Sara Khan

Sara Khan (23C) is from Fairfax, Virginia, majoring in neuroscience and behavioral biology and minoring in English. In her free time, she enjoys reading, binge-watching Netflix shows, playing tennis and sleeping. Contact Khan at [email protected]

We Must Prepare Ourselves for Post-Pandemic Life

(Creative Commons/wuestenigel) As 46 states open up their vaccination processes to all individuals above the ages of 16 or 18, Americans are preparing for a summer of greater  immunity and looser restrictions. A pandemic-free life is on the horizon. A recent Axios-Ipsos poll found that during the first week of March, 44% of Americans reported [...]

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Vaccinated? Great, Still Wear a Mask

Since last March, the U.S. has struggled to get Americans to take the COVID-19 pandemic seriously. The slew of public health misinformation from former President Donald Trump has convinced many Americans that the virus is no more serious than an annual flu outbreak, causing only mild, manageable symptoms. Americans cling to misleading COVID-19 survival rate [...]

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The Legacy of Asian American Activism at Emory

April 10, 1969. Wheel article describes anti-War protests in Atlanta. Courtesy of the Rose Library. In the 60 years since desegregation, Asian American student activism has transformed. Forced into the shadows, Asian American student activist groups often work quietly, without the amplification and coverage that their white activist counterparts receive.  On a national level, the [...]

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COVID-19 Will Help Us Appreciate the Little Things in Life

COVID-19 has unquestionably ruined our lives. Nearly 2 million people worldwide have died after being infected with the novel coronavirus. As of Oct. 13, 2020, an estimated 690 million people globally are undernourished. Zoom now controls the careers of millions of Americans. Children are now used to seeing their peers through only computer screens, unable [...]

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Young People, You Aren’t Immune to COVID-19

As vaccine rollout began on Dec. 11, the world was ecstatic. Health care workers eagerly signed up to receive their first dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, the first COVID-19 vaccine to be approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for emergency use in the U.S. When the Moderna vaccine was subsequently granted emergency approval [...]

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