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Why the ATP Finals is good and bad
Tennis · By

The anticipated seasonal depression that sweeps through tennis fans every year is waiting in suspension as the 2017 ATP Finals sap the last remaining energy from the world’s top tennis professionals.

November 17, 2017
ATP Finals marks the end of the tennis season
Tennis · By

Tennis fans have begun to weep. As the calendar year comes to a close, and the holiday season begins to swell, the tennis season rides its own denouement into a period of relative dormancy.

November 10, 2017
Diving through the internal impacts of theology
Opinion · By

I was sitting and thinking, when it occurred to me that I inhabit a kind of ideological conflict, and that there exists something peculiar in the way I operate my thoughts about the world. They are bifurcated.

November 2, 2017
Netflix show dives into criminals’ minds
Reviews · By

David Fincher’s new show on Netflix, Mindhunter, is more than culturally competent, it is a socially agile period-piece that dives into the far-reaching innovations of sociological and psychological criminology.

November 2, 2017
Art in the modern age is something altogether unique
Opinion · By

As a liberal arts major it is a bold and somewhat self-effacing statement to say our age is too philosophical, a) because in the sense of reading Kant, it really isn’t, and b) because on the surface it undermines my entire operation.

October 19, 2017
Federer captures third Masters 1000 Title
Tennis · By

Roger Federer has had a stunning 2017. His resume for this year alone would put any young player over the moon.

October 19, 2017
Nick Kyrgios fights the tide of tennis convention
Tennis · By

Every sport has the young star who knows he’s both young, and a star.

October 6, 2017
Interviewing should be approached as a conversation
Opinion · By

I’ve just started to dip a toe in the job world — the one with interviews, resumes and implications.

September 28, 2017
Reflecting on the best: Federer and Nadal
Tennis · By

Flashback to 2004. What were you doing? I was seven and not doing much. Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal were beginning a half decade of international dominance on the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) World Tour.

September 28, 2017
American cinema is losing its artistic and social commentary
Opinion · By

Film has been weaved into the fabric of my intellectual life.

September 21, 2017
New album showcases pretty but forgettable sound
Reviews · By

A friend of mine told me to listen to Pvris (pronounced Paris) about a year ago, when they had only one full length album released.

September 21, 2017
Colloquialisms of death offer cultural viewpoints
Opinion · By

Today’s culture can be explained through many different phenomena: social media, and technological proliferation, to name a few.

September 14, 2017
Injury plagues the U.S. Open; Nadal and Stephens triumph
Tennis · By

The U.S Open is heralded to be the last big stop on the tennis calendar for both the women and men on the tennis circuit.

September 14, 2017
Ingrid Goes West Turns Technology into Trouble
Reviews · By

Peter Bogdanovic, director of The Last Picture Show (1971), famously courted the women who were acting on his sets.

September 14, 2017
Atheistic philosophy offers liberating worldviews
Opinion · By

Atheism is a word that carries with it a considerable burden.

September 7, 2017
Deacon Spotlight: Thomas Menke
Sports · By

Thomas Menke is a sophomore midfielder who is gaining traction and building a reputation on the Wake Forest men’s soccer team.

September 7, 2017
Thinking in the dark awakens the creative mind
Opinion · By

Lying in bed before I fall asleep, I often have some of my most profound thoughts.

September 1, 2017
Deacon Spotlight: Essang Bassey
Sports · By

Sophomore cornerback Essang Bassey has been an example of defensive success during this new era of Wake Forest football.

September 1, 2017
Good Time and the maturation of a teenage heartthrob
Reviews · By

We are all familiar with Robert Pattinson, the golden-eyed heartthrob who brought every teenage girl’s celebrity obsession to a fever pitch.

September 1, 2017
Discover the secrets of the Old Gold Swipe
Life · By

With fast food options around every corner and a seemingly never-ending stock of meal swipes, temptation can be a demon to handle.

August 26, 2017
People need stronger connections with each other
Opinion · By

Over spring break, I read a short book by Fritz Pappenheim called The Alienation of Modern Man.

March 30, 2017
Writing is a powerful medium that can be a challenge
Opinion · By

Language is fascinating. The way words can seem to shimmer and bounce off one another and form a smile in the reader’s mind, is truly awesome.

March 23, 2017
Family wealth is not indicative of someone’s manners
Opinion · By

It’s interesting when you look at a family.

March 2, 2017
Humans subconsciously desire to turn to an omnipotent being
Opinion · By

Human beings are funny. When things unfold a certain way, there’s a programmatic response we all seem to have that most of the time cannot be overridden. 

February 16, 2017
Students should not be afraid to study what they want
Opinion · By

Most people regard art history as a discipline to be a somewhat fatuous or impractical way to spend one’s educational capital.

February 10, 2017