Mental illness is often misunderstood in society, so in recent years, several groups across the country and the world have tried bringing them to national attention. Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), schizophrenia and depression are just three of the many mental illnesses that are often misunderstood.
Katy Lack is an assistant teaching professor in the biology and neuroscience departments at Wake Forest. The neuroscience department is a relatively new program that is quickly developing.
Professional sports play an important role in our society. Grown men sit in front of the television, their happiness dependent on the outcome of their favorite football team. Professional athletes are also role models to millions of young children and teams are an important part of a city’s culture and identity. However, their stadiums are […]
As candidates announced their candidacy several months ago, it seemed inevitable that Hillary Clinton would win the Democratic nomination. However, Bernie Sanders, a self-proclaimed democratic socialist from Vermont, quickly gained traction in polls. It’s not surprising considering his platform. He is promising things like free college for all Americans, an expansion of Medicare to give […]
When someone mentions a late-night talk show, you probably think of that show with the guy who makes bad jokes supplemented with a laugh track or that show you keep on when you’re using your laptop but want background noise. However, in recent years, these late-night shows have evolved and play a much more important […]
Living on your own for the first time means that you have a lot of new responsibilities, like doing your laundry, going to class and choosing all of your meals. It’s exciting to have all of that independence, but it can be pretty overwhelming too. I’m sure after that generic repetitive conversation where everyone asks […]
“Work Forest”: two words you’ll hear a lot over the next four years. You definitely heard at some point on your tour that your workload will be challenging — at least you should have. It may not be a novel warning, but it all comes down to time management. Some classes you take will be […]
It seems like a never-ending cycle. Every few weeks, the nation is horrified by a new act of violence that leaves the entire nation in mourning. Most of these atrocities are shootings. Each one scares and shocks people more than the last leading people to believe that they are becoming more and more common and […]