Olivia Field
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Olivia is a freshman from Miami, Florida and plans on majoring in politics & international affairs and minoring in journalism. In her spare time, you can find her cooking, taking pictures of her friends or marathoning The Office for the millionth time.
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“Texas Dust” Vocalizes Human Experience
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With a melodic blend of bluegrass and folk, Nathan Evans Fox’s new album Texas Dust explores everything from religion and love to family and wandering. An alumnus of Wake Forest (‘11), Fox provides 49 minutes of raw, rhythmic reflection with his second original album. To begin with a disclaimer, I am not a fan of […]

April 19, 2018
Spring A Capella Concert Showcases Talent
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With a crowd packed full of friends, family and avid a cappella fans, Plead the Fifth and Demon Divas hosted their Spring Concert in Brendle Recital Hall on Tuesday night. For the senior members of both groups, the night emotionally marked the end of their college a cappella careers with passionate, powerful performances. The event […]

April 19, 2018
Wake Unsolved: The Carrell Conspiracy
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On Friday, April 6, word quickly spread on campus that the ever-elusive Steve Carell, known by most for his infamous role of Michael Scott in The Office, would be touring Wake Forest with his daughter. As the day turned into night, some swore they saw him, while others outright refuted his presence. Almost a week […]

April 12, 2018
Living Sustainably On Campus is Simple
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As April is now coined Earth Month, it is time for students to reevaluate the lifestyle that they pursue both on and off campus. By recycling, choosing alternative transportation methods and changing study methods, they can easily become much “greener” individuals.

April 5, 2018
Local Italian Restaurant Dishes up Nuanced Flavors
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Discreetly located within Summit Square shopping center, Mozzarella Fellas is serving up Italian comfort food with a modern, plant-forward twist. With a warm interior and inviting staff, this joint has established itself as a popular lunch and dinner spot within Winston-Salem. With the restaurant’s two-year anniversary approaching on April 7, owner Brian Ricciardi discussed how, […]

April 5, 2018
University Implements New Uniform Requirement for All Students
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On April 1, Wake Forest instituted a new uniform policy for undergraduate students. To make it fair and easy for the current population, the rules allow for many items already present in many individuals’ closets. Male students are only permitted to wear Vineyard Vine button downs, khaki pants (salmon-colored shorts are allowed when the temperature […]

April 1, 2018
Behind the Scenes with the Banshees
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On Wed. March 28, the Lilting Banshees had two sold-out shows featuring hilarious skits about everything from Greek Life, bird calls, the excessively long line at Chick-Fil-a and more.

March 29, 2018
Plant-Based Eating is Simple on Campus
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Whenever I tell people that I’ve been vegan for almost five years, I often receive one of two responses: “Wow, I can’t even go one day without meat,” or “Oh, so do you only eat grass or something?”

March 22, 2018
Reynolda House Hosts Lecturer Charles Wilkins
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In tandem with the newest exhibition at Reynolda House Museum of American Art, History Professor Charles Wilkins gave a lecture entitled  “Saints, Soap, and Second Thoughts: Palestine in the Era of Frederic Edwin Church.” With an active audience and new perspective, Wilkins worked to contextualize the paintings of Frederic Church within the time period of […]

March 22, 2018
Deacon Horoscopes
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ARIES: The stars have romantically aligned for you this week, fire sign. While waiting for your penne in the pasta line, you may suddenly find yourself striking up a flirty conversation with another carbs lover. TAURUS: Although your spring break trip was filled with drama, be careful when you gossip with your new “froomie.” You […]

March 16, 2018
How To Navigate the New 336 Market
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Along with the opening of the new and improved 336 Market, formerly known as the POD, in Benson this semester came an almost overwhelming amount of new, oftentimes expensive snacks. Investing your Deacon Dollars in an unknown food item can be daunting, so here is a well-tested list of the most worthy, reliable 336 Market […]

March 1, 2018
Downtown Alternatives to the ZSR
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As midterms are just beginning to creep up on students, finding a reliable spot to study is almost as important as having a full cup of coffee. For a new source of inspiration and focus, here are three alternative off-campus study locations: Forsyth County Central Library  Although most students know the ZSR Library like the […]

February 22, 2018
Unmasking the Demon Deacon
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Senior Brittany Ezer has discreetly lived her four years at Wake Forest with a pretty big secret: she is one of the many faces behind the Demon Deacon mascot. Beginning during the second week of her freshman year, Ezer has been working the crowds and walking the walk as one of the mascots at everything […]

February 8, 2018
New Season of Black Mirror Navigates the Human Experience
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Last month, Black Mirror, a British television series produced with Netflix, released its fourth season. The six new episodes continue to incorporate the trademark element of the show: the equal presence of such technologically advanced ideas that seem so far from the present, in play with intricate plots which tackle relatable human struggles.

January 18, 2018
Online sites offer Creative Gift Inventory
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As the holidays are quickly approaching, the need to find affordable and original gifts for friends and family is becoming more and more urgent. With a student’s budget and a small amount of time, these three websites are perfect for finding creative presents for loved ones.

December 15, 2017
Students take the stage to share poetry
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While Campus Grounds was filled to the brim with curious listeners, Can-I-Poet’s fall showcase successfully delivered both emotionally vulnerable and simply hilarious slam poetry.

November 17, 2017
SFER hosts documentary screening in Pugh
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Winston-Salem and Forsyth County is the fifth largest school system in North Carolina, according to the Department of Education.

November 10, 2017
Mr. Robot starts off with promising premiere
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Mr. Robot’s third season began in total darkness, literally.

October 27, 2017
HOW TO: microwaveable meals for the busy college student
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For the busy college student, it can be hard to make meals yourself. However, with only a few ingredients and minimal time, you can make any meal in your dorm room microwave.

October 19, 2017
Students share their written works at Salon
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With a welcoming environment, a lone podium and copious amounts of refreshments, the Creative Writing Department’s first Literary Salon of the year, taking place in Ammons Lounge, had all of the makings to deliver a transformative afternoon of poetry and essay reading.

October 6, 2017
Festival celebrates global cultures
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During the ninth annual World Cultural Fair, students gathered at Manchester Plaza to celebrate culture, cuisine and choreographed routines representing countries from around the world.

September 28, 2017
Campus art acquisition group opens new gallery
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The Charlotte and Philip Hanes Art Gallery unveiled a new installation, curated by the Student Union Art Acquisitions Committee (SUACC), on Sept. 15.

September 21, 2017
Lecture revealed realities of indigenous enslavement
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UC Davis professor Andrés Reséndez, who teaches undergraduate courses in Latin American and Mexican history, gave a lecture on the enslavement of the American native population to students, faculty and staff on Sept. 8.

September 14, 2017
Orientation activities welcome first-year students
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Beginning with Move-In on Aug. 23 and ending with a night of de-stressing before class on Aug. 27, first-year students were welcomed onto campus with a variety of Orientation activities.

September 7, 2017
Candlelight vigil responds to Charlottesville violence
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On Aug. 28, students, faculty and staff gathered for a candlelight vigil aiming to address and reflect upon the recent events that occurred in Charlottesville, VA.

September 1, 2017