Tanika Deuskar

Tanika Deuskar (22C) is from Bangalore, India. She intends to double major in Biology and Creative Writing. She loves jogging, listening to podcasts, and eating spicy food.

International Students Shaken, Disappointed Over New ICE Guidelines

Under the updated visa guidelines, international students who do not return to campus for in-person instruction will risk losing their status./Anoushka Parameswar, Staff On July 6, international students learned they would lose their F-1 status if they fail to return to campus this fall, sending shockwaves and uncertainty throughout the community about how to navigate [...]

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Fall Study Abroad Students Left in Dark Over Housing

Residence Life and Housing Operations, Eleonore Raoul Hall. /Jason Oh. Following Emory’s cancellation of Fall 2020 study abroad programs on May 10, some students that were planning on studying abroad have struggled to secure on-campus housing, disappointed over the lack of guidance from the University.  “I have literally gotten zero guidance from Emory,” Isha Soni [...]

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Emory COVID-19 Antibody Research Heralds Hope for Precise Treatment, Vaccine

Emory University Hospital./Ruth Reyes Blood samples collected from 44 COVID-19 patients at Emory University Hospital (EUH) and EUH Midtown revealed that those infected by the virus develop antibodies within six days of testing positive.  The findings, released on May 8, could help develop plasma therapy for COVID-19 patients, vaccines and more effective serological tests, which [...]

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Emory to Slash Presidential Leadership, Dean Salaries by 15%

The president's leadership team is composed of 11 people and the University has nine deans./Jason Oh Outgoing University President Claire E. Sterk, her leadership team and University deans will reduce their compensation by 15% effective July 1 to offset the University’s financial losses from the coronavirus pandemic, according to a May 19 University-wide email.  The [...]

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Former Emory Biomedical Professor Pleads Guilty to Filing False Tax Returns, Sentenced to 1 Year of Probation

Emory University School of Medicine/Ayushi Agarwal, Managing Editor Former Emory Medical professor Li Xiao-Jiang pleaded guilty to filing false tax returns and failing to disclose his ties to Chinese research institutions on May 8, according to a May 11 press release from the Department of Justice (DOJ). Li and his wife Li Shihua were fired [...]

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