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Life through the lens - Maahla Fofack

Life through the lens – Maahla Fofack

Maahla Fofack, Contributing Writer September 16, 2021

In this edition, the column features a glimpse into life through the lens of Maahla Fofack, a junior from Rockville, Md. She is pursuing a degree in biochemistry with a concentration in molecular biology....

Tiny Meat Gang, a podcast, came from the success of the duo’s video essays.

The beauty of the YouTube video essay

Adam Coil, Contributing Writer September 16, 2021

At the depths of my memory, I remember a drastically different YouTube. An awkward era of Youtube, where the site played out more like America’s Funniest Home Videos, rather than a place where individuals...

This satellite image of the Earth supports the notion of a flat planet.

New society emerges: Flat Earth

Selinna Tran, Life Editor September 16, 2021

I’m pleased to announce that my latest endeavor — a project that has consumed my energy for the past few months — is the formation of a student organization on this campus. While it has not been...

“Super Smash Bros. Melee” remains a fan favorite

Isabella Mason, Staff Writer September 16, 2021

The weekend of Sept. 10, I attended a "Super Smash Bros." tournament in Sandusky, Ohio, titled Riptide. For many, "Super Smash Bros. Melee" is a fondly remembered childhood video game, released in 2001...

Student reminisces on Fleet Foxes

Student reminisces on Fleet Foxes

Adam Coil, Contributing Writer September 9, 2021

As summer winds down, many changes take place. T-shirts give way to cozy sweaters, green leaves turn marigold and crimson, pumpkins become ubiquitous and summer pop hits are replaced by ... nostalgic classics?...

Marvel releases Shang-Chi’s origin

Marvel releases Shang-Chi’s origin

Selinna Tran, Life Editor September 9, 2021

With the release of “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings”, a new lead superhero was introduced to the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU): Shang-Chi. As a die-hard Marvel fan — and I’ve been...

Life Through the Lens - Aine Pierre

Life Through the Lens – Aine Pierre

Aine Pierre, News Editor September 9, 2021

Joe Cho and I are extremely grateful for the support we received on last week’s edition of the Life Through The Lens column. We were hesitant — and honestly, a bit anxious — to publish and introduce...

Yamas, the latest addition to the Benson food court, replaces Moe's and features a Mediterranean cuisine unavailable elsewhere on campus.

Students support Moe’s Mediterranean successor

Abby Bermeo, Staff Writer September 9, 2021

The introduction of Yamas to the array of Wake Forest University dining options has been met with much enthusiasm, and the line for the Mediterranean outlet is known to be especially long right around...

“The Green Knight” flees to the big screen

Ben Wilcox, Staff Writer September 9, 2021

"The Green Knight," after having its release postponed due to the global pandemic, came out in theaters on Aug. 30. From what we saw in trailers, it appeared as though director David Lowery intended to...

Life through the lens

Life through the lens

Selinna Tran and Joe Cho September 2, 2021

While I like minions and Joe likes bikes, these are not single characteristics that make up our identities or who we are. When I am on campus, people don’t look at me and only think of me as the “girl...

Returning to school post-COVID

Returning to school post-COVID

Emily Bebenek, Staff Writer September 2, 2021

Well, I don’t know about you guys, but ever since I walked back onto campus I’ve experienced some serious imposter syndrome. I remember the good old high school days when I would patiently sit through...

Marvel Studios branches out with “What If…?” show

Alyssa Soltren, Contributing Writer September 2, 2021

This past summer, a lot of action took place in the world of streaming services. For many, being able to escape into the multi-dimensional world of media has kept us sane these past several months. The...

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