Sofia Himmel

Sofia Himmel (23C) is from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on a pre-BBA track. Outside of the Wheel, Himmel works on the Greek Council for Emory Hillel and virtually tutors elementary school students. After “trusting the process” for years, Himmel still wishes the Sixers offered Jimmy Butler the max salary slot.

NBA Fans Yearn for Semblance of Normalcy

The 2019-20 NBA season, after weeks of postponement due to COVID-19, resumed and finished in the Orlando bubble in March. Since the NBA’s intentions were to create an environment maximally safe from the virus, gameplay differed vastly from the usual stadiums packed with cheering fans. Despite the bubble’s resounding success in keeping teams safe from [...]

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At Bat With Mike Twardoski | Coach’s Conversation in COVID

After formal University Athletic Association competition was canceled and Emory announced that athletic practices were allowed in the spring, baseball head coach Mike Twardoski has devoted his time to understanding how to continue. It was nearly a year ago that his players were sent off the field at the beginning of the pandemic, and Twardoski [...]

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Emory Sports Teams to Hold Official Practices in Spring

The heart strings of many student athletes had been pulled throughout 2020 as last year’s spring season, this past fall season and the upcoming winter season were partially or fully canceled. With no athletic director for the entirety of this academic year, many athletes were unsure what the future would hold. But on Dec. 21, [...]

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Hawks’ Offseason Moves May Put Them in Playoff Contention

Last season marked the third consecutive season that the Atlanta Hawks failed to reach the playoffs after not qualifying for the Orlando bubble. Ending the 2019-2020 season last in the Eastern Conference with a record of 20-47, the Hawks entered the offseason committed to building around point guard Trae Young, whom they drafted in 2018 [...]

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Freshmen Fall Short on First College Sports Season

With only a handful of students allowed on campus, virtual classes and sports cancellations, this past fall was less than ideal for every Emory student.. The fall and winter sports season took a major hit, with sports games and official practices prohibited. But most current Emory athletes have been able to experience at least one [...]

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