Wake Forest is stifling the free speech of students
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In Wake Forest’s mission statement, the University states that it is “committed to sustaining an environment where vital beliefs and faith traditions can engage secular thought in a climate of academic freedom and an unfettered search for truth.”

September 7, 2017
Violence and hate speech should not be tolerated
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“There is no place for the bigotry, racism and violence we witnessed in Charlottesville.” These were the words of President Nathan O. Hatch, in a statement shared with the Wake Forest community on Monday, Aug. 14.

September 1, 2017
Theatre classes help foster professional skills
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What are you going to do with a theatre degree? How will dance help you in the future? What’s your backup plan? As a theatre major and dance minor, I have received these questions countless times from older professionals through their somewhat gritted teeth.

September 1, 2017
Student argues caution must be taken in gene-editing debate
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The ability to hand-pick your child’s genes, from hair color to intelligence, emotional predisposition to disease susceptibility, is an unfathomable concept, and one that has never been faced by humanity until now. The scientific capability to edit the human genome exists today, and the only thing holding researchers back from editing the recipe that makes […]

May 30, 2017
Open Letter to President Hatch and Provost Kersh on the Koch Foundation
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Dear President Hatch and Provost Kersh, We are writing because we are deeply concerned about Wake Forest’s decision to accept $3.69 million from the Koch Foundation towards funding the Eudaimonia Institute, overseen by executive director Professor James Otteson. In recent years, the mainstream press—including Time Magazine, The Atlantic Monthly, and The New Yorker—has well documented […]

April 25, 2017