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Ozark is a Quarantine Must-Binge

Ozark is a Quarantine Must-Binge
April 28, 2020

Now, the story of a wealthy family who lost everything – and the one dad who had no choice but to keep them all alive. Chances are my fellow bingers have found that the quarantine has near-completely...

Beastars Proves Arousing Despite Its Niche Appearance

Beastars Proves Arousing Despite Its Niche Appearance
April 13, 2020

The layman Netflix streamer may be smitten with the temptation to pass up Beastars. Its characteristic blend of CGI and traditional Japanese animation is as startling as its vigorous yet confusing anthropomorphizing....

Student Government Candidates Face Off On Zoom, Election Results Announced

Student Government Candidates Face Off On Zoom, Election Results Announced
April 9, 2020

Wake Forest Student Government candidates congregated Sunday night for the debate in anticipation of the election. The event, which was staged over Zoom, was presided over by the current student body president,...

Combatting Climate Change Requires Reform

Debris in a canal on Big Pine Key in the Florida Keys, Jan. 18, 2018. The Army Corps of Engineers recently outlined a $3 billion strategy to defend the Keys from future hurricanes and sea level rise. (Charles Trainor Jr./Miami Herald/TNS)
February 27, 2020

America has seen the writing on the wall. We have seen it repeatedly. It has been pushed to and from the fringe again and again, but it is not going away. Millions of hectares of land have been destroyed...

Benjamin Crump Discusses Civil Rights

Benjamin Crump Discusses Civil Rights
February 13, 2020

On Wednesday night, members of the university community united in Pugh auditorium for a conversation with renowned civil rights attorney Benjamin Crump. Crump is known for his involvement in many contentious,...

Free Tuition Seems Unlikely For Most Medical Schools

Free Tuition Seems Unlikely For Most Medical Schools
January 16, 2020

The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) estimates that 53,000 students across the United States applied to medical schools for the 2016-17 academic year. When the year started, only an approximate...

Deacon Profile: Joel Tauber

Deacon Profile: Joel Tauber
December 5, 2019

Walking back and forth along the same seven-mile stretch for 40 days seems like an unimaginable feat. But that is exactly what filmmaker, artist and associate professor Joel Tauber is doing. Tauber, who...

“Bojack Horseman” Season Six Is A Mixed Bag

November 21, 2019

Spoiler alert! Fans of the acclaimed Netflix animated series Bojack Horseman are in for a real treat. The first part of season six premiered a month ago, on Oct. 21; as the timing of this review suggests,...

Deacon Profile: Meredith Vaughn

Deacon Profile: Meredith Vaughn
November 7, 2019

Meredith Vaughn is a junior majoring in engineering from Greensboro, N.C. She is a member of Kappa Alpha Theta and is the treasurer for Women in STEM. She is also the student liaison for the engineering...

Campus’ Indigenous Land Roots Acknowledged

November 7, 2019

On Monday evening, the denizens of Wake Forest congregated at the center of campus in Reynolda Hall for an event that was the first of its kind in the history of the university. The event was dubbed the...

Humor: Strange Student Chews On Ice

Humor: Strange Student Chews On Ice
October 31, 2019

Freshman Curtis Black has proved a polarizing figure on Wake Forest’s campus since his arrival at the beginning of fall 2019. A hotbed of rumor and hearsay has erupted over the course of the semester,...

Anthony Appiah Analyzes Identity

Anthony Appiah Analyzes Identity
October 24, 2019

On a breezy autumn evening, students filed into Wait Chapel to attend a talk by visiting guest speaker Kwame Anthony Appiah. The event began with an introduction from Professor James Otteson, director...

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