Ashley Zhu

Politics Desk | Ashley Zhu (she/her, 25C) is from Dallas, Texas, double majoring in biology and philosophy. She is the AVP of Marketing for the Residence Hall Association and a contributing writer for the Emory Undergraduate Medical Review and is also involved at the Pallas Lab. She enjoys FaceTiming her dog and listening to classical music in her free time.

Students, administration aim to reform, demystify mental health on campus

For Saima Nezami (25C), counseling and mental health services were completely new. As someone who had previously given little thought to her mental health, Nezami’s first time receiving counseling was with Emory University’s Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS).  Nezami was relieved to be able to choose her counselor — a therapist who shared the same [...]

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City of Oxford removes Confederate signage, sheds light on community’s history of enslaved people

To the unsuspecting observer, Kitty’s Cottage is simply a historical landmark, a remnant of Emory University’s first chapel. However, constructed in 1841, the plain, unoccupied dwelling was the home of Catherine “Kitty” Andrew Boyd, who was enslaved by Methodist Bishop James Osgood Andrew, the first chair of the Emory Board of Trustees. Georgia laws in [...]

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Emory to be DeKalb County’s new polling location, EVI seeks to increase student turnout

Emory University’s Atlanta campus will be DeKalb County’s official voting location. Voters can start using 1599 Clifton Road, an Emory administrative office near the Emory Conference Center Hotel, as a polling location when early voting opens on May 2.  In past elections, student voters carpooled from campus to locations such as Agnes Scott College (Ga.) [...]

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