at Emory University
Class of 2022
Hometown: Rochester, MN
Major: Political Science
Concentration: International Politics
Secondary Major: Economics
I absolutely love running on the Beltline to Piedmont Park with the cross country team. Each time I'm on the Beltline I'm reminded of Atlanta's diversity, and I just love the feel of being right in the city, with great views of Downtown and Midtown. Along the way, you get to see public art exhibits, historical displays about the Civil Rights Movement, and you have convenient access to a whole host of coffee shops, food stands, and even Ponce City Market. Piedmont Park is something special too. It's beautiful and has a lot of cool spots to check out.
Islam and Politics with Professor Carrie Wickham. I learned so much about the world's second largest religion, and a group of people that I hadn't really understood before. Conceptualizing Islam is very different from Christianity because Islam includes a code of law that instructs adherents on all conceivable aspects of daily life, so there is a political and legal aspect to the religion. Also, I realized what profession I want to pursue after taking this class.
Chilling in the Woodruff Physical Education Center resting after that morning's track workout, sitting in Ebrik Coffee Room taking in the sounds and smells, or getting some reading done in the Matheson Reading Room.
Homecoming and Dooley's Weeks. I love the spirit that arises with all of the different events, and the concerts are always awesome. With Dooley's Week also comes some great traditions, like Dooley excusing students from class.