Author: Lauren Baydaline

Medical marijuana access increases in Georgia as other states move toward recreational legalization

Voters in Maryland and Missouri recently elected to legalize recreational marijuana, which was previously allowed in 19 other states and the District of Columbia. Legalization proposals were not passed in Arkansas, North Dakota and South Dakota following the Nov. 8 election. In Colorado, where marijuana has been legal since 2012, voters elected to decriminalize psychedelic [...]

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Emory to discontinue freshman semi-formal

The First-Year Semi-Formal will no longer be held after 20 years of the Emory University tradition. Director of Residential Education Linda Bachman said that a decline in student attendance contributed to the decision. Instead, dorms will now put on individual, large-scale events. Because Emory hosts a wide variety of campus-wide events for first-year students, such [...]

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‘Stranger Things’ film location to be demolished amid renovations

Building A on Emory University’s Briarcliff property, which is an abandoned mental health hospital that served as the filming location for Hawkin’s Lab in the popular Netflix series “Stranger Things,” will be torn down as part of Emory’s plans to renovate Briarcliff into a gated senior living community.  The Atlanta-based senior living company Galerie Living [...]

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Single honor code proposed for all undergraduate schools

The Emory College Honor Council unanimously approved revisions to the Honor Code, stipulating that the same Honor Code be applicable to all undergraduate students. All enrolled undergraduates in Emory College are eligible to vote on the proposal from April 18-20. The proposed revisions aim to establish one Honor Code for Emory College, the Goizueta Business [...]

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Emory admits 9% of Regular Decision applicants

Regular Decision applicants received their Emory University admission decisions on March 30 at 6 p.m. According to Dean of Admissions John Latting, 9% of all Regular Decision applicants were admitted. The Early Decision I round of applicants had an acceptance rate of 32%. The overall admit rate was 10.6%.  “When I got in, I started [...]

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