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2/14/18: the day we failed to take action

On the anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting, April 20, 2018, a student holds a sign at a protest against gun violence in downtown St. Louis.

Tyler Kinzy, Sports Editor

February 14, 2019

Exactly one year ago today, my parents, like millions across America, hugged their kids a little tighter when they returned home from school. Some 1,200 miles away, families in Parkland, Fla. would never get the opportunity to enjoy one final embrace. That fateful afternoon, 17 promising lives were cut sho...

Alumna Shannon Anderson follows her passions in biology and social justice

Writing down notes, alumna Shannon Anderson records information about mussels for her paid internship, which gives insight into the health of streams. Because Anderson is interested in many different aspects of biology, she is using this internship and the variety of classes at Emory to explore her options. “I started off not really knowing if I wanted to do more of a genetics and bio-engineering focus or if I wanted to stick to more of an ecology focus,” Anderson said. “The way that the curriculum works, you can choose classes that fit whatever you want to focus on studying, so I’m going to take classes in both of those.”

Sabrina Bohn, Deputy Managing EIC

August 15, 2018

Between planning walkouts, doing an ecology internship and studying abroad in Australia, 2016 alumna Shannon Anderson keeps herself busy while going into her third year at Emory University, studying biology with a minor in environmental science. “I chose my major freshman year of high school, and I’ve never reall...

Students reflect on March For Our Lives STL

A citizen holds up a sign at the March For Our Lives STL event on March 24. Starting at Union Station, participating citizens marched down Market Street toward the Arch. “[The march] allowed us to be vocal. It allowed us to grieve, but it also allowed us to feel powerful,” sophomore Campbell Stewart said.

Nayeon Ryu, Staff Writer

April 12, 2018

In light of the Feb. 14 Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Florida, citizens across the nation marched in solidarity with victims of gun violence and demanded action from Congress on March 24 during the March For Our Lives demonstration. “The current students are the next generation to v...

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