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.

Emory CFO Estimates $45 Million Net Loss From COVID-19

Ayushi Agarwal/Managing Editor Emory expects to lose about $45 million in net revenue through Aug. 31, the end of the University’s 2019-2020 fiscal year, as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. As the economy plummets into a recession, the pandemic has left American colleges and wiluniversities reeling, shuttering their campuses and refunding unused student services. [...]

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Emory Institutes Budget Cuts, Hiring Freeze to Abate Substantial Financial Losses

Courtesy of Emory Photo/Video Emory announced that it will implement a series of cost-saving measures to combat the economic fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic, which has rocked the University’s “financial foundation.” In an April 14 letter emailed to University faculty and staff, Chief Financial Officer Christopher Augostini and Interim Provost and Executive Vice President for [...]

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Students Adjust to Life Under Quarantine at Clairmont Campus

Many students remaining in University housing after the transition to remote learning live at Clairmont Towers/Forrest Martin, Photo Editor About 375 students remain at Emory’s Clairmont Campus after the University’s transition to remote learning, according to Director of Conference Services and Housing Administration Sherry Ebrahimi (97C). These students requested to stay in on-campus housing by [...]

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Steffel Elected SGA President During Online Semester

Emory students elected Lori Steffel (21B) as the next Student Government Association (SGA) president on April 5. As the only candidate running for the position, she earned 1085 votes (81.9%) while 239 students (18.1%) cast a no confidence vote. Steffel previously served as SGA vice president. Incoming SGA President Lori Steffel (21B) Steffel’s election comes [...]

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