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Emory clubs mobilize early vote, educate young voters

In an effort to drive Emory students to cast their vote early and empower them with education on the importance of voting, student advocacy organizations hosted a “Party to the Polls” event on Oct. 28. Around 30 students were greeted at Asbury Circle by a lively DJ playing upbeat pop music, free food from the [...]

The Cat Walk: Overalls are here to stay

Everything old is new again, and this fall semester students are sporting the ultimate comeback trend: overalls. Using the quad as their runway, students have embraced the piece's simplicity while adding unique layers and accessories for an individual touch. In contrast to the current fashion statement of overalls in 2022, their beginnings were humble and [...]

Maggie’s Neighborhood Bar and Grill: the Emory tradition

It usually takes Ivan Faulkenberry a minute to find the right key for the door. Once inside, he flips on the lights; the neon of Miller Lite, Yuengling and Modelo cast a red-and-blue haze across the room. In the glow, the 81-year-old walks past six booths made from the steel doors of old shipping containers, [...]

Deltas celebrate 40 years of sisterhood, community

Forty years ago, Emory University’s Delta Sigma Theta chapter, Omicron Xi, started with just seven women. Now, the chapter boasts 289 members and has a thriving presence on campus. During Homecoming weekend on Oct. 21 and 22, alumni and current members gathered to celebrate the legacy of this historically-Black sorority.  The weekend festivities kicked off [...]

Queen Churro caters to students, aims to bring sense of home

The sweet aroma of cinnamon-sugar and decadent dulce de leche is a familiar scent at Emory University’s Atlanta campus events. It belongs to Queen Churro, a food truck recognizable by its blue and white design, and well known among students for its delicious treats and hospitable customer service. Queen Churro has served Emory’s campus at [...]

“Station Eleven” takes unique spin on survival classics

“If there are again towns with streetlights, if there are symphonies and newspapers, then what else might this awakening world contain?” “Station Eleven” is a speculative, enlightening and startling twist on the typical apocalypse novel. In a devastating post-pandemic world, Mandel theorizes how humanity would restore the arts, develop culture and document the history of [...]

A&M Professor talks Latinx radical politics at Rose Library’s Hispanic Heritage Showcase

Texas A&M University Carlos H. Cantú Hispanic Education Director and Opportunity Endowment Professor Felipe Hinojosa spoke at the Rose Library on the history of Latinx activism. Courtesy of Texas A&M College of Liberal Arts. Texas A&M University Carlos H. Cantú Hispanic Education Director and Opportunity Endowment Professor Felipe Hinojosa presented Emory students with a history [...]

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First-time voters talk candidate research, poll experiences

As an eager first-time voter in the Georgia midterm elections, Kate Richardson (26C) did her research.  She went about her voting preparation “academically,” researching all of the candidates and issues on the ballot for this election from various websites to inform her vote. Abby Charack (26C) did the same. Charack said she reads the news [...]

Emory students represent new generation of poll workers

Merom Arthur (25C) first signed up to be a poll worker as a junior in high school after her Spanish teacher told her about the opportunity to earn community service hours and get involved in politics. A Virginia native, she brought this experience with her to the Georgia midterm elections, working at Emory’s 1599 Clifton [...]

Emory clubs mobilize early vote, educate young voters

In an effort to drive Emory students to cast their vote early and empower them with education on the importance of voting, student advocacy organizations hosted a “Party to the Polls” event on Oct. 28. Around 30 students were greeted at Asbury Circle by a lively DJ playing upbeat pop music, free food from the [...]

The Cat Walk: Overalls are here to stay

Everything old is new again, and this fall semester students are sporting the ultimate comeback trend: overalls. Using the quad as their runway, students have embraced the piece's simplicity while adding unique layers and accessories for an individual touch. In contrast to the current fashion statement of overalls in 2022, their beginnings were humble and [...]

Maggie’s Neighborhood Bar and Grill: the Emory tradition

It usually takes Ivan Faulkenberry a minute to find the right key for the door. Once inside, he flips on the lights; the neon of Miller Lite, Yuengling and Modelo cast a red-and-blue haze across the room. In the glow, the 81-year-old walks past six booths made from the steel doors of old shipping containers, [...]

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