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All’s fair in love and quarantine

All’s fair in love and quarantine

Isabella Mason

September 10, 2020

Being alone in quarantine isn’t easy. This is something that we all know to be true at this point, which has driven many of us to engage in quarantine hookups, relationships or even just friendships. What you may have realized after engaging in these interactions, though, is that sometimes, being alon...

How does Wake Forest’s response compare to other universities?

How does Wake Forest’s response compare to other universities?

Catherine Regen

July 15, 2020

On June 30, Wake Forest announced their “Our Way Forward” plan, which includes preliminary details for how campus is going to open back up in the Fall. The plan, as it stands until July 15 when we receive more details, includes a complete restructuring of campus life in order to lower the threat of st...

Cross Cultural Differences During COVID-19

Cross Cultural Differences During COVID-19

Khushi Arya

April 21, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has had huge social, economic and political implications across the globe. With this in mind, I decided to interview different people from India and the U.S. I found that, despite being continents apart, all these people had one thing in common: human bonds.  When a pandemi...

COVID-19’s Quiet War Against Suburbia

COVID-19’s Quiet War Against Suburbia

Marlee Rich

April 21, 2020

I jolt back into consciousness after the cat knocks my finance textbook off the kitchen table.  Simultaneously, my older sister bellows at her third graders via Zoom, and I hear my little sister snooze her alarm for the 15th time this morning — it is evident her case of senioritis has not subsided in ...

Quarantine Workouts To Help Improve Your Mind And Body

Minnesota United defender Michael Boxall ran around Bde Maka Ska last month to stay in shape without team workouts.

Lindsay Hayden

April 13, 2020

With the world turned practically upside-down, it can be hard to feel like we have control over anything these days. Despite continued uncertainty, one thing we can control is the way we treat ourselves while we stay at home. People everywhere have turned to at-home fitness to kill time, relieve stress...

Staying Busy While Socially Distancing

Staying Busy While Socially Distancing

Jessica Mark

April 1, 2020

At first, sheltering at home and staying socially distanced might have seemed like a nice break from the chaos of everyday life. However, as the days drag on, we may feel more and more isolated. We may feel bored and unable to imagine this continuing for a single additional day, never mind the very li...

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