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Deacon Profile: Lisa Highet

Deacon Profile: Lisa Highet

Christa Dutton, Staff Writer

October 8, 2020

Lisa Highet is a senior history major and religious studies minor from New York City. She is the president of Wake Forest University's chapter of the College Republicans organization. Highet first became involved with College Republicans during her freshman year as a representative for the organizat...

Deacon Profile: Hannah Cook

Deacon Profile: Hannah Cook

Christa Dutton

September 24, 2020

Hannah Cook is a senior finance major from Raleigh, N.C. She is serving as the student senior director for Hit the Bricks in a year when social distancing guidelines make it challenging to hold the relay event in the upper quad as is customary. Cook discussed how Hit the Bricks changed due to COVID-...

Best Buddies fosters friendship, community

Best Buddies fosters friendship, community

Christa Dutton

September 17, 2020

“Joy, genuine joy.” That’s how senior McKinley Mueller describes Wake Forest’s Best Buddies, which she co-leads.  Best Buddies is an international organization that aims to foster friendships, integrated employment, leadership development and inclusive living for individuals with intellectual and deve...

Mets legend Tom Seaver passes away at age 75

Hall of Famer Tom Seaver is introduced at Clark Sports Center during the Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony on July 24, 2011 in Cooperstown, New York.  (Jim McIsaac/Getty Images/TNS)

Christa Dutton

September 10, 2020

On Thursday, Sept. 3, the Mets took the field for their game against the Yankees. Each of the Met’s players ran out of the dugout, their right knees all symbolically dirtied with mud. This was the way that the Mets players of today paid tribute to a Mets legend that came before them.  The legen...

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