Author: Kira Barich

Let’s talk about sex: EPC hosts author Peggy Orenstein

“I never really intended to write about sex.” Peggy Orenstein, a New York Times bestselling author, discussed her career writing about society’s relationship with sex during her visit to Emory University at the Woodruff Health Sciences Center Administration Building Auditorium on Oct. 26. Her talk covered a diverse array of topics related to consent, hookup [...]

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Crime Report: Burglary, false government identification, harassment, terroristic threats, drug-related object possession

Burglary, non-forcible entry on Clairmont Campus On Sept. 14, a student came back to their apartment at Emory University’s Clairmont Residential Center Building F to find a cleaning crew. The crew, which was about four to five people, had been contacted by the University to clean up mold. The student later found that some of [...]

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Crime Report: Aggravated assault, trespassing, fraud

Trigger Warning: This article contains references to sexual assault Multiple aggravated assaults reported through Title IX office Emory University’s Title IX office reported two aggravated assaults to the Emory Police Department (EPD) on Aug. 23 — one incident at Clairmont Tower and the other at a residence hall. While the Title IX office had contact [...]

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Crime Report: Dooley Palooza, disorderly conduct, harassing communications, drug paraphernalia possession

Minimal EPD activity at Dooley Palooza concert After reports of sexual battery at Student Programming Council’s Homecoming concert in the fall, the Emory Police Department (EPD) anticipated a high level of activity the night of the Dooely’s Week concert on April 1. EPD Records Manager Ed Shoemaker said he was “actually kinda surprised” there weren’t [...]

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How the end of Emory’s mask mandate aligns with national, statewide trends

Masking in classrooms ended on March 21, following Executive Director for COVID-19 Response and Recovery Amir St. Clair’s announcement that the mask mandate in indoor spaces would be gradually lifted beginning March 7. This decision follows a trend both locally and nationally of loosening mask restrictions. While Georgia never had a statewide mask mandate, Atlanta [...]

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