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Women In STEM Work Toward Gender Equality

Women In STEM Work Toward Gender Equality
April 25, 2019

When the #MeToo movement formally started in early 2006, it focused on sexual harassment and assault among women around the globe, but it also opened a door for working professionals from all different...

Why Does Vacationing Make You Sick?

Why Does Vacationing Make You Sick?
March 21, 2019

It is the first week back from spring break and many students are sporting bronzed tans, souvenir t-shirts from foreign countries and, unfortunately, a nasty illness. As fun as traveling is, it can also...

The Biological Science Behind Falling In Love

The Biological Science Behind Falling In Love
February 14, 2019

As you peruse the sea of written loving sentiments lining the greeting card aisle of Target, trying to decide on the perfect prose to give to your partner for Valentine’s Day, you may be wondering how...

Exploring How Vegetarianism Affects The Body

Exploring How Vegetarianism Affects The Body
February 7, 2019

Whether it be because of religious beliefs, ethical dilemmas or just plain dietary preferences, vegetarianism and veganism are a growing trend throughout the United States. Wake Forest’s campus boasts...

Numerous Summer Research Fellowship Opportunities Available To Students

Numerous Summer Research Fellowship Opportunities Available To Students
January 24, 2019

It is nearing the end of January, which means that almost every Wake Forest student has a tab open on their ThinkPad searching for some variation of “summer internship.” However, an internship or summer...

The Real Reasons Behind Why You Binge-Watch

The Real Reasons Behind Why You Binge-Watch
January 17, 2019

After an exhausting day of facing the hardships and monotony of reality, from doing laundry to going to class, there is no escape quite like Netflix. Or Hulu. Or Amazon Video. Or HBOGo. No matter which...

Want That “A”? Science Shows Sleeping Can Help

Want That
December 6, 2018

There are a couple of key staples to finals week at Wake Forest. You can count on subpar midnight food the library offers, anti-stress puppies on campus to lick away your worries for two minutes, and —...

Beer Goggles And Blackouts: The Science Behind Shots

Beer Goggles And Blackouts: The Science Behind Shots
November 15, 2018

As Wake Forest quickly approaches the end of its regular football season, this also means the end of warm weather, the beginning of all-night finals study sessions and the very last home tailgate. The...

Exploring Mono Under The Microscope

Exploring Mono Under The Microscope
November 8, 2018

Most college students have experienced the unsettling moment when you start to feel a little soreness in your throat. Suddenly, you realize how fatigued you have been and feel a little warmer than usual....

The Biology Behind The Emotion Of Fear

The Biology Behind The Emotion Of Fear
October 31, 2018

According to a study done at the University of Westminster, watching a 90-minute horror movie can burn up to 113 calories. Why? Well, let’s go through the typical experience of viewing a haunted flick. As...

Students Showcase Work At Research Fair

Students Showcase Work At Research Fair
October 4, 2018

Rather than just books and sticker-covered Thinkpads lining the halls of the ZSR, the library was filled with students showcasing their research this past Friday. On Sept. 28, undergraduate students from...

Global Climate Action Summit Marks Change

Global Climate Action Summit Marks Change
September 20, 2018

On Sept. 12­‑14, political leaders, business executives and activists from all over the world gathered in San Francisco, CA for the Global Climate Action Summit (GCAS). The goal of the conference was...

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