Madi Olivier

News Editor | Madi Olivier (she/her, 25C) is from Highland Village, Texas, and is planning on majoring in psychology and minoring in rhetoric, writing and information design on the pre-law track. Outside of the Wheel, she can be found listening to Hozier and Rainbow Kitten Surprise, binge-watching Criminal Minds or trying to pet the Emory cats.

University Senate discusses future construction, Office of Compliance during final meeting of semester

The Emory University Senate held its last meeting of the 2021-22 academic year on April 26. The Senate voted unanimously to pass the Consent Agenda, which “usually lumps routine procedural decisions together into a single motion to save time,” Senate Administrative Assistant Grace Goh wrote in an April 27 email to the Wheel.  Goh explained [...]

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Emory removes names honoring racist figures Yerkes, Lamar, declines to rename Haygood

Emory University is renaming the Yerkes National Primate Research Center to the Emory National Primate Research Center, and the Emory University School of Law’s L.Q.C. Lamar professorships to Emory School of Law Distinguished Professors, according to an April 21 email from University President Greg Fenves.  Community members have advocated for this change since March 2020, [...]

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SGA Legislature votes to invoke line of succession, Marchuck sworn in as president

The Student Government Association (SGA) Legislature voted to pass Resolution 55sl05, invoking the line of succession instead of holding another presidential election in a 11-3-1 vote during an emergency meeting on April 18. Vice president-elect Noah Marchuck (24C), who abstained himself from voting, was officially sworn in as SGA president after the meeting. “This was [...]

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Rabinovitz discusses future of commencement, mental health at Emory amid pandemic

Executive Director of Student Health Services Sharon Rabinovitz. Photo courtesy of Emory University As the end of the semester nears after another year of COVID-19 regulations, Executive Director of Student Health Services Sharon Rabinovitz gushed about the upcoming graduation ceremonies, which will be held on campus for the first time in three years.  “It'll look [...]

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Constitutional Council holds that run-off election was constitutional, Board of Elections did not violate powers

In a unanimous verdict of the April 11 hearing for Friese v. SGA, the Constitutional Council held that the Board of Elections has not “seriously violated” the Student Government Association (SGA) Constitution or “greatly misused” their powers in creating the Spring 2022 SGA presidential run-off election or determining the procedure following “a no confidence” victory. [...]

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