Julia Haines
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Julia is a junior from Chapel Hill studying Statistics and Computer Science. On campus, she’s an active member of service fraternity Alpha Phi Omega and a student representative for the state chapter of the American Statistical Association. She most recently spent a semester studying abroad in Edinburgh, Scotland. In her free time, she enjoys running in the rain and convincing friends to play pick up frisbee.
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mental_floss entertains and inform
Reviews · By

Do you ever wonder about the origin of emojis, the science behind deja vu or the invention of decaf coffee?

February 24, 2017
Valentine’s Day horoscope date ideas: Wake Forest edition
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Horoscopes can be amusing, but do not usually give any specific advice.

February 10, 2017
Sherlock season four revives fan base
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To say that this month’s release of BBC’s “Sherlock” season four has been long awaited would be quite the understatement.

January 19, 2017
Deacon Profile: Nick Raefski
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Nick Raefski is a sophomore planning to major in economics and political science, which are seemingly standard selections considering his many different interests.

January 12, 2017
Students promote campus custodial appreciation
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Many students of the Wake Forest community have stepped up in recent weeks to promote appreciation for campus custodial staff members, a position which makes a large impact in the lives of students but one that frequently goes unrecognized.

December 8, 2016
Gentry series presents experts in mathematics
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The Wake Forest department of mathematics and statistics hosted distinguished mathematician Mark Newman of the University of Michigan last week for its 32nd annual Gentry Lecture.

December 8, 2016
New freshman dorm will be named Maya Angelou Hall
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The new residence hall on south campus will be named Maya Angelou Hall, in honor of the late poet, author, activist and Wake Forest faculty member.

December 3, 2016
Deacon Profile: Sarah Rudasill
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Sarah Rudasill is a familiar face around campus. As the president of Student Union, a student trustee on the Board of Trustees and a member of APO service fraternity, she keeps busy with extracurricular events. Rudasill is from New Oxford, Pennsylvania and is an economics major.

December 3, 2016
Deacon Profile: Kirt Gonzales
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A familiar face on campus, Dr. Kirt Gonzales is much more than a Starbucks barista.

October 28, 2016
WFU hosts 28th annual Project Pumpkin
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Children of the Winston-Salem community and their families celebrated the 28th annual Project Pumpkin on Wednesday, Oct. 26 on Hearn Plaza.

October 28, 2016
Deacon Profile: Emaan Mahmood
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During her time at Wake Forest, Emaan Mahmood has become an integral member of the campus community.

October 19, 2016
URECA hosts Undergraduate Research Day
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The Undergraduate Research and Creative Services Center, URECA, hosted Wake Forest’s 10th annual Undergraduate Research Day on Friday, Oct. 7 before Family Weekend.

October 13, 2016
Chief of Staff of Cyber Division of FBI speaks
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Jordan Rae Kelly, the Chief of Staff for the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s (FBI) Cyber Division and an alumna of Wake Forest class of 2005, came to campus Monday, Sept. 26 to give a presentation entitled “The FBI’s Cyber Division: Addressing Cyber Threats to our Nation.”

September 29, 2016
Campus window policy causes controversy
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Several prominent staff and faculty members of the Wake Forest community, including dean of students Adam Goldstein and dean of Residence Life and Housing Donna McGalliard, hosted a discussion with students Monday, Sept. 19, regarding recent controversy about the housing policy on sign displays in dorm windows on campus.

September 22, 2016
Athletic department partners with nonprofit
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Several patients of Brenner Children’s Hospital and their families were able to attend Saturday’s football game against the University of Delaware for free, thanks to Wake Forest Athletics partnership with non-profit organization Special Spectators.

September 22, 2016
Wake Forest ranked 27th by U.S. News & World Report
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Wake Forest was ranked 27th among more than 300 national universities by “U.S. News & World Report” this week in their annual national university rankings.

September 15, 2016
Ceremony in Wait Chapel remembers 9/11 victims
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On Sept. 11, the 15-year anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the United States, Wake Forest hosted an interfaith memorial service in Wait Chapel to commemorate the lives lost on that day.

September 15, 2016
Peggy Noonan reflects on vast career
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The celebrated speechwriter and columnist spoke on politics and former presidents.

September 15, 2016
Reynolda Construction Updates
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Follow the many campus construction efforts with this biweekly column.

September 8, 2016
OGB ranked 15th best college newspaper
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The Princeton Review released college rankings Tuesday, which revealed that Wake Forest’s student newspaper, the Old Gold & Black, ranked 15th of 300 contenders for Best College Newspaper.

September 1, 2016
Students use technology to improve safety
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The growth of technology, especially for the generation of students enrolled in college today, has been adapted to many areas of a student’s life, ranging from fitness improvement to study apps online.

September 1, 2016
Summery Dates to Plan Before Fall in the Forest
Life · By

Although summer break has ended, the season will continue until the fall equinox in late September. Take advantage of the warm weather and enjoy some seasonal date ideas before the leaves start falling.

September 1, 2016
Demon Deacon Dictionary
Life · By

B-school (bee.skool), n. The School of Business is home to all business courses and the beloved Einstein Bagel Company. With comfortable seating and natural light, this is a popular place for students of all majors to study Chucks (chuhks), n. Chuck Taylor tennis shoes worn in a range of colors to signify which sorority you’re […]

August 24, 2016
Campus celebrities share their secrets to success
Life · By

Meet the Deacons who know how to handle the Forest best. 

August 24, 2016
Discover campus’ hidden gems
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It’s easy to get wrapped up in a daily routine, so be sure to take time to check out these unique spots around campus.

August 24, 2016