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.

Students Approved for Extended Housing to Reside at Clairmont

Forrest Martin, Photo Editor Students who have been approved to stay in Emory housing for the remainder of the semester will reside on Clairmont campus, according to a March 20 email from Senior Director of Housing Operations Elaine Turner and Senior Director of Residence Life Scott Rausch.  Students who currently live at Clairmont and have [...]

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Two Emory Students Living at Emory Point Test Positive for Coronavirus

Emory confirmed in a student-wide email that two undergraduate students living at Emory Point have tested positive for novel coronavirus. They are currently self-isolating in their apartment.  The students have not been on campus for more than a week and did not feel ill until returning home from spring break, according to the March 16 [...]

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Georgia Delays Presidential Primaries To May

Georgia will postpone its March 24 presidential primary until May 19 following the declaration of a public health emergency by Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp. Georgia is the second state in the United States, behind Louisiana, to delay its elections because of the COVID-19 pandemic. A statement by Assistant Press Secretary Anna Caroline Soldan states that [...]

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Two Emory Students Being Tested for Coronavirus

Two Emory students living in undergraduate housing are being tested for possible novel coronavirus, according to a campus-wide email to all Emory students. Neither case has been confirmed and the students are in self-isolation in University-provided, off-campus housing. One student lives in Dobbs Hall and the other resides in Clairmont campus. Their roommates have been [...]

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Letter to Our Readers

To the Emory community, Over the past 48 hours, Emory students, faculty and staff have been confronted with upheaval and apprehension. On Wednesday, the University announced it will transition all classes to online and requested all students return home by March 22.  The decision comes as the world succumbs to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and [...]

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