Transportation System Eyes a Green Future
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Make a slight right onto University Parkway. Your estimated arrival time is in 12 minutes. Left onto Eighth Street. Right onto Patterson Avenue. Left onto Fourth Street. Left onto Vine Street. You have arrived at your destination.

April 5, 2018
Students Seek Lessons on Sustainability
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Wake Forest students work hard to live by the school’s motto, “Pro Humanitate.” Still, more education on the environment might be the push needed to help them live up to the motto on a sustainable level.

April 5, 2018
Janet Mock Discusses Two Memoirs during “Know Her Truths”
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On March 22 and 23, the Anna Julia Cooper Center hosted the second biannual Know Her Truths Conference. The conference was centered around raising awareness about the plight of women and girls of color, particularly those in the LGBTQ+ community, and featured a discussion with activist Janet Mock.

March 29, 2018
Best Buddies Friendship Walk Celebrates All Participants
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More than 50 Wake Forest students and members of the community joined each other in the Magnolia Room Sunday, March 25 for the fourth annual Best Buddies Friendship Walk, an event hosted by the Best Buddies chapter of Wake Forest University that celebrates inclusion of people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD). This year’s event […]

March 29, 2018
Students Participate in the March for Our Lives
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Olivia Field also contributed to this article.  At the March for Our Lives in downtown Winston-Salem on Saturday, March 24, Corpening Plaza was filled with the sounds of a Bob Dylan song written in 1964 in the depths of the Vietnam War:

March 29, 2018
Wake ‘N Shake Continues Fundraising Growth
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Special musicians, Dance-Dance Revolution, featured speakers, a mock body combat class, inflatables, minute-to-win-it games and, of course, dancing filled the Sutton Center on Saturday, March 24 as over 1,400 students participated in the 13th annual Wake ‘N Shake.

March 29, 2018
Reynolda House Hosts Lecturer Charles Wilkins
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In tandem with the newest exhibition at Reynolda House Museum of American Art, History Professor Charles Wilkins gave a lecture entitled  “Saints, Soap, and Second Thoughts: Palestine in the Era of Frederic Edwin Church.” With an active audience and new perspective, Wilkins worked to contextualize the paintings of Frederic Church within the time period of […]

March 22, 2018
Islam Awareness Week Celebrates the Muslim Community
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The Muslim Students Association at Wake Forest, founded in 2008, is hosting its fifth-annual Islam Awareness Week. The week was started by the current Muslim Life Director, Naijla Faizi, who was the MSA President at the time, in an effort to help educate the Wake Forest community about Islam. Most people assume that the Muslim […]

March 22, 2018
Alumnus Richard Burr Donates his Congressional Papers to WFU
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On Monday, March 12, U.S. Senator Richard Burr (‘78) announced that he will be donating a collection of memorabilia associated with his career to the Special Collections room of Z. Smith Reynolds Library. A former Demon Deacon himself, Burr is currently serving his third term as U.S. Senator for North Carolina, before which he served […]

March 15, 2018
Sexual Assault Reckoning Has Yet to Come at Wake Forest
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On a regular February morning in 2014, Elizabeth Kuehn didn’t wake up to her alarm. Instead, she woke up to something alarming — a male student raping her. Afterwards, Kuehn, then a sophomore, knew what happened but couldn’t process it. She didn’t cry for two weeks. She blamed herself for months. She constantly worried about […]

March 15, 2018
Bias Incident Report Creates Controversy
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On Wednesday, Feb. 28, senior Ryan Wolfe appeared on Fox News’ “Tucker Carlson Tonight” to speak about Wake Forest’s response to a bias incident report he submitted regarding perceived harassment he was facing by his peers. On the show, he claimed that the university’s perceived lack of effective action in response to his report exemplified […]

March 1, 2018
Tenured Professors Tend to be Paid Less than at Other Schools
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The 2018 Wake Forest University AAUP Faculty Salary Report, released Feb. 22, shows a distressing trend for Wake Forest College professors of all types. The study is meant to “measure changes in University (Reynolda Campus) and College tenure-track and tenured faculty salaries between 2011-12 and 2016-17.”

March 1, 2018
“Wake the Beautiful” Campaign Promotes Body Positivity
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For National Eating Disorder Awareness (NEDA) Week, which ran from Feb. 26 to March 4, the Wake Forest PEERS (Peers, Educating, Engaging, Reaching, and Supporting) prepared a series of events to promote body positivity, eating disorder awareness, and self-care called “Wake the Beautiful” with the support of Thrive and the Office of Wellbeing.

March 1, 2018
Wake Forest Named in Top 25 Peace Corps Schools
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Wake Forest has been ranked 16 out of 25 in the Top 25 Peace Corps Producing Colleges and Universities in the small colleges and universities category. Wake Forest has placed in the top 25 for four years. Currently, there are 11 Wake Forest alumni serving in the Peace Corps, in addition to 226 alumni who […]

March 1, 2018
Carl Bernstein Explores Echoes of Watergate
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“The best obtainable version of the truth.” Renowned journalist Carl Bernstein repeatedly emphasized this ideal, which he said has guided his decades-long career in reporting, at his lecture at the Temple Emanuel synagogue on Feb. 24. Bernstein was sponsored by the Winston-Salem branch of the United Jewish Appeal and spoke to more than one hundred […]

March 1, 2018