Folk Artist “Bahamas” Returns with Funky Sound
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Canadian singer-songwriter Afie Jurvanen, known by his stage name Bahamas, has gifted his fans with more deliciously chill, stripped-down tunes with his new album Earthtones. As the name suggests, the album puts forth more of the same warm, earthy sounds that Bahamas has made himself known for, yet this time around he’s adopted a new […]

February 2, 2018
Larger Lessons Learned at a Concert
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The other week I did something out of my comfort zone; I decided to go to a concert alone. I tried to convince friends to go, but no one was feeling it (probably because it was on a Wednesday night) and wasn’t being convinced by my unexceptional pitch.

February 2, 2018
The Grammys: A Night of Grandeur and Groove
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Just like that, the 60th annual Grammy awards are over. As one of the busiest nights of the movie industry closes, we are all left pouring over the results, seeing who got their due praise, who got snubbed and who came out of left field.

February 2, 2018
Food Finds From Wake Washington
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After my first week at Wake Washington, I have not only spent an absurd amount of money, but I have also had some wonderful food. And while D.C. has many amazing things to do both through the program and outside of it, the food has been the spotlight of my experience. I have had South […]

January 25, 2018
How To Plan a Super Bowl Watch Party
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With the teams set and the Super Bowl less than two weeks away, many around the country begin planning their watch parties for the big game. Although the Super Bowl carries the weight of being a pseudo- national holiday in many parts of the country, the event is usually celebrated with less fanfare at Wake […]

January 25, 2018
Kristen Stewart is a Misunderstood Actress
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Kristen Stewart has secured herself an unfortunate place in the popular imagination. As a young, nubile vampire-loving teenager, Stewart penciled herself into the role of the C-level actor, A-level celebrity, the same career-stifling niche Robert Pattinson, Taylor Lautner and Zac Efron had a place in.

January 18, 2018
Spielberg’s The Post is out of Character but Outstanding
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Steven Spielberg’s The Post is no E.T., Schindler’s List or Jaws. When your career highs are so masterful and universally loved, anything that is not absolutely magnificent and revolutionary pales in comparison. That being said, The Post is still well-directed, deftly acted and highly relevant in today’s political climate.

January 18, 2018
Reflections on Four Months Studying in Florence
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Studying abroad is undoubtedly one of the greatest opportunities for a college student to experience. Not only do you get to travel around with friends, learn about other cultures and experience incredible food, but it is also a time to completely escape out of your comfort zone and learn so much about yourself.

January 18, 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
2018 Golden Globes Combined Politics and Pop Culture
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The Golden Globe Awards reached its 75th year celebrating American film and television Sunday, Jan. 7. The red carpet press for the event usually shows the line of celebrities, nominated or not, with their fellow actors or dates hand in hand. The 2018 Golden Globes carried a different feel than its prior years, going beyond […]

January 18, 2018
Local Animal Shelter Deserves Holiday Donations
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With the holiday season approaching, numerous people are contributing with donations to charities. There are several worthy big name charities, but this year, consider donating to an organization right here in Winston-Salem.

December 15, 2017
Fido-Friendly Treats are Easy to Whip Up
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Holidays wouldn’t feel right without homemade cookies in candy cane shapes, but don’t forget about your furry friends when baking this year. Store-bought dog treats often contain additives that are bad for their health, and nutritious treats tend to be quite expensive. To avoid either of these problems, and to have some fun in the […]

December 15, 2017
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
A Blooming Paradise Just Across the Road
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While not every student has a green thumb, any student can grow one with Campus Garden. Campus Garden allows students to see the growing process first hand, see the beauty of farming and the blossoming of community.

December 3, 2017
Winston-Salem Holiday Gift Ideas
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Moravian Cookies Everybody loves food, especially cookies. One authentic Winston-Salem gift to get your family this holiday season is Moravian Cookies. They come in two basic flavors; Ginger Spice and Classic Sugar, but the Salem Baking Company has added other flavors like Pumpkin Spice and Classic Sugar dipped in mint chocolate. Moravian Cookies are a […]

November 17, 2017
The Russian Disconnection
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As an American reading the news, it would appear that relations with Russia are worse than they have been in a long time — a pseudo return to the Cold War it may seem.

November 10, 2017
Fall Fest traditions bring students together
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There’s nothing better than Fall in the Forest. This past Friday, Student Union, along with the Resident Student Association and the Anthony Aston Player, compiled their talents to put together the annual Fall Fest on the Magnolia Quad.

November 10, 2017
Greek community begins sustainability effort
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There are a number of student-led groups that focus on Wake Forest’s sustainability efforts and overall environmental issues, including Greeks Go Green, Sustainability Student Ambassadors and Deacon Dining Connection among others.

November 2, 2017