Student Body Vice President Emma Halling slipped her boxing gloves on over her bright yellow hand wraps and pulled the straps tight between her teeth. Scuffing her Nikes against the gym floor and raising her fists in front of her, she stared at the bag for a few moments before finally throwing a punch.
As Halling’s fist hit the bag, she glanced up with a satisfied smile. It was just another day of training, but that didn’t seem to matter. Whether she is lobbying for women’s rights at the state capitol, sparring with an opponent in the ring, or training alone, Halling has a laser-like focus on hitting her target.
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