Christina Yan

Executive Editor | [email protected] Christina Yan (21B) is from Monmouth Junction, N.J., majoring in business administration. She previously served as assistant news editor and news editor. She won a 2018 Mark of Excellence Award from the Society of Professional Journalists in the General News Reporting category for her coverage of Emory Law Professor Paul J. Zwier II’s use of the N-word in class and also placed as a finalist in the same category for her investigation of the 2018 Student Government Association elections. Outside the Wheel, she is an academic fellow, QTM100 lab assistant and a member of Emory China Care's marketing team. In her spare time, she enjoys flexing on others with her ability to eat spicy food.

Emory Participates in First Phase of COVID-19 Vaccine Trial

Ayushi Agarwal, Managing Editor On April 2, Emory’s Vaccine and Treatment Evaluation Unit (VTEU) began participating in the first of three test phases of a COVID-19 vaccine. The first tests of the vaccine began at another VTEU in Seattle on March 15. The vaccine, mRNA-1273, was developed by scientists at the National Institute of Allergy [...]

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Emory Law Professor Defends 21 Savage

On any given day, Emory School of Law Adjunct Professor Charles Kuck’s law firm handles more than 20,000-25,000 immigration cases. One of his current clients goes by the name of She’yaa Bin Abraham-Joseph — or, as he is better known: 21 Savage. In early February, the U.K.-born and Atlanta-based rapper was arrested by Immigration and [...]

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SGA Votes to Impeach Dwight Ma

Former SGA President Dwight Ma (17Ox, 19C) Student Government Association (SGA) President Dwight Ma (17Ox, 19C) was impeached and removed from office early Friday in a 10-4 vote. An SGA email said Ma had exercised “abuse of power." The closed-door hearing lasted at least seven hours and consisted of six witness presentations, including ones from [...]

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Paul Park, SGA VP of Finance, Fired After Reports of ‘Unprofessional’ Behavior

Student Government Association (SGA) President Dwight Ma (17Ox, 19C) fired Vice President of Finance Paul Park (17Ox, 19B) on Jan. 11, citing complaints about Park’s behavior and disagreement over Park’s initiative to increase the Student Activity Fee (SAF). Ma said Media Council and TableTalk expressed concerns with Park’s “unprofessional” behavior, such as “randomly” canceling meetings [...]

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Law Professor on Leave After Allegedly Repeating Racial Slur

Paul J. Zwier II/Courtesy of Emory Photo Emory Law Professor Paul J. Zwier II, who was briefly suspended from teaching for saying the N-word in class in August, has been placed on administrative leave after the University received multiple reports that he recently repeated the same racial slur, according to School of Law Interim Dean [...]

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