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Senior Fifth Is Unhealthy; There Are Alternatives

Senior Fifth Is Unhealthy; There Are Alternatives
November 8, 2018

In around a week and half, Wake Forest seniors will celebrate one of our most controversial traditions: Senior Fifth. Some seniors will be drinking a fifth of their favorite alcoholic beverage or just...

Voting And Drinking Water In Class Should Be Easy

November 8, 2018

Life seems meaningless to me, but I operate within a loose framework of underlying moral principles which inform my worldview and influence the choices I make. Voting and hydrating seem so essential to...

The Value Of Being Learned Is Not Respected

The Value Of Being Learned Is Not Respected
November 8, 2018

The political culture at present is one of total and perpetual negation. Decorum holds no place, institutions are being undermined and a regime based on a cult of personality is being established. Some...

String Theory Is Not Just For Atheists

String Theory Is Not Just For Atheists
November 8, 2018

All right, this one is obscure, but interesting nevertheless. String theory, is it true? Do you have to be an atheist to believe it? The answers to both of these questions is a resounding “No.” To...

House Flip May Be Best Hope For Midterms

House Flip May Be Best Hope For Midterms
November 1, 2018

As our country clears the decks for the midterm elections next week, I have one humble request for my fellow Democrats: Please do not confuse likelihood with certainty. If you have kept the FiveThirtyEight...

Nawab Is The Best Restaurant In The Triad

Nawab Is The Best Restaurant In The Triad
November 1, 2018

If someone does not enjoy Nawab, they do not enjoy life. Going to the Nawab lunch buffet is one of the few things that can make a busy week tolerable — what is better than getting to eat endless amounts...

A Case For The Infamous Loco Drink, Four Loko

A Case For The Infamous Loco Drink, Four Loko
November 1, 2018

Imagine it is around 10 p.m. Thursday. You are starting to sip on a little something to alleviate the thirsty of said Thursday. In your mind, what are you drinking? I assume for many of you who are 21...

I Miss My Editorial Position At The OGB

I Miss My Editorial Position At The OGB
November 1, 2018

Halfway through a semester in Denmark, I feel it may be time to pay my respects. To what? God? The deceased? The widow herself? No, to my position, or more so my presence, at the Old Gold & Black. ...

Antisemitism Continues To Infect Our Society

Antisemitism Continues To Infect Our Society
November 1, 2018

There are few words to describe the shock, devastation and anger that I and many other people across the nation and around the globe are feeling in the aftermath of the shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue...

Free And Fair Elections Are Under Fire In Georgia

Free And Fair Elections Are Under Fire In Georgia
October 25, 2018

Scarcely 53 years ago — well within the lifetimes of many of our parents — now-Congressman John Lewis tossed an orange, an apple, a toothbrush, some toothpaste and two books into his backpack and prepared...

Grappling With The Fundamental Desire To Create

Grappling With The Fundamental Desire To Create
October 25, 2018

There is, I think, a fundamental desire in man to create, to not only base knowledge or profession solely off of an expert-to-learner basis, but to contribute something new, catalyze change, proffer novelty....

Everyone Should Visit Their Local Farmers Market

Everyone Should Visit Their Local Farmers Market
October 25, 2018

When most people think of Saturday, they think of Moe’s Southwest Grill or juuling. I think of the Cobblestone Farmers Market. Every week, I look forward to two major events: one being the legendary...

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