Eva Roytburg

News Editor | Eva Roytburg (she/her, 23Ox) is from Glencoe, Illinois, majoring in philosophy, politics and law. Outside of the Wheel, Roytburg is an avid writer of short fiction stories. In her free time, you can find her way too deep in a niche section of Wikipedia.

EPD gives ‘all clear’ Sunday morning after Oxford College bomb threat

Emory University evacuated Oxford College’s Jolley Residential Center (JRC) for two hours Sunday morning due to a bomb threat, the Emory Police Department (EPD) wrote to the Wheel. Oxford city’s Police Department (OPD) and the Newton County Sheriff's Department assisted EPD with “directing the students to a safe location, traffic control and support,” OPD Chief [...]

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Oxford RAs receive same payment as Atlanta ResLife staff

Oxford College resident assistants are receiving a $1,800 stipend starting this year following a decrease in the number of resident assistant applicants for the 2021-22 academic year, according to Oxford Residential Education and Services (RES) Director Phillip Sullivan. Resident assistants previously received only free housing in a single room for their compensation, while resident advisors [...]

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Georgia monkeypox cases rank fifth in United States

The Emory University Hope Clinic hosted the DeKalb Department of Public Health (DPH) to provide free monkeypox vaccinations to those eligible to receive the vaccine on Aug. 25.  Eligibility requirements included being at least 18 years old and being a man who has sex with other men (MSM), or people who regularly have close, intimate [...]

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Former University Distinguished Professor Salman Rushdie stabbed

Salman Rushdie, a fiction novelist and former Emory University Distinguished Professor in Emory College, was stabbed in the neck and abdomen on Aug. 12 on stage at the Chautauqua Institution in western New York, where he was scheduled to give a talk on the importance of granting asylum to exiled writers.  Rushdie’s agent, Andrew Wylie, [...]

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