The Editorial Board

The Editorial Board is the official voice of the Emory Wheel and is editorially separate from the Wheel's board of editors.

Student Government Websites Need Overhaul

To students who want to know who their Student Government Association (SGA) or Graduate Student Government Association (GSGA) representatives are, good luck. SGA’s OrgSync and website are both woefully out of date, listing multiple members who are no longer active and lacking updated information such as proposed bills and minutes from the past couple of [...]

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Entrepreneurial Alumnus an Adequate Choice

Some students have expressed disappointment in response to the University’s recent announcement that Dollar Shave Club founder Michael Dubin (01C) is this year’s commencement speaker. While Dubin appeals as both a recent Emory alumnus and an engaging speaker, he offers a novel perspective. But Emory students, even those with little interest in business, need not [...]

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MARTA Proposals Benefit Emory, Atlanta

While Emory students and employees must travel and commute in a city whose traffic ranks among the most congested in the world, some relief may be on the way. Two proposals working their way through Georgia’s General Assembly could lead to the largest changes in Atlanta’s Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) since its creation [...]

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Zero Waste Policy Implementation Sloppy

Although the University implemented its new Zero Landfill Waste policy in an attempt to go green, the policy’s execution has been less than satisfactory. Last month on behalf of Campus Services and Emory’s Office of Sustainability, standardized color-coded recycling, composting and waste stations were installed on Emory property. Desk-side waste bins vanished from University offices [...]

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AP, IB Credit Changes Poorly Justified

As prospective Emory students prepare for end-of-year Advanced Placement (AP) and International Baccalaureate (IB) exams, the Class of 2022 must take into account that Emory will now accept only 12 pre-matriculation test credits instead of 24 and has cut the list of exams it will grant credit for, as the Wheel reported last week. While [...]

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