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Photographer Andy Woehr's  long-exposure shot of a Winston-Salem highway displays the city's heavy nighttime traffic flow.

Transportation dilemma lingers in Winston-Salem

Jack Portman, Senior Writer March 18, 2021

The American reliance on cars engenders two conflicting ails, and the resolution of either would seemingly exacerbate the other. On the one hand, those who need a car in order to go about their daily activities...

Meghan Markle stands up to British royal family

Meghan Markle stands up to British royal family

Anna Gramling, Contributing Columnist March 18, 2021

In 1995, Princess Diana was in a controversial interview with Panorama that is still making headlines today. Last week — 25 years later — her youngest son’s wife, Meghan Markle, broke her silence...

Women in video game community face an uphill climb

Women in video game community face an uphill climb

Isabella Mason, Staff Columnist March 4, 2021

The video game series, Super Smash Bros. has had an incredible evolution over the years. To give you a brief history of these drastic changes, Super Smash Bros. (1991) was originally released for the Nintendo...

Lake Katherine creates peaceful example of change

Lake Katherine creates peaceful example of change

Cap McLiney, Assistant Opinion Editor February 25, 2021

Whenever I am on Wake Forest University’s campus, one of my favorite things to do is to take a stroll over to Reynolda Village. I know I am not alone in taking this pleasure as I always see so many other...

Senator Burr's vote shows bravery

Senator Burr’s vote shows bravery

Charlie Benedict, Staff Columnist February 25, 2021

Dear Senator Burr, as a fellow member of the Wake Forest community, brother of Kappa Sigma, and patriotic American, I’d like to thank you for voting to convict former president Donald J. Trump. It can’t...

D.C. statehood could solve Senate problems

D.C. statehood could solve Senate problems

Jacob Schaffer, Contributing Writer February 25, 2021

The Senate is broken and there is no more ignoring the fact that the upper chamber of Congress cannot perform its most basic responsibility: to legislate. The last major piece of legislation passed through...

Hook up culture leads to highs and lows

Hook up culture leads to highs and lows

Isabella Mason, Staff Columnist February 25, 2021

Hookup culture provides all parties involved a really interesting perspective. If you engage in hookups, you’re probably sexually frustrated. If you don’t engage in hookups, well, you’re probably...

Trump administration has corroded public trust

Trump administration has corroded public trust

Selinna Tran, Life Editor February 14, 2021

If there is anything that we can garner from the recent presidential election, it is the necessity of having an ethical and candid distribution of mainstream media. Social media platforms and mainstream...

Student shares his experience going off grid

Student shares his experience going off grid

Joe Cho, Contributing Writer February 11, 2021

My mom once took my phone away from me for two months because I was smitten by the relentless enslaver that is social media. Back then, I rocked a green iPhone 5C with a functioning headphone jack so that...

Democratic Party must push for larger stimulus checks

Democratic Party must push for larger stimulus checks

Aine Pierre, News Editor February 11, 2021

We’ve now moved from ‘Mitch better have my money’ to ‘Chuck, where’s my bucks?’ When the stimulus bill was almost all set for passage through Congress, former President Trump decided to put...

Georgia serves as example for North Carolina

Olivia Field, Senior Writer February 4, 2021

The day after the runoff election that would eventually send now-senators Jon Ossoff and Reverend Raphael Warnock to Congress was a whirlwind. I had been phone banking for weeks in support of their campaigns,...

University must expand COVID-19 testing this spring

Cooper Sullivan, Staff Columnist December 6, 2020

Even with the majority of students back at home, multiple Wake Forest football and basketball games have been postponed “due to COVID-19 issues on campus.” It seems like the main problem isn’t the...

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