Category: Campus Life

Potential WeChat Ban Leaves International Students Disconcerted, Tense

Following the Trump administration’s recently announced ban on WeChat, Chinese international students expressed fear that the ban on WeChat could lead to being completely cut off from family and friends back home. However, since Sept. 20, the ban on WeChat and another Chinese-owned app, TikTok, has been halted. The Commerce Department cited national security concerns [...]

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Georgia Youth for Biden Galvanize Student Voters

The newly-formed Georgia Youth for Biden Leadership Council held its first press conference on Sept. 23, in which council co-chairs explained the importance of young voter participation in electing former Vice President Joe Biden to the presidency.  The council, a local campaign arm of the nationwide “Students for Biden” initiative, is comprised of 18- to [...]

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Political Clubs Ramp Up Activism Ahead of 2020 Election

Although COVID-19 restrictions have hindered most club operations, student political organizations are actively preparing for the upcoming election cycle, seeking to involve as many students in the election as possible.  Young Democrats of Emory President Alex Chanen (21B) said the pandemic has hampered traditional in-person campaign work, such as canvassing and hosting events. In response, [...]

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