Kyle Ferrer
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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
The old guard retains power in Australia
Tennis · By

For the tennis world, the Australian Open serves as a renaissance every year of tennis world fame.

February 3, 2017
Long night rides are great for clearing your mind
Opinion · By

There’s a lot of buzz in social media culture about long night rides, their power, the joy they apparently bring men and women alike, but the consensus on forums like Snapchat is on a bit of a superficial level. Superficial, meaning that it just says “Long Night Rides,” with the heart-eyed smiley or praise-the-lord pair […]

December 3, 2016
There is nothing wrong with doing things by yourself
Opinion · By

The beauty of doing things alone may seem a misty and distant proposition. Why do you spend time alone when the company of others can be so enriching? Here’s why.

November 17, 2016
Transitions are not always noticeable and drastic
Opinion · By

The lilt of life through the lens of a college student is something of an optimistic whirlwind, a tilt-a-whirl minus (or plus) the projectile upchuck.

November 3, 2016
Obamacare is a beneficial and necessary policy
Opinion · By

“Obamacare” is a loaded term in the minds of many Americans. Politicians sling it around as if it is some dispensable abstraction that can be done away with: a faulty, arms-length phenomena that really never had an impact and that was self-destructive from its very beginning.

October 6, 2016
People should spend more time on one task
Opinion · By

Books still matter. But the problem is that our attention spans are becoming blunt tools that can only crudely bang on information instead of handling it with a craftsman’s dexterity.

September 22, 2016