Category: Campus Life

Resident Advisors Overwhelmed by Newfound Obligations, University’s Insufficient Response

After navigating months of tumultuous COVID-19 updates, students returned to Emory campuses ready to make friends, start classes and regain a sense of normalcy. But less than two weeks into the school year, numerous resident advisors (RA) are exasperated: students blatantly ignore safety regulations and RAs are unprepared to enforce them. “Folks seem to be [...]

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Protesters Demand Closure of Yerkes National Primate Research Center

New University President Gregory L. Fenves was named frequently during the protest. Around 20 protesters gathered at the Emory University sign on Dowman Drive to protest animal research conducted at the Yerkes National Primate Research Center, demanding the center’s closure on Wednesday morning. Members of the animal rights group Animal Activism Mentorship led the protest, [...]

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What’s Open? A Guide To Campus Buildings This Fall

Many buildings and campus amenities remain open under reduced hours and limited capacity./Isaiah Poritz, Executive Editor As students settle in for the semester, many still live on or near campus where a limited number of amenities remain open. We’ve compiled a list of campus buildings and facilities and their accessibility this semester. Libraries All libraries [...]

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Largely Optimistic, First-Years Move Onto Emory Campuses

Move-in took place over five days, from Aug. 13 to 17, a process that Sophomore Advisor Praneeth Kolli (23C) said was less “lively” compared to his first year move-in experience./Isaiah Poritz, Executive Editor As incoming first-year students navigate a college campus that was unimaginable only months ago — one defined by virtual courses, distanced campus [...]

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