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.

Tayari Jones, Pearl Cleage Discuss Writing Community

Emory Professor of English and Creative Writing Tayari Jones (Right) and author Pearl Cleage (Middle) discuss their experiences as black women writers./Nassem Yousef, Contributing Emory Professor of English and Creative Writing Tayari Jones and author Pearl Cleage spoke about the necessity of establishing a community of black female writers and the Brett Kavanaugh confirmation hearing [...]

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Students Campaign for Stacey Abrams

stacey abrams speaks about improving Georgia health care at the Law school in spring 2018./Ayushi Agarwal, Photo Editor Student group Young Democrats of Emory organized a canvassing event for Georgia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams on Sept. 22. Students knocked on doors of local residents to encourage them to elect the first black female governor [...]

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News Roundup | 9.19.18

Hurricane Florence Causes at Least 16 Deaths Hurricane Florence made landfall on Friday morning near Wilmington, N.C., causing mass flooding and power outages for more than 1 million people. At least 16 deaths due to the hurricane have been reported, The New York Times reported. The storm was downgraded to a Category 1 hurricane prior [...]

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