Varun Gupta

Varun Gupta (20C) is studying political science and philosophy. He seeks discomfort by shadowing people in different professions, such as campus security, a sous chef and bar manager. Apart from the Wheel, you can catch him playing ultimate frisbee or recounting a crazy travel experience from one of 21 different countries that he has visited.

Debate Duo Dominates

Emory debate pair Kristen Lowe (17C) and Viveth Karthikeyan (17C) defeated top-ranked Harvard University (Mass.) juniors Lev Asimow and Hemanth Sanjeev in the final round of the American Debate Association (ADA) National Championship March 13. Out of 28 institutions, including Wake Forest University (Mass.) and Vanderbilt University (Tenn.), Emory’s Barkley Forum clinched the national championship [...]

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Munslow Elected Editor-in-Chief

Julia Munslow In an unanimous vote, College junior and current Executive Editor Julia Munslow was elected the next editor-in-chief of The Emory Wheel Sunday by the newspaper’s editors, editorial board members and staff. Munslow ran unopposed, receiving 14 votes. In a precautionary re-vote Tuesday, Munslow received 31 votes for and one “no confidence.” She and [...]

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Former Grad. Student Joins Environmental Council

A former Emory graduate student is on cleanup duty for a major American environmental and public health crisis. Chris Kolb, executive director of the Michigan Environmental Council, was one of 19 law, environmental science and policy experts appointed to the Environmental Justice Work Group, which Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder created last week to develop materials [...]

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Emory Photographer Spotlight: Tom Brodnax

  Emory Alumni Association Volunteer & Photographer Tom Brodnax From the front row of Commencement a few years ago, Tom Brodnax (66C) listened to a new graduate speak about college experiences through hashtags. Unlike the hundreds of audience members that grinned when Kadean Maddox (14C) snapped a group selfie with his iPad, Brodnax peered through [...]

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Night Patroller: Driving with a Cop

Emory University Police Department (EPD) officer Randall Terry, Jr. and officer Alexander Mawson (08C) saved an allegedly depressed man who was thinking of committing suicide on a night shift last year, Tarry said. When Mawson arrived on the scene, the person was at the top level of a parking garage facility, dangling his legs off [...]

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