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Letter From the Editor

Letter From the Editor

Olivia Field April 30, 2020

While going back and forth about how to write this letter for you all, I decided that I didn’t have much authority to tell you how to reflect on your time at Wake Forest. As a junior, I can only imagine...

Abby Moore: Russian

Abby Moore: Russian

Andy Killebrew April 30, 2020

Though the situation around graduation this year is peculiar, senior Abby Moore thinks that it could offer a unique perspective that might prove itself useful for her and her classmates. “I think it...

Noah Watkins: Chemistry

Noah Watkins: Chemistry

Andy Killebrew April 30, 2020

While reflecting upon his time at Wake Forest, Noah Watkins spoke freely and fondly of the relationships that he forged with other people. He described camaraderie in a variety of places: in class, with...

Vera Zhang: Computer Science

Vera Zhang: Computer Science

Catherine Regen April 30, 2020

Vera Zhang wasn’t always interested in Computer Science (CS). Despite her mother pushing her to select it as her major, it wasn’t until she took her first CS class at Wake Forest that she realized...

Grace Franzese: English

Grace Franzese: English

Melissa Cooney April 30, 2020

Grace Franzese is a hardworking and multifaceted senior from Elwood, New York. Franzese is an English and Biochemistry and Molecular Biology double major, perfectly exemplifing what students are capable...

Lindsey Ross: Religious Studies

Lindsey Ross: Religious Studies

Jack Portman April 30, 2020

Senior Lindsey Ross felt sure she wanted to attend Wake Forest after touring the campus on a beautiful fall day — the kind well known among Wake Forest’s students. A religious studies major from Rocky...

Hannah Vaught: French Studies

Hannah Vaught: French Studies

Olivia Field April 30, 2020

When senior Hannah Vaught finished her semester abroad in Dijon, France, she knew that she wasn’t ready to leave Europe. So, she decided to extend her stay and take classes at the Worrell House in the...

Wake Forest President's Aides headshots,  Tuesday, May 7, 2019. Alexander J. Holt ('20).

Alexander Holt: Sociology

Caroline Walker April 30, 2020

Alexander Holt had never heard of sociology before he came to Wake Forest.  Now, he is the first sociology major to win both the academic achievement and community engagement awards from the Department...

Kaitlin Derry: Finance

Kaitlin Derry: Finance

Charlie Benedict, Business Manager April 30, 2020

Kaitlin Derry, who grew up in Fair Oaks, California, was sure of just one thing when she arrived at Wake Forest; she wanted to run. As a member of Wake Forest’s highly decorated Track and Field program,...

Megan Elwood: Spanish

Megan Elwood: Spanish

Emily Beauchamp April 30, 2020

Megan Elwood knew that when she came to college she wanted to learn as many things as she possibly could. She even chose Wake Forest partially due to the wide range of course offerings at the university....

Will McKay: German

Will McKay: German

Charlie Benedict, Business Manager April 30, 2020

Will McKay, a double major in German and Business & Enterprise Management, has approached language acquisition in a unique way. Originally from Stamford, Conn., McKay first took German in high school. “I...

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Silin “Serenity” Chen: Theater

Jack Portman April 30, 2020

It was partially its name that drew Silin Chen to Wake Forest: “really, it’s a beautiful name!”  A theatre major from Ningbo, China, Chen knew that Wake Forest would enable her to grow and explore...

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