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When Christopher Burgos (20C) arrived at Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport Nov. 1, 2017, he was unsure of what the future would hold. Forced to leave his home in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria devastated the island, Burgos hoped to transfer ...

Emory will accept 32 qualified undergraduate visiting students from Puerto Rico who are unable to continue their studies for the Spring 2018 semester at universities on the island that were devastated by Hurricane Maria. Tuition, board and application fees will ...

Head Coach of Emory’s women’s tennis team Amy Bryant and her family’s Halloween costumes, which referenced Puerto Rico’s Whitefish scandal, drew the ire of some Emory community members Tuesday. The caption posted on Bryant’s Facebook page, “Happy Halloween from 2 ...

Hurricane Harvey made landfall in Texas on Aug. 25. Three days later, Assistant Vice President for Community Suzanne Onorato sent an email to an all-Emory-students listserv detailing Emory’s counseling services in response to the storm. However, Hurricane Maria’s Sept. 20 ...

The 2017 Atlantic hurricane season has been one of the worst in recent memory — it brings back troubling memories of my family’s experiences in 2004. Hurricane Ivan struck Alabama on Sept. 16 as a category 3 storm and cost ...

After Hurricane Maria left Puerto Rico without electricity and water, Emory students from Puerto Rico were largely left in the dark as they tried to communicate with friends and family back home. “It was the most scared I have ever ...