Karishma Mehrotra

2015-2016 Executive Editor Karishma Mehrotra is a College senior and has been interested in journalism since her freshman year in high school. Her major is journalism and international studies with an unofficial minor in African studies. She became a writer for the news section of the Wheel when she began college and became news editor that year. She has interned at CNN, The Wall Street Journal, the Boston Globe, USA Today, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Palo Alto Weekly and KCBS Radio. She studied abroad in Ghana last semester, which inspired her to join the African dance group on campus, Zuri. She recently worked as a tutor at the Writing Center. She is also a Dean’s scholar.

State of Race Speaker Challenges Audience

Photo by Melissa Defrank Lee Mun Wah, documentary filmmaker and executive director of a diversity training company, took the stage for Emory’s 15th annual State of Race event, kicking off College Council’s third annual Social Justice Week. Speaking to roughly 100 Emory community members yesterday evening, Lee engaged the audience in a diversity reflection exercise [...]

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Emory Under Federal Review for Sexual Violence Response

Emory University is one of 55 U.S. colleges undergoing an open federal review regarding its handling of sexual violence claims on campus. The U.S. Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights (OCR) released a list today in a press release of higher education institutions that are under investigation for compliance to Title IX of the Education Amendments [...]

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