April 6, 2009

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Nancy Seideman,
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Kim Urquhart, Editor

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Bryan Meltz, Photography Director

Leslie King, Editorial Assistant

Carol Clark, Staff Writer

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Photo by Bryan Meltz
A high school drill team kicked off the events exploring “The Status and Future of Military Service” at Classroom on the Quad.

‘Classroom’ turns attention to military
In 1861, a small college in Oxford, Ga. shuttered after students and faculty marched off to war. Five years later, a devastated campus made the decision to begin again. Click here to read the full text of this story.

Alice Walker opens her collection
Rudolph Byrd has called Alice Walker “a genius of the South whose corpus is a permanent part of our national and world literature.” Now the University is ready to share with the campus community — and the world — the national treasures of Walker’s archive, which are as colorful and uplifting as the quilt she created while writing “The Color Purple.” Click here to read the full text of this story.

Talks, exhibit link Eudora Welty to Emory
An author with a quintessential sense of Southern place, Eudora Welty could spin a metaphor from the mundane with ease. A hibiscus plant dotted with orange blossoms became a sunrise; campaign buttons cascading down a lapel transformed into a waterfall. Click here to read the full text of this story.