Calen MacDonald

Calen MacDonald (22C) is from Palmetto, Fl. and is double majoring in English and creative writing and neuroscience and behavioral biology. Outside of the Wheel, he is the recruitment chair for Emory Crew and a school captain for Emory Reads. If he had any free time, he would spend it looking for free food and reminding everyone how tall he is (he's 6'8").

Alpha Phi Alpha to Return to Campus Fall 2020

Isaiah Poritz, News Editor African American fraternity Alpha Phi Alpha (Alpha) will return to its original house at 13 Eagle Row beginning Fall 2020, according to Interim Director of the Office of Sorority and Fraternity Life (OSFL) Scott Rausch. Alpha was removed from campus in 2011 following hazing violations. The house at 13 Eagle Row [...]

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Carter ‘at Ease with Death’ Following Pelvis-Fracturing Fall

Former U.S. President and Emory University Distinguished Professor Jimmy Carter told his church congregation Sunday that he was “completely at ease with death.” Carter was hospitalized on Oct. 21 following a fall that shattered his pelvis. This was Carter’s second fall in October and his third fall this year. From a motorized lift chair, Carter [...]

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Emory Professor Receives $305K Grant to Study Moderate Islam

The Henry Luce Foundation has awarded Associate Professor of Religion James Hoesterey a $305,000 grant to study moderate Islam. Loosely described, “moderate Islam” denotes the non-extremist aspects of the world’s second-largest religion. Hoesterey shares the grant with University of Michigan Assistant Professor of Anthropology Yasmin Moll. Hoesterey and Moll will each lead teams of scholars [...]

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Students, Alumni and Staff Reminisce on 150 Years of Greek Life

This weekend, students and alumni gathered to celebrate 150 years of Greek life at Emory. Celebrations included a breakfast conversation between students and alumni and an open house and parade on Eagle Row. Anniversary Planning Committee Co-Chairs Ginger Hicks Smith (77C, 82G) and Daniel Shoy Jr. (95C) led a team of students and alumni in [...]

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Rico Nasty to Perform at 2019 Homecoming

Courtesy of Atlantic Records Rapper Rico Nasty and hip-hop duo EarthGang are set to perform on Oct. 25 on McDonough Field for this year’s Homecoming concert, according to Student Programming Council (SPC) Vice President Teffin Benedict (21C). Rico Nasty is the first woman artist to headline Homecoming Week. Rico Nasty, whose real name is Maria-Cecillia [...]

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