Sam Budnyk

Managing Editor | Sam is a Music Composition and Comparative Literature double major in the C/O 2017. He has been involved with the Wheel since the spring of his freshman year and has been on the Wheel's editorial board since the fall of his sophomore year.

Sterk to Serve as First Female Emory President

Claire E. Sterk will serve as Emory University’s 20th president, the University Board of Trustees announced today at 11:30 a.m. in an all-Emory email. She previously served as the provost and executive vice president for academic affairs at Emory, and will be the first female Emory president. Sterk will assume the role officially on Sept. [...]

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Students Honored at 46th Annual NAACP Image Awards

Last Saturday, April 16, the Emory chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) hosted its 46th annual NAACP Image Awards at the Emory University School of Medicine Atrium to honor select Emory students for their service in pursuit of racial justice. Re-established after a two-year hiatus due to funding constraints, [...]

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Emory Students Express Discontent With Administrative Response to Trump Chalkings

College sophomore Jonathan Peraza leads chants outside the Emory Administration Building during a student protest following pro-Trump slogans that were written in chalk across campus the night before. / Julia Munslow, Executive Editor UPDATE (3/22 at 9:49 p.m.) Scroll down for the original article: The following day, University President James W. Wagner, as well as [...]

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Spicy Selections from Nearby Restaurants

Growing up in a small southern town in northwest Florida, I was not exposed to a wide variety of cuisines. Going out to dinner meant the Italian ristorante in the plaza, the seafood restaurant on the marina or the wing place off of the main highway. Variety was not the spice of my life — [...]

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Emory Pi Phi Welcomes New Members

This past weekend, 115 Emory women joined the newest addition to Emory Panhellenic Council (EPC), the national sorority Pi Beta Phi (Pi Phi). Over a three-day rush period, separate from the earlier general sorority recruitment process, over 150 interested students participated out of which 115 received bids. The organization, which, according to its website, seeks [...]

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