Matthew Somekh

Matthew Somekh (24C) is from Great Neck, New York, majoring in political science. Outside of the Wheel, Somekh is a freshman liaison for Emory Ambassadors for Global Awareness and a member of Emory’s International Relations Association. He previously interned at his local municipality's town hall and served as editor-in-chief of his high school’s paper, the Great Neck Guide Post. In his free time, Matthew enjoys hanging with friends or binging Netflix shows.

Emory Political Science Professors Break Down the 2020 Election Cycle

Abramowitz, Fraga Explain Results, Importance of Georgia in Coming Months Alben W. Barkley Professor of Political Science Alan Abramowitz and Associate Professor of Political Science Bernard Fraga debriefed the 2020 election on Nov. 5, specifically focusing on polling and trends in the American electorate. Carla Freeman, the executive associate dean of Emory College of Arts [...]

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Mental Health Concerns Proliferate After Spring Plan Announcement

When the University released the spring semester plan on Oct. 15, notably without any academic holidays, many students expressed concern about deteriorating  mental health and burnout. “Because COVID cases are low, administration insists that everything on campus is fine,” on-campus first-year Kara Swain (24C) said. “But in reality, a lot of students are really suffering [...]

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