Madison Bober

Editor-in-Chief | Madison Bober (20C) is from Hollywood, Florida, majoring in political science and minoring in women’s, gender and sexuality studies. Bober previously served as managing editor. This past summer, she interned with NBC Nightly News. Contact Bober at [email protected]

Sterk: 2020 Commencement Activities Canceled

Graduates and supporters line the Emory Quadrangle at Commencement. This is a developing story. Check back for updates. Emory has canceled all Spring 2020 Commencement activities, according to an email from University President Claire Sterk to graduating seniors. The decision was “difficult, but absolutely necessary,” Sterk wrote. Emory is still planning to “commemorate” the Class [...]

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Two Emory Students Living at Emory Point Test Positive for Coronavirus

Emory confirmed in a student-wide email that two undergraduate students living at Emory Point have tested positive for novel coronavirus. They are currently self-isolating in their apartment.  The students have not been on campus for more than a week and did not feel ill until returning home from spring break, according to the March 16 [...]

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Letter to Our Readers

To the Emory community, Over the past 48 hours, Emory students, faculty and staff have been confronted with upheaval and apprehension. On Wednesday, the University announced it will transition all classes to online and requested all students return home by March 22.  The decision comes as the world succumbs to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and [...]

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Emory Cancels On-Site Study Abroad Programs, Directs Students to Return Home

The University is discontinuing all on-site study abroad programs and directing all students to return home and continue their studies remotely, according to a March 12 University email sent to all Emory students studying abroad. The email states that before today, students were originally given the option to return home and continue their studies remotely [...]

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Emory Develops Plan for Online Classes Amid Nationwide Cancellations

As universities nationwide move to cancel in-person instruction or close their doors to students, Emory is developing contingency plans for the possibility of remote teaching in response to COVID-19, according to a March 10 email sent to all Emory College instructors. The University has provided all faculty, visiting faculty and graduate students teaching in the [...]

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