Emory Wheel

The Emory Wheel was founded in 1919 and is currently the only independent, student-run newspaper of Emory University. The Wheel publishes weekly on Wednesdays during the academic year, except during University holidays and scheduled publication intermissions. The Wheel is financially and editorially independent from the University. All of its content is generated by the Wheel’s more than 100 student staff members and contributing writers, and its printing costs are covered by profits from self-generated advertising sales.

Community Plants Tree in Williams’ Memory

Parth Mody/Photo Editor Dean of the College of the Arts and Sciences Michael A. Elliott (Center) helps plant a tree between Cox Bridge and Callaway Memorial Center in memory of Lynna Williams, former associate professor of English/creative writing at Emory. Williams died at age 66 this past summer after a fight with gallbladder cancer.

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News Roundup | 11.29.17

University Senate Votes to Send Tax Act Protest Letter The Emory University Senate voted Tuesday to send letters to U.S. representatives and senators for Georgia to express concerns for the proposed Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. In particular, the letters mention that the House bill repeals U.S. Code sections 117(d), which allows individuals to deduct [...]

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Behind the Decision: Emory Experts Discuss Ethics of Transplant Decisions

Emory University Hospital (EUH) has faced backlash in the form of several protests and prayer vigils by the Emory and Atlanta community members for its decision to delay A.J. Burgess’ kidney transplant. The two-year-old child was born prematurely without kidneys, and his father, Anthony Dickerson, is a perfect match. EUH had delayed the child’s transplant [...]

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On Fire | Astros Poised for Greatness in “Universal Series”

“Everyone, red state, blue state, supports space exploration.” — Bill Nye Last night, the Los Angeles Dodgers took on the Houston Astros for Game One of the 2017 Major League Baseball (MLB) World Series. Those hoping for an underdog to win this year’s World Series were in for as much disappointment as an Emory student [...]

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On Fire | USMNT Too Good for the World Cup

“I already won the lottery. I was born in the U.S. of A, baby.” — Creed Bratton Last week, the U.S. Men’s National Soccer Team (USMNT) failed to qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. We lost to Trinidad and Tobago. Our country lost to an island composed of about 1/323rd of our [...]

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