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Prague is a City Worth Exploration

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April 26, 2018

A few names immediately come to mind when thinking about the most beautiful cities in the world: Paris, London, Venice, Florence and maybe a couple others. But Prague, in my opinion, rises above all others...

Words of Wisdom from a Seasoned Barista

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April 19, 2018

Throughout my years of working as a barista, I have seen too many people look down into their cup and then back up at me with a look of utter confusion and disappointment. These situations usually arise...

Lake Lure Offers up New Adventure

Lake Lure Offers up New Adventure
April 19, 2018

Nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Lake Lure is by far my favorite place in North Carolina; it has been part of my life far longer than I have been a Wake Forest student. Although it...

“Texas Dust” Vocalizes Human Experience

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April 19, 2018

With a melodic blend of bluegrass and folk, Nathan Evans Fox’s new album Texas Dust explores everything from religion and love to family and wandering. An alumnus of Wake Forest (‘11), Fox provides...

“A Quiet Place” Utilizes the Power of Silence

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April 19, 2018

The endless deluge of slasher-garbage and prurient genre fodder makes the climate difficult for someone pitching an audacious, concept-based horror film. Audiences have come to expect next to nothing from...

Ketogenic Diet Delivers Unhealthy Side Effects

Ketogenic Diet Delivers Unhealthy Side Effects
April 19, 2018

There is recent scientific consensus that diets generally do not work as effective weight loss strategies. Yes, you will likely lose weight at the beginning of a diet, but statistics show that over 95...

Spring A Capella Concert Showcases Talent

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April 19, 2018

With a crowd packed full of friends, family and avid a cappella fans, Plead the Fifth and Demon Divas hosted their Spring Concert in Brendle Recital Hall on Tuesday night. For the senior members of both...

Best Brunches in Winston-Salem

Best Brunches in Winston-Salem
April 19, 2018

Many students like to sleep in on the weekends, so often times they sleep through breakfast. Here are four places in Winston-Salem to get a weekend brunch with friends. River Birch Lodge River Birch...

Spring Musical Presents Relatable Themes

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April 12, 2018

Visually and vocally stunning, the Wake Forest cast of Spring Awakening left the audience in awe. This spring musical, written by Steven Sater and music by Duncan Sheik, finds its roots within the 19th-century...

New Album Inspired by the 1980s

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April 12, 2018

Ben Ridgeway also contributed to this article.  Of Montreal is the brainchild of Kevin Barnes, who named his band after an unsuccessful relationship with a woman “of Montreal.” The band is a part...

Horror Film Tests Friendships on a Whole New Level

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April 12, 2018

In 2016, director Jeff Wadlow and producer Jason Blum joined forces to create Blumhouse’s new horror film, Truth or Dare. Wadlow, together with his collaborators Chris Roach and Jillian Jacobs, designed...

Wake Unsolved: The Carrell Conspiracy

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April 12, 2018

On Friday, April 6, word quickly spread on campus that the ever-elusive Steve Carell, known by most for his infamous role of Michael Scott in The Office, would be touring Wake Forest with his daughter....

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