Dia de Muertos in Winston-Salem

Candy, costumes, and scaring each other into cardiac arrest make October great, but there is also rich history to observe this month. A great place to get a taste of this history is the Wake Forest Museum of Anthropology. This month the featured exhibit is Life after Death: The Day of the Dead in Mexico. […]

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Haunted Happenings

Of the many haunted attractions this Halloween, Woods of Terror and Hacker House are the best. At Woods of Terror, on Church Street in Greensboro, guests walk through an old junk yard that is home to restless and enraged spirits left behind after the great depression. “Always make sure you’re in the middle of your […]

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Winston’s Best Unkempt Secret

From the outside, the Garage is rather forgettable looking. A block east of Trade Street, a squat gray building separates itself from the other bars in town. The only way in or out is through a single, small door that leads down a long hall. Then it suddenly opens up into a generous, deep rectangular […]

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Zines! Zines! Zines!

Over the summer Junior Sara Tolbert created her own zine. She drew, produced, printed, and distributed it all by herself, which took a lot of time. In fact, she says it took her almost the entire summer. However, even though the project took up so much of Tolbert’s time, she does not regret it. It […]

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Can Nail Polish Prevent Date Rape?

Four male students at North Carolina State University think so. Jessica Chasmar, journalist at the Washington Times, reports that Ankesh Madan, Tasso Von Windheim, Tyler Confrey-Maloney, and Stephan Gray all coined a new species of nail polish, Undercover Colors, that promises to change color when in contact with date rape drugs such as Rohypnol, Xanax, […]

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The Most Interesting Boring Story Ever Told

★★★★½ Boyhood is the unique and spellbinding telling of what is an altogether average story. In today’s cookie cutter Hollywood, Boyhood is the only movie that can boast true uniqueness. The movie written and directed by Richard Linklater, follows a middle class Texan family for over a decade. Linklater took twelve years to shoot the […]

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Gallery Hop was Hopping This Month!

The first Friday of every month the downtown arts district hosts the First Friday Gallery Hop; where a variety of shops, galleries, studios, and restaurants extend their hours and open their doors to take part in a lively celebration of the arts. Each stop on the Hop boasts its own unique craft, ranging from photography, […]

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