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Students explore life in the nation’s capital

Kari Burgess September 7, 2017

This semester, the inaugural Wake Washington program allows students to take courses and participate in interships in the nation’s capital. Under political science professor Katy Harriger, 16 students...

Women’s March brought hope and empowerment

Women’s March brought hope and empowerment

Kari Burgess January 27, 2017

When I arrived in Washington D.C., I was not aware that I was about to be a part of one of the biggest protests in American history. In fact, nobody knew the enormity of the journey we were embarking on.  The...

Students should destigmatize struggling

Students should destigmatize struggling

Kari Burgess October 13, 2016

When a duck swims in a pond, it seems to glide across the water smoothly, gracefully and effortlessly.  One would never know from watching how furiously the little duck is paddling its feet below the...

Having varied food options is important

Having varied food options is important

Kari Burgess February 4, 2016

For me, the decision to become a vegetarian was easy. When I put together my personal values, my religious beliefs and my health goals, the logical conclusion seemed to be to cut meat out of my diet. The...

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