All posts by "Duncan Cock Foster"

The greatest gift Emory gave me was an optimistic spirit. At Emory, every life path seems possible if you work hard enough for it. While I was here, I explored, ...

Nationwide and at Emory, many Greek life members are upset with the way they are perceived and treated. A discontentment has arisen because Greek communities’ are facing severe criticism and ...

Starting around 2013, Emory’s administration embarked on an initiative to reform the Greek system. In a Jan. 31 interview, Dean of Student Life Ajay Nair stated his goal was to ...
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Paul Nitze would have made a terrible Emory student. While he was a student at Harvard (Mass.), he decided to skip the final exam for his economics class so that ...
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It’s 2016 and America feels stuck. It’s not that we can’t move; it’s that we can’t agree on which direction we should move. We have resorted to rehashing the safest ...
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Like him or not, Donald Trump is the frontrunner for the Republican presidential candidate nomination. To ask for his name to be cleansed from our campus or for Emory as ...
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The passing of Antonin Scalia is tragic and dramatic. As a man who was respected by people of many ideologies and parties for his strong legal mind, his involved approach ...
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Blue-collar workers were hit especially hard by globalization in the past 30 years. This group of voters, who have a high school degree or less and are employed in industries ...
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“And the notion that black lives, black bodies and black wealth were rightful targets remained deeply rooted in the broader society,” writes Ta-Nehisi Coates, in the Atlantic article “The Case ...