Category: Our Opinion

Spring Elections Mired in Problems

Earlier this week, students across Emory voted in the University-wide elections. There were some welcomed changes this year, specifically the extended time to vote. We believe that having three days to vote and including late-night times helped boost the amount of participation in this year's election. While these changes made voting more accessible, we at [...]

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Emory Wheel to Acquire Spoke

After much consternation and deliberation with various parties and stakeholders, we are extremely excited to announce that The Emory Wheel has decided to merge with The Emory Spoke. It wasn't an easy decision – the only way we could afford it was by offering our collective remaining Dooley Dollars, three SPC golden tickets, an expired [...]

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What Is New Media Studies?

Following the announcement of last year's department changes came the promise of reinvestment in new, interdisciplinary studies in Emory College. In September 2012, five committees were created to lead exploration and growth in the areas of Chinese Studies, New Media Studies, Neuroscience, the Undergraduate Science Experience and Interdisciplinary Science and Teaching. In an email to [...]

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Let’s Talk About Sex (Week)

Sex Week at Emory, sponsored by the Office of Health Promotion, is a week dedicated to sex-positivity and advocates #morethancondoms. The events were originally scheduled for the week of Feb. 8-14, but some of the events have been rescheduled due to snow days, with two of the events slated for the week after spring break [...]

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‘Domain’ Offers Personal Portfolios

This year, around 30 classes are participating in Domain of One's Own. The program offers students t​he opportunity to purchase a web domain and publish their coursework online. Domain of One's Own is part of a growing trend of integrating the Internet into undergraduate education, and we at the Wheel recognize that the program offers [...]

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