Academics

My peers are losing themselves to their screens. In lectures, they are physically present. But mentally, many of them are absent, present only to their laptops and phones. Attending a lecture means listening to what the lecturer has to say. ...

With 18 varsity sports and 20 NCAA Division-III national championships, nobody would dare say that Emory is lacking in athletic ability and achievement. The only noticeable thing missing from our sports scene is possibly the highest profile sport in the ...

With finals and spring registration among us, college students are again faced with the daunting task of planning for the future. We map out study schedules, increase our intake of caffeine and stock our OPUS shopping carts full with hope ...

John Steinbeck once said, “And now that you don’t have to be perfect, you can be good.” Students at Emory feel the effects of perfectionism widely. The highly selective standards set for us to enter the University required us to ...

A few months ago, I started an initiative titled “The Prism Project.” Through it, I hoped to shed light on the downfalls of the present-day education system with personal, first-hand stories of students who grew up experiencing the system. At ...

Three weeks ago, many said Emory’s decision to offer financial aid to undocumented students made it “an ethical leader in the South.” That wasn’t enough to convince Georgia’s Board of Regents, whose spokesperson told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution that Emory’s announcement would have no impact on their policy. It ...

  As college students at an elite university, we are undoubtedly busy with the many things that need to be done before tomorrow. We are overwhelmingly focused on these things that we have to do, professors we have to meet ...

David Gordon Green is a writer, director and producer best known for studio comedies “Pineapple Express” and “The Sitter,” as well as independent feature films including “All the Real Girls” and “Prince Avalanche.” Before premiering his 10th feature film “Joe” at ...

College Dean Robin Forman announced plans to “phase out” certain academic departments and reallocate resources within the College Friday afternoon in a letter sent to all College students. The University will close the Division of Educational Studies, the Department of ...