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Asian American Hate Crime Panel Discusses Ways for Community to Move Forward

The Emory Asian Women’s Association and Chinese Undergraduate Association held an Asian hate crime panel on April 7 to discuss the recent rise of Asian hate crimes and anti-Asian sentiment in the U.S. The panel, which drew 31 attendees, featured Professor of Applied Psychology Sumie Okazaki and School of Social Work Associate Professor Doris Chang [...]

Constitutional Council Orders New SGA Elections, Recommends that BBA Council Begin Impeachment Procedures Against Lee

Constitutional Council delivered a unanimous opinion on Park v. Steffel et al. on April 13, ruling against the defendants and ordering a second Spring 2021 election to be held without SGA presidential candidate Rhea Kumar (22B) and vice presidential candidate Nick Paschetto (20Ox, 22B) on the ballot.  The Council’s ruling stated that SGA President Lori [...]

Annual Pride Awards Celebrate LGBT Staff and Students

The Office of LGBT Life's Annual Pride Awards streamed via the University's YouTube channel on March 30. Over 250 students, staff and community members tuned into the award show.  Director of the Office of LGBT Life Danielle Bruce-Steele kicked off the event with a brief introduction, describing how students and staff have persevered through what [...]

Oxford SGA Candidates Present Platforms in Discussion

Oxford Student Government Association’s (SGA) campaign week began on April 5 with a SGA-led discussion featuring candidates running for the offices of executive president, executive vice president, second-year senator and Oxford continuee legislator to College Council. Voting begins April 9 at 8 a.m. EST and ends April 10 at 10 p.m. EST with results to [...]

A Closer Look at Emory College’s Fall 2021 Plans

Indicating hope that the end of the pandemic is in sight, Emory College announced in mid-March that 70% of fall 2021 classes will be held in person and University President Gregory Fenves announced a week later that all students are invited back to campus.  Although the fall plans seem like a leap toward normalcy, many [...]

Emory Experts Address Common COVID-19 Vaccine Questions

The Emory University community is preparing to return to more normal activities as students continue to be vaccinated and the University loosens gathering restrictions. The Wheel compiled information from Emory health experts about immunity, safe activities for those who have been vaccinated and the difference between available vaccines. Students can sign up for their vaccine [...]

Here’s What You Need to Know About the SGA Elections Debacle

The 2021 Student Government Association (SGA) presidential runoff elections were thrown in disarray when Fourth-year College Council Legislator Sun Woo Park (19Ox, 21C) filed a petition with the Constitutional Council on March 24 alleging that student government officials and candidates violated the Code of Elections. Constitutional Council’s public hearing will take place over Zoom on [...]

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University Plans Ahead; Case Numbers Remain Low

Emory University has not yet announced whether COVID-19 vaccines will be required for students, faculty and staff returning to campus in the fall 2021 semester. If they are, the process will likely parallel the one in place for other required vaccinations, said Associate Vice President and Executive Director of COVID-19 Response and Recovery Amir St. [...]

Chou Becomes Oxford SGA President-Elect

Roxanne Chou (22Ox) became the Oxford Student Government Association (SGA) president-elect after winning the executive vice president runoff with 100 votes (52.35%) to opponent Maylynn Hu’s (22Ox) 91 votes (47.67%), according to an April 16 SGA email. Calvin Bell III (22Ox) lost his uncontested race to an unprecedented 90.49% “no confidence” vote, prompting SGA to [...]

Asian American Hate Crime Panel Discusses Ways for Community to Move Forward

The Emory Asian Women’s Association and Chinese Undergraduate Association held an Asian hate crime panel on April 7 to discuss the recent rise of Asian hate crimes and anti-Asian sentiment in the U.S. The panel, which drew 31 attendees, featured Professor of Applied Psychology Sumie Okazaki and School of Social Work Associate Professor Doris Chang [...]

Constitutional Council Orders New SGA Elections, Recommends that BBA Council Begin Impeachment Procedures Against Lee

Constitutional Council delivered a unanimous opinion on Park v. Steffel et al. on April 13, ruling against the defendants and ordering a second Spring 2021 election to be held without SGA presidential candidate Rhea Kumar (22B) and vice presidential candidate Nick Paschetto (20Ox, 22B) on the ballot.  The Council’s ruling stated that SGA President Lori [...]

Annual Pride Awards Celebrate LGBT Staff and Students

The Office of LGBT Life's Annual Pride Awards streamed via the University's YouTube channel on March 30. Over 250 students, staff and community members tuned into the award show.  Director of the Office of LGBT Life Danielle Bruce-Steele kicked off the event with a brief introduction, describing how students and staff have persevered through what [...]

Oxford SGA Candidates Present Platforms in Discussion

Oxford Student Government Association’s (SGA) campaign week began on April 5 with a SGA-led discussion featuring candidates running for the offices of executive president, executive vice president, second-year senator and Oxford continuee legislator to College Council. Voting begins April 9 at 8 a.m. EST and ends April 10 at 10 p.m. EST with results to [...]

A Closer Look at Emory College’s Fall 2021 Plans

Indicating hope that the end of the pandemic is in sight, Emory College announced in mid-March that 70% of fall 2021 classes will be held in person and University President Gregory Fenves announced a week later that all students are invited back to campus.  Although the fall plans seem like a leap toward normalcy, many [...]

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