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Rafael Nadal dominates at French Open once again

Rafael Nadal of Spain celebrates after winning championship point during his Men's Singles Final against Novak Djokovic of Serbia on day 15 of the 2020 French Open at Roland Garros on Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020 in Paris, France. (Shaun Botterill/Getty Images/TNS)
October 15, 2020

Death, taxes, and Rafael Nadal dominating on the clay at Roland Garros. Even in the divisive world of sports analytics, one would be hard pressed to find anyone who denies that Nadal is the greatest clay...

Football: Wake Forest routs Campbell

Football: Wake Forest routs Campbell
October 8, 2020

After a lackluster start to the season, the Wake Forest football team roared to life on both sides of the ball, providing a slew of highlight plays and exceptional performances en route to a 66-14 home...

Two teams remain as NBA season reaches zenith

The Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James, left, jostles for position under the basket with the Miami Heat's Jimmy Butler (22) in the second quarter at the AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami on Friday, Dec. 13, 2019. (David Santiago/Miami Herald/TNS)
October 1, 2020

At long last, after months of uncertainty, upsets and playoff heroics, the stage has finally been set for what will undoubtedly be the most unique NBA Finals in the history of the sport. The Los Angeles...

College GameDay comes to town

College GameDay comes to town
September 17, 2020

Reynolda campus was abuzz last Saturday as the College Gameday crew set up shop in Winston-Salem to preview, among other games, the Wake Forest versus No. 1 Clemson contest that was set to occur later...

Previewing week one, Wake Forest vs. Clemson

Previewing week one, Wake Forest vs. Clemson
September 10, 2020

Wake Forest’s 2020-2021 regular season football campaign is set to begin with a bang as the Deacs will take on national powerhouse and ACC foe No. 1 Clemson this Saturday evening. The game is slated...

Deacon Spotlight: Logan Bolton

Deacon Spotlight: Logan Bolton
September 3, 2020

Logan Bolton is a senior member of the WFU cheerleading squad. She’s set to graduate in May with a degree in communication as well as a minor in journalism, and has led an incredibly decorated career...

Sage Surratt to opt out of 2020 football season

Sage Surratt to opt out of 2020 football season
August 27, 2020

Few players in the NCAA last year were more explosive or effective at the wide receiver position than senior Sage Surratt. He racked up 1,001 yards and 11 touchdowns on the season, including a monster...

Sage Surratt Announces End of WFU Football Career

Sage Surratt Announces End of WFU Football Career
August 20, 2020

Wake Forest’s football team suffered a significant loss on Wednesday as standout wide receiver Sage Surratt announced via Instagram that he plans to forfeit his final year of eligibility for the 2020-2021...

A Beginner’s Guide to Winston-Salem Dining

A Beginner’s Guide to Winston-Salem Dining
August 14, 2020

At first glance, the prospect of beginning college in a new city can seem incredibly daunting. There are several pressing inquiries that require immediate answers, such as: How will I drag myself out of...

Student Athletes to follow a “COVID-19 athletic pledge,” among other protocols

Student Athletes to follow a “COVID-19 athletic pledge,” among other protocols
July 20, 2020

The future of the sporting world is set to brighten considerably with the return of athletics to college campuses for the upcoming 2020-2021 season(s). With any luck, millions of eyes will turn eagerly...

Benjamin Liu: Mathematical Statistics

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April 30, 2020

Benjamin Liu’s college career thus far has been as decorated as they come. His time as a Demon Deacon has been defined by exceptional academic achievement, as well as an impressive list of extracurricular...

Nicole Rogers: Health and Exercise Science (HES)

Nicole Rogers: Health and Exercise Science (HES)
April 30, 2020

Headlining the Health and Exercise Science (HES) major is native North-Carolinian Nicole Rogers. Rogers hails from the town of Walnut Cove, a mere stone’s throw from the campus she’d eventually elect...

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