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.

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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A.D. Tim Downes Reflects On His Resignation

In late November, Tim Downes drove his white Ford pickup truck through the tree-lined entrance of Atlanta’s prestigious Westminster Schools with tears in his eyes. “How did this happen to me?” he thought. Downes, who has been Emory University’s athletic director since 2007, was interviewing for a job as Westminster’s athletic director for seventh through [...]

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Economist Talks Income Inequality

Photo by Jason Oh. | Contributor Gregory Mankiw, former economic advisor for President George W. Bush and Mitt Romney, spoke about tackling income inequality in the United States to a nearly-full 280-seat White Hall auditorium on Friday. “One question to leave with is, what makes the typical rich person rich?,” Mankiw said in his lecture “Income [...]

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A Look Into The Eagles Lockeroom At Halftime

Editors Note: The following feature is a look into the Eagle’s lockeroom at halftime on Jan. 25. At the sound of the buzzer, the Eagles head off the court like a herd of buffalo, then move into a single-file line just before the film room door. The blue-walled room is decorated with various Emory logos, [...]

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Two Minute Drill with Brett Lake

William Warby/Flikr Brett Lake, a College senior majoring in international studies, is an outfielder and captain on the second-ranked Emory baseball team. Last season, he led all Division III hitters with 69 RBIs and was named a member of the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) All-America Second Team. He was one of two players named a [...]

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