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.

Recap: Season Best Times for Track & Field, Tennis Wins on Senior Day and Baseball Narrowly Escapes

With only a few competitions this weekend after the cancellation of the softball game against Georgia Gwinnett College, the spotlight was on the women’s tennis team and the men’s and women’s track and field teams. Here is how they fared.  Women’s tennis drops match against Georgia Gwinnett Emory's women's tennis seniors were honored on April [...]

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Student: Why Emory University School Spirit Remains Defeated

I have learned many things during my time as a student at Emory University, one being that school spirit is not a selling point for the University. While the Emory football team maintains its undefeated legacy, school spirit remains defeated.  As a non-athlete or NARP (non-athletic regular person), I can safely say that spirit toward [...]

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Senior Athletes Considering Options for Next Season

It is no secret that Emory Athletics has changed drastically over the past few semesters. As seasons have been delayed or outright canceled, upperclassmen have had their final seasons pulled out from under them. To combat this, on Oct. 29, 2020, the NCAA granted its Division III athletes one extra year of eligibility, which extends [...]

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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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