Originally hailing from a conservative background and eventually growing to question specific taught beliefs has been a major part of senior Emmie Davidson’s transformative experience at Wake Forest.
As a Presidential Scholar, senior Eli Bradley was immediately thrown into the theater community at Wake Forest, participating in a show even during his freshman orientation. Continue reading “Eli Bradley: Theater”
Senior Will Coleburn is a Spanish and Studio Art double major with a minor in Art History. He came to Wake Forest from his hometown of Marietta, GA.
Senior Hannah Hulshult is a sociology major from Elizabethton, TN. While her hometown is not far, it was a friend of hers who originally introduced her to Wake Forest. Hulshult and her friend were talking about Wake Forest, so she decided to come visit it for herself.
Logan Stinson has received numerous accolades from Wake Forest’s Russian department. He is president of the Russian Honors Club, was selected by the department to do an honors thesis and was nominated for Phi Beta Kappa’s Greene Award.
When Ali Eakes talks about her future, it is easy to hear the excitement in her voice.
Many enter their college careers with almost no idea of what they want to study.
As sports fans follow their beloved teams with uncompromising loyalty, senior Thomas Poston lives and breathes politics — whether inside classrooms in Kirby hall, studying in Strasbourg, France or interning for the State Department in D.C. Continue reading “Thomas Poston: Politics & International Affairs”
When Sajant Anand first stepped onto campus, he knew he wanted to major in both physics and computer science. Now, his incredible ambition, dedication and drive will earn him a degree in both fields, as well as a minor in mathematics.
Senior Yifei Wang, from Beijing, China, knew from the time he started at Wake Forest that he wanted to study philosophy. According to Wang, “I was in an IB program during high school, and I took philosophy courses starting in the tenth grade.”
Before coming to Wake Forest, Clay Hamilton played piano and sang in his youth choir, planned to be a science major with no intention of pursuing music in college.
Senior Lucy Zhou didn’t come to Wake Forest to study music; before coming into college, she hadn’t even really thought about what her major would be. However, Zhou did know one thing she wanted to get involved in: choir.
Irina Viviano has skated through her four years on campus the same way she skates on the ice, with grace, composure and dedication. She has spent the majority of her Wake Forest career within the walls of the Manchester/Kirby building, studying hard, playing board games with friends and completing enough classes to earn her not one, but two Bachelor of Science degrees in both mathematics and in computer science.
Hunter Hale strikes most in and outside the classroom with his intelligence and math-focused brain. Whether in high-level statistics or economics courses, Hale has a uniqe passion for learning and understanding complex material.
Senior Jack Garvey, orignially from Arlington, VA, is a Math Economics major with minors in both biology and health policy and administration. Garvey, initially coming to Wake Forest to be a doctor, made the decision to change courses as a result of one class he took.
A Farrell Hall study room enthusiast, Youyang Zhang has excelled as a Mathematical Business major at Wake Forest. After taking a statistics class, she realized that her love for business and her interest in math could be combined through this major.
Coming to college as an international student is a daunting experience; leaving your home to move to a foreign country with a foreign language and a new culture is uncomfortable.
Asia Parker, a First-Generation Magnolia Scholar from Fort Lauderdale, FL, knew by the time she matriculated to Wake Forest that she had a passion for history.
Most students view the required Health and Exercise Science classes as just another divisional Wake Forest makes them take.
To hear senior Kimberly Annas talk about German is to be in the presence of someone who loves learning and has found their true calling in life.
Adam Dingman’s love for the French language began when he was in elementary school — long before most students started to think about their college plans.
A smiley, bubbly light often found in the depths of Farrell, Mairead Mederios is unique in her love for all things finance and mathematics. A senior Finance major, Mederios enjoys problem solving and analytical thinking more than her typical peers at Wake Forest.
In the dim warmth of what could have been an age-old European coffee shop, I found out Nick DeMayo doesn’t assign his students homework.
It is no surprise that Kelly Valdivia is an education major. She lights up when talking about her student-teaching experience at Abraham Elementary School, the significance of literacy in early education and the importance of friendship in all aspects of life.
Lilly Gaeto said that when she entered Wake Forest as a freshman, she had no idea that she was going to major in economics.