New SGA Sworn In, Speaker Elected

Photo by Luke White The 49th Legislature of the Emory Student Government Association (SGA) gathered for the first time on Monday evening, marking the transition between new and old SGA regimes. SGA also elected Sophomore Representative and College sophomore Crystal McBrown as its Speaker of the Legislature for the upcoming year after a quick vote. [...]

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Winship Head Leaves for University President Position

American University in Beirut | Photo courtesy Wikimedia Commons Fadlo R. Khuri — deputy director of Emory’s Winship Cancer Institute, professor and chairman of the Department of Hematology and Medical Oncology and executive associate dean of research at Emory Medical School — will begin as the 16th president of American University in Beirut (AUB) in [...]

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SGA Toughens Attendance Policy

Photo by Luke White The 48th Legislature of the Student Government Association (SGA) convened on Monday evening for its last legislative session before the newly elected legislators take over and passed two bills to approve funding for a gender-neutral bathroom and to alter its attendance policy. ​Attendance Policy College senior and SGA College-wide Representative Aaron [...]

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SGA: Organizations Must Justify Use of Funds

Photo by Luke White The 48th Legislature of the Emory Student Government Association (SGA) passed three bills on Monday evening, including one that mandates clubs to submit specific plans for how they intend to use at least 70 percent of the funds they request during the budgeting process, and two bills proposing the appointments of [...]

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Swarup Discusses Award-Winning Novel

Best-selling author Vikas Swarup, whose 2005 novelwas the basis for the Academy Award-winning film Slumdog Millionaire, talks about his creative process | Photo by Loli Lucaciu Vikas Swarup, an Indian diplomat and the best-selling author of Q & A, the novel on which Oscar winning movie “Slumdog Millionaire” was based, spoke to a group of [...]

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