Archive | October 4, 2011

Challenging the Ideas of Gender: Dean Spade visits to Agnes Scott College

by Jessica Crisler  Staff Writer On Oct. 28, Dean Spade led a talk about Transgender politics and the challenges facing the trans and queer communities around America. The talk was followed by a discussion with students and other audience members. Agnes Scott’s Safe Zone team was largely responsible for Spade’s visit to the College. “I […]

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CDC interns share learning experience

by  Dieu Linh Nguyen Staff Writer Shilin Zhou’13 and Yitian Zhou’13 started their internships at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) this summer and are continuing them until the end of the semester. While Shilin Zhou worked in the CDC’s Global Health Odyssey Museum and Yitian Zhou did scientific research in the CDC […]

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Smoking ban voted down—Dekalb County

by Presence O’Neal Staff Writer Despite a heavily promoted, data-intensive anti-smoking campaign waged by the Dekalb County Board of Health, the Dekalb County Board of Commissioners voted 4 to 2 on Sept. 13 not to pass a smoking ordinance that would have banned smoking in all public places—including public parks and playgrounds, but also bars, […]

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