Jake Busch

Jake Busch (22C) is from Brookhaven, Georgia, majoring in history and English and creative writing. He also writes for the Wheel’s Editorial Board. Busch enjoys playing basketball, reading about and debating politics and trying different kinds of ice cream. He plans to become a civil rights attorney.

Jews Must Back Gun Control

More than 10,000 hate crimes involving a firearm occur each year in the United States, according to Everytown for Gun Safety. On Oct. 27, the Tree of Life Synagogue massacre was added to this list in what is the deadliest anti-Semitic attack on American soil. Hate, as the numbers from Everytown show, breeds gun violence, [...]

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Listen to Women on Supreme Court Pick

An American is sexually assaulted every 98 seconds, according to the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network. This reality is beyond upsetting and demoralizing — it is shameful. The sexual assault allegations against Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh speak to our society’s failure to properly address violence against women. Even worse are the dismissive responses to [...]

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Zwier Case Spurs Crucial Conversations

When Emory Professor of Law Paul J. Zwier II said the N-word while discussing the 1967 case of Fisher v. Carrousel Motor Hotel, Inc., he crossed a line. Zwier did not just say “the N-word,” instead, he used the derogatory term, in its entirety, before the whole class. Since then, the Emory community has unified [...]

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