2012 Highlights: Student Storytellers Archive

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Student Storyteller: Wake Radio

November 9, 2012  |   2012 Highlights: Student Storytellers, For Alumni, For Parents, Student, Top Stories

Kory Riemensperger (’13) found a community when he joined Wake Radio as a first-year student. Now one of the largest and fastest-growing student organizations on campus, Wake Radio has given him experience he values as much as his academic achievements.

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Student Storyteller: The Japanese tea ceremony and insight into modern life

October 30, 2012  |   2012 Highlights: Student Storytellers, Events, For Alumni, For Parents, Student, Top Stories

It was a small group that gathered on Saturday afternoon to experience a Japanese tea ceremony. What could this tranquil tradition teach us about modern day life as we sat around the tatami mats?

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Student Storyteller: Vanishing Ink

October 8, 2012  |   2012 Highlights: Student Storytellers, For Alumni, For Parents, Humanities, International, Research, Scholars and Scientists, Student, Students Taking the Lead, Top Stories, Valuing Diversity, Wake Forest College

Inspired by the tattoos on her Algerian grandmother’s face, Yasmin Bendaas (’13) wanted to know more about how this custom began, and why it is disappearing. With the help of the Richter Scholarship and a Pulitzer Center for Crisis Reporting fellowship, Bendaas spent the summer in Algeria researching.

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Student Storyteller: Old alma mater’s sons are we

September 6, 2012  |   2012 Highlights: Student Storytellers, Athletics, For Alumni, For Parents, Student, Top Stories

Senior Peter Chawaga will never forget certain things about his first football game as a Demon Deacon. The enthusiasm surrounding games prompted his nostalgia for University traditions, but the home opener against Liberty was really just a backdrop for the pride that wells up inside all Wake Foresters collectively.

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Student Storyteller: Unconventional class

May 3, 2012  |   2012 Highlights: Student Storytellers, Faculty, For Alumni, For Parents, Student, Top Stories, Wake Forest College

Marshall Shaffer, a first-year student from Houston, Texas, shares his thoughts on the behind-the-scenes look he and other students in Hana Brown’s “Political Sociology” class got at preparations for the upcoming Democratic National Convention.

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