Category: Oxford

Students, administrators deem Oxford College professor’s 2012 song ‘inappropriate and disturbing’

Students at Oxford College have raised concerns over a 2012 song written by Associate Professor of History David Leinweber titled “Little Sophomore Girl.” Students have described  the song’s lyrics, which recount a professor’s reaction to a student’s negative course evaluation, as “disturbing” and having “sexual undertones.”  The song, which was obtained by the Wheel in [...]

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Oxford College renames hall in honor of Judge Horace J. Johnson

Emory University announced on June 28 that it will rename Language Hall at Oxford to Johnson Hall in honor of the late Judge Horace J. Johnson (77Ox, 79B).  Language Hall was so named because it originally held classes of English, Greek, Latin and modern language. Oxford College hosted the renaming ceremony on Oct. 8..  Johnson [...]

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Student leaders investigate Oxford’s historic ties to racism, slavery

At the Slavery and Disposession Symposium’s “The History of Oxford and Where We are Today” on Oct. 1 at Oxford College, Oxford Men of Color President Devin Gee (22Ox) and Black Student Alliance (BSA) President Sarah Bekele (22Ox) detailed how Emory’s racial legacy has affected them and other students of color. Around 60 faculty members, [...]

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Dowman Hall flood forces students into nearby hotels

Students in Oxford College’s Dowman Residence Hall had to temporarily relocate after a sprinkler in a room on the top floor of the dorm was activated on Saturday evening, Vice President of Academic Communications and Reputation Leadership Nancy Seideman told the Wheel on Monday.  The University has not released a reason as to why the [...]

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