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University announces intention to rename building, yet again

University announces intention to rename building, yet again

Aine Pierre, News Editor June 1, 2021

The hall formerly known as Wingate is set to undergo another name change.  On May 7, the university announced its intent to rename the hall, currently named for the university’s fourth president,...

Letter from the Editor to the Class of 2021

Letter from the Editor to the Class of 2021

Alexandra Karlinchak, Editor-in-Chief May 7, 2021

Dear Class of 2021, Congratulations! As this year comes to a close and the sun begins to set on your undergraduate career, the Old Gold & Black is ecstatic to send you off. When you first stepped...

Rose Savocchi - Accountancy

Rose Savocchi – Accountancy

Jake Stuart, Assistant Sports Editor May 7, 2021

A first generation college student, Rose Savocchi didn’t know what to expect when choosing Wake Forest. She grew up alongside eight siblings and staying close to home was an important factor in her decision....

Frantasia Hill - Sociology

Frantasia Hill – Sociology

Katie Fox, Contributing Writer May 7, 2021

Coming into college, Frantasia Hill thought she wanted to study something within the sphere of health, but she wasn’t interested in the natural sciences. She explored her options, considering political...

Carolina Conway - Anthropology

Carolina Conway – Anthropology

Ben Conroy, Print Managing Editor May 7, 2021

Carolina Conway grew up in Boone, N.C., a mere stone’s throw from Reynolda campus. When it came time to choose a college, Conway noted that Wake Forest stood apart from other schools, in part due to...

Kelli Frangoulis - Classical Languages

Kelli Frangoulis – Classical Languages

Aine Pierre, News Editor May 7, 2021

For Kelli Frangoulis, the classical languages of Greek and Latin appealed to her more than any modern language possibly could. “I’ve been learning Latin since I was a freshman in high school. And...

Joseph Rafshoon - Chinese

Joseph Rafshoon – Chinese

Selinna Tran, Life Editor May 7, 2021

Joseph Rafshoon entered Wake Forest considering a major and career in political science, but he quickly found a deeper passion while in Chinese language & culture classes. After a couple of courses,...

Y. Morales Montes De-Oca - Japanese

Y. Morales Montes De-Oca – Japanese

Micah Porter, Life Editor May 7, 2021

Yair Morales Montes De-Oca has been selected to represent the Department of East Asian Languages as a graduating Japanese major. A Winston-Salem native, De-Oca’s decision to attend Wake Forest University...

Natalie Bradford - English

Natalie Bradford – English

Selinna Tran, Life Editor May 7, 2021

 As a  die-hard literature lover, romantic and classics enthusiast, Natalie Bradford has always known that English would play a role in her college experience. “I have always known that...

Alexa Reilly - HES

Alexa Reilly – HES

Micah Porter, Life Editor May 7, 2021

Alexa Reilly has held a passion for working with children and students with disabilities since her days in high school, and thus, she has devoted her time as a Demon Deacon to helping others, making memories...

Sarah Templeton - Interdisciplinary Studies

Sarah Templeton – Interdisciplinary Studies

Connor McNeely, Opinion Editor May 7, 2021

For an increasing number of Wake Forest students, majoring in interdisciplinary studies is becoming a sought-after academic endeavor. Although this group of students is marked by their exceptional qualifications...

Savarni Sanka - Spanish

Savarni Sanka – Spanish

Aine Pierre, News Editor May 7, 2021

For Savarni Sanka, Wake Forest’s 14th Rhodes Scholar and student trustee, studying the Spanish language is both a means to an end but also deeply enjoyable. “My favorite part of studying Spanish...

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