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.

Grad Students Propose Increasing Health Sciences Library Hours

Graduate student leaders would like to keep the Woodruff Health Sciences Center Library open 24-hours./Richard Chess, Executive Editor Graduate students are asking to expand the Woodruff Health Sciences Center Library (WHSCL) hours to 24-hours and limit access to undergraduate students during finals. The University Senate unanimously supported opening the WHSCL 24/7 after Samuel Maidman (20M), [...]

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Panel Discusses Central American Migrant Caravan

Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons As a group of migrants from Central America marched peacefully toward the southern United States border, a panel of Emory student activists and immigration experts discussed the migrant caravan and how it is depicted in the media. The Nov. 15 panel, entitled “La Caravana,” was hosted by The Himalayas Chapter of [...]

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Emory Study: Parent Gun Owners Store Firearms Improperly

More than half of parents who own guns improperly store their firearms at home according to recommendations by the American Academy of Pediatrics, a study entitled "A Comparison of Parental Firearm Storage Patterns and Children's Access to Firearms" found. Of the parent participants who owned guns, 53 percent stored their firearms unsafely, according to one [...]

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Emory Maintains Ties With Saudi Arabia

Emory University is not changing partnerships with Saudi Arabian entities in light of recent allegations that the kingdom was involved in the killing of journalist and Saudi critic Jamal Khashoggi last month, according to Associate Vice President of University Communications Nancy Seideman. Emory partners with five academic institutions backed by the Saudi government. “Currently there [...]

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