University Obtains Archives of Prominent African-American Playwright

Emory’s Stuart A. Rose Library has obtained documents from playwright Douglas Turner Ward, a prominent figure in African American theater. Ward cofounded and served as the artistic director of the Negro Ensemble Company (NEC), one of the first spaces for black artists to perform theater in New York City, beginning in 1967. The collection includes [...]

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Campus Life Pavilion Dedicated to Black Students

Students and alumni gather Friday night at the Campus Life Pavilion for a dedication to the 13 black students who integrated Emory./Parth Mody, Photo Editor The Campus Life Pavilion, located at the former site of the Black Student Alliance (BSA) House, was dedicated Oct. 20 to the 13 black students “who integrated Emory in 1962 [...]

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Off-Topic Speech Subject to Censorship in Limited Public Forums

University and University-affiliated groups can remove certain speech in limited public forums, the Emory University Senate Standing Committee for Open Expression decided in an unanimous Sept. 26 opinion. The opinion, titled “In Re Emory Integrity Project Chalkboards and Other Limited Public Forums,” states that content in a limited public forum can be erased if it [...]

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Behind DACA: Emory Professors Explain Trump’s Decision

President Donald Trump's administration announced Tuesday that it would rescind DACA./Julia Munslow, Editor-in-Chief This is the first installment of the “Round table” series, which aims to clarify and explain modern issues by compiling interviews with individuals who specialize in relevant areas. Nearly 800,000 individuals could be deported after President Donald J. Trump’s administration announced Sept. [...]

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