Giving my seatbelt a reassuring tug, my heart pounds fiercely in my chest. Our Toyota Land Cruiser glides effortlessly over the smooth sands of the Rub’ al Khali, or Empty Quarter of Abu Dhabi. Like a postcard image, the golden sand dunes ripple in the distance, and I can’t believe the world’s largest sand desert […]
Butterflies fill my stomach as I approach the studio for the first time. Will I know anyone? Am I dressed okay? What if my moves look ridiculous? Already this exercise class is feeling more like a social gathering and less like a workout.
The stage lights beamed and all eyes fell on the ballerina taking the stage. Several months of rigid rehearsals and minor injuries culminated in the following three minutes.
Every morning I’m greeted with the same routine. I grab my phone from the bedside table and start mindlessly thumbing through the latest posts on Instagram. As I scroll through pictures, I see my best friends posing with one another in front of grand monuments and magnificent landscapes. They’re lifting their food in the air […]
Meet the new stArt Gallery Manager, Brittany Forniotis. What is the stArt Gallery? The stArt Gallery opened in 2009 to provide Wake Forest students with a real gallery experience. We function like a gallery in New York City would, where there are exhibitions that rotate every three weeks. Students get a taste of the art […]
The days of meeting a handsome stranger in the grocery store ebb away each second single men and women swipe right in hopes of finding true love. Smartphones are playing Cupid in today’s society of love and romance, positively and negatively affecting millennials’ relationships with one another. “I’ve had some good experiences with online dating,” […]
As I tossed my hat in the air on graduation day, I squeezed my best friend’s hand, unable to avoid the undeniable truth: today marks the end of an era. There would be no more stuffing our faces with raw cookie dough while watching hours of standup comedy every weekend. No more Cookout milkshakes after Friday […]
As you tuck your last sweater into the bin beneath your bed, it hits you. Orientation is over. Your parents have fed you a Village Tavern dinner, and they have helped you unpack and arrange your dorm room. And now it’s over. For many college freshmen, this is the first time experiencing true stay-up-as-late-as-you-want, manage-your-own-time, […]