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  • So…Salad, Again

    Being a vegetarian at the U As a vegetarian at the U, do you know how many bland, virtually identical salads I have consumed over the course of the last…

  • Taking advantage of technology

    Design senior uses gif-obsession and Twitter wit to find personal and professional success In his minimalistic, plant-ridden, bedroom of the Ikea display room nature, Joey Mueller set up a multi-compartmental,…

  • Student groups seek reform for environmental justice, corporate justice, and equality

    Highlighting five student campaigns and movements for change on campus and beyond It is easy to sink into the stream of political apathy when you have a backpack pulling on…

  • The Guy Behind Center

    Why the Minnesota Vikings quarterback carousel continues to spin in 2014 The Vikings are bad. Anyone who lives in Minnesota, knows anything about the NFL, or has turned on a…

  • Our Mini-President

    A primitive look at Minnesota’s governor elections Every four years, the U.S. holds the momentous event of choosing our next president. However, in the off years, people forget about those…

  • Farmers Market Tour

    Freshness from Northeast to Lake Street Believe it or not, Minneapolis has 27 farmers markets. We’ve done cinnamon rolls; we’ve done pizza. It’s time The Wake sampled something a little…

  • Featured Student Artists

    The seamstress and the baker It’s well known that The Wake strives to give students of all backgrounds, majors, and talents a chance to have their voice heard in written form. This…

  • Almost (YouTube) Famous

    50,000 people follow her. She could be a sensation. But does she want that? Poised to capture the perfect angle, Lauren Skager’s tripod faces the wall of her dorm room…

  • Where in the World is Mike Gould?

    A Look Back on an Elusive Campus Icon In desperation, I wasted my time and money on charms, talismans, amulets, oils, even beads. Still, no good luck. Then one day…

  • Wakezza Tour

    A sampling of some of the lesser-known slices in Minneapolis If there is one thing The Wake staff can agree on, it is our undeniable love for pizza.  To satisfy…