Ryan Callahan

[email protected] | Ryan Callahan (22C) is from Richboro, Pa and majoring in Philosophy, Politics, and Law. Outside of the Wheel, he serves on the executive boards for the Residence Hall Association and Pre-Law Society and is an independent contractor for Fansided. His favorite catch phrase is “Trust the Process” and loves to talk about anything and everything.

Why We Need Sports | Callahan’s Corner

America and the world are in crisis. The crippling economy and public health disaster that have resulted from the COVID-19 pandemic, coupled with the nationwide protests in the aftermath of the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, have left us tattered.  This column has always focused on sports; I’ve covered topics ranging from the morality [...]

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The Snyder Cut is Coming. Will More Director’s Cuts Follow?

Large corporations often prioritize profits over creativity, a pattern perhaps most obvious in the film industry, where rushed films and remakes of classic movies dominate theaters. Yet, a public grassroots campaign for justice has just triumphed over an entertainment conglomerate and could send shockwaves through cinema.  Indeed, over two years since its less-than-stellar theatrical release, [...]

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Power of Sports on Full Display During Pandemic | Callahan’s Corner

It’s been just over one month since the NBA suspended its season indefinitely on March 11 in response to the novel coronavirus pandemic. This suspension set in motion a domino effect that’s caused professional leagues to close their doors indefinitely. It’s been several weeks since live sports have been televised, leaving fans deprived of sports’ [...]

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Under the Humor of ‘Dave’ Lies Genuine Endearment

If you’re looking for a new show to watch during this indefinite quarantine, look no further than FXX’s “Dave.” This plucky yet surprisingly touching narrative was created by and stars Dave Burd, who is perhaps most well known by his rap name, Lil Dicky. The semi-autobiographical comedy follows Burd’s journey from a struggling, no-name artist [...]

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Emory Student’s Olympic Dreams Delayed as COVID-19 Claims Tokyo Games

The unbridled spread of the novel coronavirus has forced the world, and its institutions, into lockdown as society desperately struggles to mitigate the pandemic. For former Emory Eagle Andrew Wilson (17C), this is just another roadblock in his unorthodox quest for Olympian status. One of the last major athletic dominoes to fall in the fight [...]

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