Isaiah Poritz

Executive Editor | [email protected] | 801-828-6680 | 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 at CBS News and the Salt Lake City Weekly. He is a die-hard Utah Jazz fan and he loves coffee.

SGA Election Results to be Delayed Amid Accusations of Code Violations

This story has been updated to include comments from SGA President Lori Steffel (21B) and BBA Council President Emily Ferguson (21B). The announcement and certification of the Student Government Association (SGA) presidential and vice presidential runoff election results will be delayed, the Elections Board confirmed to the Wheel on Thursday. Election runoff results were originally [...]

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Letter to Our Readers

To the Emory community, In recent days, the Wheel has received criticism regarding its coverage of the death of Oxford freshman Yide “Dave” Zhang. The death of a fellow student is undoubtedly tragic, and a particularly difficult task for student journalists as peers of that individual. As a news organization, it is important that we [...]

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First-Year Oxford Student Dies Friday

A full obituary will be posted later as we collect stories from family and friends.  First-year Oxford student Yide “Dave” Zhang died unexpectedly on March 5, according to a March 6 email sent to Oxford College students by Oxford Dean Douglas Hicks.  Zhang studied from his home in Suzhou, China during the fall semester but [...]

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Board of Trustees Members Donated $225,500 to Republican Campaigns in 2020

Members of Emory’s Board of Trustees, the highest governing body of the University, gave $225,500 to Republican political campaigns and PACs in the 2020 election, representing 67% of all political donations by Board members during the 2020 cycle, Federal Election Commission (FEC) filings show. Around $56,000, or 17%, went to Democratic campaigns and PACs and [...]

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