Like the major party leaders debating in Boston Tuesday, student representatives from Emory's political groups shook hands, schmoozed and debated their counterparts about campaign issues in the student political debates held in White Hall.
A new survey released Monday by the University's Committee on Traditions and Community Ties, recommended the implementation of a residential college system to help Emory's growth as a national institution on both an academic and social level.
Breaking with national trends, recent crime statistics published by Emory Police reported a decrease in alcohol violations last year. But some administrators said there is still alcohol abuse at Emory.
Many of Emory's Jewish students will be continuing High Holiday celebrations Sunday evening with Yom Kippur, the Jewish day of atonement. Some said they plan to spend Monday praying and reflecting on the past year, missing class in the process.
Despite the increasing need for student space in the Dobbs University Center, the Emory Bookstore relocated its accounting department to the second-floor Coca-Cola Commons office space recently vacated by the World Travel Partners travel agency this summer.