Shreya Pabbaraju

[email protected] | Shreya Pabbaraju (21C) is from Duluth, Ga., double majoring in political science and English and creative writing. Pabbaraju co-hosts the WMRE radio show “The Next Best Alternative.” She is also a Center for Law and Social Science fellow, an IDEAS fellow, and a tour guide. She interned for the Institute for Developing Nations, and this past summer researched under the Institute of Human Rights. When she isn’t writing poetry and short stories, she loves to learn about tea and coffee brewing. She hopes to one day master the art of the pun.

Where Pass-Fail Fails Us: Adopt Universal Pass to Assist All Students

To the Emory University Administration: It would be an understatement to say that the novel coronavirus has shaken universities — it has properly debilitated them.  The past few weeks have demonstrated the shortcomings of American universities, as they scurry to scrap together policies ranging from forced evictions to unclear reimbursement plans. While we commend Emory [...]

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Response to COVID-19 Vital for Low-Income and International Students

As of this afternoon, the World Health Organization declared the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak a pandemic. Despite nationwide university cancellations, Emory has yet to release an official policy regarding student relocation in the event of a campus shutdown. Instead of imitating the haphazard procedures of some other universities, Emory must take swift and conscientious action [...]

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A&E Staff Picks Favorite Albums of the 2010s

Mumble rap, increased representation of underrepresented artists, viral country collabs and streaming services punctuated the world of music in the 2010s. In honor of the impactful, beloved art of the past decade, some Arts & Entertainment writers share their favorite albums of the 2010s.    Courtesy of Universal Aidan Vick: “To Pimp a Butterfly” by [...]

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Save the Bees or Face the Consequences

Honey bees are vital to the environment, to the U.S. economy and to our health. They serve as a keystone species for their habitats and pollinate more than 80 percent of cultivated crops for an economic impact of more than $20 billion. They also provide nutrients to our diets. But honey bees are dying, and [...]

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Academia Has a Long Way to Go for Women

As a woman preparing to apply for graduate school, I am confronted with a serious dilemma: do I apply to PhD programs to pursue a career in academia, or am I better off working somewhere else?  Countless studies suggest that women face disadvantages in academia, from receiving fewer tenure-track positions to enduring hostile work environments [...]

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