Layla Wofsy

Layla Wofsy (23C) is from Westport, Connecticut and is majoring in political science. In addition to the Wheel, Wofsy is a member of the Emory Young Democrats executive board. She previously worked a campaign intern for a state senate candidate in her district in Connecticut. and helped lead the candidate to victory in 2018. She also worked on his re-election campaign this past summer.

Professors Discuss Racial Reckoning, Long-Term Implications

After George Floyd’s killing at the hands of police in May, protesters took to the streets calling for an end to police brutality that disproportionately impacts people of color. The protests sparked discussions both nationwide and internationally about racism. As a result, various industries ranging from newsrooms to Hollywood reevaluated their roles in perpetuating discrimination [...]

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Student Petition Calls For ‘Double-A’ or ‘4.0 Pass-No Credit’ Grading

Several Emory student organizations have created a petition urging Emory to change its grading system to either a “Double-A” or a “4.0 Pass-No Credit” system, asserting that the current pass-fail option engenders academic inequities.  The petition, signed by Emory Young Democratic Socialists of America, the Recognizing, Empowering, and Affirming Latinas (REAL) Conference and FemmeBeat, has [...]

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Bober Elected Editor-in-Chief, Plans to Expand Paper’s Coverage

Ayushi Agarwal/Asst. Copy Editor Staff members and editors of The Emory Wheel voted on Feb. 15 for Managing Editor Madison Bober (20C) to serve as the next editor-in-chief of the student newspaper. The election marked the third-consecutive competitive election. Voter turnout was 74 percent, with 40 voters casting a ballot out of 54 eligible voters. [...]

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News Roundup | 02.12.2020

Poet Nikki Giovanni To Give Reading at Emory American poet, activist and educator Nikki Giovanni will give a free reading of her work on Feb. 22 at 4 p.m. to close out Black History Month as part of the 15th season of the Raymond Danowski Poetry Library Reading Series, according to an Emory press release. [...]

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News Roundup | 02.05.20

Oxford’s Campus Life Center Celebrates Grand Opening Students and faculty came together on Sunday to celebrate Oxford College’s much-anticipated Campus Life Center’s (CLC) grand opening, which featured local political leaders and alumni.  According to Oxford College Dean of Campus Life Joseph Moon, the CLC formally opened on the first day of the Spring semester, but [...]

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