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.

Medical Plant Near Oxford Under Fire From City and State for Toxic Emissions

Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr filed a complaint Monday on behalf of Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp and the Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD) to temporarily halt medical manufacturing plant BD Bard’s sterilization operations.  The plant, which has been embroiled in controversy since August over reports of high concentrations of the carcinogen ethylene oxide near the [...]

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Dean Bobinski Addresses N-Word Controversy and Future of Emory Law

Emory Law School Dean Mary Anne Bobinski speaks at a Sept. 27 law symposium celebrating the 70th anniversary of the North Atlantic Treaty of 1949/Jessie Wang, Contributing Amid recent controversies surrounding Emory Law School, Dean Mary Anne Bobinski addressed the use of racial slurs in class and her vision of the school’s future in an [...]

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DeKalb County to Replace Water Lines Around Emory

The Briarcliff Corridor Water Infrastructure Replacement Project, which will replace about 45,000 feet of water lines along Briarcliff and North Decatur roads, began construction on Sept. 22, according to Engineering Manager at the DeKalb County Department of Watershed Management Keith Laguaite. The project will replace several pipes that have been in use for over a [...]

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Two Law Professors Accused of Using the N-Word in Class

Two Emory Law School adjunct professors were accused of using the N-word in their respective classes on Sept. 9, according to Assistant Vice President of Communications and Public Affairs Laura Diamond. The University is “looking into both incidents,” Diamond said.  Although Diamond did not identify the professors, Emory Law School Adjunct Professor Robert Saunooke told [...]

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CAPS to Hire 5 Additional Mental Health Counselors

Grace Shen, Contributing Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) hired three mental health counselors at the beginning of the semester and will take interviews for two more over the next two months, according to Assistant Vice President of Campus Life and CAPS Director Wanda Collins. The five additional hires will bump the number of CAPS clinical [...]

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