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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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
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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
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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
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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
Debate team wins back-to-back titles
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Junior Jack Manchester and freshman Adam Tomasi represented the Wake Forest Debate Team at the ACC Debate Championship.

April 21, 2016
Cofounder of CollegeHumor is to speak
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Former Deacon Ricky Van Veen is the co-founder of popular comedy website CollegeHumor and of video sharing site Vimeo.

April 21, 2016
Founder inspires entrepreneurial spirit
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Charles Best, the CEO and founder of  the classroom crowdfunding website DonorsChoose.org, spoke in Broyhill Auditorium on Tuesday, April 5 to a crowd of students and local teachers about his success as a small business entrepreneur and the foundations of building a non-profit organization.

April 7, 2016
Meet Maria Difazio
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Originally from Columbia, Maria Difazio has worked in the Magnolia Room at Wake Forest for four years. She is known around campus for her energy and postive attitude that inspires many students.

April 1, 2016
Concerns grow over student resilience
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Earlier this month, highly controversial presidential candidate Donald Trump cancelled a rally scheduled to be held on the campus of the University of Illinois, after protesters, many of which were students, led to security concerns.

April 1, 2016
Disney’s “Zootopia” addresses stereotypes
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Disney released “Zootopia,” its 55th animated feature in its Walt Disney Animated Classics series, in early March, following films “Big Hero 6” and “Frozen.”

March 31, 2016
Deacon Profile: Jennifer Burg
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Jennifer Burg is a professor in the Department of Computer Science and was the first head of the department from 2000-2004 when it split with the Mathematics Department.

February 25, 2016
Two students proceed to National Debate Tournament
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Two students will represent Wake Forest in the National Debate Tournament in New York this March to try and earn the university its third national debate championship.

February 18, 2016
Deacon Profile: Rosalyn Commodore
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Rosalyn Commodore is somewhat of a campus celebrity, known for her friendliness and positive demeanor.

February 4, 2016
Campus celebrates gym upgrades
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Students joined the staff of Campus Recreation and the Office of Wellbeing Wednesday to celebrate the completion of Phase I of the Reynolds Gym Transformation & Expansion project.

January 28, 2016
Student Health hopes to curb alcohol consumption
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The fall semester of 2015 showed an increase in the number of patients treated by Wake Forest EMS due to alcohol consumption related incidents, according to data released by Student Health Services.

January 21, 2016