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Nadia Bokhari - Psychology

Nadia Bokhari – Psychology

Ben Conroy, Print Managing Editor May 7, 2021

Nadia Bokhari grew up and attended high school in a small New Jersey town by the name of Greenburgh. As a result, Wake Forest wasn’t initially on her radar. When the college selection process rolled...

Deacon Profile: Chris Gilliam

Deacon Profile: Chris Gilliam

Caroline Walker, Staff Writer April 29, 2021

Christopher Gilliam is serving as the new director of choral activities at Wake Forest University. Before that, he held the same position at Davidson College. He is also the artistic director of the Winston-Salem...

Boy band evolves with new album

Boy band evolves with new album

Isabella Mason, Staff Writer April 22, 2021

BROCKHAMPTON’s latest album, “ROADRUNNER: NEW LIGHT, NEW MACHINE”, offers a more mature perspective than the boy band has cultivated to date in their discography, with catchy tracks and a cohesive...

The cover art for the film “Jurassic Park” depicts the leads protagonists
narrowly escaping the clutches of the park’s most dangerous beast.

“Jurassic Park” offers insight into the future of theme parks

Alyssa Soltren, Contributing Writer April 22, 2021

I remember the muggy night in the summer of 2015 when my parents selected a movie that, until that year,  I had been sheltered from because my parents thought its graphic imagery would upset my soft...

An album a day keeps the blues away

An album a day keeps the blues away

Taylor Schutt, Contributing Writer April 8, 2021

The common saying “An apple a day keeps the doctor away” has been preached to society numerous times. During a time when the world seems like it’s falling apart, an apple a day just won’t do. So...

University plans mostly normal Fall semester

University plans mostly normal Fall semester

Aine Pierre, News Editor April 8, 2021

Wake Forest community members received an email last week with details about the upcoming academic year and, more urgently, the Fall 2021 semester. The email insinuated that most (if not all) classes...

Demon Deacon soccer secure's yet another come back victory

Demon Deacon soccer secure’s yet another come back victory

Christina Denovio, Sports Editor April 1, 2021

It’s become evident that Wake Forest men’s soccer (11-2-1, 3-0-1 ACC) likes to come from behind to win. They have now accomplished this feat against Boston College, Notre Dame and, most recently, the...

Concern grows as “Subway smell” spreads

Concern grows as “Subway smell” spreads

Tommy Murphy, Staff Writer April 1, 2021

At 3 a.m. on April 1, a group of 26 freshman girls reported smelling the indescribable, but ever-recognizable aroma of Subway while returning to Babcock Residence Hall. This comes following numerous reports...

In defense of Chick-fil-A sandwiches

In defense of Chick-fil-A sandwiches

Rains Draper, Staff Writer March 25, 2021

I know, I know. You’re probably thinking, “But Rains, why does the clear frontrunner of the chicken sandwich need to be defended?” It seems, dear reader, that there are some who believe that the...

Though it can take a while to get placed in the city’s new shelter, the permanent housing has given hope to Winston-Salem’s underserved homeless population.

Medically fragile residents find new home

Turner Jones, Contributing Writer March 25, 2021

Until the pandemic struck, Lee McKeithan spent his days wandering the streets downtown or living in crowded congregate homeless shelters. Now, after living in a hotel room provided by the Medically Fragile...

Police Beat

Police Beat

March 18, 2021

COVID-19 Violations/Underage Consumption • An offender outside Poteat required medical assistance after vomiting due to alcohol consumption. The student refused transport to Wake Forest University Baptist...

For the People Act  targets voter suppression

For the People Act targets voter suppression

Jacob Schaffer, Contributing Columnist March 11, 2021

Last week, the House of Representatives passed one of the most comprehensive voter protection bills since the Voting Rights Act of 1965. This bill ensures that there are national standards for voting by...

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