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Students, administration aim to reform, demystify mental health on campus

For Saima Nezami (25C), counseling and mental health services were completely new. As someone who had previously given little thought to her mental health, Nezami’s first time receiving counseling was with Emory University’s Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS).  Nezami was relieved to be able to choose her counselor — a therapist who shared the same [...]

Roe v. Wade protests, caught on camera

Protests erupted across the United States in response to the Supreme Court’s June 24 decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization to overturn Roe v. Wade. Retracting an almost 50-year precedent protecting the right to abortion, the controversial 6-3 ruling gives states the power to ban abortions.  Below is a map with photos from [...]

Oxford College Summer Experience Program provides early glimpse of college for Newton, Putnam County high schoolers

This summer, 60 high schoolers from Newton and Putnam counties are gaining insight on the college admission process and life at Emory University  through the inaugural Oxford College Summer Experience Program, which is being held from June 21-25. Each county sent 30 students to participate in the program.  Outgoing Oxford College Dean Douglas Hicks announced [...]

What the Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade means for Georgia

The U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade on June 24, dismantling an almost 50-year precedent protecting the right to abortion. Their 6-3 ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization was along partisan lines. The decision was widely anticipated due to a leaked draft majority opinion obtained by Politico in May indicating that the [...]

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Sigma Chi removed from Eagle Row for 2022-23 academic year

Emory University’s Sigma Chi fraternity will be removed from Eagle Row for the duration of the 2022-23 academic year after violating the Undergraduate Code of Conduct, including “use of alcohol and noncompliance with University directives,” according to an email from Campus Life Communications Director Tina Chang, who spoke on behalf of the Office of Sorority [...]

Music Midtown canceled in alleged response to Georgia gun laws

Music Midtown has been canceled due to Georgia gun laws preventing the festival from imposing a gun ban at the concert venue. Although Music Midtown has remained indiscript in its decision, local and national media confirmed the festival's firearm rationale.  “Due to circumstances beyond our control, Music Midtown will no longer be taking place this [...]

Freeman named Emory College interim dean

Carla Freeman, executive associate dean of Emory College of Arts and Sciences (ECAS) and Goodrich C. White Professor of women’s, gender and sexuality studies (WGSS), was selected as ECAS interim dean, Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs Ravi V. Bellamkonda announced in a July 21 email to ECAS students.  “Dr. Freeman has been [...]

Students, administration aim to reform, demystify mental health on campus

For Saima Nezami (25C), counseling and mental health services were completely new. As someone who had previously given little thought to her mental health, Nezami’s first time receiving counseling was with Emory University’s Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS).  Nezami was relieved to be able to choose her counselor — a therapist who shared the same [...]

Roe v. Wade protests, caught on camera

Protests erupted across the United States in response to the Supreme Court’s June 24 decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization to overturn Roe v. Wade. Retracting an almost 50-year precedent protecting the right to abortion, the controversial 6-3 ruling gives states the power to ban abortions.  Below is a map with photos from [...]

Oxford College Summer Experience Program provides early glimpse of college for Newton, Putnam County high schoolers

This summer, 60 high schoolers from Newton and Putnam counties are gaining insight on the college admission process and life at Emory University  through the inaugural Oxford College Summer Experience Program, which is being held from June 21-25. Each county sent 30 students to participate in the program.  Outgoing Oxford College Dean Douglas Hicks announced [...]

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