Ryan Callahan

Ryan Callahan (he/him) (22C) is from Richboro, Pennsylvania, majoring in philosophy, politics, and law. Callahan previously served as a managing editor, the Wheel's sports editor and is also the co-president of Emory's Pre-Law Society. He is currently an English tutor at Ringle, and previously interned for his state representative and district attorney. If he's not at Kaldi's, you can catch him complaining about the Sixers or replaying the Batman: Arkham games.

Callahan’s Corner | Players Decide Time Is Up

In an unprecedented move, the Milwaukee Bucks, the best team in the NBA and led by reigning MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo, boycotted Game 5 of the Eastern Conference first round against the Orlando Magic in response to the police shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wisconsin, on Aug. 23. The shooting — in which Blake, a [...]

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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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