Iris Li

Iris Li is from Beijing, China, majoring in philosophy and sociology.

Remote Classes Run Counter to Education

What a mess fall semester was. I won’t even bother reiterating how exhausting and frustrating the semester was for Emory students. Before you buckle up for another hellish semester, though, I ask you to reconsider whether remote classes even come close to fulfilling the purpose of your education.  My answer is that remote classes are [...]

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Emory International Students Face Turbulent Times Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

I hope this article finds you in good health and that you remain hopeful in this difficult time. As an international student, I am writing to you to discuss the situation of Emory University’s international students during the COVID-19 pandemic, including the recent reversal of F-1 and M-1 visa regulations by the U.S. Immigration and [...]

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In Light of Coronavirus: Beware Discrimination and Disinformation

The Novel Coronavirus outbreak has, sadly, caused a series of misunderstandings between people of Chinese descent, those who are not and the Chinese government. It is time for people around the world to try and understand one another: I am calling for others to be critical and sympathetic about the disinformation and discrimination they encounter. [...]

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