Category: Featured

Dispatch Ends Swoop’s Week With Music, Fun Antics

Dispatch, an American indie/roots band, performed on McDonough Field Saturday afternoon to conclude Emory's first "Swoop's Week," the new name the Student Programming Council (SPC) has given to the former Homecoming Week. SPC estimates that more than 2,500 alumni and students attended the concert, according to College senior and SPC Homecoming Co-Chair Chris Alfonso. The [...]

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Listening to the Legendary Heart of ‘Glass’

With the recent performances by Paul Simon and His Holiness the Dalai Lama soon to arrive, it's hard to imagine that our campus could attract any more inspiring guests. However, among all these icons, I was most excited about the Sept. 25 arrival of renowned American composer Philip Glass. Throughout his three-day visit to Emory, [...]

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Women’s Soccer Wins a Pair Over the Weekend

The women's soccer team triumphed over Rhodes College (Tenn.) and Centre College (Ky.) to extend their home winning streak to an impressive 27 games. On Saturday, the squad won 5-0 against Rhodes and continued their efforts on Sunday, beating Centre in a 3-1 match. "In previous games during the season, we've had a difficult time [...]

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Simon Performs Acoustic Set, Concludes Series

Musician and singer-songwriter Paul Simon performed an acoustic concert for a crowd of about 800 at the sold-out Emerson Concert Hall Tuesday evening. The concert marked the fourth and final event of the 12th Richard Ellmann Lectures in Modern Literature – a biannual series established in honor of Richard Ellmann, who served as the first [...]

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The True(r) Meaning of Sustainability

I was pleased to spot College junior and Wheel staff writer Rhett Henry's editorial entitled "The True Meaning of Sustainability" appear in the Sept. 19 edition of The Emory Wheel. As I began to scan the lines, I was hoping to read something inspiring. Instead, while I agreed with some of Henry's analysis, his outright [...]

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