"Covers the campus like the magnolias"

Old Gold & Black

'Covers the campus like the magnolias'
"Covers the campus like the magnolias"

Old Gold & Black

"Covers the campus like the magnolias"

Old Gold & Black

Wake Forest beat Boston College handily, solidifying their record in the ACC.

MBB defeats Boston College

Christian Odjakjian, Staff Writer January 28, 2022

The Wake Forest Demon Deacons (17-4, 7-3) are making it look easy. Wake Forest earned its third straight 15-plus-point ACC victory Monday with a 87-57 home blowout over Boston College (8-10, 3-5). The...

Criminal justice expert, School of Law professor and Vice Provost Kami Chavis ends her 15-year-long career at Wake Forest and will undertake a new role at William & Mary on July 1.

Chavis concludes career at Wake

Emily Toro, News Editor January 28, 2022

Criminal justice expert, professor in the School of Law and Vice Provost Kami Chavis will conclude her 15-year career at Wake Forest University and assume her new role as the R. Hugh and Nolie Haynes Professor...

Conversation considers a higher power

Conversation considers a higher power

Maryam Khanum and Robert Yount January 28, 2022

Maryam Khanum: Well, Robert, it looks like we’re tackling an age-old question here. The existence of God has been the subject of countless arguments, triggered numerous wars and created a number of divisions...

Players and students celebrate on the court of after mens basketball beat UNC.

MBB celebrates ‘signature’ win against UNC

Christian Odjakjian, Staff Writer January 28, 2022

 Wake Forest Men’s Basketball is back. Not that the Demon Deacons (16-4, 5-3) have not been proving that all season long, but Saturday night’s 98-76 home blowout of North Carolina forced college basketball...

Battle teaches courses on social justice in the social sciences, reimagining the criminal legal system and courts and criminal procedure.

Deacon Profile: Brittany Battle

Breanna Laws, Staff Writer January 28, 2022

Dr. Brittany Battle is a scholar-activist and an assistant professor in the Sociology Department at Wake Forest University. Her research interests include social and family policy, courts, social justice...

Harjo, citizen of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation, is the first Native American to serve as U.S. Poet Laureate.

U.S. Poet Laureate visits Wake Forest

Christa Dutton, News Editor January 28, 2022

U.S. Poet Laureate Joy Harjo visited Wake Forest University on Jan. 25-27. She led students in a three-day interdisciplinary writing workshop and gave a public poetry performance in Wait Chapel at 7 p.m....

“He will be remembered ... for his heart. Thich Nhat Hanh will be
remembered in all of us when we enact peace and mindfulness.”

Remembering Thich Nhat Hanh

Selinna Tran, Print Managing Editor January 28, 2022

 Thich Nhat Hanh passed away on Jan. 22 at the age of 95 in the peaceful Tu Hieu Temple in Hue, Vietnam, his home and final resting place.  Born in Vietnam, Thich Nhat Hanh was a prominent religious...

As many Wake Forest students shop at the Goodwill on University Parkway, being respectful of the surrounding community members keeps the practice inclusive to all.

Mindful fashion: Think before you thrift

Una Wilson, Assistant Features Editor January 28, 2022

For many college students, thrifting is the pinnacle of sustainable, ethical and affordable shopping. However, as the practice has grown in popularity, concerns are rising over whether thrifting has become...

Texts to the student body warn of an active shooter threat.

University should prioritize student safety

Aine Pierre, Online Managing Editor January 28, 2022

 At approximately 2:47 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 21, Wake Forest Police received a threat of violence against the Reynolda Campus. By 3:02 a.m. — 15 minutes after the threat was received — my phone blared...

The plays funded by the new grant will be performed in Wait Chapel as part of the National Black Theatre Festival.

Henry Luce Foundation grant aids WFU plays

Christa Dutton, News Editor January 28, 2022

Wake Forest University has received a grant of $250,000 from the Henry Luce Foundation to produce two original plays for the 2024 National Black Theatre Festival.  In December of 2020, the Luce Foundation...

Sophomore guard Jewel Spear scans the court for passing options. She led the Demon Deacons in both losses with 16 and 22 points.

Women’s basketball drops two ACC games

Essex Thayer, Sports Editor January 28, 2022

In an attempt to put their three-game losing streak to an end, the Wake Forest women’s basketball team lost two-straight ACC matchups against Clemson and No. 3 Louisville. The losses extend the team’s...

Signs across campus encourage students to complete the Healthy Minds survey.

UCC conducts ‘Healthy Minds’ student survey

Aine Pierre, Online Managing Editor January 28, 2022

 The University Counseling Center (UCC) is conducting its biannual “Healthy Minds” survey from Jan. 24 to Feb. 18.  The survey asks students questions on topics such as anxiety, depression, eating...

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