Musa Ya-Sin

Musa Ya-Sin (21C) is from Decatur, Georgia, majoring in history. Before transferring to Emory in Fall 2019, Ya-Sin attended Georgia State University. An aspiring law student, Ya-Sin enjoys video games, volunteering and cooking.

SGA Passes Bill to Provide Anti-Racist Books to 400 Students

The Student Government Association (SGA) voted Oct. 19 to approve a modified version of a bill to expand access to anti-racist books at Emory. The bill will allocate funds to purchase 400 copies of “The New Jim Crow” by Michelle Alexander and expand online access to anti-racist books through the library.  The bill, which passed [...]

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University Makes Slow Progress on Black Student Demands

Nearly two months after Emory committed to advance racial justice in response to demands from the Coalition of Black Organizations and Clubs (CBOC), the University has made slow progress toward realizing the initiatives promised by President Gregory L. Fenves in an Aug. 13 letter to the community. In June, CBOC released a list of demands [...]

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John Lewis, Esteemed Congressman and Civil Rights Activist, Dies at 80

U.S. Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) speaks to students on Oct. 31 in Harland Cinema, encouraging them to support Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams' campaign./Ayushi Agarwal, Photo Editor John Lewis, a U.S. congressman and civil rights icon who began his lifelong fight for racial justice as a college student, died on Friday. He was 80.  His [...]

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Creative Writing Program Director Jericho Brown Reflects on Pulitzer Prize Win

Director of the Creative Writing Program and Winship Distinguished Research Professor in Creative Writing Jericho Brown./ Courtesy Emory Photo Jericho Brown, Winship Distinguished Research Professor in Creative Writing and director of the Creative Writing Program, was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in poetry on May 4 for his most recent collection, “The Tradition.” This collection was [...]

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