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When it comes to confronting hate speech in public spaces, Americans often discount productive conversation, according to U.S. Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith. “We’re blurring that commitment to free speech with our decision about how to relate to hate speech,” ...

Following last week’s announcement that former U.S. Poet Laureate and Pulitzer Prize winner Natasha Trethewey will deliver the keynote speech at this year’s commencement ceremony, the majority of undergraduate and graduate students The Emory Wheel interviewed expressed indifference toward Emory’s ...

At five years old, U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera watched border patrol arrive at a neighbor’s home, pull the family into a van and leave. Nearly 60 years later, he still remembers that day. “Everything was just left,” he ...

Former U.S. Poet Laureate and Pulitzer Prize winner Natasha Trethewey will deliver the keynote address and receive an honorary Doctor of Letters degree at this year’s commencement ceremony May 8. The renowned poet has taught at Emory for 15 years ...

Green Bean Coffee Cart to Move to Cox Hall The Green Bean, Emory’s fair-trade student-run coffee cart, will relocate to the Cox Hall food court this fall. The cart has operated outside Cannon Chapel since fall 2009. Students manage the ...