Category: Campus Life

Emory students share experiences from virtual semester start

Although Emory University announced earlier this month that students would return to in person classes on Jan. 31, the remote start to the spring semester yielded mixed reactions from students. Emory has stated that the temporary shift to virtual classes will allow for academic continuity of students. If students tested positive for COVID-19 during the [...]

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Black Panther Party co-founder shares legacy of political activism

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Emory University hosted a week-long virtual celebration that honored the life and legacy of the American civil rights movement.  The Department of African American Studies’ annual keynote address featured co-founder and national chairman of the Black Panther Party Bobby Seale. The Jan. 18 event highlighted the birth [...]

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Debate over slurs in the classroom causes rift in the Student Bar Association, followed by resignation of former president

Professors using slurs in the classroom at the Emory University School of Law is nothing new.  Most recently, Associate Professor of Law Alexander Volokh used a homophobic slur in a lecture involving the Westboro Baptist Church in early September 2021.  The law school did not punish Volokh because he argued that he had a pedagogical [...]

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The 21 Stories that Shaped 2021

Click below for interactive view From Emory University’s mass vaccination effort against COVID-19 to a gold medal performance from former Emory swimmer Andrew Wilson (17C) at the Tokyo Olympics, 2021 held tremendous victories for the Emory community. However, the year also presented great tragedy. With the Atlanta spa shootings devastating the metro area’s Asian American [...]

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