Author: Max Pasternak

Endowment Increases by Less Than 1% in 2020

Emory's endowment grew from $7.87 billion in the 2019 fiscal year to $7.94 billion in the 2020 fiscal year, a 0.82% increase, according to a yearly study by the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO).  Between fiscal years 2018 and 2019, Emory’s endowment grew by nearly 8%, from $7.29 billion to $7.87 [...]

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Emory Votes Initiative Provides Shuttles to Early Polling Places

Emory Votes Initiative (EVI) has organized a weekend shuttle for voters who wish to cast a ballot during the early voting period this election. The shuttles run to Agnes Scott College in Decatur, which is the closest early voting site from the Atlanta campus. Students must sign up to ride the shuttles as per University [...]

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As Political Campaigns Heat Up, Students Feel the Pressure

This semester, many Emory students have plunged into the world of political campaigning during a pandemic that has completely upended how candidates run, fundraise and reach out to voters. With less than two weeks until the election, student interns and campaign workers are logging more in the homestretch. With most campaigns resorting to virtual events [...]

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Political Clubs Ramp Up Activism Ahead of 2020 Election

Although COVID-19 restrictions have hindered most club operations, student political organizations are actively preparing for the upcoming election cycle, seeking to involve as many students in the election as possible.  Young Democrats of Emory President Alex Chanen (21B) said the pandemic has hampered traditional in-person campaign work, such as canvassing and hosting events. In response, [...]

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A College Student’s Guide to Voting

As voter registration deadlines near and the election cycle commences, the Wheel compiled a voting guide for students navigating the registration process. How can I register to vote? In order to register, you must be eligible to vote in the U.S., which means you must be a citizen of the U.S. and meet your state’s [...]

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