Category: Wheel

A Letter from the Wheel’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Task Force 

Almost a year ago, this newspaper acknowledged its lack of diversity, longstanding inequity and barriers to accessibility since its inception in 1919. We vowed that we had a responsibility to uplift and support diverse voices within our newsroom and nationwide.  Student journalists operate in a strange space between collegiate and professional worlds, and those at [...]

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Jon Ossoff to Speak at 2021 Class Day

Sen. Jon Ossoff (D-Ga.) will be the keynote speaker for Emory University’s annual Class Day on May 13 at 6:30 p.m. The speech, which will be broadcasted on the Emory Commencement website, was recorded at Convocation Hall on April 23.  Chair of the Class Day Committee Liz Greene (21C) wrote in an April 24 email [...]

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Autism Awareness Display Vandalized on Emory Quad

A blue, gold and white balloon arch stood in the middle of the Quad on April 1 to attract students to Emory Autism Awareness Organization’s (AAO) “Light It Up Gold” display. Posters spreading autism awareness populated the grass, with a different fact about autism placed in each social-distancing circle. Mason jars filled with Emory-colored lights [...]

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Virginia Highland neighborhood gets PERC-ier | Cailen Drinks Coffee

If you’ve ever driven or walked through the Virginia Highland neighborhood (VaHi), you know the home-grown charm of the area. Virginia Highland is one of the best places to shop local in Atlanta, with its countless neighborhood restaurants and bars dotted along its streets. Now, consider grabbing a delightfully crafted latte at PERC Coffee. The [...]

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