Category: Featured

Nine Women Display 9 Parts of Desire

When you think of feminism, your first thought probably isn't of women in Iraq. But that's precisely why 9 Parts of Desire needs to be shared with the world. The nine-woman show, written by Heather Raffo, is based on a series of real-life interviews conducted with Iraqi women about their experiences with war and oppression. [...]

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Annual Emory Crime Report Released

In the past three years, reported forcible sex offenses have increased 150 percent, reported drug law violations with disciplinary referrals have risen 148 percent and reported liquor law violations with disciplinary referrals increased 9.46 percent, according to Emory's annual security report released via a University-wide email this week. Emory releases the Annual Security Report, Annual [...]

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Coalition Campaigns to Secure Farmworker Rights

"Consciousness plus commitment equals change." This is the message of the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW), a grassroots organization working to secure human rights for farmworkers. On Tuesday, Sept. 17, CIW spoke with Emory staff and students about the Campaign for Fair Food and the peaceful demonstration, which took place this Thursday at the Ponce [...]

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Systematic Issues: No Surprise Here

Elizabeth Warren, the Massachusetts senator who reclaimed the former seat of Ted Kennedy for the Democratic Party last year, opened her remarks to the Senate on Sept. 30 by saying, "Madame President, I come to the floor today in a state of disbelief..." She then continued to list various consequences – which we now all [...]

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Where Is the Braves’ Fan Support?

If a tree falls in a forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?  The possibility of unperceived existence has troubled philosophers since the early 16th century. This week it troubles me – and most assuredly the National League Eastern Division champion Atlanta Braves. If a team plays great [...]

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