Alli Buettner

As a sophomore, I am not too far removed from the undergraduate admissions process to have forgotten the feelings that came with opening the response letters to college applications. I remember the sadness, hurt and surprise when I was rejected ...

It’s a feeling many school-aged children know well: sitting down with a No. 2 pencil and a booklet of questions while your teacher reads a set of pre-written instructions from her intimidating manual that reads unlike anything you have ever ...

The events of this past August have thrust my hometown into the spotlight, just not for the reason I would have liked. The shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri effectively brought national attention to St. Louis and its race ...

I recently read a Los Angeles Times staff editorial online called “Warning: College Students, this editorial may upset you,” a title both appropriate and exceptionally misleading. I admit that I initially only clicked on the link because it sounded provocative ...

As a sophomore, I am coming to the time when Emory requires me and the rest of my graduating class to declare a major. On the surface, it seems that this decision will be one of the defining moments of ...

As an Emory Student Ambassador, I have the opportunity to speak with prospective and newly admitted students, along with their families. I am asked a wide range of questions, but my least favorite question remains the same: Do you have ...

  College campuses around the country are diverse in ethnicity, educational experience and cultures. This atmosphere is one where new ideas can be developed, but where arguments arise and are addressed. At the center of these discussions is the one ...

Recently, I was standing in line at Pasta John’s for lunch. All I wanted to do was order some food and get out of there as soon as possible, but while there, I heard a conversation between two young men ...

At the end of last semester, I had what could only be called one of the highlights of my culinary experience. My friend, her family and I all went to a local authentic Chinese restaurant, owned and operated by Chinese ...