Caelan Bailey

Caelan Bailey (22Ox, 24C) is from Charleston, South Carolina.

Oxford Sophomores Disheartened by Spring Decision

Following the University’s Oct. 15 announcement that the spring semester will remain mostly virtual, Oxford College sophomores are voicing frustration and confusion about on-campus housing prioritization, academic adjustments and tuition payments. Housing capacity at Oxford will expand by 75 rooms, which are prioritized for first-year and international students, according to an Oct. 15 email sent [...]

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Sophomore Advisors Push for Compensation

With COVID-19 campus guidelines escalating student staff stress this year, Sophomore Advisors (SAs) are requesting compensation from the University.  Unlike Resident Advisors (RAs), who are compensated with $8,984 in housing, a $1,500 stipend and two credit hours for a training course, SAs are volunteers. SA benefits include early residence hall check-in, a move-in T-shirt, training [...]

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School Deans to Decide Election Day Plans, Student Leaders Blindsided

Interim Provost Jan Love announced in a Sept. 21 student-wide email that  the deans of Emory’s nine schools will individually decide whether and how they will provide students with time to vote on Election Day. Love noted that an Election Day holiday may not be possible for schools given the compressed academic calendar.  The announcement [...]

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College Council Petitions for University-Wide Election Holiday

With the 2020 election fast approaching, College Council (CC) has recentered an initiative to make presidential and midterm elections a University-wide holiday in a petition addressed to administrators. CC published the petition on Aug. 29 and sent it to the undergraduate student body in a Sept. 1 email. The petition, which can be signed via [...]

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Resident Advisers Overwhelmed by Newfound Obligations, University’s Insufficient Response

After navigating months of tumultuous COVID-19 updates, students returned to Emory campuses ready to make friends, start classes and regain a sense of normalcy. But less than two weeks into the school year, numerous resident advisers (RA) are exasperated: students blatantly ignore safety regulations and RAs are unprepared to enforce them. “Folks seem to be [...]

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