Zak Hudak

Former Editor-in-Chief | Zak Hudak is from Pittsburgh, Pa. and majored in Classics and Philosophy. He attended The Hill School, a boarding school outside of Philadelphia, where he earned varsity letters in track and baseball and was the Sports Editor and then Editor in Chief of The Hill News. While at Hill, Zak was mentored by former Washington Post Editor and Copy Chief of two Pulitzer Prize winning teams, Tony Reid. Zak Joined the Wheel's Editorial Board his freshman year as Asst. Sports Editor.

Letting Go of the Wheel

Most editors go out with a final word. Mine is this: I believe more now than I did when I became the editor-in-chief of the Wheel in telling the truth and in the rights of newspapers and other media to report what happens. It’s a simple concept that becomes complicated when people who take public [...]

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College Republicans Demand that Nair Retract 9/11 Comparison or Resign

The student group Emory College Republicans called for Senior Vice President and Dean of Campus Life Ajay Nair to either resign or retract and apologize for his comments comparing the reaction at Emory after Republican Donald J. Trump won the presidential election to the campus climate at the University of Virginia after 9/11. The statement, [...]

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Forman Moves to Tulane; Elliott, Zola Join Administration

Between former University Provost Claire E. Sterk taking former President James W. Wagner’s seat and the departure of Dean of Emory College Robin Forman and Executive Vice President for Business and Administration Michael Mandl, a game of musical chairs took place in Emory’s administrative offices. Forman, who oversaw the College since 2010, begins work today [...]

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Letter from the Editor-in-Chief

Dear Emory Community, Over the past few days, we have been confronted with controversy, fear and demand for change surrounding the chalking of “Trump 2016” and other phrases in support of the Republican presidential nomination frontrunner. The Wheel’s Editorial Board discussed extensively the position that the paper would like to take and, as our hour [...]

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Our Interview with President Carter

Ever since former President Jimmy Carter accepted a position as University Distinguished Professor at Emory in 1982, he has maintained a special relationship with Emory. In the wake of his recent cancer diagnosis, the Wheel spoke with Carter about topics including his health, politics and advice for students. This is an edited transcript.   The Emory Wheel: How [...]

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