Michelle Lou

Michelle Lou (19C) is from Irvine, Calif., majoring in political science and minoring in East Asian studies. She previously served as copy chief, news editor and executive editor. She won first place in the 2017 Georgia College Press Association’s Better Newspaper Contest in the category Best News Article Based on Investigative Reporting for her coverage of the Spring 2017 student government elections. Outside the Wheel, she is an undergraduate research fellow at Emory’s Center for Law and Social Science; a member of Phi Eta Sigma, Omicron Delta Kappa and Pi Sigma Alpha; and an avid snorkler. She has interned at USA TODAY's copy desk and HuffPost's breaking news team.

Emory Grapples With Yearbooks Containing Openly Racist Photos

The first line of Emory’s alma mater used to sing “in the heart of dear old Dixie,” a reference to the Confederacy. It was changed to “in the heart of dear old Emory” around 1995, but remnants of Emory’s Southern antebellum roots still endure within the pages of its yearbooks. The Wheel reviewed Emory’s yearbooks [...]

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News Roundup | 2.20.19

Carol Anderson, Tayari Jones Nominated for NAACP Image Awards Two Emory professors were nominated for the 2019 NAACP Image Awards for their literary works. Carol Anderson, who serves as Charles Howard Candler Professor of African American Studies and chair of African American studies, was nominated in the “Outstanding Literary Work — Youth/Teens” category for her [...]

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Emory Delays Tuesday Opening Due to Weather

Emory University, including Oxford College, will delay opening on Tuesday until 10 a.m. due to inclement weather, according to a Monday night all-Emory email. North Georgia is expected to develop black ice tonight and early Tuesday, according to National Weather Service Atlanta. The delayed opening applies only to the University. This delayed opening applies only [...]

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Guide to SGA’s Audit

Confused about the SGA audit and its potential impacts? The Wheel broke it down: What did SGA audit? SGA commissioned a committee to collect data on undergraduate student club participation from Oct. 12 to Nov. 11. Using that information, the committee made recommendations on how the Student Activity Fee (SAF) should be allocated amongst divisional [...]

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Emory Student Health Services Nurse Undergoing SANE Training

Editor’s Note: A previous version of this article that was published in the Nov. 28 issue was retracted online due to inaccuracies. The retracted article erroneously stated that Emory University Student Health Services (EUSHS) plans to offer rape kits. The story was assigned to a new reporter and re-written. One nurse who works at Emory [...]

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