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Emory swimming & diving feeds off motivation from championship run

Sophomore Jeff Echols wins second place in the 200m butterfly final at the 2022 UAA Swimming and Diving Championships on Feb. 12. (Natalie Sandlow/Staff) Last season, the Emory men’s swimming & diving program won the NCAA Division III National Championship and the women’s team was the runner-up to Kenyon College (Ohio). The program on both the [...]

Men’s basketball eager to soar to new heights this upcoming season

The Emory University men’s basketball team is set to tip off their 2022-2023 season this week. The Eagles are looking to build off their 20-6 campaign last season, which ended with a second-round loss to Wabash College (Ind.) during the 2022 NCAA Division III Men’s Basketball Tournament.     This year’s team will contain a melting pot [...]

Men’s cross country wins first program UAA Championship, Urban leads women to fourth place

The men's cross country team celebrates after winning the program's first UAA championship on Oct. 29. (Courtesy of Dan McCauley) The Emory men’s cross country team brought back the program’s first championship title while the women placed fourth at the 2022 University Athletic Association (UAA) Cross Country Championships at Nash Farm Battlefield in Hampton, Ga. [...]

Southeast Woodlands Stickball Summit explores history and variations of classic game in Atlanta

A stickball player competes during a stickball match at the Southeast Woodlands Stickball Summit on Oct. 15. (Courtesy of Paula Acocal) In 2020, the organization Art on the Atlanta Beltline presented the newest addition to its expansive, outdoor art gallery: “Itti’ kapochcha to’li’,” “little brother of war” in Chickasaw, or also known as stickball. A [...]

How Dennis Rodman transformed culture by teaching us to buck norms

Last semester, I studied abroad in Cape Town, South Africa. One morning, I was sitting around chatting with my housemates. We were discussing gender and sexuality, and I offhandedly brought up Dennis Rodman. I assumed Rodman was a niche 1990s talking point that only American sports fanatics would understand, so I expected starting a conversation [...]

Composure is key: behind Kylie Hall’s record-breaking run

Senior forward Kylie Hall taking a shot against Washington University in St. Louis (Mo.) on Oct. 1. (Natalie Sandlow/Staff Photographer) Ten jumps forward, ten jumps back. Ten jumps more to the left and right.  Senior forward Kylie Hall acknowledges that she has “a ton” of pre-game rituals. She listens to the same playlist in the [...]

‘Mind in the boat’: Lily Martin making waves for Emory volleyball

Sophomore outside hitter Lily Martin during a match against Sewanee: The University of the South (Tenn.) on Oct. 8. (Natalie Sandlow/Staff) When sophomore outside hitter Lily Martin steps on the volleyball court, she thinks like a rower.  Over the summer, Martin and the rest of the Emory volleyball team read “The Boys in the Boat,” [...]

Reflecting on Aaron Judge’s career and looking toward his future

The 2022 Major League Baseball season has been one of the most historic to date. Whether it was St. Louis Cardinals’ first baseman Albert Pujols becoming the fourth member to join the 700 home run club, or the New York Mets achieving a record of 106 hit batters this year, the regular season was one [...]

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SPORTS

Emory swimming & diving feeds off motivation from championship run

Sophomore Jeff Echols wins second place in the 200m butterfly final at the 2022 UAA Swimming and Diving Championships on Feb. 12. (Natalie Sandlow/Staff) Last season, the Emory men’s swimming & diving program won the NCAA Division III National Championship and the women’s team was the runner-up to Kenyon College (Ohio). The program on both the [...]

Men’s basketball eager to soar to new heights this upcoming season

The Emory University men’s basketball team is set to tip off their 2022-2023 season this week. The Eagles are looking to build off their 20-6 campaign last season, which ended with a second-round loss to Wabash College (Ind.) during the 2022 NCAA Division III Men’s Basketball Tournament.     This year’s team will contain a melting pot [...]

Men’s cross country wins first program UAA Championship, Urban leads women to fourth place

The men's cross country team celebrates after winning the program's first UAA championship on Oct. 29. (Courtesy of Dan McCauley) The Emory men’s cross country team brought back the program’s first championship title while the women placed fourth at the 2022 University Athletic Association (UAA) Cross Country Championships at Nash Farm Battlefield in Hampton, Ga. [...]

Southeast Woodlands Stickball Summit explores history and variations of classic game in Atlanta

A stickball player competes during a stickball match at the Southeast Woodlands Stickball Summit on Oct. 15. (Courtesy of Paula Acocal) In 2020, the organization Art on the Atlanta Beltline presented the newest addition to its expansive, outdoor art gallery: “Itti’ kapochcha to’li’,” “little brother of war” in Chickasaw, or also known as stickball. A [...]

How Dennis Rodman transformed culture by teaching us to buck norms

Last semester, I studied abroad in Cape Town, South Africa. One morning, I was sitting around chatting with my housemates. We were discussing gender and sexuality, and I offhandedly brought up Dennis Rodman. I assumed Rodman was a niche 1990s talking point that only American sports fanatics would understand, so I expected starting a conversation [...]

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