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.

SGA Is a Mess, We Need Change

The Constitutional Council heard Fourth-year Legislator Sun Woo Park’s (19Ox, 21C) petition alleging unconstitutional conduct during the spring 2021 Student Government Association (SGA) elections on April 8. Five days later, the Council delivered its verdict.  The SGA hearing for the Park v. Steffel et. al case occurred over Zoom on April 13. (Gabriella Lewis) All [...]

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Accusations of SGA Election Meddling Demand Patience and Restraint

The spring 2021 Student Government Association (SGA) elections were thrown into disarray last week when Fourth-year College Council (CC) Legislator Sun Woo Park (19Ox, 21C) made public accusations of electoral violations, alleging that Rhea Kumar (22C) and Nick Paschetto’s (22C) campaign intimidated voters and that current SGA President Lori Steffel (21C) and BBA Council President [...]

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Georgia Voting Bill Reeks of Voter Suppression

In the wake of former President Donald Trump’s repeated bogus claims of electoral fraud, Georgia Republican state legislators have taken aggressive measures to limit voting rights with the omnibus voting rights law SB 202. The bill, which passed in a party-line vote in the state legislature and signed into law by Gov. Brian Kemp last [...]

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Despite Student Demands, Open Expression Should Prevail

The Student Government Association and College Council passed resolutions which support renaming the Donna & and Marvin Schwartz Center for Performing Arts. (Ally Hom, Contributing Photographer) Last week, Emory University President Gregory L. Fenves refused to change the name of the Donna and Marvin Schwartz Center for Performing Arts.  This announcement followed a vote from [...]

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