Students take advantage of downtown coffee shops
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The residents of Winston-Salem deeply value the trendy coffee culture downtown, and students are no exception. Many local businesses serve students from neighboring high schools, colleges and universities. Coffee shops in downtown serve as more than just social spots to get coffee; rather, they also function as key study places for many students.

November 10, 2017
Office of Sustainability seeks a targeted approach
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Walk through Wake Forest’s campus on any given afternoon and you’ll likely come across bikes parked outside each building, students touting reusable water bottles and any number of sustainability stickers pasted upon laptops and Nalgenes.

November 10, 2017
Journalism should strive for independent objectivity
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Issues pertaining to the integrity of journalism were explored on Wednesday as Professor Dean Franco, head of the Humanities Institute, gathered Wake Forest journalism and English faculty to discuss their individual experience in their fields within journalism.

November 10, 2017
Project Pumpkin turns 29
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On Wednesday, Oct. 25, over 550 children arrived on campus to delight in an array of candy, crafts and carnival games as part of the 29th annual Project Pumpkin.

November 2, 2017
Deacon Profile: Lucy Porter
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Recently, Campus Grounds was packed with people who crowded in to see sophomore Lucy Porter perform her stand-up comedy show, Lucy Porter: Is Trying Her Best. 

November 2, 2017
Professor comments on coastal African urbanization
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The dynamic and often controversial nature of Swahili coastal architecture was discussed on Oct. 30 as Professor Prita Meier, an assistant professor of African art and architectural history at New York University, gave a lecture entitled “Oceanic Architecture: Mobility and Territoriality on the Swahili Coast.”

November 2, 2017
Biology research seeks a larger presence
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Below the calm surface of the Everglades, a water snake darts after a small-body fish known as the mangrove rivulus.  Gaining on the fish, the water snake starts to open its mouth, preparing to savor its dinner. 

November 2, 2017
ZSR Archives creates a spooky night for students
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Entering ZSR Library’s Special Archives & Collections room on Monday felt like entering another world.  Lights dimmed, candles lit and tables lined with chocolates, merlot and first-edition novels — this was “Spooky Night.”

November 2, 2017
P.E.E.R.S. educators expand outreach program
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In recognition of last week’s National Alcohol Awareness Week, Wake Forest’s P.E.E.R.S. (Peers Educating, Engaging, Reaching & Supporting) group offered a host of activities, including a standard drink challenge, an alcohol Jeopardy game and a trivia night focusing on knowledge of Thrive-related concepts, amongst others.

October 28, 2017
Coach Clawson has a message for the students
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Demon Deacon Students, Happy Family Weekend to you, I hope you all get to enjoy time with your families and part of that time includes the football game Saturday at 12:20pm against Louisville at BB&T Field.

October 26, 2017
Mr. Deacon goes to Washington
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In December of 2014, then-assistant Vice President for University Events Jennifer Richwine moved to Washington, D.C. to begin the nearly three-year process of establishing Wake Forest’s physical presence in the nation’s capital.

October 19, 2017
Deacon Profile: Smiti Kaul
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Junior Smiti Kaul, a double major in computer science and mathematics, recieved the Grace Hopper Conference scholarship and attended the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing in early October.

October 19, 2017
Professors confront epistemic questions within disciplines
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The American political landscape has in recent months been fraught with an epistemic crisis as, according to English professor Dean Franco, “Political operatives and allies of the current president began challenging the veracity of all sorts of modes of truth.”

October 19, 2017
Author offers new approach to climate change
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Typically, electric bikes and household recycling are not perceived to be major climate change solutions. However, according to Katherine Wilkinson, these two examples serve as viable mechanisms to reverse the impact of climate change.

October 19, 2017