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Thomas Poston: Politics & International Affairs

Thomas Poston: Politics & International Affairs
May 4, 2018

As sports fans follow their beloved teams with uncompromising loyalty, senior Thomas Poston lives and breathes politics — whether inside classrooms in Kirby hall, studying in Strasbourg, France or interning...

Sajant Anand: Physics

Sajant Anand: Physics
May 4, 2018

When Sajant Anand first stepped onto campus, he knew he wanted to major in both physics and computer science. Now, his incredible ambition, dedication and drive will earn him a degree in both fields, as...

Yifei Wang: Philosophy

Yifei Wang: Philosophy
May 4, 2018

Senior Yifei Wang, from Beijing, China, knew from the time he started at Wake Forest that he wanted to study philosophy.  According to Wang, “I was in an IB program during high school, and I took philosophy...

Clay Hamilton: Music (Liberal Arts)

Clay Hamilton: Music (Liberal Arts)
May 4, 2018

Before coming to Wake Forest, Clay Hamilton played piano and sang in his youth choir, planned to be a science major with no intention of pursuing music in college. Now, as a Music in Liberal Arts conducting...

Lucy Zhou: Music Performance

Lucy Zhou: Music Performance
May 4, 2018

Senior Lucy Zhou didn’t come to Wake Forest to study music; before coming into college, she hadn’t even really thought about what her major would be. However, Zhou did know one thing she wanted to...

Irina Viviano: Mathematics

Irina Viviano: Mathematics
May 4, 2018

Irina Viviano has skated through her four years on campus the same way she skates on the ice, with grace, composure and dedication. She has spent the majority of her Wake Forest career within the walls...

Hunter Hale: Mathematical Statistics

Hunter Hale: Mathematical Statistics
May 4, 2018

Hunter Hale strikes most in and outside the  classroom with his intelligence and math-focused brain. Whether in high-level statistics or economics courses, Hale has a uniqe passion for learning and understanding...

Jack Garvey: Mathematical Economics

Jack Garvey: Mathematical Economics
May 4, 2018

Senior Jack Garvey, orignially from Arlington, VA, is a Math Economics major with minors in both biology and health policy and administration. Garvey, initially coming to Wake Forest to be a doctor, made...

Youyang Zhang: Mathematical Business

Youyang Zhang: Mathematical Business
May 4, 2018

A Farrell Hall study room enthusiast, Youyang Zhang has excelled as a Mathematical Business major at Wake Forest. After taking a statistics class, she realized that her love for business and her interest...

Tina Liu: Japanese

Tina Liu: Japanese
May 4, 2018

Coming to college as an international student is a daunting experience; leaving your home to move to a foreign country with a foreign language and a new culture is uncomfortable. Finding your place at...

Asia Parker: History

Wake Forest junior Asia Parker studies outdoors on campus on Monday, November 14, 2016.
May 4, 2018

Asia Parker, a First-Generation Magnolia Scholar from Fort Lauderdale, FL, knew by the time she matriculated to Wake Forest that she had a passion for history. “I took AP American, World and British...

Mary Caroline Austin: Health & Exercise Science

Mary Caroline Austin: Health & Exercise Science
May 4, 2018

Most students view the required Health and Exercise Science classes as just another divisional Wake Forest makes them take. But this class helped senior Mary Caroline Austin decide what she really wanted...

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