Diversity

When Emory Professor of Law Paul J. Zwier II said the N-word while discussing the 1967 case of Fisher v. Carrousel Motor Hotel, Inc., he crossed a line. Zwier did not just say “the N-word,” instead, he used the derogatory ...

The closely watched lawsuit against Harvard University (Mass.)’s “holistic” admissions practices could endanger decades of precedent of that allow the use of race in college admissions, especially with President Donald J. Trump’s nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. ...

Emory’s admissions process will remain the same, despite the Trump administration’s rescission of Obama-era policies that encouraged colleges to consider students’ races to foster diversity in admissions. “The information we have seen would not lead to a change in Emory’s ...

I grew up in a relatively homogenous environment, surrounded by people with the same skin tone as me, speaking the same language as me. Needless to say, I was excited by the prospect of studying at Emory, which I thought ...

Emory’s total tuition, fees and room and board for the 2015-2016 academic year stood at $63,058, higher than the median American household income of $57,617, according to census data from those years. Even after financial aid is taken into account, ...

I walk into a room, glance at every face and realize that I am the only black person and often the only person of color. That is a daily ritual. There is no feeling I am more familiar with than ...

As a product of the private education system, I’ve suffered through innumerable talks on “diversity and inclusion.” Most have been subpar, and the presentation given to Emory student-athletes by NFL player Kelvin Beachum last Friday was undoubtedly subpar. The talk, ...

In the 21st century, diversity has become one of the most valued traits of any workplace or college campus. It represents the pinnacle of any developed, progressive society; it is the barometer of acceptance and fairness. Like any other core ...

In 2013, Furman University graduates Tyler Droll and Brooks Buffington launched the social media app Yik Yak, which allows users within a five-mile radius to anonymously create, vote on and comment on discussion threads made by other users in the ...