Matthew Chupack

Matthew Chupack (24C) is from Northbrook, Illinois, majoring in sociology on a pre-law track. Outside of the Wheel, Chupack is an exec member for Emory Behind the Glass. In his free time, he enjoys exploring cities, playing with his puppy and listening to country music.

University to phase out unnecessary plastic use by 2026

Emory University President Gregory L. Fenves signed the “Break Free from Plastic” pledge on June 15 after meeting with student leaders of the Plastic Free Emory Project (PFEP). The pledge asks the University to substantially reduce the presence of single-use plastics on the Atlanta and Oxford campuses in a 5-year span. The Emory pledge is [...]

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Emory to Lift COVID-19 Screening Requirement for Vaccinated Individuals

This story was updated on 6/7 to include a quote from Maylynn Hu (22Ox). Starting June 7, fully vaccinated students will no longer need to “conduct regular asymptomatic screening testing,” Associate Vice President and Executive Director for COVID-19 Response and Recovery Amir St. Clair announced in a June 3 email to students. This change reverses [...]

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University Lifts Mask Requirement in Outdoor Settings

Masks are no longer required outdoors on Emory’s campus, according to a May 20 email announcement from Associate Vice President and Executive Director for COVID-19 Response and Recovery Amir St. Clair. Masks are still required in indoor settings, “regardless of vaccination status.”   St. Clair wrote that efforts by students, faculty and staff to promote a [...]

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EPD Chief Resigns Abruptly

Emory Police Department (EPD) Chief Rus Drew is stepping down from his position on May 18, according to an email announcement that day from Chief Financial Officer Christopher Augostini. Augostini did not provide a reason why Drew is resigning.    Former Deputy Chief of Police Cheryl Elliott will assume the position of Chief starting Tuesday.  [...]

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African American Studies Professor Named Andrew Carnegie Fellow

The Carnegie Corporation of New York named Professor of African American Studies Kali Gross as an Andrew Carnegie Fellow on April 28.  Gross was among the 26 out of the 311 nominees selected as a fellow this year, all of whom will receive a $200,000 grant to “fund significant research and writing in the social [...]

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