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Emory athletics adjust COVID protocols

Eagles banners hang from an empty WoodPEC Gymnasium. Due to the University’s shift in operating status over winter break, basketball teams will play in empty gyms until Jan. 31. (Ally Hom/Photo Editor) Despite Emory University’s decision to start the spring semester remotely, Emory Athletics is continuing business as usual. However, while the games will go [...]

‘Good to be back’: Emory men’s basketball shooting high this season

Then-junior guard Matt Schner dribbles past a University of Chicago defender on Feb. 7. Now a senior, Schner looks to lead the men's basketball team to the NCAA Tournament. (Jackson Schneider/A&E Editor) The Emory University men’s basketball team is adapting to the new reality in 2021 after no season in 2020. For much of the [...]

Sweet Caroline: Emory men’s soccer hosts DIII NCAA tournament

The Emory men’s soccer team embraced senior goalkeeper Jack Hudson on the field, as students and supporters chanted Neil Diamond’s “Sweet Caroline” that played over the speakers at the Woodruff Physical Education Center (WoodPEC).  On the afternoon of Nov. 13, the Eagles faced off against the Centre College (Ky.) Colonels in the first round of [...]

Atlanta Hawks are back, kind of

The start of the 2021-2022 NBA season has not been kind to the Atlanta Hawks. After making it to the Eastern Conference Finals last season, the Hawks had high expectations. However, the team has had a slow start to their season, placing fourth out of five teams in the Southeast division of the Eastern Conference.  [...]

Emory students react to Braves’ World Series victory

As Atlanta revels in the excitement of winning a World Series for the first time in 26 years, Emory University students have mixed reactions to the Braves' victory. Some students were thrilled to participate in the festivities, donning jerseys in the days following Game 6 and making the trip to Truist Park for the victory [...]

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SPORTS

The freak accident that halted my sports career

After the pandemic delayed my first collegiate soccer season, I was ecstatic to play this past fall. I prepared for the season by playing in summer league games, lifting at the gym and working on my fitness more than I ever had before.  I finally felt like I was back in my soccer routine with [...]

Awarding NFL teams following the 2021 season

Staff writer Ethan Mayblum hands out 2021 NFL season awards following the conclusion of the regular season. (Ally Hom/Photo Editor) Numerous records fell in the last two weeks as the NFL wrapped up its first-ever 17-game season. The 2021 season finished with a bang as the Las Vegas Raiders took down the Los Angeles Chargers [...]

Emory honors Muhammad Ali during MLK Week

The Emory University School of Law and Dream Factory LLC hosted a virtual panel discussion on Jan. 18 about the documentary “Ali’s Comeback: The Untold Story” (2020), which chronicles legendary heavyweight boxer Muhammad Ali’s tumultuous return to boxing in 1970.  The panel featured Ali’s wife Dr. Kalilah Ali, Atlanta City Councilmember Michael Julian Bond, “Comeback” [...]

A worthwhile ‘marathon:’ Navigating NCAA recruitment during the pandemic

The NCAA college recruitment process is like running a marathon. It seems never-ending in the moment, but arriving at the finish line of committing to a dream school is extremely rewarding.  While the common misconception may be that athletes have an easier path to getting accepted because they forgo a “traditional” application process, athletes face [...]

Emory athletics adjust COVID protocols

Eagles banners hang from an empty WoodPEC Gymnasium. Due to the University’s shift in operating status over winter break, basketball teams will play in empty gyms until Jan. 31. (Ally Hom/Photo Editor) Despite Emory University’s decision to start the spring semester remotely, Emory Athletics is continuing business as usual. However, while the games will go [...]

‘Good to be back’: Emory men’s basketball shooting high this season

Then-junior guard Matt Schner dribbles past a University of Chicago defender on Feb. 7. Now a senior, Schner looks to lead the men's basketball team to the NCAA Tournament. (Jackson Schneider/A&E Editor) The Emory University men’s basketball team is adapting to the new reality in 2021 after no season in 2020. For much of the [...]

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