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.

Undergraduate Student Body Votes to Increase SAF by $15

Jackson Schneider, Contributing An undergraduate-wide ballot referendum to increase the Student Activity Fee (SAF) by $15, the largest fee hike since it was first created in 2006, passed on Friday with 60 percent of the vote in favor, according to Brendan Moriarty, information system manager of Student Involvement, Leadership and Transitions. Palmer will submit the [...]

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2019-20 NBA Preview

1,590 days have passed since the Golden State Warriors began their stranglehold on the NBA, winning three of the past four championships with a roster saturated with MVPs and All-Stars. Since then, the league has been wrought with a complete absence of parity and, consequently, total predictability. Fans of the 29 other teams have been [...]

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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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