Category: Wheel

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 [...]

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Vaccine Eligibility Expanded to Individuals Ages 16 and Over

Gov. Brian Kemp expanded COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to everyone ages 16 and over as of Thursday, March 25. This is an important milestone in our COVID-19 response and good news for the Emory University community as we continue to prepare to return to campus in the fall.    All faculty, staff and students can now [...]

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Biden, Harris Visit Emory, Respond to Spa Shootings in Speech

The day that President Joe Biden comes to visit, the quad is almost unrecognizable. Hridansh Saraogi (24C) is shocked; he’s never seen such a crowd on campus before. Each time the door to Convocation Hall opens, a hushed silence falls over the chattering crowd. They peer eagerly over shoulders and poised phone cameras in anticipation [...]

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Georgia Expands Vaccine Eligibility, Emory Sports to Resume Competition

Adults aged 55 and older, “individuals with disabilities” and those 16 and older with “medical conditions that increase their risk of severe illness” became eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine in Georgia on March 15, according to the Georgia Department of Health. This group likely includes “a few thousand” members of the Emory community, Associate Vice [...]

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Letter From the DEI Editor: On Rebuilding the Emory Wheel

The Emory Wheel’s recent decision to hire a diversity, inclusion and equity (DEI) editor spurs debate on how to best approach a tenuous issue that has plagued the Wheel for decades. To me, DEI begins with having a cacophony of diverse voices at the table and continues by giving them reasons to stay. Before I [...]

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