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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Roger Federer has had a stunning 2017. His resume for this year alone would put any young player over the moon.
Every sport has the young star who knows he’s both young, and a star.
I’ve just started to dip a toe in the job world — the one with interviews, resumes and implications.
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.
Film has been weaved into the fabric of my intellectual life.
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.
Today’s culture can be explained through many different phenomena: social media, and technological proliferation, to name a few.
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.
Peter Bogdanovic, director of The Last Picture Show (1971), famously courted the women who were acting on his sets.
Atheism is a word that carries with it a considerable burden.
Thomas Menke is a sophomore midfielder who is gaining traction and building a reputation on the Wake Forest men’s soccer team.
Lying in bed before I fall asleep, I often have some of my most profound thoughts.
Sophomore cornerback Essang Bassey has been an example of defensive success during this new era of Wake Forest football.
We are all familiar with Robert Pattinson, the golden-eyed heartthrob who brought every teenage girl’s celebrity obsession to a fever pitch.
With fast food options around every corner and a seemingly never-ending stock of meal swipes, temptation can be a demon to handle.
Over spring break, I read a short book by Fritz Pappenheim called The Alienation of Modern Man.
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.
It’s interesting when you look at a family.
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.
Most people regard art history as a discipline to be a somewhat fatuous or impractical way to spend one’s educational capital.