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Cox Hall Clock Tower to Honor MLK In honor of the 50th anniversary of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination, the Cox Hall Clock Tower will chime 39 times on April 4 at 7:05 p.m., according to Associate ...

Emory Acquires Obama Inaugural Poet’s Papers The Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives and Rare Book Library acquired a new collection of papers from poet Richard Blanco, who delivered his poem “One Today” at former U.S. President Barack Obama’s inauguration in ...

DeKalb County Votes to Relocate Confederate Monument The DeKalb County Board of Commissioners voted 6-1 Jan. 23 to move the Confederate monument currently located in the center of Decatur Square, a few miles away from Emory’s Atlanta campus. The commissioners ...

Bottoms Inaugurated as 60th Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms was sworn in as Atlanta’s 60th mayor Jan. 2 after her opponent, Mary Norwood (74C), who requested a recount and challenged the results of the runoff election, conceded Dec. 20, 2017. ...

Emory, along with 18 other universities, filed an amicus curiae brief Nov. 1 challenging the September rescission of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. The 19-page brief, filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of ...

Scholar Finds Luther’s Handwriting via Emory Library A retired professor from the University of Gottingen, Ulrich Bubenheimer, discovered the handwriting of Protestant Reformation leader Martin Luther on a document via Pitts Theology Library’s digital archives. Pitts Theology Library at the ...

“[My classmates] would shake my hand and then they would wipe it,” said Mauricio Perez, an undocumented immigrant from Mexico. The reason for their disgust: “Because you are not from here.” Perez, a panelist for “The Dream After DACA: A ...

Provost and Executive Vice President of Academic Affairs Dwight McBride said he hopes to remedy Laney graduate students’ concerns without unionization and discussed new administrative roles within the Provost’s office in his first interview with the Wheel. “I don’t think ...

Both faculty and student governments in the College have responded with support for undocumented students at Emory following the White House’s Sept. 5 announcement that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program would be phased out. The College Faculty ...