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Voter guide to presidential candidates’ climate policies

De izquierda a derecha, Donald Trump, candidato republicano a la reelección, y Joe Biden, candidato demócrata a la presidencia de EEUU. (JIM WATSON,SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images/TNS)
October 15, 2020

The current presidential race is perhaps the most contentious in American history, and navigating campaign sites or hanging onto every word of a debate can sometimes be tricky.  One of the big ticket...

Monkeys model human addictive behaviors

A pair of snow monkeys huddled together in their enclosure at the Minnesota Zoo.
September 10, 2020

In the United States drug addiction has been stigmatized for quite some time as a lack of self-control or personal responsibility. But many scientists and researchers are working to change the tides of...

WFU research investigates NC deer overpopulation

WFU research investigates NC deer overpopulation
September 3, 2020

North Carolina is known for its beautiful state and national parks, and especially for the wildlife that exists in those spaces. Protection of land and animals is valued in the state, but that preservation...

How to safely exercise outside during a pandemic

How to safely exercise outside during a pandemic
August 27, 2020

As if cardiovascular exercise wasn’t hard enough already, now we’re being asked to wear masks while doing it anywhere on campus.  While this requirement might seem stringent, there is significant...

Seven Outdoor Activities in the Greater Winston Salem Area

Seven Outdoor Activities in the Greater Winston Salem Area
August 14, 2020

Now more than ever, one of the best ways to socialize and find new ways to fill up all this pandemic-induced free time is to adventure outside. Although on the surface, Winston-Salem might not seem to...

Zoe Schneider: Classical Studies

Zoe Schneider: Classical Studies
April 30, 2020

Zoe Schneider is a senior from Orinda, Calif. and she is a Classical Studies major through and through. Choosing this major was easy for Schneider, because she has always had a passion for the classics,...

Celia Zhou: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Celia Zhou: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
April 30, 2020

Celia Zhou is a senior from Cary, N.C. She is a Biochemistry and Molecular Biology major – a field of study that she described as challenging yet rewarding. “I wanted to understand on a more molecular...

Candidates Promote Varying Climate Policy Plans

Democratic presidential candidates Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders, Joe Biden and Amy Klobuchar walk onto the stage during the South Carolina Democratic debate in Charleston o Feb. 25, 2020. [Josh Morgan/The Greenville News via Imagn]
February 27, 2020

Navigating presidential campaign websites and deciphering the “promises” or “plans” of every candidate can sometimes be difficult. Here’s a comprehensive guide to the environmental policy stances...

Psychedelics May Be The Key To Treating Mental Illness

February 20, 2020

For many university students, college can be a pressure-cooker for all sorts of brain health issues, including but certain- ly not limited to depression and anxiety. While there has been a withstanding...

Campus Gardens Sows Seeds Of Sustainability

Campus Gardens Sows Seeds Of Sustainability
December 5, 2019

As the sweet potatoes and green beans are being harvested in preparation for the coming of icy winter, the crisp fall air can be felt in the Campus Garden. This is a place where volunteers and community...

Opioids’ Impact On Winston-Salem

Opioids' Impact On Winston-Salem
October 24, 2019

Forsyth County and the rest of the United States are suffering from an ongoing opioid epidemic. This crisis affects millions of Americans yearly, yet Wake Forest seems to be impenetrable by the problem,...

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