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First Week Excitement

by Abby Bermeo (’24) The first week of the Wake Washington Fall 2022 program has come and gone much faster than I had anticipated. This past week was packed with orientation meetings, classes, museum trips, and tours around the city. Just a few hours after everyone had unpacked and settled into their new apartments, we […]

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DC: More Than Just “Interesting”

by Dr. Will Walldorf, Associate Professor of Politics & International Affairs As a scholar who focuses primarily on U.S. foreign policy, grand strategy, and international security, I knew it would be interesting to be in Washington, D.C. for a semester, both for my students and myself. In reality, my time here has been far more than […]

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Week Five Reflections

by Ted Bossong (’24) It’s hard to believe that the fifth week has already gone by, but I’m looking forward to my first real day off since starting work on the Hill with President’s Day coming up on Monday. That being said, I’ll touch on a few things at work this week as well as […]

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by Elizabeth MacDonald (’23) Being at Wake Forest has taught me the value of being a detail-oriented, open-minded, patient listener. I thought that Wake Forest was a special place full of special people, unlike anywhere else in the world. I was wrong in some ways. It turns out, the Pentagon is rather a lot like […]

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Perfectly Chaotic

by Katherine Goldstuck (’23) Coming up on our first month here in DC, it is safe to say that this has been the busiest and most enriching month of my Wake experience (and probably my life). When I was accepted into the Wake Washington program back in October, I had no idea what I was […]

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Wake Washington: The Source From Which DC Deacdom Springs

by Riley Mistrot (’19) With a campus as physically stunning and lush with opportunity as Wake Forest, it’s hard to consider what could be so compelling as to lure loyal Deacs away for a semester. As someone who spent her final semester in the Wake Washington program, I posit that it is a worthy contender […]

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