Madison Bober

Editor-in-Chief | [email protected] | Madison Bober (20C) is from Hollywood, Fla., majoring in political science and minoring in women’s, gender and sexuality studies. Before being elected editor-in-chief, Bober previously served as managing news editor, copy editor and multimedia editor. This upcoming summer, she will intern at NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt.

Emory Professor’s Podcast Selected as Finalist for Peabody Award

NPR local Atlanta radio station WABE’s history podcast “Buried Truths,” hosted by Professor of Practice Hank Klibanoff, has been nominated for a Peabody Award. The nomination followed a unanimous vote from the Peabody Awards Board of Jurors, according to the Peabody Award website. Peabody will announce the winners beginning as early as April 16. The [...]

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Palmer Elected SGA President

Ben Palmer (18Ox, 20C) won the runoff election against Zion Kidd (21B) on Tuesday to become the next Student Government Association (SGA) president. Palmer earned 958 votes (55.25 percent) and Kidd earned 776 votes (44.75 percent). A total of 1,734 students voted in the runoff. In a runoff for BBA Council vice president, Stephen Mattes [...]

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Palmer, Kidd Vie for SGA Presidency

Ben Palmer (18Ox, 20C) and Zion Kidd (21B) will compete in a runoff election to become the next Student Government Association (SGA) president, according to election results released by Elections Board Chair Justin Cohen (20C). Ben Palmer Zion Kidd In the race for SGA president, Palmer earned 860 votes (48.23 percent), Kidd earned 440 votes [...]

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Emory Student Joins Challenge to Georgia Election Officials

An Emory student, whose attempts to vote in the 2018 gubernatorial election were hindered by Georgia’s exact-match laws, is joining a legal effort to challenge Georgia’s electoral laws. Ben Lefkowitz (22C) is one of hundreds signing an affidavit stating he was unable to cast his vote because of Georgia’s “exact match” law and the bureaucracy [...]

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Kemp Declares Victory, Abrams Preparing for Legal Battle

The nail-biting race between Republican Brian Kemp and Democrat Stacey Abrams was too close to call as of Wednesday at 5 p.m., according to the Associated Press. Kemp declared victory on Wednesday afternoon and said he is looking forward to the transition. His campaign Press Secretary Cody Hall said it would be "mathematically impossible" for [...]

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