Category: Crime & Breaking News

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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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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Georgia primary runoff results: Nguyen defeats Dawkins-Haigler, Bailey overcomes Hall for key Democratic nominations

Georgia State Representative Bee Nguyen (D-89) secured the Democratic nomination for secretary of state and Attorney Charlie Bailey won the Democratic nomination for lieutenant governor in the June 21 runoff election. Along with these races, Georgia voters nominated candidates for other positions, including labor commissioner and insurance commissioner. Polls closed at 7 p.m.  Races advanced [...]

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University names Carter as interim Oxford College dean

Charles Howard Candler Professor of Psychology Kenneth E. Carter (87Ox, 89C) will be the interim dean of Oxford College, according to a June 9 email to Oxford students from Emory University Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs Ravi Bellamkonda.  Carter will assume the role on Aug. 1 to replace outgoing Dean Douglas Hicks, [...]

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