Sarah Davis

Sarah Davis (22Ox) is from Austin, Texas. She plans to major in political science. Previously, Davis was the co-editor-in-chief of her high school student paper. Outside of the Wheel, she runs, enjoys watching stand-up comedy and loves playing with her dog Carl.

Hall Wins Special Election Runoff for John Lewis’ Seat

Kwanza Hall won Tuesday’s special election runoff to serve out the remainder of the late congressman Rep. John Lewis’ (D-Ga.) congressional term, with the race being called by AP just after midnight on Dec. 3. The former Atlanta City Councilmember, who was sworn in on Dec. 3, will serve in this position until Jan. 3 [...]

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Medical Students Oppose Anti-Abortion Event

A group of Black, female medical students expressed outrage over an upcoming event hosted by Emory Medical Students For Life (EMSFL) in an Oct. 29 email to School of Medicine students and faculty.  The event, titled “Is Abortion a Black Issue?” was to feature anti-abortion speaker Toni McFadden, who is a Black woman, on Nov. [...]

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Webinar Highlights Indigenous and Native Voices in Academia

The Office for Racial and Cultural Engagement (RACE) hosted an “Indigenous Intersections” webinar for Native American and Indigenous Heritage month on Nov. 18, which highlighted a new student-run website that will act as “a hub for indigenous, native and allied students.”  Director for the Office of RACE LaNita Gregory Campbell and Assistant Director for the [...]

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Pro-Trump Chalkings on Oxford Campus Elicit Student Outrage

On Election Day, students at Oxford College encountered pro-Trump chalkings in front of the student center and Seney Hall, sparking indignation. Some of the messages read “Keep Georgia Red,” “MAGA” and “Trump 4 Prez 2020,” and were signed by “Underground Republicans.”   A Trump-Pence sign hung from a tree outside of Fleming Residential Hall and was [...]

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Oxford Students Wait Hours to Cast Votes

With early voting coming to a close this Friday, students who voted in DeKalb County and Newton County, where the Emory and Oxford campuses reside, shared their experiences at the polls. There are 12 early voting polling stations across DeKalb County, compared to Newton County’s two. While both counties encouraged social distancing and mask wearing [...]

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