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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 [...]

Club fencing aims for NCAA status with Olympic-level coach at the helm

Emory fencers in the ready position. (Courtesy of Emory Fencing) It’s not often that Emory University student-athletes have the opportunity to learn from a coach with five national championships, four U.S. national team appearances and one stint as an Olympic alternate under his belt. Terrence Lasker, who was hired by the University in fall 2021, [...]

Eagles finish fourth at UAA Cross Country championships

On Oct. 30, the University of Rochester (N.Y.) hosted the 34th Annual University Athletic Association (UAA) Championships for both the men’s and women’s cross country teams. Emory had a successful day on the course at Genesee Valley Park, with both teams finishing in fourth place. Coming into the meet, the men’s team was ranked No. [...]

Good tempo and better golf: Schwarz earns UAA Athlete of the Week

Max Schwarz was named UAA Athlete of the Week for the week of Oct. 18. (Courtesy of Emory Athletics) The Emory men’s golf team sat on a comfortable eight-stroke lead going into the final round at the Tartan Invitational on Oct. 12. Senior Max Schwarz was leading the tournament and the entire team posted great [...]

Volleyball celebrates seniors at Emory National Invite

Over the weekend of Oct. 29, Emory University volleyball faced off against Hendrix College (Ark.), Birmingham-Southern College (Ala.) and Berry College (Ga.) in the Emory National Invite at the Woodruff Physical Education Center. The team finished the weekend 2-1 and improved to 21-4 overall.  The Eagles’ senior day fell on Oct. 29, when they played [...]

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SPORTS

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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