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First Omani student shares her national pride

First Omani student shares her national pride

Christa Dutton, Staff Writer November 23, 2021

When you see sophomore Isra al Hashimi walking into Farrell Hall or walking around Reynolda Gardens — one of her favorite spots in Winston-Salem — you can immediately recognize one of the most important...

The enjoyment of campus life in the fall can be tarnished by the abundance of assignments that pile on, adding to students stress.

Dealing with academic frustration at “Work Forest”

Yushuo Wang, Contributing Writer November 18, 2021

“Be afraid and do it anyway.” This is cliché. Who would actually accept this as their motto? Me — I used to feel this way prior to my experiences at Wake Forest. This sentence is much easier said...

Single Brothers bar, with the drinks Sweet Grass and Side Card pictured. The bar exudes a moody ambiance that plays well with its relaxed nature.

Reviewing the Single Brothers bar

Elisabeth Kuguru , Staff Writer November 18, 2021

Welcome to Bar Review. For the record, this has nothing to do with the law school and everything to do with alcohol. 21-plus only, please. Every Thursday, I visit different bars in Winston-Salem and give...

Guide to succeeding in college

Guide to succeeding in college

Sofia Bazant, Contributing Writer November 18, 2021

While it is already November and more than halfway through the semester, there is no better time to reinvent yourself than the present. Here is a simple and infallible guide on how to be cool and make...

Thanksgiving dinner is perfect to fam the flames of family drama.

Tips to starting a Thanksgiving food fight

Emily Bebenek, Staff Writer November 18, 2021

You've been there. You walk through the door and are immediately squeezed into 15 different hugs from people you barely know. But what can you do? They’re family, and you’re about to spend the entire...

Anderson triumphs in new film, The French Dispatch

Anderson triumphs in new film, “The French Dispatch”

Adam Coil, Assistant Life Editor November 11, 2021

When I walked into the theatre last Thursday night, I carried with me astronomical expectations. I mean, Timothée Chalamet, Saoirse Ronan, Willem Dafoe, Bill Murray, Owen Wilson, Adrien Brody, Francis...

Five albums to add to your repertoire

Five albums to add to your repertoire

Sofia Bazant, Contributing Writer November 11, 2021

The alternative indie side of the music industry has produced countless incredible songs over the last five years that have earned a special place in my heart. Five specific albums come to mind as collections...

Essex Thayer is heated while imagining the disappointment of flat soda.

How I remain tenacious in my workplace

Selinna Tran, Life Editor November 11, 2021

For many looking in, working at the Old Gold & Black seems like a fun job. There is a  display of community and camaraderie that seems almost too good to be true. Well, that's because it is. When...

Reviewing Tates Craft Cocktails

Reviewing Tate’s Craft Cocktails

Elisabeth Kuguru , Staff Writer November 11, 2021

Welcome to my first-ever edition of Bar Review. For the record this has nothing to do with the law school and everything to do with alcohol, so 21-plus only, please. Every Thursday, I will visit different...

A watercolor piece of a four piece set, illustrating the steps of healing.

Reminiscing on my relationship with art

Selinna Tran, Life Editor November 4, 2021

From the young age of three, toddler Selinna was scribbling and doodling on anything she could get her hands on. From old newspapers to junk mail, my means of fun was to create. And that's not to say that...

The condom is a great tool for practicing safe, consensual sex.

Covering sex week with Bevin Burns

Taylor Schutt, Staff Writer November 4, 2021

After two years without a Wake Forest homecoming, more alumni are coming back to campus than usual. To Bevin Burns’ (‘21) advantage, this is perfect timing to promote her business and new partnership...

Dont be fooled by the easygoing nature of the snail, the immortal snails only goal in life is to end yours. Watch your back at all times.

The immortal snail is coming for you … slowly

Emily Bebenek, Staff Writer November 4, 2021

I know he’s coming for me. It’s been too long. First I lost count of the days, then the months, then the years, and finally the centuries. I don’t know how much more I can take. He’s coming for...

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