Author: Jacob DeFazio

Theater Alumni Create Oscars Shortlist Film

More than a decade after graduation, a group of Emory friends reunited to be featured in the Hollywood spotlight. Director Stefanie Horowitz (08C) and six other Emory alumni joined to collaborate on “Sometimes, I Think About Dying,” a short film that premiered at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival and rose to the 92nd Academy Awards’ [...]

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Goizueta Grad Tackles Metro Atlanta Education Gap

Though the Goizueta Business school sends hundreds of graduates to corporate America every year, the school isn’t just for students looking to make the big bucks after college. For Qaadirah Abdur-Rahim (04B), Goizueta’s MBA program gave her the tools she needed to empower low-income students from her own community. Abdur-Rahim is the CEO of the [...]

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Amid Fierce Competition, Songfest Trophy Returns to Complex

Complex residents celebrate 2019-2020 Songfest victory./Ayushi Agarwal, Photo Editor Freshmen filled the air with song and cheer at the Woodruff Physical Education Center (WoodPEC) on Thursday night. Songfest, Emory’s annual song and dance competition, saw the first-year residence halls compete against one another in friendly but fierce lyricism and dance. As the roaring crowd became [...]

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Clark: A Legislator With a Lab Coat

President Donald J. Trump’s attacks on the scientific community spurred Jasmine Clark (13G), who graduated from Laney Graduate School in 2013 with a doctorate in microbiology, to become involved in politics and run for the Georgia House of Representatives. Clark, who now represents Gwinnett, managed to unseat six-year incumbent Clay Cox last year on a [...]

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Professor, Students Weigh In On Juul

Though Emory is supposed to be a tobacco-free campus, there always seems to be a small crowd of smokers gathered outside the Robert W. Woodruff Library. Recently, however, students have been increasingly turning to Juuls, or e-cigarettes, which have gained traction among young adults and teens. Over the past decade, Associate Professor at the Rollins [...]

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