienced setbacks due to the pandemic. EGEWU was unable to complete their spring 2020 season, or play at all during the 2020-2021 school year. Still, EGEWU found a silver lining. “We have left behind some of the more negative views of [...]

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Playwright’s thesis reading explores womanhood, history

In room 205 of the Schwartz Center, five actors illuminated in the golden glow of a few stage lights sat in a row and waited patiently to begin the Feb. 26 live reading of “Lizzie,” a thesis play by Anneka Rose (22C).  “Lizzie” is an original work inspired by an art history class Rose took [...]

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