Eric Jones

Eric Jones (he/him) (25C) is from Short Hills, New Jersey, and is planning on studying business and economics, but also has a passion for psychology and Spanish. Outside of the Wheel, Jones volunteers for the Spark Mentorship Group, represents the freshman class on the Student Government Association first-year council and writes for the Emory Economics Review. Jones’ hobbies include tennis, biking, volunteering and traveling.

My experience on an alternative fall break

The path towards addressing poverty is a pertinent topic today and one that is very relevant in Atlanta. This fall break, I went on an alternative break trip with Volunteer Emory — Emory’s primary community service organization — doing community service work with six other students. From Oct. 8 to 12, we went to six [...]

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Atlanta mayoral candidates address housing, policing issues at Emory forum

Atlanta mayoral candidates discussed public transportation, policing, housing and other issues facing Atlantans at Emory University’s Glenn Memorial Church on Tuesday night. The forum brought together 13 of 14 mayoral candidates ahead of the Nov. 2 election; one did not attend.  The event was organized by the League of Women Voters in Fulton County, the [...]

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Volleyball picks up first conference loss of year in UAA Round Robin

The No. 7 Emory University volleyball team competed in the University Athletic Association (UAA) Round Robin #2 tournament, hosted by Brandeis University (Mass.), on Oct. 3. The Eagles won their first match against Washington University in St. Louis (Mo.) (WashU) but fell to New York University (NYU) in their second, marking their first loss of [...]

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