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.

Stacey Abrams launches campaign for governor amid changing Georgia landscape

Former Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams launched her second campaign for governor on Dec. 1. After losing to then-Secretary of State Brian Kemp in 2018 by 1.5 percentage points, Abrams seeks to win the Democratic primary and challenge the Republican nominee in what is predicted to be an extremely close rematch. While Abrams will likely [...]

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Emory partners with the First-Gen Forward Cohort to celebrate, support for first-generation community

Emory University held its annual First-Gen Week from Nov. 8-12. The Office of Undergraduate Affairs (OUA) organized the week in partnership with the 2021-2022 First-Gen Forward cohort to provide resources to first-generation students.  The cohort is a collaboration of higher education institutions with the purpose of improving the experiences and outcomes of first-generation college students. [...]

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Emory Senior named recipient of lauded Rhodes Scholarship

Ahmed Aljohani (22C) became the first Emory University student since 2017 to be awarded the Rhodes Scholarship on Nov. 20. He is one of only 21 Emory students to have secured the scholarship.  The award enables Aljohani to study abroad at the University of Oxford with tuition covered for two to three years in addition [...]

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Emory staff discusses the intersectionality of sexuality, gender and race

Emory College’s Office of Advancement and Alumni Engagement hosted an hour-long panel called “The Intersection of Sexuality, Gender, and Race” on Oct. 27, which dissected the developments of sexuality and gender identity as perceived in both historical and contemporary times. The panelists discussed the full extension of the LGBTQ+ community and how it has affected [...]

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