"Covers the campus like the magnolias"

Old Gold & Black

Covers the campus like the magnolias
"Covers the campus like the magnolias"

Old Gold & Black

"Covers the campus like the magnolias"

Old Gold & Black

HBO’s ‘The Last of Us’ captures the magic of the hit game

Isabella Romine, Features Editor February 1, 2023

When I purchased a PlayStation 3 long ago in the distant year of 2016, I made my first non-Pokemon or Mario video game purchase — a preowned copy of “The Last of Us.” Or, at least, I attempted...

A popular subreddit discusses solipsism.

Being watched, feeling solipsistic

Adam Coil, Life Editor February 1, 2023

From John Smith to John Updike, Americans have always had a unique aptitude for seeing themselves as the center of the universe. The Cartesian phenomenon resonates particularly well in the nation of Manifest...

The members of boygenius mimic Nirvana.

Stop calling boygenius a girl group

Melina Traiforos, Staff Writer February 1, 2023

When Phoebe Bridgers, Lucy Dacus and Julien Baker formed boygenius in 2018, they laughed in the face of the rock artist stereotype of four men huddled in a garage putting their genius to the tune of an...


Conceptualizing Indie Sleaze

James Watson, Life Editor January 30, 2023

The flash from a low-megapixel, compact digital camera parts the room. The cramped, lower Manhattan apartment is abuzz with hipsters and undergraduate students socializing to the tune of the newest The...

Lets Start Here takes inspiration from Pink Floyd.

The dark side of the boat: reviewing Lil Yachty’s Pink Floyd-inspired album

Tabitha Cahan, Contributing Writer January 30, 2023

As a music aficionado, keeping up with Pitchfork is practically my religion. What I was not expecting on my Pitchfork feed, however, was a promotion announcing “Let’s Start Here,” Lil Yachty’s...

A photographer snaps a photo of a model during Paris Fashion Week.

Stars dazzle in Paris Fashion Show

Virginia Noone, Photography Editor January 30, 2023

Bundled in blue and oversized scarves, the high fashion community stormed the streets of Paris last week for the annual Paris Fashion Week where top designers showcased their newest work. While last week...

‘Puss in Boots: The Last Wish’ successfully resurrects the Shrek universe

Ally Werstler, Staff Writer January 27, 2023

A close second to my favorite Dreamworks film, “Shrek 2,” “Puss in Boots: The Last Wish” is not only entertaining but also packed with mature themes and beautiful animation that allows audience...

In the winter months, there is less sunlight, which contributes to Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). Contributing writer Collyn Ballentine writes that it is important to take advantage of the sunlight, like going for a walk on Hearn Plaza.

Four tips for coping with symptoms of seasonal depression on Wake Forest’s campus

Collyn Ballentine, Contributing Writer January 27, 2023

According to Psychology Today, seasonal affective disorder (SAD) affects around 10 million Americans each year. While not everyone suffers from SAD, symptoms of seasonal depression are still fairly common...

‘White Lotus’ keeps momentum in its second season

Virginia Noone, Photography Editor January 26, 2023

More than 4.1 million people viewed the finale of HBO’s second season of "The White Lotus" upon airing on Dec. 11. Mike White’s Emmy-winning series follows wealthy resort guests as they explore Sicily,...

Russell Moore (center) performs with IIIrd Time Out.

Stepping into a musical time capsule

Evan Harris, Photography Editor January 18, 2023

After a couple of wrong turns off the dimly lit, two-lane blacktop, I finally came across my final destination. The nondescript, sheet-metal building was shrouded in darkness as I pulled into the gravel...

Subversive fashion relies on the basics, and, as Wyla Solsbery writes, it may be the future of high fashion.

Subversive basics may be the future of high fashion

Wyla Solsbery, Contributing Writer January 18, 2023

Fashion at Wake Forest sometimes becomes an oversight because of the influence of conformity within the university’s social dynamic. A majority of the campus simply wants to fit in with their peers,...

‘The Fabelmans’ brings magic back to the silver screen

Ally Werstler, Staff Writer January 18, 2023

Featuring a quirky Jewish family and their son who yearns to find his place in the world, Steven Spielberg's “The Fabelmans” resonates with every big dreamer. “The Fabelmans” is the newest film...

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