Category: Our Opinion

Our Opinion: College Should Review Process

Emory College faculty voted at their monthly meeting last week to establish an independent committee to review the decision-making process that precipitated last semester's controversial department changes. The motion passed by a margin of just four votes, and many of the faculty at the meeting expressed concerns that looking backward was not an efficient way [...]

Read More

Our Opinion: Letter’s Intent Is Ambiguous

Faculty members are circulating an open letter written by political science professor Harvey Klehr that seeks to show support for College Dean Robin Forman, who announced the closing of several departments and programs last semester. More than 100 faculty members have signed the letter. We at the Wheel, however, take issue with the language used [...]

Read More

Our Opinion: ‘Dooley Show’ Lacks Tact

"The Dooley Show," a student-run satirical news show, similar to that of "The Daily Show," is a part of Emory T.V. (ETV) and is funded by the Student Government Association (SGA). In the show's latest episode, aired solely on their YouTube channel in November, "The Dooley Show" made two jokes that has resulted in large-scale [...]

Read More

Thankful for MBA Number 1 Ranking

This Thanksgiving, the Wheel is thankful for the Master of Business Administration's (MBA) BusinessWeek ranking of No. 1 in job placement. While the program ranked No. 22 overall in the rankings – and though administrators have stressed that the school's education, not the ranking, is what truly counts – we feel that the fact that [...]

Read More

Our Opinion: Fire Reveals Lack Of Preparation

Last Sunday evening, a fire broke out in an apartment on the 14th floor of the Clairmont Tower apartment building while an Emory student attempted to cook a chicken for dinner. Smoke from the oven set off the automatic fire sprinkler system. Firetrucks swarmed the building. Students evacuated, and many had to find temporary housing [...]

Read More