Joel Lerner

Joel Lerner (20Ox, 22C) is from Johns Creek, Georgia, majoring in environmental science. Outside of the Wheel, his interests include theater, music and books. If you want to strike up a (seemingly endless) conversation with him, just mention “Doctor Who” or TikTok. Contact Lerner at [email protected]

Despite Charismatic Cast, ‘The Current War’ Is Confusing and Convoluted

Courtesy of AccuSoft Inc. The history of America’s shift from gas laps to the ubiquitous glow of electric light bulbs is a confusing web laced with corruption, conceit and confusion. “The Current War,” set just after Thomas Edison’s (Benedict Cumberbatch) new filament light bulbs flood urban America, is based on true events surrounding this introduction [...]

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Reasons the A&E Staff Didn’t Want to Review ‘Lover’

Courtesy of Republic As the editor of the Arts & Entertainment section of the Wheel, it’s my responsibility to ensure that our writers cover important art releases and events both on and off Emory’s campus. When Taylor Swift released her latest album, “Lover,” I asked my entire team of writers to submit a review. No [...]

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Art to Consume Before College Ends

“Frances Ha” As college students, we may expect to emerge into the world after our four years as fully formed human beings with career paths, relationships and interests all securely in place. Noah Baumbach’s 2012 film, “Frances Ha,” contends that this idea is more fantasy than fact and, more importantly, suggests that uncertainty is not [...]

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Best in Show Cultivates Cross-Cultural Pride

Forrest Martin, Photo Editor Wedged between the stress of the first week of classes and the relief of the long Labor Day weekend, Best in Show celebrated the cultural diversity and artistry of the student body. The event concluded Orientation Week by showcasing Emory’s performance groups, for which new students will have the opportunity to [...]

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