Category: Crime & Breaking News

Abrams falls to Kemp, Senate race likely advances to runoff

Incumbency prevailed in Georgia’s 2022 gubernatorial race, with Republican Gov. Brian Kemp emerging victorious, securing his second term in the governor’s mansion. In Georgia’s Senate race, incumbent Sen. Rev. Raphael Warnock (D-Ga.) and Republican hopeful Herschel Walker are projected to advance to a runoff. “It looks like the reports of my political death have been [...]

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​​Crime Report: Criminal trespass, theft by taking, simple assault, third degree arson

Criminal trespass resulting in property damage at Briarcliff Campus The burglary alarm was triggered in Building A of Emory University’s Briarcliff Campus on Oct. 27. The building in question is an abandoned mental health institute that gained notoriety in recent years as the filming location for Hawkin’s Lab in the Netflix series “Stranger Things.”  When [...]

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Mass General Brigham chief academic officer named Emory’s next executive vice president for health affairs

Mass General Brigham Chief Academic Officer and Dean for Faculty Affairs Ravi Thadhani will serve as Emory University’s next executive vice president for health affairs (EVPHA). In addition to his role as EVPHA, Thadhani will also act as vice chair of the Emory Healthcare Board of Directors and executive director of Emory’s Woodruff Health Sciences [...]

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​​Crime Report: Theft by deception, rape, sexual battery, entering an auto, burglary, impersonating a public official

Content warning: This article contains references to rape. Theft by deception (over $1,500) at Clairmont Campus On Oct. 13, a student residing at Emory University’s Clairmont Residential Center Building E reported that they were contacted again by fraudsters conducting a scam, the latest in a series of messages they had been receiving for two months. [...]

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Loud Luxury, Swae Lee to perform at 2022 Homecoming concert

Canadian DJ duo Loud Luxury will open and grammy-nominated rapper Swae Lee will headline the 2022 Homecoming concert, according to Student Programming Council (SPC) President Ria Puri (23B). The concert will take place on Oct. 15 on McDonough Field, with doors opening at 7 p.m. Previous homecoming performers include Jack Harlow in 2021 and Rico [...]

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Clery Report 2022: Rape, fondling, aggrevated assault decrease on campus while burlgarly, motor vehicle theft, arson increase

Emory University’s annual Clery Report, released via a University-wide email from Emory Police Department (EPD) Chief Cheryl Elliott on Sept. 30, indicated slight decreases in reported instances of rape, fondling and aggravated assault, but increases in reported instances of burglary, motor vehicle theft and drug law violation disciplinary referrals compared to the previous year on [...]

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Crime Report: Burglary, false government identification, harassment, terroristic threats, drug-related object possession

Burglary, non-forcible entry on Clairmont Campus On Sept. 14, a student came back to their apartment at Emory University’s Clairmont Residential Center Building F to find a cleaning crew. The crew, which was about four to five people, had been contacted by the University to clean up mold. The student later found that some of [...]

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Marchuck vetoes associate justice confirmation, alleges lack of communication

Emory University’s Student Government Association (SGA) President Noah Marchuck (24C) announced Sept. 22 that he vetoed Bill 56sl26, which confirmed Asmita Lehther (24Ox) as an associate justice of the Constitutional Council. The bill was passed on Sept. 12. This is Marchuck’s first veto in his tenure as SGA president. Marchuck, who originally sponsored the bill, [...]

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EPD gives ‘all clear’ Sunday morning after Oxford College bomb threat

Emory University evacuated Oxford College’s Jolley Residential Center (JRC) for two hours Sunday morning due to a bomb threat, the Emory Police Department (EPD) wrote to the Wheel. Oxford city’s Police Department (OPD) and the Newton County Sheriff's Department assisted EPD with “directing the students to a safe location, traffic control and support,” OPD Chief [...]

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Crime Report: Aggravated assault, trespassing, fraud

Trigger Warning: This article contains references to sexual assault Multiple aggravated assaults reported through Title IX office Emory University’s Title IX office reported two aggravated assaults to the Emory Police Department (EPD) on Aug. 23 — one incident at Clairmont Tower and the other at a residence hall. While the Title IX office had contact [...]

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Emory now ranks No. 22, lowest position since 1994

Emory University fell to No. 22 in the 2023 U.S. News & World Report’s (USNWR) “Best Colleges” ranking for national universities, following five consecutive years of Emory being ranked No. 21. The last time Emory’s rank dropped was in 2017, when it lost its No. 20 spot in the USNWR rankings.  Emory’s No. 22 position [...]

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