Category: Politics

2022 Election Guide

May 24 is election day for the 2022 Georgia primaries, although early voting began on May 2. Any primary races that advance to a runoff will hold an election on June 21, and the general election will take place on Nov. 8. Any general election run-offs will be held on Dec. 6. Georgia primary races [...]

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Emory to be DeKalb County’s new polling location, EVI seeks to increase student turnout

Emory University’s Atlanta campus will be DeKalb County’s official voting location. Voters can start using 1599 Clifton Road, an Emory administrative office near the Emory Conference Center Hotel, as a polling location when early voting opens on May 2.  In past elections, student voters carpooled from campus to locations such as Agnes Scott College (Ga.) [...]

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‘My worst fears coming true’: Emory community reflects on Russian invasion

Seven weeks after Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered Russian forces to invade Ukraine on Feb. 24, Russian bombs, missiles and soldiers continue to attack the country. As the conflict escalates, Emory University students and faculty follow the war closely. However, many Emory community members have connections to Ukraine and Russia, leaving them concerned for their [...]

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Co-lead counsel in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization shares legal insights on the fight for abortion access

Hillary Schneller, a senior staff attorney at the Center for Reproductive Rights and the co-lead counsel in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, discussed the ongoing Supreme Court case and her fight for reproductive rights in a dialogue hosted by the Emory Law Chapter of the American Constitution Society on April 4. Before a crowd [...]

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University ties to Russia become unclear following invasion of Ukraine

As Russia’s invasion of Ukraine continues, Emory University will not be sending undergraduate students to Russia to study abroad for summer and fall 2022, following the U.S. Department of States’ travel advisory. The U.S. Department of State has designated Russia as “Level 4: Do Not Travel,” regarding “the potential for harassment against U.S. citizens by [...]

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