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.

Irma’s Fierce Winds, Rain Rattle Ga.

A large tree fell on Glenn Memorial United Methodist Church./Hayley Silverstein, Managing Editor Downgraded to a tropical storm, Irma hit Georgia early Monday, causing intermittent power outages and downed trees on and around Emory’s Atlanta and Oxford campuses. Irma was downgraded to a tropical depression Monday night but continued to flood parts of the Georgia [...]

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Irma Downs Trees, Power Around Emory

Tropical storm Irma rained down on Clifton Road Monday./Michelle Lou, Executive Editor Downgraded to a tropical storm, Irma hit Georgia early Monday, causing intermittent power outages, flooding and downed trees on and around Emory’s Atlanta and Oxford campuses. Irma was downgraded to a tropical depression Monday night, but will still continue to flood parts of the [...]

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Sotomayor’s Emory Visit Cancelled Due to Severe Weather

Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons Supreme Court Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor's visit to Emory University has been cancelled because of the impending severe weather forecast for the Atlanta metropolitan area, according to a Sept. 10 email from Emory School of Law Director of Communications A. Kenyatta Greer to the Wheel. The School of Law hopes to [...]

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University Closed Monday Due to ‘Severe Weather’ From Irma

This story will be updated as more information becomes available. Emory University will shut down Monday as Hurricane Irma projections indicate “severe weather” could hit the Atlanta area with heavy rain, wind, flash flooding and tornadoes, according to a Sept. 10 University-wide email. Updates will be sent out via email as they become available and [...]

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Emory College Republicans Secede from Georgia Association

The Emory College Republicans is one of two chapters that seceded from the Georgia Association of College Republicans (GACR) due to a lack of “proper support,” according to a June 8 letter to the state organization. The letter, written by former College Republicans Presidents of Emory and Georgia State University (GSU), Christian Zimm (17C) and [...]

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