Matthew Chupack

Matthew Chupack (24C) is from Northbrook, Illinois, majoring in history and sociology on a pre-law track. Outside of the Wheel, Chupack is a freshman representative for Emory Behind the Glass. In his free time, he enjoys exploring different urban areas, watching TV shows and listening to country music.

Dalai Lama Stresses Importance of ‘Inner Peace’ Amid Worsening Pandemic

Between recent political tumult, racial strife and the COVID-19 pandemic, individuals nationwide and abroad have struggled throughout the entirety of this year. During an Emory-hosted webcast on Dec. 8, His Holiness the Dalai Lama shared his thoughts on the importance of finding inner mental peace, forging meaningful relationships and meditating daily.   The 14th Dalai Lama, [...]

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One Virtual Semester Down, One to Go: Students Brace for Spring

With a limited number of students on campus and a worsening pandemic, the idea of in-person learning seems like a distant, foreign reality. Scattered across time zones and countries, students reflected on the struggles of the fall as they registered for spring classes.   Challenges with course registration were especially relevant to Zach Feldman (23B). Though [...]

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This Fall, First-Years Disregarded the Community Compact and Went to Bars

This past semester under pandemic restrictions, first-years who lived on Emory’s campus found new ways to spend their weekends. While some students followed COVID-19 safety precautions during social outings, Uber drivers reported a vastly different reality for other students who frequented bars and clubs. “People don’t wear masks when inside places,” said German Martin, an [...]

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Emory Announces In-Person Commencement

Emory will hold a modified in-person spring 2021 Commencement ceremony at the Georgia World Congress Center in downtown Atlanta, a Nov. 20 email from University President Gregory L. Fenves announced. Fenves wrote that ceremonies for graduate and professional school students will be held on May 14 and undergraduate and Oxford College ceremonies will be held [...]

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Dorm Programs, Community Building Events See Little to No Attendance

It’s late night, early morning. The 2019 Freshman Semi-Formal just ended, and hungry first-years are scurrying back to Longstreet-Means Hall for breakfast food prepared by Residence Life (ResLife) staff. Some 200 residents attend, including students from other dorms trying to get food. Resident Advisor (RA) Matthew Nails (22C), who was a Sophomore Advisor (SA) in [...]

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