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.

‘Bully’ Documentary Pushes Boundaries

Tyler Long from Murray County Georgia was only 17 years old when he took his own life in 2009. Many of us skimmed the headlines of this tragedy, felt a surge of empathy and then went about our day. The underlying perpetrator: bullies. School is often considered as a safe haven, a place where children [...]

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Grade Has New, Bigger Visions

Disintegrated. Buried. Eaten by termites. Weathered by high-altitude winds. Like the natural world they are inspired by, renowned environmental sculptor John Grade's works of art are ephemeral and constantly changing. Grade employs the forces of nature to alter or dismantle many of his intricate sculptures in surprising ways. Last Wednesday at 7 p.m., Grade spoke [...]

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The ‘Buffett Rule’ Might Just be Politick

This election cycle, the Obama campaign seems to be emphasizing a policy called the "Buffett Rule" very heavily. This rule was precipitated by statements made by billionaire investor Warren Buffett expressing his displeasure that his tax rate was lower than that of middle class Americans. In this way, he advocates for high taxes for the [...]

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Hardship Fund Receives $50K Gift

The Student Hardship Fund, which provides financial support for students experiencing catastrophic events, received a $50,000 donation from the Stahl Family Foundation, a charitable organization run by Emory alumni. The gift will provide $10,000 to the Hardship Fund each year for the next five years. "I think I speak for everyone who's been involved in [...]

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