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The nice guy just wants to know why he can’t get any respectful females.

POV: you just posted on r/niceguys

Isabella Mason, Staff Writer September 23, 2021

It’s hard to keep getting back up after you get knocked down. I try very hard to be a good person, especially with females. I do all the right things and reap no rewards. At some point, it makes you...

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...

Building a friendship with the stress within

Building a friendship with the stress within

Emily Bebenek, Staff Writer April 22, 2021

It’s that time of year again, folks. That time when you start to consider dropping out (your parents’ basement could be considered cozy from certain angles), giving up (we live on a giant ball of dirt...

Suez Canal debacle affects campus morale

Suez Canal debacle affects campus morale

Cooper Sullivan, Assistant News Editor April 15, 2021

Dear Suez Canal Community, I would like to extend my deepest condolences to each and every one of you hardworking, indestructible, floating vessels. As these past few weeks have shown us, you are the...

Fun ways to show your significant other you care this Valentine’s Day

Fun ways to show your significant other you care this Valentine’s Day

Selinna Tran, Life Editor February 14, 2021

No. 1 - Put your Minecraft bed next to theirs.  This is the ultimate display of affection and love. If you truly want your significant other to believe that you only have eyes for them, it is crucial...

The Best Western is the premier destination for Wake Forest University Students that meet the fate of encountering COVID-19.

Student reflects on painful Best Western stay

Tommy Murphy, Contributing Writer February 3, 2021

The clock struck 1 p.m. on my first full day quarantining at the Best Western. I created a schedule on a whiteboard the previous night so I could make great use of these two weeks away from campus. The...

Effective Class Participation Is Simple

Effective Class Participation Is Simple

Andy Killebrew February 6, 2020

Perhaps you’ve found yourself paralyzed in a similar position to the one that I’m about to describe. You’ve done the reading for a class, formed independent opinions and grown confident enough to...

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Burrito Boys: Moe’s Menu, Quality Disappoint

Micah Porter January 23, 2020

Quint Shorr contributed to the reporting in this article. In its first critique on the road to finding the best burritos in Winston-Salem, the Burrito Boys try out the university’s very own Moe’s Southwest...

The Smell In The Entrance Needs To Be Wiped Away

The Smell In The Entrance Needs To Be Wiped Away

Jonathon Trattner February 28, 2019

Amanda Wilcox also contributed to this article. $hit. That’s what it smells like when you walk into the Z. Smith Reynolds Library (ZSR)! Many tour groups have passed through the doors of our campus’...

Pick-Up Lines Evoke Feelings Of Love

Pick-Up Lines Evoke Feelings Of Love

Peter Schlachte February 14, 2019

Elizabeth B. asks, “How does one find love in the ZSR library?” Dear Elizabeth, It’s that time of year again: students stretch out on blankets across the quad, our classrooms are a chorus of...

There Are Many Different Options For Spring Break

There Are Many Different Options For Spring Break

David Ajamy January 31, 2019

As the spring semester starts, discussions of what one is doing for Spring Break fill the air. From going home to going to Cancun, one’s destination is only the limit of their mind (and pocket). For...

A cat walks past a bullet hole in an upstairs window of a home where a woman was fatally shot overnight in the 6300 block of North Woodstock Street in North Philadelphia on Friday, Dec. 14, 2018. The woman was reportedly shot next to her newborn infant.

Registering A Pet At Wake Forest

Peter Schlachte January 24, 2019

Becca M asks, “How do I get a registered pet at Wake Forest?” Dear Becca, Times are dark here at Touching Tips. The FBI has framed me for REDACTEDCRIME, and I’ve been on the run for six weeks. I’ve...

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