Isaiah Poritz

Executive Editor | [email protected] | Isaiah Poritz (22C) is from Salt Lake City, Utah, majoring in political science. He is currently interning at CBS News and previously interned for the Salt Lake City Weekly. Outside of the Wheel, Poritz serves as a research assistant in the department of political science. He is a die-hard Utah Jazz fan.

International Students Shaken, Disappointed Over New ICE Guidelines

Under the updated visa guidelines, international students who do not return to campus for in-person instruction will risk losing their status./Anoushka Parameswar, Staff On July 6, international students learned they would lose their F-1 status if they fail to return to campus this fall, sending shockwaves and uncertainty throughout the community about how to navigate [...]

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Students Call For Defunding, Disarmament of Emory Police Department

Amid nationwide protests and calls for systemic change over the police killings of Black civilians, Black Emory students and organizations have denounced the Emory Police Department (EPD), demanding the University disarm and defund EPD.  When Emory Police Chief Rus Drew came to Emory in 2016, he told the Wheel that EPD must be proactive in [...]

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School of Medicine Asks Incoming Students to Move to Atlanta by July 20

Emory University School of Medicine/Ayushi Agarwal, Managing Editor Emory School of Medicine has advised incoming first-year students to move to Atlanta by July 20, the first day of the school’s orientation, so they will be “poised” for in-person instruction when the University deems it safe. The May 26 email, from Associate Dean of Medical Education [...]

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