Kamryn Olds

Kamryn Olds (22C) is from Annandale, Virginia, and majors in film and media studies and English. She enjoys singing in Emory's University Chorus and providing unsolicited analyses of pop culture. Her favorite band is Tame Impala.

Rename Longstreet-Means. It’s Time.

“Named for the second and fourth presidents of Emory College, Longstreet-Means Hall replaced a residence hall constructed on the same site in 1955. Augustus Baldwin Longstreet was a well-known lawyer, minister and author, whose book “Georgia Scenes” became a best-selling picture of early Georgia life and earned him a place in the Georgia Writers Hall of [...]

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Emory, Please Protect Your Students

Why does the Georgia Board of Regents support banning undocumented and DACA students from public universities? Students, faculty and community members across the country have been asking this same question for nearly a decade. In October 2010, the Georgia Board of Regents (BOR), a governor-appointed body which oversees the state’s public universities, passed Policies 4.1.6 [...]

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A&E Staff Picks Favorite Albums of the 2010s

Mumble rap, increased representation of underrepresented artists, viral country collabs and streaming services punctuated the world of music in the 2010s. In honor of the impactful, beloved art of the past decade, some Arts & Entertainment writers share their favorite albums of the 2010s.    Courtesy of Universal Aidan Vick: “To Pimp a Butterfly” by [...]

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A&E Staff Chimes in on the Marvel Debate

  Tony Stark floats in space. /IMDB As the editor of the Arts & Entertainment section of the Wheel, it’s my responsibility to ensure that our writers contribute to conversations in the art world. Recently Martin Scorcese, Pedro Almodóvar and Jim Jarmusch, among other renowned filmmakers, made dismissive remarks toward Marvel films. In particular, they [...]

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With ‘Pony,’ Rex Orange County Finds Hope in Maturity

Courtesy of Sony Released Oct. 25, Rex Orange County’s newest album, “Pony,” contains all the qualities instantly recognizable to fans of Rex’s work: his complex layering of electronic sounds, his nearly idiosyncratic use of orchestral instrumentation, his emotional and unembellished vocals.  Despite similarities with his previous work, “Pony”s fluidity and comfortability with itself also demonstrate [...]

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