Category: Academics

SBA denies to charter free speech club

Last November, the Student Bar Association (SBA), Emory Law School’s student government, rejected a charter request by the Emory Free Speech Forum (EFSF), a nonpartisan student group committed to providing a platform for different perspectives on various issues.  Now, the governing body is under fire from national free speech organizations accusing the group — and [...]

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Emory Law Journal drops ‘hurtful’ article, sparks national uproar

Following a semester marked by a reinvigorated debate about academic freedom and the use of slurs in classrooms, the Emory University School of Law began the spring semester under a national spotlight. The Emory Law Journal faced scrutiny from law professors nationwide after editors refused to publish an article by a California law professor that [...]

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Oxford College welcomes first spring start class to campus

For the first time in 186 years since the school has been open, Oxford College welcomed a cohort of 50 students on Jan. 11. Every year, Oxford received approximately 20,000 applicants for about 500 available spots. Oxford began accepting spring admits to retain more highly-qualified applicants, Dean of Enrollment Services Kelley Lips wrote in a [...]

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