Stephen Fowler

Stephen Fowler 16C is the political reporter at Georgia Public Broadcasting, the statewide NPR affiliate in Georgia. He graduated from Emory with a degree in Interdisciplinary Studies and covered the central administration and Greek Life for the Wheel before serving as assistant news editor, Emory Life editor and the Executive Digital Editor from 2015-16.

College Newspapers Encourage Active Listening

It wasn’t until I reported a story about a fish in a river that I fully realized the most important thing I learned from three years of working at The Emory Wheel as an undergraduate. Writing in AP style, rigorous fact-checking and effective time management are all things that I use daily as a political [...]

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Senior Reflections: Stephen Fowler

After four years, the class of 2016 has transitioned from students, to alumni. Six graduating seniors have reflected upon their undergraduate experiences. Stephen Fowler, from McDonough, Georgia, discusses his time at Emory.  It has been exactly 1,335 days since I embarked on my journey at Emory University. Translated into another unit of time, it’s been [...]

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An Ex-Editor’s Take on Trump, Chalk and the Media

Following last week’s uproar surrounding the chalkings of apparent support for Donald Trump across campus and the ensuing protests, I was simultaneously amazed and disheartened by how things became both inside and outside our institutional walls.  Much of the coverage and conversation shifted from dialogue to vitriol and became misguided and misunderstood in the blink [...]

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The Wheel’s Most Read Stories of 2015

From winter weather to Wagner's resignation, this was a busy year for us. Using analytics, here are the 10 stories with the most page views from 2015. Students Protest Racism on Clifton Road, List Demands for Administration | Nov. 11, 2015 In response to racial tension and unrest on college campuses around the nation, Emory [...]

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Localsfest Concert ‘Awful’ly Entertaining

With a collective name like Awful Records, one might not expect much from the motley crew of oddly-named performers that descended upon the Goizueta Business School’s Patterson Courtyard on Friday night for WMRE’s Localsfest. Yet the almost reckless combination of turn-up, turn-down and everything in between created one of the most memorable and raw concert [...]

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