Category: Op-Eds

Let’s Fight Trump’s Mandate to Hate

It’s time to stop hiding from the truth about President Donald J. Trump. On Saturday, Sept. 14, Chester Doles, a white supremacist, neo-Nazi leader and convicted felon, held a pro-Trump rally, which he advertised on social media...

Emory Must Revive the Liberal Arts on Campus

Someone at Emory once asked me, “Are you business or pre-med?” I shook my head, an irritated look growing on my face. He didn’t ask a simple, “What’s your major?” Rather, he had the audacity to narrow down all 86 majors that...

Academia Has a Long Way to Go for Women

As a woman preparing to apply for graduate school, I am confronted with a serious dilemma: do I apply to PhD programs to pursue a career in academia, or am I better off working somewhere else?  Countless studies suggest that...

Emory Should Focus on Recruiting Veterans

America’s colleges have failed to recruit veterans. Only 10 percent of veterans who use their GI Bill benefits attend institutions with high graduation rates, and less than 1 percent of them attend elite universities. When a...

Voters Must Push for Gun Control at the Ballot Box

During my freshman year at Emory, I visited a Waffle House in Decatur where I saw an elderly man with two guns draped across his shoulders. No one seemed to mind. He was so casual and those around him moved with such ease and...

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