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Alisha Compton
Managing Editor
[email protected] | Alisha Compton (19C) is from Chantilly, Va., majoring in neuroscience and behavioral biology and English, with a concentration in creative non-fiction. She most recently served as Emory life editor. Her interests include sunflowers, Gamma Phi Beta and chai lattes.

Artists from the likes of Vincent van Gogh to William Blake have attempted to capture the essence of the sunflower, but it’s the creators behind Cafe Sunflower, a restaurant that ...

“No hate, no fear. Refugees are welcome here,” about 60 Emory students — the majority of whom were Rollins School of Public Health (RSPH) graduate students — shouted during a ...

Two Robert W. Woodruff Scholars, College senior Noam Kantor and College alumna Emilia Truluck (16C), were named 2017 Marshall Scholars. This is the second year that Emory has had two ...
Photo by Alisha Compton

Ninja, a medium-sized black pitbull-mix, walks up to the fMRI machine, a purple wrap that secures ear plugs holding down her ears. She wags her tail and climbs onto the ...
Photo by Alisha Compton

C.S. Lewis famously said, “You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.” Whether you believe size, taste or convenience makes ...

“Oh, you’re a freshman.” This simple sentence is heard countless times as one walks through Emory’s campus in August and September. The start of a new academic year brings over ...
Courtesy of Gatway Center Faces of Homelessness Speaker's Bureau

On March 17, Gateway Center employee Bill Smith came to speak to University students and share his personal account of homelessness. In foster care since he was six-months-old, Smith is ...
Photo by Ruth Reyes

Helping Organizations and People Everywhere (HOPE) and Emory’s United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) collaborated to put on a dodgeball tournament on March 19. This tournament aimed to raise ...
Courtesy of Kristen Lowe

Emory’s Barkley Forum received two automatic first round bids to the National Debate Tournament in Binghamton, New York which will take place the first weekend of April, excusing them from ...