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Emory student’s debut novel brings more Black Muslim representation to young adult literature

The past five years have encompassed some of the most politically turbulent times in our nation’s recent history. Between the country’s complete political polarization, the COVID-19 pandemic and countless other pressing issues, the United States has experienced significant turmoil since 2016. At the epicenter of it all, Laila Nashid (23C) watched the conflict brew in [...]

Back to in-person school: Pants now included

Even though the Georgian sun continues to beat down heavily on the newly revived Emory campus, the summer season is nonetheless fleeting. A Gilmore Girls-esque fall is hopefully on the horizon and with it, a new wardrobe — one that now includes pants. If you’re looking for some inspiration for your on-campus outfits, below is [...]

Emory community gives and receives at Camp Twin Lakes

As Vrushali Thakkar (22Ox) commanded a zip line tower 50 feet above the ground, she carefully clipped in campers, but one camper wouldn’t budge. Terrified to tackle the zip line, he refused to push off the platform. But Thakkar took her time with the camper, understanding that he needed patience and support. After an hour-long [...]

Top study spots for every learner

With the school year finally upon us,  the return to Emory University marks an even bigger transition than the start of a new year typically does. Heading back to campus after over a year of virtual schooling is incredibly exciting; however, there are of course challenges ahead. After this year of distant learning, it’s time [...]

The best (and worst) coffee at Emory | Cailen Drinks Coffee

From your local coffee expert, welcome back to campus! It’s been a long time since we’ve been able to enjoy the coffee around Emory University. With the Emory Student Center (ESC) Kaldi’s Coffee and Highland Bakery closed last year, our options were certainly limited. Now that we’re back at school, you’ll need to know all [...]

Five underrated dorm essentials

After over a year of distant learning, the thought of returning to residential life on campus may seem foreign. If you feel like you’re missing a dorm essential but can’t figure out what, you probably are. But, here is a list of a few items that aren’t commonly mentioned though will definitely prove to be [...]

Emory students make the most of virtual summer internships

After three long semesters of online learning, the return to in-person courses is nothing short of exciting. However, before this return, many students are capping off their online learning with virtual internships this summer. While students have learned to adapt to remote learning over the past three semesters, working remotely requires an entirely different skill [...]

Healthy Restaurant Review: Chop’t Edition

College is a time for weight gain. As someone who tries to be healthy, it can be difficult to find healthier alternatives to foods offered at Emory. But when I ventured off campus to Chopt, located in Toco Hills Shopping Center, it became one of my favorite spots. With a build-your-own salad at the heart [...]

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EMORY LIFE

How to communicate with your roommate: a guide

Fostering a genuine roommate relationship can make life at Emory feel a lot less stressful for both parties. Some roommates might get along with minimal communication, while others become best friends and see each other constantly. There is no single right way to be a roommate, but below, I’ve compiled useful tips to help you [...]

Emory Fall Bucket List: 5 activities right on campus

Many students at Emory University fall into one of two categories: those who are new to a full capacity campus and those who need a refresher after a year and a half away. Autumn is routinely an exciting time for students to find new friends and discover beautiful spots on campus. And with this grand [...]

My Experience at “Food Terminal,” Malay Cuisine

As I tumbled out of the Uber and joined my friends on the sidewalk, I was instantly captivated by the glowing neon sign that read “Food Terminal.” After the grand welcoming to the restaurant, I stepped inside only to be amazed by the sheer size of the place. Flood lights and tables seemed to stretch [...]

Songfest kicks off first year experience for class of ‘25

Watching over a thousand first-year students gathered in the Woodruff P.E. Center on Aug. 26 felt unreal for those who spent the last year and a half attending college virtually. With first-year students getting ready to perform in the stands, second-year students observed in confusion and upperclassmen reminiscing on their times as first-years.  Emory University’s [...]

Fall food must-haves

With the new school year upon us, the unfortunate end of summer has also arrived. However, when the leaves turn to fall, it means new menus all around. As we dive into the beginning of autumn, there are several foods and drinks perfect for this season, all found at chains in close proximity to Emory’s [...]

Emory student’s debut novel brings more Black Muslim representation to young adult literature

The past five years have encompassed some of the most politically turbulent times in our nation’s recent history. Between the country’s complete political polarization, the COVID-19 pandemic and countless other pressing issues, the United States has experienced significant turmoil since 2016. At the epicenter of it all, Laila Nashid (23C) watched the conflict brew in [...]

Back to in-person school: Pants now included

Even though the Georgian sun continues to beat down heavily on the newly revived Emory campus, the summer season is nonetheless fleeting. A Gilmore Girls-esque fall is hopefully on the horizon and with it, a new wardrobe — one that now includes pants. If you’re looking for some inspiration for your on-campus outfits, below is [...]

Emory community gives and receives at Camp Twin Lakes

As Vrushali Thakkar (22Ox) commanded a zip line tower 50 feet above the ground, she carefully clipped in campers, but one camper wouldn’t budge. Terrified to tackle the zip line, he refused to push off the platform. But Thakkar took her time with the camper, understanding that he needed patience and support. After an hour-long [...]

Top study spots for every learner

With the school year finally upon us,  the return to Emory University marks an even bigger transition than the start of a new year typically does. Heading back to campus after over a year of virtual schooling is incredibly exciting; however, there are of course challenges ahead. After this year of distant learning, it’s time [...]

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