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.

“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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Where’s the flavor?

(Pixabay/mohammed_hassan) I moved 12 times before the ripe old age of 20. My entire adult personality—what I act like, how I present myself to others and how I view change—is shaped by this fact. For every move where I have been a self-aware being, I can tell you exactly how my persona evolved and what [...]

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Professors Say Georgia Voting Law Targets Democratic Voters

Just months after Georgia experienced its highest voter turnout in history during the 2020 presidential election, Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp signed the “Election Integrity Act of 2021” (SB 202) into law on March 25. Though the law expands voting times in some respects, this legislation includes restrictions on absentee voting, voter ID requirement expansions, ballot [...]

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