Isaiah Poritz

Executive Editor | [email protected] | Isaiah Poritz (22C) is from Salt Lake City, Utah, majoring in political science. Outside of the Wheel, Poritz is a reporter for the Georgia News Lab, an investigative journalism collaborative. He previously interned CBS News and the Salt Lake City Weekly. He is a die-hard Utah Jazz fan and he loves coffee.

Emory COVID-19 Weekly Update: Mandatory Weekly Testing, Free Flu Shots

The Wheel publishes updates every Friday about coronavirus spread within the Emory community, the University’s COVID-19 testing strategy and other related information. The Wheel also tracks on campus cases daily, which can be viewed on our homepage. !function(){"use strict";window.addEventListener("message",(function(a){if(void 0!==a.data["datawrapper-height"])for(var e in a.data["datawrapper-height"]){var t=document.getElementById("datawrapper-chart-"+e)||document.querySelector("iframe[src*='"+e+"']");t&&(t.style.height=a.data["datawrapper-height"][e]+"px")}}))}(); The latest cases Emory reported nine new positive cases in the [...]

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Emory COVID-19 Weekly Update: Expanded Testing, First Main Campus Cases Reported

The Wheel publishes updates every Friday about coronavirus spread within the Emory community, the University’s COVID-19 testing strategy and other related information. The Wheel tracks on campus cases daily in the map below, which can also be viewed on our homepage.  !function(){"use strict";window.addEventListener("message",(function(a){if(void 0!==a.data["datawrapper-height"])for(var e in a.data["datawrapper-height"]){var t=document.getElementById("datawrapper-chart-"+e)||document.querySelector("iframe[src*='"+e+"']");t&&(t.style.height=a.data["datawrapper-height"][e]+"px")}}))}(); The latest on testing The University doubled [...]

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A College Student’s Guide to Voting

As voter registration deadlines near and the election cycle commences, the Wheel compiled a voting guide for students navigating the registration process. How can I register to vote? In order to register, you must be eligible to vote in the U.S., which means you must be a citizen of the U.S. and meet your state’s [...]

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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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