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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 commercialization of Halloween grows through media and products.

Exploring the history and culture of Halloween

Lauren Carpenter, Contributing Writer October 28, 2021

Halloween is full of rich historical traditions and is celebrated in many different ways around the world. Halloween’s origins began in Ireland, with early Celtic celebrations that took place over 2,000...

South Korean drama Squid Game is a hit

South Korean drama “Squid Game” is a hit

Adam Coil, Assistant Life Editor October 14, 2021

Netflix has done it again. The smash hit “Squid Game” has taken the internet by storm this past month, and it just might become the most popular Netflix show of all time. As to be expected of any media...

“Women Words (Ingres #3)” by Betty Tompkins explores the concept of third wave feminism.

“Means of Identification” exhibition opens

Cooper Sullivan, Assistant News Editor October 14, 2021

Every four years a select group of art students gets the unique opportunity to fly to New York City, walk the halls of the Whitney Museum, peruse artists’ personal studios and buy whatever fancies their...

Despite the emergence of online literature, bookstores remain steadfast.

The world of literature holds an undying beauty

Adam Coil, Staff Writer September 23, 2021

If your childhood in any way resembled mine, you probably spent countless nights in your room reading your favorite book series far past your bedtime, repeatedly saying “one more chapter” to yourself...

Promoting the arts amidst COVID-19

Promoting the arts amidst COVID-19

Aine Pierre, News Editor April 29, 2021

If Pablo Piccasso is to be believed and “the purpose of art is to wash the daily life off our souls,” then art has carried a hard and heavy burden for these past 14 months. This is especially true...

The fashion show will be on April 23 and will celebrate Earth Day through the merging of sustainability and fashion.

Wayward Fashion presents Earth Day show

Taylor Schutt, Staff Writer April 22, 2021

Several student-led organizations are celebrating Earth Day on April 22 with informational events and exciting activities. Among these groups is Wayward Fashion — a sustainable fashion page created by...

Scooters cause havoc on campus

Scooters cause havoc on campus

Selinna Tran, Life Editor April 15, 2021

On a crisp fall day, the only activity that could satiate my roaring childhood boredom was propelling myself on a minuscule metal vehicle that occupied the garages of most families in the neighborhood:...

Nothing compares to the electric atmosphere of a live concert and the energy exuded by the masses of audience members cheering and singing along.

Student reminisces experiencing live music

Taylor Schutt, Contributing Writer April 15, 2021

It’s a cool summer evening in the year 2019. You’re at an outdoor venue wearing your favorite music tee, surrounded by friends and packed tightly next to strangers. The floor beneath you feels sticky...

“Minecraft” allows players endless creativity

“Minecraft” allows players endless creativity

Joe Cho, Assistant Life Editor March 18, 2021

“Minecraft” is quite possibly one of the few rare games that transcend generations. Not only is it popular among different demographics, but it is also cross-cultural and easily recognizable in today’s...

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry sit with  telivision host, Oprah Winfrey, during a two-hour  interview
in California. The couple reveals aspects of their private life previously unknown to the public.

Duke and duchess express truths about royal family

Micah Porter, Life Editor March 18, 2021

Throughout the course of a distressing interview with television host Oprah Winfrey, Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle — along with her husband, Prince Harry — opened up about the hardships they’ve...

New DC Comic show starts season off strong

New DC Comic show starts season off strong

Eric Omorogieva, Staff Writer March 18, 2021

The past nine years have been full of twists and turns for the CW Channel’s DC Comics Universe. Since the arrival of Arrow, the universe has expanded to cover multiple Earths and features popular heroes...

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