Lily Walter
Staff Writer
Hillel observes the Jewish High Holy Days
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Last week marked the beginning of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, and an uptick in Hillel’s activities on campus.

September 28, 2017
HB2 could limit NCAA games in NC for next 5 years
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House Bill 2 (HB2) continues to have an impact on North Carolina’s economy as the NCAA becomes the latest revenue generator to withdraw from the state.

March 2, 2017
Law professors discuss Trump’s environmental policy
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John Knox, a professor of law at Wake Forest University spoke on Tuesday night as a participant in a panel discussion regarding environmental policies under the new Trump administration.

January 20, 2017
Student musicians play carillon bells daily
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f you’ve ever been outside on campus at 5 p.m., you’ll know it’s impossible to miss the daily playing of the bells in Wait Chapel, known to those who play them as the carillon.

December 8, 2016
Sociologist shares his studies of gun violence
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Titled “Civilized Violence: Lessons from Gun Schools,” Shapira’s talk focused on his time at a Texas gun school. He learned that the main focus at these schools was not to teach gun safety but instead to cultivate desensitivity to guns and gun violence.

October 6, 2016
BB&T Field is now selling alcohol at games
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This past August, Wake Forest Athletics announced that alcoholic beverages would now be sold at the BB&T Field during games to patrons over 21.

September 22, 2016
Housing issues pose important questions
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Many students opt to live in the houses across from Polo Road this semester.

September 8, 2016
Deacon Profile: Ann Cunningham
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Ann Cunningham is a Wake Forest professor in the education department.

April 21, 2016
SASA celebrates Holi
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Crowds of students dressed in white gathered on Manchester Plaza Sunday April 3, in celebration of the Hindu holiday Holi. At around 2 p.m., clouds of color rose above the crowd as everyone tossed their powders into the air.

April 7, 2016
Meet Glacier the Golden Retriever
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Campus celebrity Glacier, a golden retriever owned by communication professor and communication department chair Allan Louden, is often seen on the lower quad with other canine cohorts, frolicking about with a tennis ball.

April 7, 2016
Voices of our Time speaker discusses aging
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Thursday, March 23, students and community members gathered together in Farrell Hall to hear renowned demographer S. Jay Olshansky speak about aging, longevity and the human lifespan as we know it.

March 31, 2016
Students perform woodpecker research
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It turns out dogs are not the only animal that like to mark their territory. Wake Forest biology professor Matthew Fuxjager and several students have recently engaged in new research regarding woodpecker behavior.

March 31, 2016
“Tie a Yellow Ribbon Week” shows support for victims
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In February of each year, the Wake Forest chapter of PREPARE hosts “Tie a Yellow Ribbon Week” in order to raise awareness about sexual assault and stand in solidarity with those who have experienced sexual assault both on and off campus.

March 3, 2016
Deacon Profile: Darius Williams
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Darius Williams is a senior communication major who recently won The Monti Hippo Award for his story he tells as a black man confronted by a white police officer.

February 18, 2016
Research inspires Super Bowl ad
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Pantene commercials are usually filled with models tossing around their glossy hair. However, Pantene took a different turn in their advertising choices during Super Bowl 50.

February 11, 2016
Founder of Urban Cusp speaks on culture
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On Thursday, Feb. 4, Broyhill Auditorium in Farrell Hall was crowded with people who all came to see the renowned activist Rahiel Tesfamariam speak about  race, gender, activism and faith.

February 11, 2016
WSPD officer shot in struggle with suspect
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Winston-Salem police officer Nicholas Wayne Powell was shot by a suspect on Jan. 4 during a routine traffic stop.

January 14, 2016
Musicians should not stream their music
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Pop music superstar Taylor Swift has a lot more to offer than just up-tempo beats and lyrics about ex-boyfriends. Her recent decisions regarding Spotify and Apple Music

December 3, 2015
Deacon Profile: Chizoba Ukairo
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Chizoba Ukairo is a junior from Columbia, Md., and a social activist on campus.  She is the director of the Branches social justice retreat, sits on the leadership board for Trailblaze, is a president’s aide, a student advisor to student government on activism, a Resident Adviser and a Black Students Alliance advocacy awareness chair.  Additionally, […]

November 12, 2015
Police brutality debate must continue
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An article published in the Washington Postthis past week described how footage from a body camera showed an act of heroism by a police officer. Body cameras have also been used to convict officers deemed to be acting with excessive brutality. The cameras seem to be an effective first step towards establishing a better relationship […]

October 15, 2015