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Jennifer Lawrence’s Performance Saves “Red Sparrow”

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Kyle Ferrer

March 29, 2018

Director Francis Lawrence’s new film Red Sparrow feels especially relevant in the wake of Icarus, a Netflix original film about state-sponsored Russian doping, taking home Best Documentary Feature at the Oscars. Read More »...

Kyle Craft Approaches Music with Maturity

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Harrison Mccamy

March 29, 2018

Kyle Craft is one of those rare artists that I have been able to follow since his small, self-recorded beginnings; it is all too often that we only discover artists after they have been signed to a major label, I remember stumbling upon songs such as “Melanie,” “Horseshoe Crab” and “The Morning Sum...

Finding Summer Housing Requires Effort

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Heather Hartel

March 29, 2018

As the ambitious, high-achieving young professionals Wake Forest students tend to be, most of you are likely looking for summer housing in cities across the country for summer internships. Whether it be Washington D.C., New York City, Charlotte or somewhere far-west like Los Angeles, looking for housi...

Students Attend Investigative Reporting Workshop

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Erin Stephens

March 29, 2018

Journalism students spent last Saturday learning investigative reporting techniques from reporters from The New York Times and ProPublica at the Ida B. Wells Society’s investigative reporting workshop.  Read More »...

“Grey’s Anatomy” Should Return to its Roots

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Becky Swig

March 29, 2018

Whether you have been with Grey’s Anatomy from the beginning or got your start on Netflix, you have probably been wholeheartedly invested in the show for 14 seasons. You’ve been there through crazy times like the ferry crash of season three, the mass shooting in season six, the plane crash of sea...

Behind the Scenes with the Banshees

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Olivia Field

March 29, 2018

On Wed. March 28, the Lilting Banshees had two sold-out shows featuring hilarious skits about everything from Greek Life, bird calls, the excessively long line at Chick-Fil-a and more. Read More »...

The Best Albums of the Decade

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Daniel Pachino

March 22, 2018

New music comes out so frequently, it’s easy to forget to look back and appreciate the most noteworthy albums of our time. In an effort to memorialize the lyrical and rythmic genius of these artists, here are the most memorable albums of the 2010s. Read More »...

Ex Machina Director Explores Death

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Kyle Ferrer

March 22, 2018

Cold open. A single shot of a woman, seated, dressed in a white hospital uniform, spans the screen. She is disheveled. Her gaze is worn, battered, scared. Silence; then questions, to which she responds, mostly, “I don’t know.” After this terse tete-a-tete, the man in the hazmat suit says: “we...

The Nintendo Switch Continues to Succeed

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Michael Littrell

March 22, 2018

The Nintendo Switch has been out for a little over a year now and it has certainly had its ups and downs receiving a lot of praise as well as a lot of criticism. For one, the Switch sold well. Almost too well, in fact. Read More »...

“Love, Simon” Tells a Story Long Overdue

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Lillian Johnson

March 22, 2018

Romantic comedies and coming-of-age movies have long been compared to the cinematic standards set by John Hughes’ 1980’s classics. Last weekend, a major-studio movie was released that finally lived up to and, in a progressive twist, upended those Hughesian ideals and tropes.  Read More »...

Comedy Flourishes at Open Mic Night

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Lillian Johnson

March 22, 2018

Late on Monday evening, Campus Grounds wasn’t filled with light chatter or the sounds of students studying. Instead, the front room was filled with roaring laughter as students performed stand-up comedy as a part of Wake the People Laugh open mic nights. Read More »...

Plant-Based Eating is Simple on Campus

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Olivia Field

March 22, 2018

Whenever I tell people that I’ve been vegan for almost five years, I often receive one of two responses: “Wow, I can’t even go one day without meat,” or “Oh, so do you only eat grass or something?” Read More »...

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