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 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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Jon Ossoff to Speak at 2021 Class Day

Sen. Jon Ossoff (D-Ga.) will be the keynote speaker for Emory University’s annual Class Day on May 13 at 6:30 p.m. The speech, which will be broadcasted on the Emory Commencement website, was recorded at Convocation Hall on April 23.  Chair of the Class Day Committee Liz Greene (21C) wrote in an April 24 email [...]

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Autism Awareness Display Vandalized on Emory Quad

A blue, gold and white balloon arch stood in the middle of the Quad on April 1 to attract students to Emory Autism Awareness Organization’s (AAO) “Light It Up Gold” display. Posters spreading autism awareness populated the grass, with a different fact about autism placed in each social-distancing circle. Mason jars filled with Emory-colored lights [...]

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