Emily Eisert
Staff Writer
ARTICLES BY Emily Eisert
Play Compares Modern Politicians to Hitler
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Under eerie red lights, Agnes Eggling, played by freshman Madison Michles, tentatively welcomed the Devil (Herr Swetts), played by freshman Chase Woods, in A Bright Room Called Day. The production ran last Thursday through Saturday in the Ring Theatre.

December 15, 2017
Public Art Probes the College Student Condition
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You may have eaten your Pit omelet this morning by a mannequin made of tape or noticed the tombstones recently displayed near the Shorty’s outdoor patio.  

December 15, 2017
ZSR Archives creates a spooky night for students
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Entering ZSR Library’s Special Archives & Collections room on Monday felt like entering another world.  Lights dimmed, candles lit and tables lined with chocolates, merlot and first-edition novels — this was “Spooky Night.”

November 2, 2017
Dance concert will showcase students’ talent
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Beginning tonight at 7:30 p.m., Scales Main Stage Theatre will be filled with the rhythmic clicking of tap shoes and the shimmer of hot stage lights off gold-embroidered tutus.

December 3, 2016
Deacon Profile: Suyash Keshari
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Junior Suyash Keshari has a passion that has garnered awards in international Smithsonian competitions and magazine covers and features, as well as brought him face-to-face with the most ferocious and exquisite creatures of the wild.

November 17, 2016
Workshop series promotes creative writing
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Why do we write?  Academic writing, of course, is essential and unavoidable in the “Work Forest” environment.  But why else?

November 10, 2016
Students launch tutoring program
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Cook Elementary operates just two-and-a-half miles down University Drive. Plagued by poverty, the Title I school — meaning it relies almost completely on government funding — has remained the lowest-performing elementary school in the state, with rapid teacher turnover and low end-of-year exam passage rates. “Of the 230 students, only four percent can read at […]

November 3, 2016
Fall Choral Concert has a theme of patriotism
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In the midst of a tumultuous political year, Wednesday evening was pure red, white and blue ecstasy.

October 19, 2016
Student group teaches ASL, embraces culture
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While the human ear houses the three smallest bones in the body, it has some of the most eminent capabilities: eliciting communication and sensations of security, safety and pleasure.  But one in eight people in the U.S. do not have these luxuries, according to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communications Disorders. Therefore, many […]

October 6, 2016
Chinese studies club hosts opera performance
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A traditional orchestra and opera performed on campus in the first of several Chinese culture events coming this semester.

September 29, 2016
Meet the man behind the bells
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Every day at 5 p.m., Wait Chapel’s 48 bronze bells ring across campus.

April 21, 2016
Group performs throughout community
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Momentum Crew is a hip-hop group on campus of 30 students who pride themselves on their passion for dance and their family-like dynamic.

April 14, 2016
Voter turnout was strong in Forsyth County for primary
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On March 15, voters across N.C. supported their candidates at the polls. On the Republican side, Donald Trump won with 40 percent of the vote and 30 delegates, followed closely by Ted Cruz with 37 percent and 27 delegates and John Kasich received 13 percent of the vote and nine delegates. Marco Rubio, who has now suspended […]

March 20, 2016