ResLife: Prepare Staff to Handle Misconduct

Take yourself back to your first semester at Emory. Try to remember the complicated emotions you experienced and the person who got you through them. For some, a roommate or friend from Orientation turned into their confidante. But for many others, first-year experience (FYE) residence life staff members may have facilitated the role of listener [...]

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College Athletes Deserve Compensation

This fall, when you sit down to watch a college football game, you’ll inevitably notice the sweat pouring down players’ exposed necks, the colorful outfits of diehard fans and the vibrant logos of school sponsors. What you won’t see are the sacrifices that those athletes made to perform at a nearly professional level for no [...]

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Equitable Language for Sexual Violence Needed in Georgia Laws

Pursuing legal action against a person who has harmed you is not an easy choice. It requires an immense amount of strength and willingness to be vulnerable, all in the name of closure and due process. The aftermath of sexual assault or rape leaves individuals struggling to cope with trauma. Meanwhile, those affected by assault [...]

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Voters Must Push for Gun Control at the Ballot Box

During my freshman year at Emory, I visited a Waffle House in Decatur where I saw an elderly man with two guns draped across his shoulders. No one seemed to mind. He was so casual and those around him moved with such ease and without an air of concern. However responsible this man may have [...]

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